Rough season leaves Cal looking for more

Megan Takacs (32) set Cal's single-season goals record in an Apr. 12 win at Vermont. But the MPSF Player of the Year's season ended when she injured her knee, and the Bears lost their remaining three games by a combined margin of 14 goals.
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Megan Takacs (32) set Cal's single-season goals record in an Apr. 12 win at Vermont. But the MPSF Player of the Year's season ended when she injured her knee, and the Bears lost their remaining three games by a combined margin of 14 goals.

The 2012 Cal lacrosse team had its best season since 2005. But even the Bears’ 8-8 record left something to be desired. After suffering several close losses, Cal went on a four-game winning streak in early April before losing Megan Takacs, the team’s leading scorer, to a season-ending injury. Although
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Cal's season ended Friday in the MPSF semifinals against an Oregon squad the Bears nearly beat on Feb. 26, falling 10-9.

Bears end season with Oregon loss at MPSFs

Although the Cal lacrosse team made a comeback with five consecutive goals in the second half, the squad’s last-chance effort was not enough to give them the win, and the Bears fell to Oregon 14-11 in the MPSF semifinals. This Friday at Cagan Stadium in Stanford, Calif., the Bears (8-8)
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Megan Takacs named MPSF Player of the Year

After a record-setting performance this past season, junior attacker Megan Takacs earned the MPSF Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Year honor. On April 12, Takacs suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Bears’ 15-12 victory at Vermont. However, that did not stop Takacs from breaking one of Cal’s single-season records.
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The Bears hope to even their home record at 3-3 with a victory over Stanford on Friday. The Bears have had more success away from Berkeley, posting a 5-3 record.

Bears look to end season with victory over Cardinal

This Friday, the Cal lacrosse team will play for nothing but pride in its last regular season game against Stanford. With junior Megan Takacs now out for the season, the Bears may not be playing for much in the postseason, either. Takacs, who was injured in Cal’s win against Vermont
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Cal falls to No. 20 Boston College

Saturday’s Cal lacrosse match ended the same way it began: with Boston College scoring quickly and effortlessly. In their first game without junior Megan Takacs, the nation’s leading scorer who was injured in Thursday’s win, the Bears (8-6, 4-2 in the MPSF) suffered one of their worst losses of the
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Bears easily dominate Bulldogs in Tuesday home contest

The ball was on the ground a lot longer than expected to start Tuesday’s game. Both Cal and Fresno State exchanged several turnovers in the first quarter of the game at Witter Field, causing the ball to be lost on the rainy field. Although senior midfielder Vail Horn notched the
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Cal closes spring break trip with victory over Wildcats

The start of the second half marked the turning point for the game. In Friday’s contest, both Villanova and the Bears were tied, 5-all, heading into halftime. However, the Cal lacrosse team stepped up its game right from the beginning of the second period, causing turnovers and netting shot after
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The Bears were crushed on the road by Navy on Wednesday.

Midshipmen cruise past Cal in Annapolis

Last year, the Bears conquered Navy, one of the best offensive teams in the nation, with an impressive 13-6 victory at Witter Field. This year, the tables turned, as the Midshipmen torched the Cal lacrosse team on Wednesday evening at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The Bears (4-5, 2-2 in
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