Arioto leads Team USA in World Cup of Softball

A month after the highly-favored Cal softball team failed to win the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Valerie Arioto is redeeming herself in the same venue for a different team: Team USA. With three home runs in two days, Arioto has led the U.S. national softball team to
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Chomp! Florida eliminates Bears from Women’s College World Series

Cal unable to hang on to first inning advantage

The Gators did it again. For the third time in four years, the Cal softball team’s postseason run has ended at the hands of Florida — the latest instance being a 5-2 loss in Saturday’s second game of the Women’s College World Series. After dropping its opening WCWS contest to
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‘Bama rolls over Bears in 1-0 shutout

Cal musters 1 hit in WCWS opener

Britt Vonk sent the 14th pitch of the game skittering to shortstop for an infield single, connecting on a full count to put Cal softball team on base in a Women’s College World Series for the first time since 2005. It turned out to be the No. 7-seeded Bears’ lone hit
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Oklahoma!: Cal headed to first Women’s College World Series since 2005

Henderson rebounds from game two defeat, shuts out Wildcats to clinch Super Regional

After her ace suffered her first five-inning mercy rule loss this season on Sunday, Cal softball coach Diane Ninemire had Jolene Henderson go into the locker room. Henderson even redid her hair. For the nation’s ERA leader coming into the weekend, an 8-0 run rule loss to Kentucky in game
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Henderson blanks Wildcats in Super Regional opener

Echavarria's solo shot provides lone run for Bears

Already a proven road team, the Cal softball team may have found a home away from home in the Bluegrass state. The No. 5 Bears (43-10) took a 1-0 decision over Kentucky at the UK Softball Complex in Lexington, Ky., in the first game of the best of three  series.
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Cal set to take on Kentucky in Super Regional

Almost two weeks ago the seventh-seeded Cal softball team sat in Haas Pavilion awaiting its postseason ticket for the Regional tournament. Last week, the Bears earned another ticket — this time, to their sixth Super Regional tournament, after they clinched a 3-0 win in the Louisville Regional championship game in
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Henderson propels Cal into Super Regionals

Cal's ace posts her second shutout of the Louisville Regional

Jolene Henderson has proven all year long that few things can slow her down. Cal’s sophomore pitcher has battled through tough opposing lineups, injuries and even a nasty case of the stomach flu en route to a 37-7 record. On Sunday, she conquered the elements, too. Less than a day
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