Cal falls to Arkansas but survives in elimination game

The Cal softball team picked up a win on Saturday. It just wasn’t the win that would have made things a lot easier. Cal (52-5) couldn’t come back against a feisty Arkansas squad, squandering multiple opportunities in their 3-2 afternoon loss at Levine-Fricke Field. The Bears made it through the
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Bears fall in series finale, but win Pac-12 title

Despite having no stakes on the line, Saturday’s regular season finale between the No. 1 Cal softball team and No. 2 Arizona State featured two of the best pitchers in the Pac-12. After clinching the conference title against the Sun Devils with a 5-0 victory on Friday, the Bears (50-4,
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Arioto’s walk-off homer puts Cal one win from Pac-12 title

Valerie Arioto hit a walk-off home run as the Cal softball team completed a come-from-behind 4-2 win over No. 2 Arizona State Thursday afternoon at Levine-Fricke Field, putting Cal one win away from clinching its first outright Pac-12 title since 1987. Down 2-0 in the middle of the sixth inning,
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Bears revel in series sweep of Beavers

The Cal softball team will head into its most intense series of the regular season with a sweep of Oregon State as fuel. The No. 1 Bears will face No. 2 ASU at home for a three-game series starting Friday. But for now, the Bears continue to revel in their
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Cal looks to stay hot against Beavers

The Cal softball team heads into the final two series of the season having maintained the nation’s top ranking through all of conference play. To complete the streak, however, the Bears must overcome two more ranked opponents. As the Bears race toward the College World Series, the first hurdle is
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Bears use walks to sweep No. 14 Bruins

Cal softball put away the Bruins with an offense driven mainly by walks. The Bears capitalized on lackluster pitching by UCLA’s Jessica Hall to finish off a series sweep of the No. 14 Bruins on Sunday. After snagging the first two wins in the home series on Friday and Saturday
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Hot-hitting Bruins square off against Cal

So far, so good. As the No. 1 Bears continue their treacherous road through the nation’s best conference with a matchup with No. 15 UCLA Friday at Levine-Fricke Field in Berkeley, the squad can reflect on their relative dominance through this point in the season. Cal has swept Stanford, Washington,
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No. 1 Cal rebounds from loss to destroy Oregon

The Hendersons sure know how to make an appearance. Behind strong performances by Jolene and Danielle Henderson, the No. 1 Cal softball team rebounded after dropping the middle game of its series to Oregon on Saturday, defeating the Ducks 10-0 Sunday at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore. “We came out
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