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The Golden Bears will dial up a Starting XV peppered with youth to face Santa Clara on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. under the lights on Witter Rugby Field.
Cal hosts UCLA for Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 3 p.m., in a match televised live by Pac-12 Networks as the Bears and Bruins meet in a conference clash followed by a reserve-grade match.
Mike MacDonald, whose post-collegiate playing career made him the all-time record holder for international appearances on the U.S. National Team, announced his official retirement as a player Monday.
With gutty performances and two momentum-shifting tries by inside center Jared Braun, the Bears secured a 33-24 win over UBC in the "World Cup" opener Saturday on Witter Rugby Field.
Overcoming self-imposed hardships, a reserve Cal side scored nine tries to retain the Scrum Axe with a 61-7 victory over Stanford Thursday night at Steuber Rugby Stadium.
The 2014 edition of the "World Cup" between Cal and British Columbia kicks off Saturday, Feb. 15, when the Thunderbirds and Bears begin their annual series at 1 p.m. on Witter Rugby Field.
Cal will send a mixed lineup that skews heavy on youth and light on experience to play the Cardinal at Steuber Rugby Stadium Thursday at 6 p.m. in Stanford.
Cal head coach Jack Clark was inducted into the U.S. Rugby Hall of Fame June 7 in Houston.
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Playing on its home pitch for the first time in 10 months, Cal saw 14 different players score tries as the Bears opened PAC conference play with a big scoreline over Oregon State Saturday afternoon.
The Bears host Oregon State on Witter Rugby Field Saturday, Feb. 1, at 1 p.m. in Cal's home opener and both teams' first match in PAC Rugby Conference play.