Early lead gives Bears win over Long Beach State

Last season, Cal women’s soccer cruised past Long Beach State to a easy 6-0 victory at Edwards Stadium. Although this Friday’s match in Long Beach, Calif., was a far cry from last year’s match, the Bears (6-1) managed a pair of goals against the 49ers. The win marked Cal’s sixth straight victory
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Bears looking to strike gold against 49ers

After Cal women’s soccer defeated Denver 4-2 last Sunday, coach Neil McGuire said he would have to look in fixing the Bears’ recent concerns about conceding goals in the first ten minutes of the match. This week, McGuire seemed to have found the solution to the defense, from a quite
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Bears adjusting to life without Morgan

Since the start of the season, the attention on the Cal women’s soccer team was focused not on the present roster, but on the player no longer with the team. Over the summer at the Women’s World Cup, star striker Alex Morgan skyrocketed to becoming one of America’s most popular
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Benz’s hat trick lifts Bears over Denver

Katie Benz had not scored a hat trick in awhile — since her high school playing days, to be exact. Player of the Week: Katie Benz After three years of limited playing time — a result of suffering injuries and playing behind star striker Alex Morgan — the senior forward
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Bears race past Golden Flashes

On Friday, Cal women’s soccer team crushed Kent State 5-1 in its first match of the Cal Invitational at Edwards Stadium. The Bears (4-1) put up their first goal in the fifth minute, when forward Katie Benz placed a long pass from defender Danielle Brunache into the back of the
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Golden Flashes streak into Cal Invitational

Last week, the Cal women’s soccer team poured goals into North Dakota State and Hawaii’s nets, outscoring both teams, 10-0. But for coach Neil McGuire, he still saw shot efficiency as an area for improvement. “We are trying to increase our shots on goal percentages,” McGuire said. “We are doing
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Bears blank Rainbow Wahine

On Sunday night, the Cal women’s soccer team captured the ‘Ohana Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi Tournament when it defeated Hawaii 3-0 in Honolulu. After a 7-0 thrashing of North Dakota State, the Bears (3-1) came out swinging, taking 10 shots at the Rainbow Wahine defense in the first half.
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Bison are big question mark for Bears

Last year, the Cal women’s soccer team had its biggest victory of the season against Hawaii at Edwards Stadium, piling eight goals from six different players. But as the Bears prepare to fly down to Honolulu for the rematch, coach Neil McGuire does not expect another romp over the Rainbow
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Bears stun Aztecs in overtime thriller for first win

Sunday afternoon’s crowd at Edwards Stadium witnessed a thrilling match by the Cal women’s soccer squad, which pulled off a stunning 2-1 victory in overtime against San Diego State. After a late second-half goal by Aztec Cat Walker forced the game into OT, Cal senior forward Katie Benz became a
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