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Break on through (to the other side)

Katie Benz was in the midst of a breakout senior year for the Cal women’s soccer team when she was sidelined with a broken leg. Now she is leading the team from the sideline.

As Katie Benz sits on the bench and watches her teammates play in the last home match against Utah, all she can notice is how slow the time is moving on the clock. Every second seems to stretch out longer than the last one, every pass slower than the previous.
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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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