Olympics wrapup: Day 13

After suffering a painful loss at the hands of the Japanese women’s soccer team just one year earlier at the Women’s World Cup, Alex Morgan and the U.S. were undoubtedly eager for a chance at revenge at the London Olympics. With a 2-1 win over Japan on Thursday, the U.S. got its revenge.
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Olympics wrapup: Day 11

The chance to win her first gold medal nearly slipped out of Heather Petri’s fingertips when her coach made a blunder in Tuesday’s semifinal against Australia, but the U.S. advanced to its second straight Olympic gold medal game in an 11-9 overtime victory.
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Olympics wrapup: Day nine

Besides Elsie Windes and Heather Petri, who took down Italy, 9-6, no other Calympians were in action on Sunday. The dearth of Cal athletes in action provides a rare opportunity for fans to sit down and contextualize Cal’s accomplishments from the first week.
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Olympics wrapup: Day seven

Women’s Soccer There was no medal on the line, but the big story for Cal Olympians was the USA-New Zealand match featuring former Bear Alex Morgan and current Cal senior Betsy Hassett. Morgan, a rising star in the world of women’s soccer, recorded an assist on the game’s first goal
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Olympics wrapup: Day five

Three days after his strong opening in the 400 free relay was spoiled by a spectacular French finish, Nathan Adrian clinched his first individual gold medal in the 100 free, taking down Australia’s James Magnussen by a mere hundredth of a second in arguably the greatest finish of the Olympics so far.
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The countries you see highlighted are the ones Cal athletes will be representing — 17 countries in all.

Cal athletes around the world

Cal’s 38 Olympic athletes represent 17 countries on six continents. 19 of them come from North America, and 17 hail from the U.S. This list isn’t just a showcase of Cal’s talent, but a testament to Cal’s ability to attract athletes from all around the world.
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