Cal’s season ends in 6-1 rout to Stanford

Coming into Friday afternoon, the Cal men’s soccer team held onto a flicker of hope for the a miracle postseason bid. Then Stanford came into Edwards Stadium and stomped it into dust. In its worst loss since its 6-0 beatdown to Maryland in September, Stanford (9-8-1, 5-4-1 in the Pac-12)
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Cal unable to snatch wins from SoCal

When the Cal men’s soccer team headed down to Southern California last weekend, it needed to pull off a win or a tie against No. 7 UCLA to boost its postseason chances. The Bears did exactly that, tying the Bruins, 1-1, in double overtime at Drake Stadium. But Cal’s NCAAs
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Cal heads to Stanford still looking for top scorer

Wednesday’s practice had been over for 30 minutes, but Cal men’s soccer head coach Kevin Grimes was still busy running one more drill. Alongside backup forwards John Fitzpatrick and Luis Fuentes, Grimes focused on how to evade defenders at close contact. Grimes lobbed a ball at either Fitzpatrick or Fuentes,
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Cal opens season against Santa Clara in mystery

Cal men’s soccer coach Kevin Grimes is a person that likes to keep his cards close to his chest. For the sake of safeguarding information, very few tidbits — like starting rotations or results of preseason exhibitions — are ever leaked by Grimes and his players. So when asked questions
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Bears lose lead, settle for draw with Cardinal in double overtime

On paper, the Cal men’s soccer team and Stanford looked pretty similar going into Sunday evening’s matchup. Both squads were swept by UCLA and San Diego State last weekend. After Sunday’s 1-1 tie in double overtime, Cal and Stanford still looked rather similar. After a gripping encounter that featured flowing play throughout,
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Bears head to Stanford to play unfamiliar Vermont squad

The Cal men’s soccer team treks across the Bay to the Farm this Friday afternoon — but not to face off against Stanford. The Bears (2-2-2) play against Vermont (5-1) as part of the Stanford Nike Classic, which also features the Cardinal and Harvard. Friday’s 4:30 p.m., tilt at Laird
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Men’s soccer postgame notes

No. 14 Cal let four goals in as a Santa Clara team won, 4-2, at Edwards Stadium on Friday afternoon, taking home the Bay Area Classic title with it.