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 living on a prayer for postseason

As the boat sinks and the water rises, the Cal men’s soccer team is gasping for air. Nonetheless, it’s still kicking, and for the players and coaches that’s enough reason to believe in a NCAA tournament berth come next week. The Bears’ two-month long campaign comes to an end on
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Bears strike first to sweep weekend matches

When the Cal men’s soccer team (5-2-1) scores the first goal in a match, the Bears win. In all five victories this season, Cal has scored the first goal of the match. This weekend was no different as the Bears scored first against Duquesne University on Friday and Loyola Marymount
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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 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 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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