Two-run homer seals Cal’s berth in Women’s College World Series

Jamia Reid, #3, hits the ball for a run to first base late in the game.
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Jamia Reid, #3, hits the ball for a run to first base late in the game.

Since the first neon-yellow ball left pitcher Jolene Henderson’s palm at the Kajikawa Classic in February, the No. 1 Cal softball team has maintained a singular objective: reach the Women’s College World Series and win the national championship. On Sunday afternoon at Levine-Fricke Field, the Bears completed part one of
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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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Henderson blanks Cardinals, leads Bears to second win at Louisville Regional

Cal one win away from advancing to Super Regionals

The Cal softball team’s postseason opener against Jacksonville State on Friday could have been another shutout for Bears’ ace Jolene Henderson. However, the Gamecocks broke it up with three runs in the seventh inning. In the second game of the Louisville Regional on Saturday, Henderson wouldn’t be denied. The Pac-10
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