The No. 19 Cal women swept their Pac-12 home matches against the Oregon schools, including an impressive 3-1 victory Sunday over Oregon State, which came in ranked No. 12 in the country.
The Bears held a staggering 25-7 advantage in shots against the Beavers, which entered the week with a 9-1 record. Ifeoma Onumonu scored her team-best fifth goal of the season as Cal scored two second-half goals to take command.
In the win over the Ducks on Friday, Kaitlyn Fitzpatrick and Celeste Boureille scored goals as Cal registered it second straight shutout, 2-0. Fitzpatrick has five career goals against Oregon, including a hat trick last season.
In other Cal action last week:
- The football team suffered a tough 27-17 loss to Arizona State. Wide receiver Keenan Allen caught four passes and now has 177 in his career. He needs four more to move into third place on Cal's all-time list. Safety Avery Sebastian had 15 tackles, which is the most by a Cal player since 2010.
- The women's volleyball team split a pair of matches, losing in three sets to at Arizona State and then beating Arizona in four sets. Sophomore Christina Higgins averaged 3.00 kills per set over the two matches.
- The men's soccer team split its first two Pac-12 matches, beating San Diego State 1-0 in double overtime and then losing to No. 9 UCLA, 3-1. Stefano Bonomo scored his third straight game-winning goal for the Bears against the Aztecs.
- The No. 4 men's water polo team went 2-2 at the SoCal Invitational, knocking off No. 14 Air Force 22-4 and No. 7 Pepperdine,12-9. The Bears fell to No. 5 UC Irvine 13-11 and No. 8 Pacific 10-9 in overtime.
- The women's tennis team had a strong showing at the Cal Nike Invitational. Sophomore Zsofi Susanyi, the No. 1 seed, beat teammate Anett Schutting for the Gold Flight singles title. Sophomore Cecilia Estlander took the Blue Flight singles crown. The Bears also won the doubles title in the Gold Flight and Blue Flight.
- The women's cross country team placed ninth at the Stanford Invitational. Junior Elisa Karhu was the Bears' top finisher, placing 41st in the 6000-meter race with a time of 21:58. The men placed 14th as a team, with freshman Leland Later leading the Bears with a 47th-place finish in the 8000-meter race in a time of 25:25.
- The field hockey team fell to Stanford 2-1 and UC Davis 3-1. The Bears are 3-6 on the season, and five of the losses have been by one goal.