Sports Briefs: Rain Disrupts Baseball, Tennis

  • Printer Friendly Printer Friendly
  • Comments Comments (0)

The Cal baseball team traveled to Stockton, Calif. Tuesday night to take on the University of the Pacific only to see the game washed out before it could take the field.

No makeup date has been announced. The Bears' next opponent will be No. 3 Cal State Fullerton in a three-game series opening up Friday at 2 p.m. at Evans Diamond.

v To compete with the Titans, Cal (7-12, 1-2 in the Pac-10) has to break out of its hitting slump. The Bears dropped two of three to Washington State last weekend in their first Pac-10 play of the season. The pitching staff turned in a good effort, striking out 16 Cougars Sunday, but it was not good enough for the victory. The Bears' hitters only managed to put three runs on the board in the loss.

Men's Tennis Rained Out

The Cal men's tennis team's home match yesterday with Sacramento State was canceled due to rain.

The match has been rescheduled for April 4 at 1:30 p.m. in Berkeley. The Bears' next competition will be on the road against No. 16 Fresno State Saturday.

Cal (4-2, 1-2 in the Pac-10) is coming off a close loss to No. 1 Stanford, which the Bears lost at the Hellman Tennis Center Saturday, 5-2. Cal took its undefeated rival to three sets in two of their four singles losses, but could not pull off the upset.

Track Hosts Cal


The Cal track and field team opens competition this Saturday at 10 a.m. when it hosts the Cal Invitational at Edwards Stadium.

The Bears will compete with Nevada and a number of unattached runners in the meet, which will not be scored. Cal's first scored competition will be March 18 at the UCLA Quad meet.

Cal returns one of the best athletes in the country in decathlon competitor Bevan Hart. The two-time All-American finished second in the NCAA decathlon with 7,773 points last season, and is widely considered the favorite to win the event this season.

Meanwhile, the team returns only one female NCAA qualifier. Sophomore Jennifer Joyce finished 15th in the nation in the hammer throw, with a mark of 183-9. That was significantly less then the 193-0 toss she had at the Pac-10 Championships.


Comments (0) »

Comment Policy
The Daily Cal encourages readers to voice their opinions respectfully in regards to both the readers and writers of The Daily Californian. Comments are not pre-moderated, but may be removed if deemed to be in violation of this policy. Comments should remain on topic, concerning the article or blog post to which they are connected. Brevity is encouraged. Posting under a pseudonym is discouraged, but permitted. Click here to read the full comment policy.
White space
Left Arrow
Image McLachlan's win helps Cal advance
Riki McLachlan wasn't supposed to play singles in Saturday's second round...Read More»
Image Bears run by Utes, into the national final
For many Cal students, Saturday marked the end of their collegiate caree...Read More»
Image Bears fall short in first ever NCAA final
Battling furiously near the front of the cage, Stanford's Annika Dries re...Read More»
Image Cal dispatches Trojans, advances to round of 16
With the Cal women's tennis team needing one more win to clinch a v...Read More»
Image Tedford picks Maynard as the Bears' starting quart...
In recent years, Cal football coach Jeff Tedford has kept...Read More»
Image Bears drop weekend series in Corvallis
Sundays haven't been kind to Cal's starting pitchers lately. A week ago, O...Read More»
Right Arrow

Job Postings

White Space