Junior midfielder Betsy Hassett has played in all of the Bears’ 14 games this season and started 11 of them.

Bears bring new found attack to Arizona

When star striker Katie Benz had her career season cut short by a leg injury, the Cal women’s soccer team turned to sophomore forward Rachel Mercik to take the reins of the offense. Mercik knows all too well what Benz is currently going through – Mercik broke a bone in
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Bears hang with No. 3 Bruins to a scoreless draw

Despite a 0-0 draw against No. 3 UCLA on Friday afternoon at Edwards Stadium, Cal women’s soccer team might have played their best game of the season. Although the Bears failed to snap their goal drought against the Bruins, a tie against one of a top-5 team can be momentous
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Women's Soccer

Bears’ offense fizzles in first action without Benz

Although the No. 17 Cal women’s soccer team prides itself on its depth at the forward position, its weekend trip north to the Evergreen State showed that quantity cannot replace injured forward Katie Benz’s quality up front. The five forwards in the squad combined for one goal this weekend against
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Women's Soccer vs. Kent State 9/2/11

Bears prepare for road ahead without Benz

Since star striker Katie Benz suffered a season-ending injury at Santa Clara on Sunday, the No. 21 Cal women’s soccer team has affirmed that the rest of the season will be dedicated to Benz. “We are more motivated than ever now because we are going to play for Katie,” forward
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Katie Benz Cal women's soccer

Katie Benz breaks leg, out for season

Senior striker Katie Benz, who leads the No. 17 Cal women’s soccer team with 10 goals, broke her leg in the 61st minute of today’s match against Santa Clara. Benz suffered the injury after a rough tackle from a Broncos defender. The Santa Clara player was not carded. Although it
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Bears continue hot streak in win over Sun Devils

On Friday, the No. 17 Cal women’s soccer team squeezed past Arizona State, 1-0, winning its eighth consecutive match for the first time since the 2000 season. After 73 minutes of little offensive opportunities for both sides, the lone goal came very easy for the Bears. When senior midfielder Katie
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