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Cal men’s soccer set to battle Stanford

It is hard to believe that just last year, Cal men’s soccer had a defensive identity. With star center backs like Steve Birnbaum and Christian Dean, the team relied on its ability to keep opposing teams off the board. That seems like a far cry now. In the 2014 campaign, Read More…

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Into the Spotlight: Connor Hallisey’s journey to the top

It was another muggy August night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Cal midfielder Connor Hallisey could feel the pressure creeping upward with the temperature. His team was 0-1, thanks to a heartbreaking loss fewer than 48 hours before to then-No. 22 North Carolina, to open the season. Hallisey had chances Read More…

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Rough loss for Cal men’s soccer team

Cal needed to do a lot of things Sunday to win against the Beavers. Instead, they did nothing. Ahead of its match against Oregon State, Cal men’s soccer knew it had to watch out for two players: senior forward Khiry Shelton and freshman forward Timmy Mueller. After losing, 3-2, in Read More…

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Cal men’s soccer begins Pac-12 play with No. 5 Washington

There’s just something about conference play. From the mounting pressure of matching up with five very strong teams — including the No. 2 team in the country — to the hot-blooded rivalry that seems to naturally develop after facing an opponent multiple times in one season. “These are the games Read More…

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Cal men’s soccer earns sixth-straight win

On Friday, with a dribble and swift kick down low in the box past the goalkeeper, senior Connor Hallisey notched his seventh goal in seven matches, and the Bears kept on rolling. The No. 15 Cal men’s soccer team (6-1-0) earned its sixth consecutive victory Friday night after shutting out Read More…