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Sports Shorts

Monday September 30, 2002

Hartford upsets Cal women’s soccer 

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. - No. 4 Cal women’s soccer team saw a five-game unbeaten streak come to an end with a 3-1 loss to Hartford Sunday afternoon at Al Marzook Field. The Golden Bears’ record dropped to 6-2-1, while the Hawks improved to 4-4.  

Hartford struck first at the 7:42 mark with a goal from Sandra Kayulu on an assist from Tini Lyng.  

Less than a minute later, Cal freshman forward Tracy Hamm dribbled through a crowd and tallied her seventh goal of the season to even the game at 1-1.  

The two teams stayed knotted at one until Hartford’s Erin Mucha broke the deadlock in the 50th minute. Katharina Lindner provided an insurance goal for the Hawks in the 64th minute.  


Field hockey drops second straight 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Cal field hockey squad suffered its second straight loss Sunday afternoon against top-ranked Maryland, 3-1. The Golden Bears fell to 6-3 for the season as the Terrapins boosted their record to 10-1. Junior Nora Feddersen scored the lone goal for the Bears in the 58th minute to prevent the shutout.  

Maryland’s Jackie Ciconte’s first career goal proved to be the game-winner in the second half as Cal was outshot by the Terrapins, 31 to the Bears’ two.  

Ciconte’s goal in the 49th minute gave Maryland the 2-0 edge. The Terps followed two minutes later as Colleen Barbieri fed Carissa Messimer at the left post to get one by Knapp.  


Bears scratch out sweep of Oregon schools 

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Freshman Alicia Powers’ scrambling kill in the fifth game enabled the University of Cal women’s volleyball team to upend Oregon State, 3-2, (21-30, 30-28, 30-25, 28-30, 24-22) Saturday night at Gill Coliseum. It was the Bears’ (11-1 overall, 2-1 Pac-10) second five-game match in a row after defeating Oregon, 3-2, Friday night. The win over OSU (5-7, 0-4) also broke Cal’s four match losing streak to the Beavers and it was the first time the Bears have defeated both Oregon and Oregon State on the road since 1999.  


Duffy leads Cal women at Stanford 

STANFORD - The Cal men’s cross country team finished eighth among the 30 teams with 249 points at the Stanford Invitational Saturday afternoon at the Stanford Golf Course. The Cal women placed 14th among the 33 teams with 412 points. 

Freshman Bridget Duffy led the way for the Cal women, grabbing 42nd in 22:22. Sophomore Lindsey Maclise had the Bears next best result, finishing 70th.  

Junior Carlos Carballo led the way for the Cal men, finishing 20th in 24:22. Senior Martin Conrad was the Bears’ next fastest runner, taking 53rd in 24:59.