Bear foursome receives Team USA tryout

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A pack of Bears will soon have the opportunity to try out for Team USA. On Monday, the Amateur Softball Association and USA Softball announced that four current and former Cal players were invited to the five-day 2017 USA Softball Women’s National Selection Camp on Jan. 1, 2017, in Clearwater,
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Cal softball to battle with Cal Poly in doubleheader

Although the chilliness of Berkeley’s fall weather endorses layers upon layers of sweaters and a steady supply of hot chocolate rather than softball’s warm springtime spirit, as long as the sun shines down on the Bay Area, there is a ballgame to be played. The Cal softball team will get
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Cal softball’s playoff run ends with loss to Alabama

Nisa Ontiveros approaches the circle with just a narrow 1-0 lead, faced with the tough mission of holding her team’s slim lead over the course of the next three innings. It’s a daunting task, but she’s up to the challenge. On Texas State’s next at-bat, Ontiveros closes out the inning
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Cal softball to take on Wildcats in Arizona

This is it for the Cal softball team (30-20-1); with just one series left before the start of the playoffs, the Bears will hit the road to compete against No.21 Arizona (34-8). The Wildcats are entering this series coming off a 10-1 win over Oregon State on Sunday, winning two
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Cal softball decimates Pacific, faces Oregon next

It took just five innings for the Cal softball team (29-18-1) to roll over the University of Pacific (19-26) in its last non-conference game of the season. With a flourish of scoring over the course of three innings, the Bears were able to earn a staggering 9-1 win against the
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Cal softball cruises to 3-0 series sweep over Stanford

Defeating your rival has always been one of the sweetest feelings in all of sports — but defeating them to gain traction heading into the postseason makes it all the sweeter. The Cal softball team experienced this sensation last weekend, demolishing Stanford by securing a three-game series sweep. With the
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