The fight for a field

$7 million, 2 Title IX investigations and a damaged women’s field hockey program

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In 2013, the UC Berkeley field hockey team was kicked off its longtime home, Maxwell Family Field, by Cal Athletics. Today, the team plays at Underhill Field, a converted recreational field lacking permanent bathrooms, storage, stands or a press platform.
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Cal field hockey drops both weekend matches

The Cal field hockey team has been forced to play with out-of-the-box tactics for the past two weeks as it attempts to cope with goalie injuries. The Bears have effectively played with a kicking back, suited up a field player and added a former player to the roster. This weekend,
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Cal field hockey beats Aggies 4-1

The Cal field hockey team was able to bring home the win during this weekend’s matchup against UC Davis in a fast-paced 4-1 victory that left the Aggies reeling from what is now their fourth-straight loss. The Bears’ win wasn’t the only cause for celebration, however, as their top scorer,
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Cal field hockey team splits games in Indiana

The stage was set for a shootout between two evenly matched opponents at the IU Field Hockey Complex on Friday. Instead, the Bears were haunted by the same defensive woes that spoiled their 2013 campaign. The defense looked better on Saturday, when the Bears wrapped up their trip to Bloomington
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