The Bears of Summer

Softball After just missing out on the Women’s College World Series in 2010, the Cal softball team seemed poised to take the next step in 2011. However, when Valerie Arioto — who split time between pitcher and first base and was devastating from both the circle and the plate —
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Rock Steady

In three years, Jana Juricova has become Cal's most decorated tennis player. Through the stardom, she has remained humble.

Jana Juricova had so much more to talk about. Just last month, Cal’s tennis star traveled to Rhode Island’s International Tennis Hall of Fame to receive her National College Player of the Year award. The first singles player in program history to receive the honor, Juricova stood shoulder-to-shoulder with 2011
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Bears Breaking Out: Anett Schutting

With the departure of senior Mari Andersson, Cal women’s tennis team is currently in midst of a summer audition to take her spot as the No. 2 singles player and Jana Juricova’s double partner. Incoming sophomore Anett Schutting can be the one to fill those shoes next season. Due to
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Juricova’s dominance headlines Cal’s campaign

When Jana Juricova won the NCAA singles title on May 30, she capped off one of the most dominant individual seasons in the history of Cal women’s tennis. After the Bears’ third-round elimination in the NCAA Team Championships the week before, Juricova made sure she would not have another early
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Juricova breaks through to capture NCAA Singles crown

Two-set sweep in title match clinches the program's second ever NCAA singles title

For all its championship banners and record win streaks, Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center may have a soft spot for Cal women’s tennis. On Monday, Jana Juricova hoisted the NCAA Singles Championships trophy — on the very same courts where the Bears’ Susie Babos lifted hers in 2006. The top-seeded Juricova
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Juricova advances to singles title match

Bears unable to reach double championship match

For the second consecutive year, Jana Juricova will play for the NCAA singles title. In Sunday’s semifinal match, the top-seeded Juricova defeated Stanford’s eighteenth-ranked Nicole Gibbs in a tight three-set match, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (2), on Gibbs’ home court at Taube Tennis Center.  Looking for her first ever NCAA
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Andersson posts big upset, advances with Juricova at NCAAs

In the first three days of the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, senior Mari Andersson produced the biggest upset of the tournament — bouncing No. 2 Maria Sanchez of USC, 6-2, 6-3, in Thursday’s second round of singles at Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center. After defeating Georgia Tech’s Jillian O’Neill in
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Juricova, Andersson set for final NCAA runs

Although the NCAA Team Championships are over, the postseason festivities are not yet complete. This week, Stanford’s Taube Tennis Center will host the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships. The singles tournament is to start later today (although possibly postponed due to rain), and the doubles play will start on Thursday.
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