Senior Jamia Reid paces the Bears with a 4.52 batting average across 32 games this season.

No. 1 Cal takes on Utes in Pac-12 matchup

The Cal softball team is once again officially the best in the land. After weeks of swinging between No. 2 and No. 3 in various national polls, the Bears finally asserted their dominance after this weekend’s sweep of No. 3 Washington, solidifying the No. 1 spot in both prominent national
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Cal sweeps No. 3 Washington in matchup of Pac-12 titans

In college softball’s most anticipated series of the season, the No. 1 Cal softball team demonstrated why both ESPN.com and USA Today rank the Bears as the best in the sport. Cal completed a three-game series sweep against No. 3 Washington Sunday at Levine-Fricke Field. Friday’s tilt marked the first
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Bears steal three-game series against Cardinal

In a trio of top-10 trials to open conference play, the Cal softball team narrowly avoided a sophomore slump. The Bears completed a three-game series against No. 9 Stanford on Friday and Sunday after Saturday’s game was rained out. Though they blanked the Cardinal, 9-0, fairly easily in the first
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Bears shut out Cardinal in Pac-12 opener

The gauntlet has been thrown, the siren has sounded. Pac-12, you’ve been warned. Cal softball displayed just how explosive this year’s squad is with a 9-0 victory over Stanford in their first Pac-12 matchup of the year. The victory featured five home runs from four different Bears, as well as
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Cal Softball Game

Bears begin grueling Pac-12 schedule with Stanford

Make no mistake about it: the Cal softball season starts now. Sure, the Bears’ five regular season tournaments and various nonconference affairs have been a bit of a challenge. The team has faced four top- 25 teams and once played seven games in five days. But the Pac-12 is a
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Field of Dreams

Jolene Henderson isn't just the best pitcher on the Cal softball team; she's the best in the country. Her dominant collegiate campaign literally began in her own backyard.

In the backyard of a house in Sacramento, Calif., the best pitcher in college softball transformed from a troubled benchwarmer to a full-fledged superstar. Jolene Henderson is 14-1 with a 0.99 ERA this season. Behind her signature changeup and blazing fastball, Henderson has blown by virtually every team she’s faced
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Cal takes care of Princeton in final nonconference game

In the Cal softball team’s last game before the commencement of Pac-12 play, it was the Valerie Arioto Show. Arioto hit a two-run homer in the first inning and pitched five scoreless innings, leading the Bears to a 8-0 victory in five innings over Princeton on Tuesday at Levine-Fricke Field.
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Cal, Henderson shut down Aggies in Spring Fling opener

One down, four to go. In the first game of the treacherous Hawaii Spring Fling tournament in Honolulu, the No. 1 Cal softball team took down the No. 21 Texas A&M Aggies, 3-0, on Wednesday behind a one-hitter from starting pitcher Jolene Henderson and an offensively strong fifth inning. “We
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No. 1 Cal begins Hawaii Spring Fling with Aggies

The No. 1 Cal softball team is getting a little repetitive. After a fifth consecutive weekend in which the Bears not only swept their four opponents but mercilessly shellacked them, Cal begins the ascent towards the tallest mountain of all: Pac-12 play. But before the inaugural conference opener against Stanford
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