No place I’d rather be: Danielle Henderson’s passion for game has been crucial to her rise to top of softball world

Kore Chan/Senior Staff

Thwack “Again.” Thwack. “Again.” Thwack. Another swing and miss as the ball hits the backstop once more. “Again.” Pitch after pitch, Cal softball senior captain Danielle Henderson diligently digs into the box, focusing on the person in the circle. The pitcher — her older sister, Jolene — readies the next
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Trzcinski is more than just a cool name

I hate to bring up Jolene Henderson’s name again, but it’s hard to write an article about the Cal softball team without talking about arguably the greatest pitcher in program history, especially considering this is Cal’s first season without her. Even if the current players on the team don’t want
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Power Rankings: honorable mention softball

Editor’s Note: Over summer, the Daily Californian will be releasing its power rankings of Cal’s sports as decided by the Daily Cal sports staff. Stay tuned for No. 10 and No. 9 next week! For a team that was a preseason favorite to land in the Women’s College World Series,
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Henderson returns as Cal softball battles Washington

Just a season ago, the Cal softball team was at the pinnacle of the Pac-12, boasting a 58-7 record at the end of the season. But ever since All-American Jolene Henderson hurt her leg more than two weeks ago this season, the Bears haven’t won a single game. Cal’s recent
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Cal softball set for clash with Stanford sans Henderson

Earlier this season, the Cal softball team was riding high, putting together 22-game win streak. As the regular season comes to an end, the Bears find themselves sitting fourth in the Pac-12, barely holding on to its .500 conference record. It’s amazing how much of a difference one player makes.
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