Taller than Life: The ascent of Eliza Pierre

Whether she is needed on the basketball court or at home, Eliza Pierre assumes the role of a leader when she is needed most.

Despite being the shortest player on the Cal women’s basketball team at 5-foot-7, Eliza Pierre makes herself stand above everyone on the team. Whether in the locker room, on the team bus or on the court, her vivacious presence has fueled the Bears. “You know those commercials of Energizer with the
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Championship mentality built on sisterhood

The dynamic was perfect, the timing was perfect. Cal women’s basketball has the right to call itself Pac-12 regular season co-champs for the first time in school history, and almost everything was perfect. In April 2011, then-Cal coach Joanne Boyle left the Bears for the head coaching position at the
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Cal upsets former coach Boyle’s No. 22 Virginia

In Sunday’s 59-50 victory against No. 22 Virginia at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, the Cal women’s basketball team’s biggest matchup was not about the players but rather on the sidelines. After a mediocre 18-16 record last season, former Bears coach Joanne Boyle took the vacant head coaching job
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Cal says aloha to ranked competition

On the third day of the Waikiki Beach Mariott Rainbow Wahine Showdown, the Cal women’s basketball team will reunite with former head coach Joanne Boyle. Only this year, Boyle won’t pace the length of Cal’s bench. She now presides at the helm of No. 22 Virginia, whom the Bears (2-1)
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Oregon’s Felton joins Cal coaching staff

Kai Felton spent the last two years as an Oregon assistant, and the five years prior as an assistant at USC. On Wednesday, she moved on to her third team in the Pac-10, joining newly hired Cal coach Lindsay Gottlieb‘s staff. So what does this mean for the Bears? Well,
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