Blossoming Bears battle Bruins to begin Pac-12 blueprint

The youth are in revolt. As the Bears prepare to face off against perennial Pac-12 power UCLA this Friday at 7:30 p.m., the Bears seem to be gathering a strong sense of youthful exuberance. True freshman midfielder Seth Casiple is leading the team with five assists, true freshman midfielder Connor
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Freshmen to get experience at Bulldog Classic

So far during preseason play, the Cal men’s tennis team has focused mainly on its returning upperclassmen, bringing them to compete in tournaments as the younglings watch. This weekend the newbies will get their time to shine. From Friday through Sunday, the Bears will be competing in the 2011 Men’s
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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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Feature photo of Steve Birnbaum of the Men's Soccer Team

Here and now

Junior defender Steven Birnbaum is relishing each moment in his new captain role. And he's leading the team one game at a time.

It’s the 93rd minute. Steven Birnbaum stands at the other end of the field. The ball isn’t near him. Neither is the play. But it’s about to be. Birnbaum runs 80 or so yards to the opposing penalty box for an ensuing corner kick. Teammate Anthony Salciccia plays a perfect
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Cal’s organization, mental toughness key in long year

Despite never winning an NCAA title, Cal women’s golf coach Nancy McDaniel believes her team is capable of winning an NCAA Championship this year. In their first two tournaments, the Bears finished fifth and 10th, but look to improve before the national championships in May. “This is a top 10
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Field Hockey vs. Indiana Hoosiers

Cal looks to fly by Hawks in Philadelphia

Even after suffering its second loss of the season, the Cal field hockey team finds itself right back where it was following its 5-0 start. This past weekend, the Bears split their two conference matchups – losing to No. 6 Stanford, 3-2, on the road before dispatching Pacific, 4-0, at
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Bears place fifth at Iowa tournament

Tough competition was not the only obstacle the Cal men’s golf team faced at their weekend tournament. The team had to struggle through whipping winds, wet conditions and bone-chilling cold as it faced off against some of the best teams in the country. Sound like a world away from sunny
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