This Week in Bears: Dora Antal’s earns honor, Cal volleyball recruits transfer, Cal men’s swim shines in Santa Clara

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Junior Dora Antal has left her mark on Cal’s history as she became the first three-time first team All-American in women’s water polo. The driver earned yet another ACWPC first-team title, marking three back-to-back honors. Antal led the Bears on offense and finished fourth on the MPSF scoring list (2.12
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McShane adds pair of Bruins to volleyball staff

Haas Pavilion may be Bear territory, but the Cal volleyball team will have to grow accustomed to a pair of individuals who have Bruin and Cardinal ties. Joining recently signed head coach Matt McShane are Spencer McLachlin and Cayley Thurlby. McLachlin will become an assistant coach and Thurlby director of
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Cal volleyball suffers through another bleak season

For the Cal volleyball team, the 2016 season was filled with its share of highlights. Redshirt freshman Savannah Rennie — ranked PrepVolleyball.com’s No. 20 senior ace coming out of high school — made her much-anticipated and emotion-wracked debut after undergoing a successful liver transplant. The Bears also recorded their most
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Cal volleyball loses final match to Stanford

After a season of countless missed opportunities and oh-so-close losses, the Cal volleyball team finished its 2016 conference season the exact same way it started it: with a blowout loss to Stanford. On top of that, the Bears were even able to take a set against the Cardinal back on
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Cal volleyball set for solid competition at Arizona, Arizona State

The Grand Canyon runs nearly 300 miles through the heart of the northern Arizona redlands. The mile-deep, steep-cliff crevasse was formed by roughly 17 million years of aquatic erosion, and thanks to conservationists like Teddy Roosevelt, today it remains well-preserved and maintains, its awe-inspiring beauty. The area was believed to
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If Tomorrow Never Comes

Life rolls one day at a time for Alyssa Jensen

In Alyssa Jensen’s house in St. Louis, there are several trees — but there’s one in particular that catches your eye, located in the main hearth room. It’s adorned with fluorescent purple lights and is decorated with pieces of torn-up T-shirts. The tree was brought into the house the year
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Cal volleyball swept by UCLA, USC

After playing below its potential last weekend, the Cal volleyball team hoped to bounce back this week in its slate of matches at home. But against a pair of formidable teams in No. 9 UCLA and USC, a team that’s unranked but finished 28th in voting, this would be easier said than done.
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