Women’s crew finishes in third place at NCAAs

The No. 2 Cal women’s crew team was two points shy of the 2011 NCAA Championship title. All three boats advanced to the finals on Sunday morning, but their 83 total points ended their run in third place. Though tying Stanford with 85 points, Brown won the title due to
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On her way to winning the NCAA singles title, Jana Juricova posted two-set victories in each of the first three rounds.

Juricova breaks through to capture NCAA Singles crown

Two-set sweep in title match clinches the program's second ever NCAA singles title

For all its championship banners and record win streaks, Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center may have a soft spot for Cal women’s tennis. On Monday, Jana Juricova hoisted the NCAA Singles Championships trophy — on the very same courts where the Bears’ Susie Babos lifted hers in 2006. The top-seeded Juricova
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Christina Jones

Champion squad doesn’t just talk the talk

Covering the Cal rugby team this year, I’ve learned a lot of terminology — however incompletely. I finally grasped the difference between a ruck and a scrum, even though I still can’t explain either term particularly well and always fall back on hand gestures to convey the meaning. While I
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Flyhalf James Bailes and his fellow seniors capped their Cal careers with an undefeated campaign despite a trying season.

Bears barrel through obstacles, finish with 26th title

One of the Cal rugby team’s mottos is, “Ask for nothing, grateful for everything.” Never did the mantra carry more weight than in 2011. Early in the season, it seemed everything was being taken away from the team. The Bears could not host home games on Witter Rugby Field, would
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Cal must reinstate fire in postseason play

A friend of mine said a while back that the worst thing that ever happened to the Cal baseball team was getting reinstated. Calm down — it’s a joke. A program as storied as the Bears’ is a cornerstone of the athletic department, and its revival in early April was
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Center fielder Frani Echavarria went 2-for-3 during in Sunday’s game three victory, scoring twice.

Oklahoma!: Cal headed to first Women’s College World Series since 2005

Henderson rebounds from game two defeat, shuts out Wildcats to clinch Super Regional

After her ace suffered her first five-inning mercy rule loss this season on Sunday, Cal softball coach Diane Ninemire had Jolene Henderson go into the locker room. Henderson even redid her hair. For the nation’s ERA leader coming into the weekend, an 8-0 run rule loss to Kentucky in game
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On her way to winning the NCAA singles title, Jana Juricova posted two-set victories in each of the first three rounds.

Juricova advances to singles title match

Bears unable to reach double championship match

For the second consecutive year, Jana Juricova will play for the NCAA singles title. In Sunday’s semifinal match, the top-seeded Juricova defeated Stanford’s eighteenth-ranked Nicole Gibbs in a tight three-set match, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (2), on Gibbs’ home court at Taube Tennis Center.  Looking for her first ever NCAA
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Cal second baseman Tony Renda dives for third base after running from first on a single. He was thrown out to end the third inning.

Bears washed away in Big Series loss

Cal ends regular season by losing five of last six conference games

Save Cal Baseball banners were still around to help close out Evans Diamond’s final showing this spring, the annual Big Series against Stanford. Some fliers were stacked at the front desk, and T-shirts still popped up in the season-high crowd of 1,358 — even if the Bears’ reinstatement was already
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Steve Sodaro (front) took second in his heat in Eugene, Ore. to qualify for NCAAs in the 3,000m steeplechase.

Senior-heavy contingent qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sodaro to make return appearance in steeplechase

After a rocky start to his senior season, Steve Sodaro has the chance to end his collegiate career on a high note. He ran his fastest 3000m steeplechase of the season at this past weekend’s NCAA West Preliminaries to advance to next week’s NCAA Championships, where he will aim to
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Henderson blanks Wildcats in Super Regional opener

Echavarria's solo shot provides lone run for Bears

Already a proven road team, the Cal softball team may have found a home away from home in the Bluegrass state. The No. 5 Bears (43-10) took a 1-0 decision over Kentucky at the UK Softball Complex in Lexington, Ky., in the first game of the best of three  series.
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