And now, for a wrap-up:
FOOTBALL: The Bears racked up 518 yards of offense in their 50-31 win over Southern Utah, their first victory of the season and first at the new Memorial Stadium. Freshman Chris Harper is off to quite a start to his career at wide receiver. He had seven catches for 94 yards against the Thunderbirds and after two games leads the Bears with 12 catches for 151 yards and a touchdown.
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: The Bears won the Cal Molten Classic Championship, defeating Penn, UC Riverside and Northern Arizona. Senior middle hitter Shannon Hawari was named MVP of the tourney after averaging 3.5 kills per set and hitting at a .370 clip. Setter Joan Caloiaro was also named to the all-tournament team. Cal is now 5-3.
WOMEN'S SOCCER: The No. 17 Bears notched an exciting 2-1 victory at UC Davis in double overtime. Senior Lauren Battung scored the game-winner at 1:02:25, her first score of the season. Mekenna DeBack scored Cal's other goal, giving the Bears a 1-0 lead at the 33rd minute. Emily Kruger made six saves, including one in the second overtime.
MEN'S SOCCER: The Bears broke a 1-1 tie with three goals over an 18-minute span to trounce Central Florida, 4-1. It was Cal's first home game of the year and evened its record at 2-2. Seth Casiple had two assists for the Bears while Tony Salciccia had a goal and an assist.
MEN'S WATER POLO: No. 3 Cal opened the season with a dominant perfromance at the Princeton Invitational, going 5-0 and outscoring its opponents 82-21. Included were victories over No. 13 Princeton and No. 20 St. Francis. Collin Smith scored 19 goals and Marin Balarin added 14.
CROSS COUNTRY: The women tied Fresno State for the Hornet Jamboree title with 41 points. Christine Bowlus led the Bears individually with a fourth-place finish in the 5000 meter race in 17:49.2. The Cal men finished in third place with 88 points. Renaud Poizat finished in second place in the four-mile race in 19:46.3.
FIELD HOCKEY: The Bears split a pair of games this week, beating Bryant 5-0 and then falling to Drexel 3-2 in overtime. Both were played at Maxwell Family Field. Sophomore Lara Kruggel scored four goals during the week, including a hat trick in the win over Bryant. Goalkeeper Joelle van Hoorn recorded her second shutout of the season against Bryant.