Bears crush competition at Cal Bear Invitational

With a little over seven minutes left in the second quarter of Saturday’s match versus Santa Clara, Marin Balarin saw a shot that was too good to pass up. After the opposing goalie brought the ball out to middle of the pool, the junior attacker easily stole the interception. The
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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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Cal-Fresno postgame press conference

Selected quotes from Cal's 36-21 win at Candlestick

Cal head coach Jeff Tedford On initial impressions from the first game: “Obviously, there was a lot of rust, things that you need to fix as far as pregame jitters or whatever it is. Turning the ball over down deep. I thought our defense played excellent, but offensively, we still
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Cal bullish in 36-21 win over Fresno State

Maynard debuts with 266 yards, pair of TDs

SAN FRANCISCO — A Cal quarterback throws an interception on the second play of the game. New quarterback. New season. Same old story? At least that’s what it seemed like when Zach Maynard missed Marvin Jones on a short pass and was picked off by Fresno State’s L.J. Jones at
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Live Blog: Cal Football vs. Fresno State

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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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Cal stays perfect on first day of Jefferson Cup

Through five matches, the No. 1 Cal volleyball team has yet to drop a set in the 2011 season. The Bears (5-0) finished off Friday’s play with a 3-0 (31-29, 25-14, 25-11) sweep over host Virginia (3-2) at the Holiday Inn Jerfferson Cup. Senior Tarah Murrey notched a season high
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Cal-Fresno State Live Blog

Check back on Saturday at 4 p.m. when Daily Cal football beat writers Jack Wang, Gabriel Baumgaertner and Jonathan Kuperberg live blog the Cal-Fresno State football game from Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Cal Football vs. Fresno State