California displayed a gritty performance Sunday afternoon in an effort to post an upset, but No. 4 Connecticut was able to notch a goal in the final 10 minutes to run away with a 2-1 victory
California looks to make it two in a row to start the season with a 12 p.m. matchup against No. 4 UConn at Stanford's Varsity Turf.
Andrea Earle ties game in 65th; Courtney Hendrickson saves 7 shootout strokes
Cal and Michigan State open the season Friday at 7 p.m. in Palo Alto.
California opens up the 2013 season on Labor Day weekend with a pair of east coast teams in neutral site games.
The Bears open the season on Friday, August 30
California Field Hockey announces assistant and volunteer coaches
California Field Hockey announces 2013 schedule