Betsy Hassett Feature Extras

When you interview an athlete who participated at the pinnacle of her sport, there is a lot to be said. Unfortunately, not all could fit in the back page of the newspaper. So here are some extras that was left out and contributed to the feature: Let’s start off with
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Betsy Hassett

Rock the Boat

Betsy Hassett, Cal’s junior midfielder, is a starter on the New Zealand women's national soccer team. She is the future of the Football Ferns.

Currently in the midst of the Rugby World Cup hosted in New Zealand, the New Zealand national team, the All Blacks, has millions of eyes focused on it. Although they are the most decorated team in international rugby, the All Blacks are most famous for their haka — the pre-game
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Women's Soccer vs. Kent State9/2/11Final Score: 5-1, Cal Won

Extras from the Long Beach State match

The Cal women’s soccer team muscled out a tough 2-0 away win against Long Beach State. Forwards Lauren Battung and Katie Benz scored in the 3rd and 52nd minutes, respectively. Player of the Weekend: Lauren Battung

Early lead gives Bears win over Long Beach State

Last season, Cal women’s soccer cruised past Long Beach State to a easy 6-0 victory at Edwards Stadium. Although this Friday’s match in Long Beach, Calif., was a far cry from last year’s match, the Bears (6-1) managed a pair of goals against the 49ers. The win marked Cal’s sixth straight victory
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Bears looking to strike gold against 49ers

After Cal women’s soccer defeated Denver 4-2 last Sunday, coach Neil McGuire said he would have to look in fixing the Bears’ recent concerns about conceding goals in the first ten minutes of the match. This week, McGuire seemed to have found the solution to the defense, from a quite
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Katie Benz Cal women's soccer

Bears adjusting to life without Morgan

Since the start of the season, the attention on the Cal women’s soccer team was focused not on the present roster, but on the player no longer with the team. Over the summer at the Women’s World Cup, star striker Alex Morgan skyrocketed to becoming one of America’s most popular
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After scoring four goals in two games this past weekend, Katie Benz is the Daily Californian's Player of the Week.

Player of the Week: Katie Benz

Senior forward Katie Benz scored only three goals in her first three years for Cal women’s soccer team. But in Sunday’s 4-2 win over Denver, she matched the three goals within 85 minutes.

Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick was Cal's field general throughout the weekend.

Extras from the Cal Invitational

The Cal women’s soccer team cruised past Kent State and Denver, 5-1 and 4-2, respectively, to win the 16th annual Cal Invitational this weekend. Player of the Weekend: Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick It’s quite absurd to name a player who had no goals and one assist in the two game the Player
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Women's Soccer vs. Kent State9/2/11Final Score: 5-1, Cal Won

Benz’s hat trick lifts Bears over Denver

Katie Benz had not scored a hat trick in awhile — since her high school playing days, to be exact. Player of the Week: Katie Benz After three years of limited playing time — a result of suffering injuries and playing behind star striker Alex Morgan — the senior forward
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