Nov. 8, 2011
Friday, Nov. 11
2 p.m. - Stanford (5-10-2, 2-6-1 Pac-12) at Cal (3-8-5, 0-6-3 Pac-12)
Edwards Stadium - Berkeley
Series Record vs. Stanford: 21-20-9
Last Time vs. Stanford: T, 1-1, in double overtime, Oct. 9, 2011 in Stanford, Calif.
Coverage: GameTracker, Twitter
Tickets - Adults $8, Seniors $4, Youth (12th Grade and Younger) and Cal Students Free
California closes the regular season in the second game of the Bay Area Derby with rival Stanford at 2 p.m. on Veterans Day - Friday, Nov. 11 - at Edwards Stadium. In the first match of the home and home series this season, the teams played to a 1-1 tie through two overtimes on Oct. 9 in Stanford, Calif.
Scouting the Golden Bears
Freshman midfielder Seth Casiple scored his first collegiate goal in a 1-1 double-overtime tie with San Diego State on Nov. 6 in Berkeley.
Casiple is tied for fourth in the Pac-12 Conference in assists (6) and ranks third in assists per game (0.38).
Junior forward John Fitzpatrick, who leads Cal in points (11) and goals (5), collected his first assist of the season on Casiple's goal against the Aztecs.
Fitzpatrick ranks third in goals per game (0.36) and is tied for third in goals (5) in the Pac-12.
Fitzpatrick scored in the 27th minute of Cal's 1-1 tie at Stanford on Oct. 9.
Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Kevin Peach, who played the entire second half and overtime against SDSU in Cal's last game, has compiled a 1.05 goals-against average in six games.
Peach leads the Pac-12 in save percentage (.854) and saves per game (5.83) and ranks third in the conference in GAA.
Sophomore goalkeeper Robby Gogatz, who started against SDSU on Nov. 6, has put together a 1.63 GAA in 11 games.
Gogatz ranks second in saves per game (4.27), fifth in save percentage (.712) and sixth in GAA in the Pac-12.
Kevin Grimes, now in his 12th season as Cal's head coach, has put together a 131-78-30 all-time record in 11-plus years in Berkeley.
Scouting the Cardinal
Stanford split its last two games, beating San Diego State, 4-1, on Nov. 4 and losing to then-No. 8 UCLA, 3-0, on Nov. 6 at home.
Senior midfielder/forward Garrett Gunther leads Stanford in points (10) and goals (4).
Junior midfielder/forward Eric Anderson paces the Cardinal in assists (3).
Sophomore goalie Jason Dodson has a 1.51 GAA in 12 games.
Junior forward Adam Jahn scored in the 78th minute of the 1-1 tie with Cal on Oct. 9.
Bret Simon is in his 11th year as Stanford's head coach.
Last Time: Bears Tie Aztecs, 1-1, in Berkeley
Seth Casiple has ranked among the Pac-12 Conference leaders in assists for much of the season, but on Nov. 6 the freshman midfielder made his mark as the team's finisher with the first goal of his college career. With the Golden Bears trailing 1-0 to San Diego State, Casiple scored early in the second half of an eventual 1-1 double overtime tie with the Aztecs at Edwards Stadium. Cal snapped a four-game losing streak with the draw.
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