Cal softball opens season with ASU Kajikawa Classic

In its first tournament of the year, the Cal softball team will head straight into the territory of a Pac-12 powerhouse. But the Bears won’t face No. 7 Arizona State just yet. Instead, this weekend’s trip to Tempe, Ariz., will kick off the preseason with four nonconference matchups. The annual
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Power Rankings: honorable mention softball

Editor’s Note: Over summer, the Daily Californian will be releasing its power rankings of Cal’s sports as decided by the Daily Cal sports staff. Stay tuned for No. 10 and No. 9 next week! For a team that was a preseason favorite to land in the Women’s College World Series,
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Henderson returns as Cal softball battles Washington

Just a season ago, the Cal softball team was at the pinnacle of the Pac-12, boasting a 58-7 record at the end of the season. But ever since All-American Jolene Henderson hurt her leg more than two weeks ago this season, the Bears haven’t won a single game. Cal’s recent
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Cal softball set for clash with Stanford sans Henderson

Earlier this season, the Cal softball team was riding high, putting together 22-game win streak. As the regular season comes to an end, the Bears find themselves sitting fourth in the Pac-12, barely holding on to its .500 conference record. It’s amazing how much of a difference one player makes.
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