Nov. 10, 2012
BERKELEY -Isi Sofele posted his eighth career 100-yard performance, third of 2012, with a season-high 134 yards on 15 carries with a touchdown. He garnered rushes of 31 and 35 yards. They were the longest running plays that the Oregon defense has allowed all season. The previous longest run was 25 yards against Colorado.
As a team, Cal rushed for 236 yards. It was the fifth time this season that the Bears have rushed for at least 200 yards as a team.
Filling in for the injured Zach Maynard, Allan Bridgford completed nine of 21 passes for 113 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. His first career touchdown pass was caught by Darius Powe, which was also the first career touchdown reception for Powe.
Vincenzo D'Amato has made 12 of his last 14 field goal attempts. He was good on a 27-yard attempt in the second quarter. D'Amato, who leads the Pac-12 in field goals made and percentage, has made 16 of his 23 attempts this season.
Brendan Bigelow posted a season-high 57-yard kick return. His personal best was an 88-yarder that he returned for a touchdown last season against Presbyterian.
Senior Ross Bostock made his first career start.
Saturday's game against Oregon will mark the final appearance at Memorial Stadium for Cal's 19 seniors - C.J. Anderson, Marc Anthony, Ross Bostock, Tyré Ellison, Dominic Galas, Josh Hill, J.P. Hurrell, Kameron Krebs, Kaulin Krebs, Mike Manuel, Zach Maynard, Robert Mullins, Kendrick Payne, Tyler Rigsbee, Brian Schwenke, Isi Sofele, Eric Stevens, Matt Summers-Gavin and Aaron Tipoti. The group was honored with a pregame ceremony.
The 1991 Cal football team was honored in a ceremony during the game. The 1991 Bears finished that campaign with a 10-2 record and a final AP ranking of eighth.
Tonight's attendance was 57,672. In the seven home games this season, Cal had an average attendance of 55,876, including a season-high attendance of 63,186 in the season opener against Nevada. Six of the seven games had an attendance of over 50,000.