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Bear foursome receives Team USA tryout

A pack of Bears will soon have the opportunity to try out for Team USA. On Monday, the Amateur Softball Association and USA Softball announced that four current and former Cal players were invited to the five-day 2017 USA Softball Women’s National Selection Camp on Jan. 1, 2017, in Clearwater,
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Thumb Wars: Is Cal softball > Cal baseball?

Softball: It was a rough opening weekend for the Cal softball team. However, in a season that is destined to take it back to the Women’s College World Series, this weekend’s results at the Kajikawa Classic should be regarded as nothing but a minor speed bump. Over at Evans Diamond,
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Arioto leads Team USA in World Cup of Softball

A month after the highly-favored Cal softball team failed to win the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Valerie Arioto is redeeming herself in the same venue for a different team: Team USA. With three home runs in two days, Arioto has led the U.S. national softball team to
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The top 10 moments in Cal sports this year: Part one

The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.

This is the first in a two-part installment of the top 10 moments from Cal sports this year. The last year was a memorable one in Cal athletics for a variety of moments. From softball’s run to the Women’s College World Series to the national titles for both swim teams, there were more great moments than we could fit. Read on to see which ones made our list.
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Despite College World Series loss, Bears not ashamed of season

The Bears breezed through the regular season, took down multiple ranked opponents, and became the first Cal team to host both the Regionals and Super-Regionals in postseason play. Despite one of the best regular seasons in Cal softball history, two losses to ranked opponents in the Women’s College World Series proved the Bears were not immortal.
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Insurance for championship assurance

“Come on Dad, I don’t need to worry about travel insurance. There’s no way they’ll lose.” The Cal softball team was supposed to win the national championship, and I was supposed to cover them all the way to the finish. After a canceled flight and more than a thousand dollars
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Sports in Brief — June 3, 2012

For crew, another top finish in season finale The No. 4 Cal men’s crew team finished fourth at the IRA National Championships this weekend at Copper River in Cherry Hill, N.J., finishing in the top four in five events. The finish breaks a four-year streak of top-three finishes for the
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The Cal softball team will take on Washington in the first round of the inaugural Berkeley Super Regional competition. Sean Goebel/Staff

Cal bears down on Super Regional competition

The Cal softball team will rematch conference foe Washington with a trip to the Women’s College World Series on the line. The teams will face off at Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley, Calif., in a best of three series in this weekend’s Super Regional. The opening game kicks off at 7
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