Valerie Arioto made a stronger case for being named national player of the year this weekend, as she hit a walk-off 2-run homer in Thursday's win. The Bears host NCAA regionals starting Friday.

Bears fall in series finale, but win Pac-12 title

Despite having no stakes on the line, Saturday‚Äôs regular season finale between the No. 1 Cal softball team and No. 2 Arizona State featured two of the best pitchers in the Pac-12. After clinching the conference title against the Sun Devils with a 5-0 victory on Friday, the Bears (50-4, Read More…

Senior Valerie Arioto ranks second in the country in on-base percentage (.630) and third in the country in slugging percentage (1.059).

Arioto’s walk-off homer puts Cal one win from Pac-12 title

Valerie Arioto hit a walk-off home run as the Cal softball team completed a come-from-behind 4-2 win over No. 2 Arizona State Thursday afternoon at Levine-Fricke Field, putting Cal one win away from clinching its first outright Pac-12 title since 1987. Down 2-0 in the middle of the sixth inning, Read More…