Melton leaves impression in first tournament

With the match tied at 1-1, Cal’s Chase Melton came into the third set against Andre Almeada of Fresno City College looking to rebound from his second set loss and earn his first win in the Bears’ uniform. With a score of 6-4, Melton did just that. On Friday at
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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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Cal hosts preseason tournament in Napa

Before the regular tennis season officially commences in the spring, the Cal men’s tennis team participates in a new preseason tournament practically every weekend. Yet this weekend is actually different from the others, as the tournament is the Bears’ very own. Eleven years ago, Peter Wright, head coach of the
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Cal fares well in preseason opener

Many people associate the beginning of the school year and the advent of fall with the start of football season. Few would realize that the men’s tennis team has already begun doing work, as it has kick-started its preseason play this past weekend. Starting on Sept. 16, the team participated
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The Bears of Summer

Softball After just missing out on the Women’s College World Series in 2010, the Cal softball team seemed poised to take the next step in 2011. However, when Valerie Arioto — who split time between pitcher and first base and was devastating from both the circle and the plate —
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Bears Breaking Out: Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt

The Cal men’s tennis team faced a Sweet 16 exit at the NCAA Championships, but its top doubles team still managed to leave a lasting impression on the opponents. In a tiebreak triumph against Tennessee, Nick Andrews and Christoffer Konigsfeldt toppled the nation’s top-ranked tandem to clinch the doubles point
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Early doubles loss ends Cal’s NCAA run

The Cal men’s tennis squad concluded its run at the NCAA Championships on Thursday when junior Nick Andrews and sophomore Christoffer Konigsfeldt fell in the first round of the doubles tournament. The  Bears’ 23rd-ranked tandem lost 6-4, 7-5, to the No. 17 duo of Sekou Bangoura Jr. and Alexander Lacroix
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Early upset can’t deliver Bears a victory over Vols

Cal bounced in round of 16 despite knocking off Tennessee's top-ranked doubles team

Thursday had all the makings of a classic underdog story. With the score sitting at 6-4 in favor of Tennessee, the nation’s top-ranked tandem of Boris Conkic and John Patrick-Smith were two points way from securing the doubles point against Cal in the NCAA round of 16. But in a
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Vols end Cal’s run in round of 16

Bears can't take advantage of doubles upset

For the No. 15 Cal men’s tennis team, the dual season was filled with highs and lows. Its final match against No. 3 Tennessee was no exception. Despite starting off the day with a doubles upset, the Bears eventually fell, 4-2, to the Volunteers in Thursday’s round of 16 at
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