Cal welcomes defending champs Stanford at Edwards

The defending national champions and unanimous No. 1 team in the nation. A spotless conference record this season with victories against the No. 2 and 3 teams in the nation. That’s what the Cal women’s soccer team faces on Sunday against its indomitable rival Stanford at Edwards Stadium. But despite
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Strong midfield to carry Cal team

Senior Betsy Hassett, junior Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick and sophomore Taylor Comeau call the Cal midfield their domain. Hassett’s fast decision-making, Fitzpatrick’s blazing shot and Comeau’s gritty defense form a three-headed monster in the center of the field. “If we hear about other teams scouting us, they say our midfield is the
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Tigers forwards pounce Cal defense in 3-2 defeat

Missouri’s forwards have speed — and they know how to use it. In the 51st minute of Sunday’s game against the Cal women’s soccer team, Tigers’ forward Taiwo Adeshigbin received a ball with Bears’ defender Nina Pederson draped over her. A quick move and an explosive first step, and she was gone.
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Bears prepare for Santa Clara’s rematch of vengeance

A year ago in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Santa Clara junior Ellie Rice was on her knees in tears after missing the penalty kick that swiftly killed the Broncos’ season. The entire Cal women’s soccer team celebrated the 4-3 victory in penalties around her, hugging and cheering.
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Cal’s offensive woes dominate weekend

During Sunday’s contest against Utah, former star striker Alex Morgan returned to Berkeley for the first time since her successful World Cup campaign. Against Colorado and the Utes, the Cal women’s soccer team direly needed a goalscorer like Morgan as the Bears (11-4-2, 4-2-2) produced a plethora of offensive chances
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