Katie Benz breaks leg, out for season

Senior striker Katie Benz, who leads the No. 17 Cal women’s soccer team with 10 goals, broke her leg in the 61st minute of today’s match against Santa Clara. Benz suffered the injury after a rough tackle from a Broncos defender. The Santa Clara player was not carded. Although it
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Early lead gives Bears win over Long Beach State

Last season, Cal women’s soccer cruised past Long Beach State to a easy 6-0 victory at Edwards Stadium. Although this Friday’s match in Long Beach, Calif., was a far cry from last year’s match, the Bears (6-1) managed a pair of goals against the 49ers. The win marked Cal’s sixth straight victory
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Bears looking to strike gold against 49ers

After Cal women’s soccer defeated Denver 4-2 last Sunday, coach Neil McGuire said he would have to look in fixing the Bears’ recent concerns about conceding goals in the first ten minutes of the match. This week, McGuire seemed to have found the solution to the defense, from a quite
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Bears adjusting to life without Morgan

Since the start of the season, the attention on the Cal women’s soccer team was focused not on the present roster, but on the player no longer with the team. Over the summer at the Women’s World Cup, star striker Alex Morgan skyrocketed to becoming one of America’s most popular
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Extras from the Cal Invitational

The Cal women’s soccer team cruised past Kent State and Denver, 5-1 and 4-2, respectively, to win the 16th annual Cal Invitational this weekend. Player of the Weekend: Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick It’s quite absurd to name a player who had no goals and one assist in the two game the Player
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Benz’s hat trick lifts Bears over Denver

Katie Benz had not scored a hat trick in awhile — since her high school playing days, to be exact. Player of the Week: Katie Benz After three years of limited playing time — a result of suffering injuries and playing behind star striker Alex Morgan — the senior forward
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Golden Flashes streak into Cal Invitational

Last week, the Cal women’s soccer team poured goals into North Dakota State and Hawaii’s nets, outscoring both teams, 10-0. But for coach Neil McGuire, he still saw shot efficiency as an area for improvement. “We are trying to increase our shots on goal percentages,” McGuire said. “We are doing
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