Bears, postseason hopes fall in 3rd-place game

Cal's season came to an abrupt end Sunday, as the Bears fell to USC in the MPSF third-place game. Cal fell to Stanford in the conference semifinal a day before.
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Cal's season came to an abrupt end Sunday, as the Bears fell to USC in the MPSF third-place game. Cal fell to Stanford in the conference semifinal a day before.

Forty-three seconds were left in the Cal women’s water polo consolation game against USC on Sunday, and the Bears were in the midst of their final timeout, the team’s postseason fate on the line. Cal needed to beat the third-seeded Trojans to earn a third-place finish in the MPSF tournament
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The No. 5 Cal women's water polo team will face No. 2 Stanford for the second time this season on Saturday.

Cal looking for respect in Big Splash

After the No. 5 Cal women’s water polo team beat No. 1 UCLA last Saturday, coach Richard Corso finally felt his team was playing up to its potential. Apparently the rest of the water polo world didn’t think so. “I’m sick of people telling us it was an upset,” Corso
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Cal to count on leaders during tough stretch

The Cal women’s water polo team is about to hit rough waters on its journey back to the NCAA championship. The success of the voyage will fall on the shoulders of the team’s four leaders, senior Elizabeth McLaren, juniors Breda Vosters and Dana Ocshner and sophomore Ashley Young. Although it
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Bears sweep competition in California Invitational

Cal senior Elizabeth McLaren was streaking down the pool as the late afternoon light cast shadows on the Spieker Aquatics Center. With each powerful stroke, McLaren was able to catch a glimpse of her teammates advancing the ball toward Loyola Marymount’s net. She was battling not only the defender hot
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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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