Women's Soccer

Cal’s offensive woes dominate weekend

During Sunday’s contest against Utah, former star striker Alex Morgan returned to Berkeley for the first time since her successful World Cup campaign. Against Colorado and the Utes, the Cal women’s soccer team direly needed a goalscorer like Morgan as the Bears (11-4-2, 4-2-2) produced a plethora of offensive chances
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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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