Sophomore driver Ashley Young was second on the team in scoring with 41 goals for her true freshman season in 2011.

Cal looks to build off rough end to 2011

This may be the year for No. 2 Cal women’s water polo. In 2009, the Bears finished No. 5. In 2010, the team finished third and in 2011, second. Only time will tell where the Bears will finish in 2012, yet the squad has a legitimate shot at winning the program’s
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Bears inconsistent despite weekend sweep

On paper, it looked like a perfect weekend for the No. 2 Cal women’s water polo team. The Bears went undefeated in the Spartan Invitational for the second straight year. In doing so, they outscored their opponents 49-23, beat two ranked teams and had 14 different players score. But Cal
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More Likely To Sweep: Swimming or Water Polo?

For the men’s and women’s swim teams, NCAAs are seven months and two seasons away; yet both squads are undoubtedly looking to toward that far-off event in hopes of repeating a national title sweep. Despite being favored from the get-go as an NCAA frontrunner, the team ignored the hype and
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Sports in Brief

Csikos leads Canada at FINA World Championships Cal’s Emily Csikos may be miles away from Berkeley, but that hasn’t stopped the women’s water polo team’s senior driver from scoring goal after goal. The two-time first-team All-American, who has racked up 102 scores over the past two seasons for the Bears,
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2011-2012 Storylines: Can Cal pull off a water polo sweep?

Other 2011-2012 Storylines: Baseball | M. Hoops | W. Hoops | Volleyball | Tennis | Swimming  Cal water polo saw a pair of terrific seasons end bitterly in 2010-2011. The women set milestone after milestone during a banner campaign, capturing their first-ever MPSF tournament crown and making the program’s NCAA title game debut — only to lose to Stanford for the 31st
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Junior goalie Stephanie Peckham was named the MPSF Tournament MVP after racking up 26 saves over three games.

Young Cal squad sets new milestones in 2011

Bears earn first conference crown, take second at NCAAs

Last season was a breakthrough campaign for the Cal women’s water polo team. After capping the program’s first ever NCAA Tournament appearance with a third place finish, the program had established itself as a national power — conference championships and title game appearances would not be far off. Apparently, coach Richard
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Sophomore Breda Vosters scored her first goal of the NCAA tournament on Sunday against Stanford.

Bears fall short in first ever NCAA final

Battling furiously near the front of the cage, Stanford’s Annika Dries received a perfect entry pass — only to find herself swarmed by four Cal players. Not that it mattered. Even eight defenders may not have been enough to contain the sophomore two-meter, who shrugged off the pressure and rifled
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