Cal track and field prepares for 120th Big Meet

With Cal Day coming up this weekend, most students look forward to the festivities that are a part of this annual tradition. But not Cal’s track and field team — it remains focused. Its purpose this weekend can be traced to a motto imbibed in every Bear’s mind: Beat Stanford.
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Cal senior Mike Morrison set six personal bests on his way to taking the decathlon title at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

Morrison finishes off career with NCAA decathlon title

Mike Morrison’s duffel bag was a little heavier on the flight home this past weekend. The Cal track and field squad’s star decathlete came back from an elbow injury sustained one season ago to capture the decathlon title at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Friday. In his final bid for
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Meeting the contenders: Ray Stewart

The lone junior from the Cal track and field team’s NCAA contingent has just as much experience as his senior teammates. A transfer from Merritt College in Oakland, Ray Stewart wasted no time in his first season as a Bear —  qualifying for the 110m hurdles at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
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Steve Sodaro (front) took second in his heat in Eugene, Ore. to qualify for NCAAs in the 3,000m steeplechase.

Senior-heavy contingent qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sodaro to make return appearance in steeplechase

After a rocky start to his senior season, Steve Sodaro has the chance to end his collegiate career on a high note. He ran his fastest 3000m steeplechase of the season at this past weekend’s NCAA West Preliminaries to advance to next week’s NCAA Championships, where he will aim to
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Stewart takes home conference hurdles title

After breaking a school record in the 60m hurdles in February, Ray Stewart wasn’t impressed. “I definitely feel like I can run faster,” he said. Stewart has yet to stop impressing since then, continually earning himself a spot in track highlights and headlines. His most recent accomplishment came at this
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