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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Cal men’s soccer alums find success in pros

In the U.S. Men’s National Team’s friendly against Chile, there were some familiar faces: Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley and DeAndre Yedlin, all of whom played on the U.S. 2014 FIFA World Cup team. But, for Cal men’s soccer fans, there was an even more familiar face: defender Steve
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Cal men’s soccer begins training camp

The cool morning air was electric with excitement as the No. 7 Cal men’s soccer team saw nine new faces take to the field for the very first time together. There was a hunger evident out on the pitch, as the eight incoming freshmen and one transfer sophomore worked hard
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A season to defend

When Steven Birnbaum scored on a penalty kick during the inaugural game of last year’s Cal men’s soccer season, fans got a glimpse of the impact the senior would have on the Bears’ standout 2013 campaign. “You can’t even describe it,” said midfielder Connor Hallisey about Birnbaum to Cal Athletics
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Fall 2013 Sports Awards

Best Coach: Kevin Grimes (men’s soccer) A great player does not always make for a great coach, but in the case of Kevin Grimes, the two are not mutually exclusive. Like his players, Grimes is not short of accolades. He has won Pac-10 coach of the year five times and
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