California Spring News
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  06/21/1999

March 17, 1999

BERKELEY - Head coach Mark Mallon has been named boys state coach for the CYSA North Olympic Development Under 17 team. Bears assistant coach Todd Higley will serve as one of Mallon's assistants.

The Bears face a challenging spring exhibition schedule, which kicks off April 1 against the El Salvador Under 17 national team. Game time is 4:30 p.m., at Balboa Park in San Francisco.

Other games of note include a dual with the San Jose Clash, May 4, at 2 p.m., in Morgan Hill at the Clash's training facility. Then, May 8, Cal faces the San Francisco Seals, a semi-professional team, which made a strong run for the U.S. Cup a couple of years ago, including wins over the Clash and the Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer.