Cal enters biggest home test against UCLA

The last time the Cal men’s soccer team won a conference match was November 11, 2010 at home against Stanford. The last time No. 9 UCLA’s squad lost a conference match was October 24, 2010 in a 1-0 overtime loss to Cal. In its last 13 consecutive Pac-12 victories, UCLA has
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Bears face back-to-back home matches

While next week is the start of conference play against two familiar opponents in San Diego State and No. 12 UCLA, this weekend is an unfamiliar one for the Cal men’s soccer team. Friday’s 4:30 p.m. match at Edwards Stadium between Duquesne University (3-4-0) and the (3-2-1) Bears is the
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Cal focuses on resting legs for Sunday match

It happens to the best sports programs: every team faces a non-conference game against a mediocre foe with little on the line. And the Cal men’s soccer team will be no exception this coming Sunday. The 2 p.m. match between Cal and the University of San Francisco at Edwards Stadium
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Bears face unusual schedule in upcoming tilt

For the Cal men’s soccer team, Tuesday’s 11:30 a.m. home match against Houston Baptist is something out of the ordinary. The upcoming tilt is a shake-up for the players, accustomed to the typical weekend afternoon match. Out of their regularly scheduled element, the Bears (2-2) are more concerned about how
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Cal scores four goals against UCF in Berkeley debut

When a foul just outside the penalty box was awarded to the Cal men’s soccer team in the 31st minute, the University of Central Florida players were up in arms. As some Knights argued with the referee, the entire UCF defense was in disarray, not paying attention to the free
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Cal to show pitbull-like tenacity against UCF at home

Cal midfielder Tony Salciccia is excited to be back home in Pitbull Arena. Edwards Stadium, nicknamed Pitbull Arena by the players, gives them the extra energy and ferocity to chase down every ball like a pitbull. After three games away from Berkeley, especially after a grueling road trip to Virginia
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Bears blown out in 6-0 sweep

The Cal men’s soccer team went through a painful learning experience this past weekend on the road, where the team was dominated by a pair of non-conference opponents. On Friday the Bears lost, 2-1, to Virginia before suffering a 6-0 blowout at No. 6 Maryland. Cal played like a top-25
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Bears travel to East Coast for tough foes

For the Cal men’s soccer team, the schedule is hardly challenging. Excluding the perennial Pac-12 powerhouse UCLA, the vast majority of the Bears’ opponents — mostly located on or around the West Coast — range somewhere between beatable and laughable.
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