On the ball: 5 Cal soccer alumni you should know

It’s no secret that UC Berkeley takes pride in its people. And why shouldn’t it? Seven current faculty members are Nobel Laureates, and its star-studded list of alumni includes Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren, actor Gregory Peck, and chef and environmental activist Alice Waters. And that roster hasn’t even taken into account the
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71st minute goal propels Cal men’s soccer over SIUE

It was the 71st minute, and the pressure of the situation was suffocating as the Bears were desperately looking for a goal. The Cal men’s soccer team, the No. 15 seed, was in the second-round NCAA matchup against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (8-9-4, 4-1-1 MVC). But that’s when defender Nick
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Into the Spotlight: Connor Hallisey’s journey to the top

It was another muggy August night in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Cal midfielder Connor Hallisey could feel the pressure creeping upward with the temperature. His team was 0-1, thanks to a heartbreaking loss fewer than 48 hours before to then-No. 22 North Carolina, to open the season. Hallisey had chances
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No. 15 Cal men’s soccer hope to keep win streak

Steve Birnbaum, second overall pick in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Christian Dean, third overall pick. Ryan Neil, 18th overall pick. All Cal soccer players in 2013, all empty spots in the Bears’ 2014 starting lineup that needed to be filled. Losing that kind of talent, head coach Kevin Grimes had
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Connor Hallisey leads Cal men’s soccer to upset over Delaware

Connor Hallisey has been dominant. In No. 15 Cal men’s soccer’s Friday contest against No. 11 Delaware, the senior recorded two second half goals to seal Cal’s 4-2 upset victory. On Sunday against Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, he had an absolutely spectacular goal, the summation of all his skills in one
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Cal men’s soccer scores two wins over weekend

Senior Seth Casiple was having one of those games. After a mistimed tackle in the 32nd minute, he was shown a yellow card. The Gonzaga defense was stifling his open space in the offensive third, and in the 76th minute, he blew a scoring chance for Cal with an errant
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