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Later Dudes Doug Ackerman Oct 31, 2013

Flashback to the fall of 2011; it had the potential to be a memorable year for New Trier cross country. The girls were running incredibly well (went on to win 3A state and tie for 3rd at Nike National) but the boys were creating memories for themselves as well. Starting early in the season, a long and lanky blond haired kid was starting to show that he had logged a lot of miles over the summer. Leland Later emerged for his senior season as an absolute powerhouse. He went on to win the 3A state championship in a time of 14:17 and then claim victory in the 1,600 that spring at Charleston at the state track meet.

Bears Unveil 2013 Schedule Jun 21, 2013

The California men's and women's cross country programs have unveiled their 2013 fall schedule as announced by head coach Tony Sandoval.

Santisteban Races In NCAA Championships Nov 17, 2012

California sophomore Kelsey Santisteban raced in the NCAA Women's Cross Country Championships Saturday at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky. The Golden Bear finished the prestigious race 70th overall with a time of 20:34.5 in the 6,000-meter race.

Santisteban Represents Bears at NCAA Championships Nov 16, 2012

Sophomore Kelsey Santisteban will compete in the 33rd annual NCAA Women's Cross Country Championships at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky. on Saturday, Nov. 17. The 6,000-meter race is set to begin at 9 a.m. (PT).

Santisteban Earns Spot In NCAA Championships Nov 9, 2012

Sophomore Kelsey Santisteban raced to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Cross Country West Regionals at the Jefferson Golf Course in Seattle, Wash on Friday afternoon to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships next Saturday, Nov. 17, in Louisville, Ky.

Cal Heads To Seattle For NCAA Regionals Nov 8, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams will compete in the NCAA West Regionals at Jefferson Golf Course in Seattle, Wash. this Friday, Nov. 9. The women's 6,000-meter race will begin at noon, followed by the men's 10,000-meter race at 1:50 p.m. The University of Washington will serve as the host of the event.

Cal Completes Day At Doc Adams Invite Nov 3, 2012

The California men's cross country team placed third overall and three members of the women's squad had impressive showings as the Bears competed in the Doc Adams Invitational at the Putah Creek Reserve in Davis, Calif. on Saturday morning.

Bears Set To Compete in Doc Adams Invitational in Davis Nov 2, 2012

Several members of the men's and women's cross country teams will compete in the Doc Adams Invitational on Saturday morning at the Putah Creek Reserve in Davis, Calif. The men's 8000-meter race will begin at 10 a.m. and the women's 600-meter race will get underway at 10:45 a.m.

Santisteban, Carpowich lead Cal at Pac-12 Championships Oct 27, 2012

Sophomore Kelsey Santisteban placed ninth overall to lead the California women's cross country team to an eighth place finish, while the men placed ninth overall in the Pac-12 Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships Saturday morning.

O'Neill, Locklear Lead Cal At Bronco Invitational Oct 13, 2012

Five Golden Bears led the California men's cross country team to a 12th-place finish, while several individuals had strong showings on the women's side on Saturday morning in the Bronco Invitational at Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Santisteban Guides Cal In Wisconsin Invitational Oct 12, 2012

Sophomore Kelsey Santisteban led the California women's cross country team with a 10th-place finish overall in the prestigious Wisconsin adidas Invitational at the Thomas Zimmer Cross Country Course on the University of Wisconsin campus Friday afternoon.

Cross Country Teams Have Busy Weekend On Tap Oct 11, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams have a busy weekend on tap. A select group of Golden Bears will travel to Madison, Wisc. to compete in the Wisconsin adidas Invitational on Friday, while several individuals will travel to Santa Clara to race in the Bronco Invitational on Saturday.

Cross Country Heads To Farm For Stanford Invite Sep 27, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams head across the Bay on Saturday to compete in the 39th annual Stanford Invitational. The men's 8000-meter race will begin at 9:50 a.m. and the women's 6000-meter race will start at 10:30 a.m.

Santisteban Places Third at Virginia Invitational Sep 22, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams competed in the prestigious Panorama Farms Invitational on Saturday in Earlysville, Va. with the women placing fourth and the men finishing sixth in the event.

Cross Country Teams Travel To Virginia Saturday Sep 19, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams travel to Virginia to compete in the Panorama Farms Invitational on Saturday in Earlysville, Va. as the Bears look to represent the West region in one of the nation's premiere events. The women will kick off the event with a 6,000-meter race at 7:00 a.m. (PT) and the men will follow with an 8,000-meter race set for 7:30 a.m.

Women's Cross Country Captures Hornet Jamboree Sep 8, 2012

For the second week in a row, the California women's cross country team took top honors as the Golden Bears captured the Hornet Jamboree in Saturday's race at Granite Park in Sacramento. The men's squad placed third overall in the event.

Cal Women Take USF Invite behind Santisteban Sep 1, 2012

Behind sophomore Kelsey Santisteban, the California women's cross country team placed first in the season-opening USF Invitational on Saturday at Golden Gate Park. The Golden Bear men placed second in the meet.

Cal Opens Cross Country Season at USF Invitational Aug 31, 2012

The California men's and women's cross country teams open the 2012 season on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the USF Invitational at Golden Gate Park. The women's 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by the men's 8K event at 10:15 a.m.

Shayla Houlihan Named Assistant Coach Jul 18, 2012

Shayla Houlihan, one of the top steeplechasers in the United States, has joined the California track & field staff where she will assist with cross country and distance runners, Golden Bear director of track & field Tony Sandoval announced Wednesday.

2012 Cross Country Schedule Released Jun 21, 2012

Schedule | California's 10-meet cross country schedule for the fall 2012 season includes trips to Virginia and Wisconsin, plus an appearance on the Pac-12 Networks at the conference championships.

Cal Women 11th in Program of the Year Rankings Jun 13, 2012

With points from Deborah Maier's third-place finish in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships combined with top-20 team results at the NCAA cross country and indoor track & field meets, California placed 11th in the Terry Crawford Women's Program of the Year rankings.

Cal Women 10th in Program of the Year Rankings Mar 14, 2012

With an 18th-place finish at the NCAA cross country meet in the fall and a 15th-place performance at the NCAA indoor track meet last week, the Golden Bear women are 10th nationally in the national Program of the Year rankings.

Reilly, Maier Earn All-Academic Honors Feb 9, 2012

All-Americans Deborah Maier and Chelsea Reilly have added All-Academic recognition to their honors list with selection to the USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic team.

Nine Bears on T&F News 2011 Top 10 U.S. List Feb 7, 2012

Nine Golden Bears are rated among the top 10 in their respective events in Track & Field News' final 2011 rankings, including 800m runner Alysia Johnson Montano, who is No. 1 in the United States and No. 4 in the world in her specialty.

Sofia Oberg Sets Cal Mark in Mile Jan 28, 2012

Results | Sophia Oberg obliterated the Cal record in the women's mile by seven seconds and Golden Bears swept the top three positions in the men's long jump and first two places in the women's 400 meters to highlight the final day of the UW Invitational Saturday.

Coles Sets 3 PRs on First Day of UW Invite Heptathlon Jan 27, 2012

Results | Sophomore Idarre Coles set three personal bests in his four events Friday and now stands in third place in the heptathlon after the opening day of competition at the UW Invitational. The meet continues through Saturday when a full squad of Golden Bears will be on the track.

Cal Heads to Seattle for UW Invite Jan 26, 2012

Live Results | California makes the first of three scheduled visits to Seattle this weekend for the UW Invitational. Look for a number of distance runners to join the Bears' sprinters and jumpers Friday and Saturday.

California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week Jan 23, 2012

In Cal's opening meet of the season, Linda Oseso set a school record in the weight throw with a mark of 60-9.50 to win the competition at the Cherry & Silver Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., making her this week's California Muscle Milk Student-Ahlete of the Week.

Weaver Claims Second Title at Cherry & Silver Invitational Jan 21, 2012

Angelica Weaver won her second event in two days - taking the 400 meters in a PR 55.23 - and Golden Bears finished in the runner-up position in three others events on the final day of the season-opening Cherry & Silver Invitational Saturday.

Oseso, Weaver Lead Bears on Opening Night Jan 20, 2012

Linda Oseso set a Cal record in the women's weight throw and Angelica Weaver captured the women's 600 meters to pace the Bears on the first day of the Cherry & Silver Invitational.

Olympic Berths on Line at Marathon Trials Jan 13, 2012

The Golden Bears will be well represented at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday in Houston with four former members of the Cal track & field team vying for spots on the squad - 2008 Olympian Magdalena Lewy Boulet, Brooke Wells, Bolota Asmerom and Giliat Ghebray.

First of Three All-Comers Meets on Jan. 14 Jan 4, 2012

The first of three early season all-comers meets in 2012 will be held at Cal's Edwards Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 14, featuring both high school and open divisions. The entry fee is $5 per athlete and fan admission is $3.

California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week Nov 28, 2011

Senior Deborah Maieris this week's California Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week after she finished 11th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 21, leading the Cal women's cross country team to an 18th-place finish - the squad's best showing since 1988.

11 Bears Earn Pac-12 All-Academic Recognition Nov 22, 2011

Senior Matt Miller earned first-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors in cross country, while seniors Maxime Chevee and Deborah Maier claimed second-team accolades, the conference office announced Wednesday. In addition, eight other Golden Bears were tabbed honorable mention.

Bears Take 18th at NCAA Cross Country Meet Nov 21, 2011

Led by All-American seniors Deborah Maier and Chelsea Reilly, the Cal women's cross country team finished 18th at the NCAA Championships Monday - the Golden Bears' highest showing since they were ninth 23 years ago.

No. 23 Cal Women Make First NCAA Appearance since 1988 Nov 17, 2011

Cal's 23rd-ranked women's cross country looks to cap off one of the finest seasons in school history when the Golden Bears compete at the NCAA Championships Monday on the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute, Ind. The women's race will begin at approximately 10 a.m. PT after the conclusion of the men's event.

Cal Quartet Earns All-Region Honors Nov 14, 2011

Four Golden Bears - Deborah Maier, Chelsea Reilly, Collin Jarvis and Maxime Chevee - have earned all-region honors from the USTFCCCA for their top-25 finishes at last Saturday's NCAA West Regional Championships.

Cal Women Earn Invite to NCAA Championships Nov 13, 2011

For the first time in 23 years, the California women's cross country team has earned a selection to the NCAA Championships. The Golden Bears received an at-large berth and will compete with 30 other schools for the national title on Monday, Nov. 21 in Terre Haute, Ind.

Cross Country Poised for Double NCAA Invite Nov 12, 2011

Both the Cal men's and women's cross country teams finished in fifth place at the NCAA West Region meet Saturday, putting the two squads in position to earn at-large berths to the NCAA championships. Should the teams receive their invitations, it will mark the first time in school history the men and women will compete together at nationals.

Cal Tries to Secure NCAA Berths at West Regionals Nov 8, 2011

NCAA West Regional Meet Central | With invitations to the NCAA Championships on the line, the Cal men's and women's cross country teams will compete for national berths at the West Regional meet Saturday.

Golden Bears Race at First Pac-12 Championships Oct 29, 2011

Pac-12 Coverage | The Cal men finished fifth and an injury-impacted Golden Bear women's squad took seventh at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships run Saturday at the Wigwam Golf Course outside Tempe.

Golden Bears Race at Bronco Invitational Oct 15, 2011

California sent a contingent of 10 runners to the Bronco Invitational Saturday, with the Golden Bear men placing 16th and the Cal women 10th. The race race was contested at Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale.

No. 10 Cal Women Seventh at Wisconsin Invite Oct 14, 2011

Running in one of the most competitive fields ever for a regular-season meet, Cal's 10th-ranked women's cross country team placed seventh at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational Friday behind a third-place individual performance by Deborah Maier. The Golden Bear men were 25th overall and paced by Collin Jarvis in 61st.

Cal Faces Difficult Field in Wisconsin Oct 10, 2011

The Golden Bears fly off to the Midwest for the second time in as many meets, this time heading to Madison, Wis., for the third annual Wisconsin adidas Invitational Friday. The meet features at least 40 teams for men and women and will be run on the Thomas Zimmer Championship Cross Country Course.

Women's Cross Country Ranked 10th Sep 27, 2011

After securing a tie for first place at the Roy Griak Invitational last Saturday, the Cal women's cross country team moved from receiving votes to 10th in the country in the latest national poll released Tuesday.

Bears Make Big Jump in Regional Rankings Sep 26, 2011

With its tie for first place at the Roy Griak Invitational over the weekend, the Cal women's cross country team shot up three spots to second in the West Region rankings released Monday morning, while the Golden Bear men's squad moved from 10th to seventh.

Maier Leads Cal to First-Place Tie at Roy Griak Invite Sep 24, 2011

With Deborah Maier winning her race by a 12 seconds, the unrated Cal women's cross country team made a bold national statement with a first-place tie at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday, matching No. 8 Iowa State in the team standings and finishing ahead of seven other ranked squads. The Golden Bears' undermanned men's team was ninth.

Minnesota, Bay Area Meets on Tap for Saturday Sep 22, 2011

Some members of the Golden Bear cross country team will travel to the Minneapolis for the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday, while others will remain in the Bay Area for the Stanford Invitational.

Maxime Chevee Sets His Own Course in Berkeley Sep 20, 2011

Maxime Chevee doesn't recall a thing about the first time he lived in Berkeley. But now that he's heading into his senior year as one of the veteran leaders of the Golden Bear men's cross country team, he has accumulated memories that will never be forgotten.

California Golden Bear Cross Country Preview Sep 19, 2011

"We have leadership and experience," head coach Tony Sandoval said. "This is the year that we need to get it done. There is a sense of urgency and we have some seniors that are ready to go."

Maier Cruises to Win at Sac State Jamboree Sep 10, 2011

Senior Deborah Maier completed the 5000-meter course in 16:31, 31 seconds ahead of runner-up Taylor Dutch, to lead the Golden Bears to a 1-2 finish at the Sac State Jamboree Saturday morning. The Cal women took second in the team competition, while the Bear men placed fifth.

Montano 4th in 800 at World Championships Sep 4, 2011

Watch | Former Cal star Alysia Montano placed fourth in the 800 meters at the World Championships Saturday in a season-best 1:57.48, giving the Golden Bears their highest finish in a dozen years at the biennial track & field meet.

Cal Women Take USF Invite behind Santisteban Sep 3, 2011

Freshman Kelsey Santisteban, running in her first race as a Golden Bear, set a course record en route to winning the women's 5000-meter race at the USF Invitational Saturday at Golden Gate Park. The Cal women also claimed the team title, while the Bear men placed second.

Montano Reaches World 800 Final Sep 2, 2011

Former Cal star Alysia Montano has reached the final of the women's 800 meters at the World Championships after running a time of 1:58.67 in her semifinal heat. The championship race will be run at 4:15 a.m. PT on Sunday, Sept. 4.

Bears Begin Cross Country Season at USF Invitational Sep 1, 2011

California returns to Speedway Meadow at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Saturday for the 19th annual USF Invitational, an event that has become the Bears' traditional season opener in recent years. The women's 5K race begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by the men's 8K event at 10:15 a.m.

Golden Bear Quartet at World Track & Field Championships Aug 26, 2011

Four former Golden Bears are in Daegu, South Korea, through Sept. 4 for the 13th World Championships for track & field. Alysia Montano and Inika McPherson will represent the United States, with Martin Maric competing for his native Croatia and Amin Nikfar for Iran.

Lewy Boulet Named USATF Athlete of the Week Aug 24, 2011

Former Golden Bear distance runner Magdalena Lewy Boulet has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after winning last Sunday's New Balance Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Mass.

Matt Chisam Joins Cal Staff as Assistant Coach Aug 19, 2011

Matt Chisam, an All-American decathlete as a collegian who spent the past five years at Harvard, has joined the California track & field staff as an assistant coach where he will primarily work with the Golden Bears in the pole vault and jumps.

Track & Field Adds Talented Recruit Class Aug 15, 2011

California track & field welcomes a 31-member recruiting class to campus this fall, a group that features a number of state high school meet finalists, including four champions, plus last year's state junior college winner in the discus.

Cal Women Earn All-Academic Status Aug 11, 2011

With a 3.14 composite GPA, the Cal women's track & field team has earned All-Academic status from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the 2011 season.

10 Cal Women on Track All-Academic Squad Aug 4, 2011

Ten members of the Cal women's track & field team have earned a place on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's All-Academic squad for 2011. Each holds a GPA of at least 3.25 and qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary meet.

Cal Trio on Track Coaches' All-Academic Team Aug 3, 2011

Aaron Burney, Maxime Chevee and Patrick Kowalsky have earned a place on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's All-Academic team for their achievements in the classroom and on the track.

Monte Corley Wins 400 Hurdles at Pan Am Juniors Jul 23, 2011

Cal's Monte Corley captured the men's 400-meter hurdles at the Pan American Junior Championships Saturday in Miramar, Fla., with a personal-best time of 51.21 seconds. The mark broke the Cal freshman record of 51.31 set by Larry Cowling in 1979.

Giving It Her All Jul 19, 2011

As a child growing up, Alison Greggor, like many youngsters, dreamed of what she would become as an adult. At first, she wanted to be an Olympian, but soon after, the objective shifted to zookeeper. Years later and through a seemingly improbably coincidence, Greggor has a chance to do both.

Oberg's 4:17.72 in 1500 Is No. 3 All-Time at Cal Jun 30, 2011

Sophomore Sofia Oberg ran a personal-best 4:17.72 in the 1500 meters in a meet in her native Sweden Tuesday, completing the race a time that moves her up to third on Cal's all-time performers list.

Alysia Johnson Montano Defends USA Crown in 800m Jun 26, 2011

Results | Former Golden Bear star Alysia (Johnson) Montano captured her third national title in the women's 800 meters Sunday, running 1:58.33 at the USA Track & Field Championships held at Oregon's Hayward Field.

Weaver Claims USA Junior Title in 400 Hurdles Jun 25, 2011

Cal sophomore Angelica Weaver captured the women's 400-meter hurdles at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships Saturday and has qualified to represent the United States at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships later this summer. Freshman Monte Corley will also be a member of the U.S. squad after taking second in the men's 400 hurdles.

16 Bears to USA Track & Field Championships Jun 17, 2011

California will be well represented at the USA Track & Field Championships to be held June 23-26 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., with 16 current or former Golden Bears scheduled to compete. Complete information on the meet, including results and television schedules, can be found on the USA Track & Field website.

Cal Men 13th in Program of the Year Rankings Jun 14, 2011

California's men's team finished 13th in the NCAA Program of the Year rankings for 2010-11, which measures success in cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field and is sponsored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Morrison, Meister Named First-Team All-Americans Jun 13, 2011

National decathlon champion Mike Morrison and NCAA seventh-place high jumper Kristen Meister have been named first-team All-Americans. In addition, triple jumper Tracey Stewart earned second-team status, and Steve Sodaro and Ray Stewart picked up honorable mention notice.

Mike Morrison Wins NCAA Decathlon Title Jun 10, 2011

Senior Mike Morrison captured the NCAA decathlon title with a school-record 8,118 points Friday, setting six personal bests along the way, at the national track & field championships Friday morning. Morrison becomes the fourth Golden Bear to win the decathlon crown in school history.

Kristen Meister Ties for Seventh in High Jump Jun 9, 2011

Senior Kristen Meister completed her collegiate career with a tie for seventh in the women's high jump after cleaing 5-10.75 and senior Mike Morrison moved up to second place through eight events in the decathlon before severe weather shut down the second day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships Thursday.

Morrison 4th Midway through NCAA Decathlon Jun 8, 2011

Senior Mike Morrison posted a score of 4,138 points on the opening day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships, setting three outdoor lifetime bests along the way, and stands in fourth place with five more events to go in the decathlon.

33 Bears Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors Jun 7, 2011

Senior Alison Greggor repeated as a first-team choice and sophomore Matt Miller earned first-team status, as well, to lead 33 Golden Bears on the 2011 Pac-10 All-Academic team for track & field, the conference office announced Tuesday.

Bears Send 5 Athletes to NCAA Track & Field Meet Jun 6, 2011

California sends a small but talented contingent to Des Moines, Iowa, this week for the NCAA Track & Field Championships to be contested Wednesday-Saturday at Drake Stadium. Five Golden Bears will represent the university, with each having a chance to score well at the national meet.

Alison Greggor Earns Academic Honor Jun 2, 2011

Senior distance runner Alison Greggor has added another honor to resume as she has been selected to the Capital One Academic All-District 8 second team for track & field/cross country. She graduated from Cal last month as a double major in Spanish and psychology.

Meister, Stewart Reach NCAA National Meet May 28, 2011

Two more Golden Bears secured their place at the NCAA Championships with strong performances at the NCAA West Preliminary meet Saturday at Hayward Field. Senior Kristen Meister tied for first in the women's high jump, while junior Ray Stewart posted the seventh-fastest time in the men's 110-meter hurdles.

Steve Sodaro, Tracey Stewart Advance to NCAAs May 27, 2011

Senior Steve Sodaro qualified for the NCAA Championships in the men's 3000-meter steeplechase for the second year in a row and senior Tracey Stewart reached the national finals in the women's triple jump for the first time to highlight Cal's Friday at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds at Hayward Field.

4 Bears Reach Regional Track Quarterfinals May 26, 2011

Four Golden Bears advanced out of their heats and reached the quarterfinals at the NCAA West Preliminary meet Thursday at Hayward Field. A finish in the top 12 in the next round of competition will send the Cal track & field runners to the national championships in June at Drake University.

Cal Track & Field Ready for NCAA Regionals May 23, 2011

Golden Bears will vie for coveted slots at the NCAA Championships when they compete in the West Preliminary Rounds Thursday-Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. In all, Cal is sending 32 athletes and one relay, who will participate in total 36 events.

32 Bears Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Rounds May 19, 2011

Cal track & field will be well represented at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds with 32 individuals plus one relay qualifying in 36 events. The meet, which will determine entrants to the national championships, will be contested May 26-28 at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.

Ray Stewart Captures Pac-10 Hurdles Crown May 14, 2011

Junior Ray Stewart raced to victory in the 110-meter hurdles at the Pac-10 Championships Saturday night, becoming the first Golden Bear to win the event since Larry Cowling 30 years ago. Stewart's time of 13.48 lowered his own lifetime best and keeps him as the No. 2 performer in the hurdles in school history.

Carmichael Second in High Jump with PR 7-1.50 May 13, 2011

Junior Brian Carmichael cleared 7-1.50 in the high jump to take second place in a lifetime-best effort to highlight Cal's first day of competition at the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships. The meet continues on Saturday with finals in 27 events.

Catching Up with Kristen Meister May 11, 2011

Kristen Meister broke a 22-year-old school record in the high jump when she cleared 6-1.25 (1.86 meters) to win the competition at the Payton Jordan Invitational May 1. CalBears.com caught up with her Wednesday to get her thoughts on the mark and her goals for this weekend's Pac-10 Championships.

Bears Head to Pac-10 Meet in Tucson May 10, 2011

Pac-10 Meet Info | The championship season for California track & field gets underway in full force this week when the Golden Bears travel to Tucson, Ariz., for the annual Pac-10 meet Friday and Saturday.

Kevin Kuechler 11th in Pac-10 Decathlon May 7, 2011

Results | Competing at the only Golden Bear at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships, junior Kevin Kuechler scored 6,507 points to finish 11th in the decathlon held at Arizona's Roy P. Drachman Stadium Saturday.

Kuecher 11th after Day 1 of Pac-10 Decathlon May 6, 2011

Results | Junior Kevin Kuechler stands in 11th place with 3,473 points after completing the first five events off the decathlon at the Pac-10 Multi-Events Championships Friday on the University of Arizona.

Kevin Kuechler Travels to Pac-10 Multis May 3, 2011

Pac-10 Meet Info | Junior Kevin Kuechler, who finished eighth at the conference meet last year, will represent the Golden Bears in the decathlon at the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships Friday and Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.

Kristen Meister Set Cal High Jump Record May 1, 2011

Results | Senior Kristen Meister cleared 6-1.25 to break a 22-year-old school record in the women's high jump to highlight Cal's action at the Payton Jordon Invitational Saturday.

Bears Stay Local at Payton Jordan Invite Apr 27, 2011

In its final tune-up before the Pac-10 Championships next month, the Cal track & field team remains in the Bay Area and will compete at the Payton Jordan Invitational Sunday at Stanford.

Brutus Hamilton Invite Concludes Home Season Apr 23, 2011

Cal wrapped up its home track & field season with the annual Brutus Hamilton Invitational Saturday, highlighted by Ray Stewart's victory in the men's 110-meter hurdles and Michael Coe's come-from-behind win in the Don Bowden Mile.

Garrett Takes 200 at Brutus Hamilton Open Apr 22, 2011

Senior Cherrelle Garrett, competing for the final time at home as a Golden Bear this weekend, won the women's 200 meters in a season-best 23.93 seconds to highlight Cal's day at the Brutus Hamilton Open Friday. Action returns to Edwards Stadium Saturday with the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.

Updated Schedule for Brutus Hamilton Meets Apr 21, 2011

Heat sheets and final schedules for this weekend's track & field meets at Edwards Stadium honoring former Golden Bear coach Brutus Hamilton are now available. The Brutus Hamilton Open will be contested Friday, and the Brutus Hamilton Open on Saturday.

Cal Hosts Brutus Hamilton Invitational Apr 20, 2011

Updated Schedules | Video Preview | Live Results | Track & field athletes from more than 15 universities from around the country, as well as a host of competitors competing for club teams or unattached, descend on Berkeley this weekend for the Brutus Hamilton Open and Invitational.

California Wins 15 Events at 117th Big Meet Apr 16, 2011

The California Golden Bears' six event victories on the men's side and nine for the women were not enough to give Cal a team victory at the 117th Big Meet, held this year at Stanford. Cal swept the men's long jump and women's discus. Tracey Stewart won both the women's long jump and triple jump.

Accepted Entries for Brutus Hamilton Meet Apr 15, 2011

Accepted entries for both the April 22 Brutus Hamilton Open and the April 23 Brutus Hamilton Invitational have been posted. The field includes athletes from more than 15 universities from around country, as well as a host of athletes competing unattached or for club teams.

Bears Travel to Stanford for Annual Big Meet Apr 12, 2011

Big Meet Schedule | Morrison Honored | In Stride BlogOne of the longest traditions in collegiate track & field takes place Saturday when California and Stanford battle each other in the Big Meet. Events get underway at 11:30 a.m. at Stanford's Cobb Track and Angell Field.

California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week Apr 11, 2011

With the third-highest score in school history, Mike Morrison captured the decathlon title at the Texas Relays last Thursday with a total of 7,921 points, making the senior track & field star this week's California Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week.

Stewart, Carmichael Lead Bears at Texas Relays Apr 9, 2011

Cal wrapped up four days at the Texas Relays with six Golden Bear competing Saturday afternoon. Senior Tracey Stewart and junior Brian Carmichael led the way with fifth-place finishes in their respective events, the women's triple jump and the men's high jump.

Bears Complete Day 3 at Texas Relays Apr 8, 2011

Freshman Chioma Amaechi finished second in the B section of the women's shot put with a PR effort 48-11.00 to highlight Cal's day at the Texas Relays Friday. The Bears will continue at the meet with a full slate of action on Saturday.

Morrison Wins Texas Relays Decathlon Apr 7, 2011

Texas Relays Results | With the third-highest score in school history, senior Mike Morrison captured the decathlon title at the Texas Relays Thursday with a total of 7,921 points. The victory virtually guarantees him a berth at the NCAA Championships in June.

Cal Heads to Lone Star State for Texas Relays Apr 5, 2011

Q&A with Hurdler Ray Stewart | The Cal track & field team takes to the road this week when the Golden Bears travel to Austin, Texas, for the 84th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Wednesday through Saturday. This marks the first time in three years that the entire Cal team has participated in four-day the event.

Cal Wins 15 Events at Johnny Mathis Invite Apr 3, 2011

The Golden Bears won 15 events, setting a number of PRs in the process, at the Johnny Mathis Invitational Saturday on the campus of San Francisco State. Freshman Charnell Price led the way with triumphs in the 100 and 200 meters and running the leadoff leg on Cal's victorious women's 4x100 relay.

Bears Claim 2 Titles at Stanford Invite Mar 26, 2011

The second day of the Stanford Invitation produced a pair of Golden Bear winners, with Ray Stewart claiming the 110-meter hurdles in 13.66 and Tracey Stewart capturing the triple jump with an effort of 40-7.75.

Bears Post Strong Marks at Stanford Invitational Mar 25, 2011

Bear Compete at SFSU Distance CarnivalRay Stewart became the fifth fastest 110-meter hurdler in school history in his first outdoor appearance as a Golden Bear, and Angelica Weaver and Kristen Meister captured the 400 hurdles and high jump, respectively, to highlight Cal's first day at the Stanford Invitational.

Kuechler 5th in Decathlon after Day 1 of Cal Multis Mar 23, 2011

Behind a PR effort in the 100 meters, Cal's Kevin Kuechler stands in fifth place in the decathlon after the first day of competition at the Cal Multis at Edwards Stadium. The two-day meet provides an opportunity for athletes from across the country to post early-season multi-event scores.

Bears Busy with 3 Local Meets Mar 22, 2011

The Cal track & field team has a full week of action planned with participation in three Bay Area meets, starting with the 15th annual Cal Multis at Edwards Stadium Wednesday and Thursday. The Bears will also be at the SF State Distance Festival Friday and the Stanford Invitational Friday and Saturday.

Morrison Sets School Heptathlon Record at NCAA Meet Mar 12, 2011

Senior Mike Morrison set a school record to finish fifth in the heptathlon with a total of 5,872 points, senior Allison Stokke took eighth in the pole vault and sophomore Hammed Suleman was 12th in the triple jump at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday.

Morrison 10th after Day 1 of NCAA Heptathlon Mar 11, 2011

After one day of competition in the heptathlon at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, Cal senior Mike Morrison stands in 10th position with 3,173 points. The 2011 national champion will be determined Saturday when the final three events are contested.

NCAA Indoor Meet Features 3 Golden Bears Mar 8, 2011

CalBears.com Q&A with Hammed SulemanThree Golden Bears - senior Mike Morrison (heptathlon), sophomore Hammed Suleman (triple jump) and senior Allison Stokke (pole vault) - will represent Cal track & field at the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday in College Station, Texas.

3 Bears Earn Invites to NCAA Track Indoors Mar 7, 2011

A trio of Golden Bears - heptathlete Mike Morrison, triple jumper Hammed Suleman and pole vaulter Allison Stokke - has earned berths to the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships and will compete at the national meet this weekend in College Station, Texas.

Charnell Price Posts 3 Wins at Outdoor Opener Mar 5, 2011

Stokke Sets Cal Indoor Mark in Pole VaultFreshman Charnell Price captured the 100 and 200 meters and anchored Cal's winning 4x400-meter relay to lead the Golden Bears at the Cal Outdoor Opener Saturday at Edwards Stadium. Overall, the Bears won 10 events on the afternoon.

Bears Host Outdoor Opener Saturday Mar 1, 2011

Live ResultsOne week after the MPSF Indoor Championships, Cal track & field makes the quick transition to outdoors, hosting the Cal Outdoor Opener Saturday at Edwards Stadium.

Bears Capture 3 Titles at MPSF Championships Feb 26, 2011

Golden Bears captured three titles on the second day of the MPSF Track & Field Indoor Championships Saturday. Mike Morrison led the group with an NCAA meet automatic qualifying total of 5,694 points in the heptathlon, while Hammed Suleman won the triple jump and Ray Stewart prevailed in the 60-meter hurdles.

Morrison Leads Heptathlon at MPSF Championships Feb 25, 2011

Freshman Chioma Amaechi took runner-up honors in the women's weight throw, while Mike Morrison leads after the first four events of the heptathlon to pace California's efforts on the opening day of competition at the MSPF Indoor Track & Field Championships.

Cal Heads to Seattle for MPSF Champoinships Feb 22, 2011

Meet InformationCalifornia heads to Seattle for the third time in five weeks with the Golden Bears set to compete in the MPSF Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday in the Dempsey Indoor Facility on the University of Washington campus.

All Comers Meet Rained Out Feb 19, 2011

The All Comers Track & Field Meet scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 19, at Edwards Stadium has been cancelled due to rain.

Maier Earns All-Academic Recognition Again Feb 15, 2011

Junior Deborah Maier, who earned All-American, All-Region and All-Pac-10 honors this past fall, has been named to the coaches association's All-Academic team for cross country for the second year in a row.

Ray Stewart Sets School Record in 60 Hurdles Feb 12, 2011

Racing for the first time as a Golden Bear, junior Ray Stewart set a school record in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 7.77 seconds en route to a runner-up finish on the second day of the Husky Indoor Classic. Angelica Weaver also set a PR in taking second in the 400.

Husky Classic Serves as Tune-Up for MPSF Meet Feb 9, 2011

The Golden Bears return to Seattle for the Husky Indoor Classic Friday and Saturday for their final competition before the MPSF Indoor Championships Feb. 25-26 on the University of Washington campus.

Suleman, Jarvis Notch Wins at UW Invitational Jan 29, 2011

Hammed Suleman captured two events - setting a PR in the triple jump and tying his indoor career best in the long jump - and Collin Jarvis went under 8 minutes to win the 3000 meters, pacing the Golden Bears on the second day of action of the UW Invitational.

Bears Set for UW Invitational Jan 26, 2011

Live ResultsCalifornia travels to Seattle for the UW Invitational Friday and Saturday, the first of three consecutive competitions for the Golden Bears on the University of Washington campus.

Suleman Hits 50 Feet in Triple Jump Jan 22, 2011

Sophomore Hammed Suleman soared to a distance of 50-2.50 in the triple jump to become the first Golden Bear to surpass 50 feet in the event in seven years, highlighting Cal's second day of competition at the season-opening Cherry & Silver Invitational.

Track & Field Season Underway Jan 21, 2011

California's indoor track & field season got underway Friday night with 18 Golden Bears seeing action on the opening night of the Cherry & Silver Invitational. Five athletes made their Cal debuts, including freshman Charnell Price, who sprinted to a time of 24.61 in the women's 200 meters.

Bears Travel to Albuquerque for Indoor Opener Jan 19, 2011

California returns to the state of New Mexico for the 2011 indoor track & field opener and will compete in the Cherry and Silver Invitational Friday-Saturday at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Kowalsky Relishes Cal's Competitive Environment Jan 13, 2011

When Patrick Kowalsky sought advice to help him decide which university to attend, he turned to his high school training partner. All it took was a little urging from Chris Guarnero - starting center for the Cal football team - for Kowalsky to opt for the trip to the West Coast.

Cal Men Ranked 17th in Preseason Poll Jan 6, 2011

The Cal men's indoor track & field team debuted at No. 17 in the preseason national rankings as compiled by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Thursday, matching their final ranking at the end of last season. The Golden Bear women are just out of the Top 25, coming in at the 29th spot.

Johnson, Lewy Boulet Earn No. 1 USA Rankings Jan 4, 2011

Thirteen current and former Golden Bears were ranked among the top 40 in the United States in their respective events in 2010 by Track & Field News, including a pair who were rated No. 1 - Alysia Johnson in the 800 meters and Magdalena Lewy Boulet in the marathon.

Coe, Maier, Sodaro Earn All-Pac-10 Notice Dec 1, 2010

Senior Michael Coe and junior Deborah Maier have earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors in cross country for 2010, while senior Steve Sodaro was named to the second team.

Maier 30th, Cal Men 31st at NCAA Meet Nov 22, 2010

Junior Deborah Maier earned All-America honors with a 30th-place finish and the Cal men's team placed 31st at the NCAA Cross Country Championships Monday run on the LaVern Gibson Championship Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center.

No. 18 Cal Men, Maier at NCAA Championships Nov 17, 2010

The No. 18-ranked Cal men's team returns to the NCAA Championships for the third time in the last four years, while junior Deborah Maier will represent the women's squad as an individual.

5 Bears Earn All-Region Honors Nov 15, 2010

Five Golden Bears have been recognized for their performances at last weekend's NCAA West Regional Championships with all-region honors for 2010 - Michael Coe, Steve Sodaro, Kari Karlsson, Maxime Chevee and Deborah Maier.

Cal Men's Team, Deborah Maier Earn NCAA Berths Nov 14, 2010

NCAA Cross Country Championships websiteCal's men's cross country earned its third berth to the NCAA Championships in the past four years Sunday, while junior Deborah Maier, the 2010 regional runner-up, claimed an individual invitation for the women's race.

Bears Excel at NCAA Regional Championships Nov 13, 2010

Behind leading runners Michael Coe and Deborah Maier, the Cal men's and women's cross country teams both posted strong finishes at the NCAA West Regional Championships Saturday. The Golden Bear men placed third - their highest ever in the race - while the Cal women were fifth for their best showing since 1988.

Golden Bears Vie for NCAA Berths at Regional Meet Nov 9, 2010

Cal's 22nd-ranked men's team and 26th-ranked women's squad will strive for invitations to the NCAA Championships when the Golden Bears compete at the NCAA West Regional meet Saturday at the Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore.

No. 22 Bears Impress at Pac-10 Championships Oct 30, 2010

Cal's 22nd-ranked men's cross country team placed third and the Bears' No. 22 women's squad was fifth at the Pac-10 Championship Saturday run at the Jefferson County Golf Course. The men matched their highest finish ever, while the women tied for their best result since 1988.

No. 22 Bears Run at Pac-10 Championships Oct 26, 2010

Cal's men's and women's cross country teams - both ranked No. 22 in the country - travel to Seattle, Wash., this week for the Pac-10 Championships hosted by the University of Washington on the Jefferson Park Golf Course.

Cross Country Teams Earn No. 22 Rankings Oct 19, 2010

The Cal men's and women's cross country teams made their 2010 debut in the national rankings Tuesday, with both squads rated No. 22 in the this week's poll, marking the first time in school history the men and women have been ranked at the same time.

Coe, Maier Lead Bears at Pre-NCAA Meet Oct 16, 2010

Chevee Paces Cal at Bronco InviteSenior Michael Coe placed seventh and sophomore Deborah Maier finished third to lead the Cal men's and women's cross country teams, respectively, at the Pre-NCAA Invitational Saturday. In the team competition, the Golden Bear women were eighth with the men seventh.

Steve Sodaro: Running on High Oct 12, 2010

When Steve Sodaro first started classes at Cal five years ago, he had no idea he'd eventually be able to publicly discuss training for the World Championships or Olympic Games with a straight face.

Steve Sodaro: Running on High Oct 12, 2010

When Steve Sodaro first started classes at Cal five years ago, he had no idea he'd eventually be able to publicly discuss training for the World Championships or Olympic Games with a straight face.

Deborah Maier Leads Cal Women at Stanford Invite Sep 25, 2010

Junior Deborah Maier took runner-up honors at the Stanford Invitational Saturday, helping the Cal women's cross country team to a second-place finish in the team standings in the 37th annual competition held on the Stanford Golf Course. The Golden Bear men, led by Michael Coe's fifth-place result, were fifth.

Bears Set for Stanford Invitational Sep 22, 2010

The Cal men's and women's cross country teams will have a much better understanding of their ranking among West Coast teams after this weekend's racing at the 37th annual Stanford Invitational.

Disciplined Approach Sep 15, 2010

Through only four years of competitive running - two in high school and two at Cal - Deborah Maier has established her-self as one of the top cross country and distance runners in Golden Bear history.

Cal Women Claim Hornet Jamboree Sep 11, 2010

For the second Saturday in a row, the Cal women's cross country squad won the team competition in weekend racing, this time with a victory at the Hornet Jamboree hosted by Sacramento State. The Golden Bear men also took third in the competition run at Granite Regional Park.

Bears Visit Sacramento for Hornet Jamboree Sep 7, 2010

A week after the Cal women captured the USF Invitational, the Golden Bear men's and women's cross country teams make the short drive to Sacramento for the Sac State Hornet Jamboree Saturday.

Chelsea Reilly Leads Cal Women's to USF Invite Victory Sep 4, 2010

Chelsea Reilly tied a course record by covering 5000 meters in 17:20 at Speedway Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, leading the Cal women's cross country team to victory in the USF Invitational. In addition, the Golden Bear men took third in their 2010 debut.

Cal Opens 2010 Season at USF Invitational Aug 31, 2010

California kicks off the 2010 cross country season with both the men's and women's teams competing at the 18th annual USF Invitational in Speedway Meadow at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Saturday morning.

Cal Track & Field Adds to All-Academic Team List Jul 30, 2010

California track & field added to its total of athletes receiving All-Academic status when three men were named to the coaches' association team Thursday. Including the eight women who were honored earlier in the week, the Golden Bears had 11 members earn the prestigious status.

8 Golden Bears Earn Track All-Academic Recognition Jul 28, 2010

The track & field coaches association has recognized eight women on Cal's track & field team for their achievements in the classroom, naming them to the 2010 Division I All-Academic squad. The men's team will be revealed Thursday.

Recruiting Class Brings 26 Newcomers to Cal Track & Field Jul 26, 2010

California director of Track & Field Tony Sandoval and his staff will welcome another strong recruiting class for 2010-11 that includes seven student-athletes who ranked among the top 20 in the country in their respective events last season. The group of 14 women and 12 men also features 10 who were finalists at the state championships this past year.

Three Golden Bears Earn Pac-10 Postgraduate Scholarships Jul 14, 2010

Pac- 10 Commissioner Larry Scott has announced that three California Golden Bear student athletes (Sophia Hocini of women's gymnastics, Kellan Patterson of men's track & field, and Shay Seager of women's crew) have been named recipients of Pac-10 Postgraduate Scholarships for 2009-10.

Alysia Johnson Captures USA 800-meter Title Jun 27, 2010

Former Cal All-American Alysia Johnson became a two-time champion in the women's 800 meters and Golden Bear alumnus David Torrence was fourth in the men's 1500 meters on the final day of the USA Track & Field Championships Sunday.

Alysia Johnson, David Torrence Advance at USA Championships Jun 25, 2010

Alysia Johnson posted a second straight strong performance at the USA Track & Field Championships Friday as the former Golden Bear ran the fastest time in the semifinals of the women's 800 meters. In addition, former Cal star David Torrence qualified for the men's 1500 final.

Alysia Johnson Advances in 800m at USA Championships Jun 24, 2010

Former Cal star Alysia Johnson easily advanced to the semifinals of the women's 800 meters at the USA Track & Field Championships Thursday as she posted the fastest time in the opening round with a mark of 2:02.19.

Golden Bears Send Contingent to USA Championships Jun 21, 2010

With the NCAA season now complete, three current members of the Golden Bears, as well as three alumni, will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, for the 2010 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Wednesday through Sunday.

Mark Matusak Takes 8th in 1500-meter Final Jun 12, 2010

Senior Mark Matusak placed eighth in the men's 1500 meters to earn All-America honors on the final day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships at Oregon's Hayward Field. Overall, the Golden Bear men finished with 12 team points and tied for 21st in the overall standings.

Mike Morrison Finishes as NCAA Runner-Up in Decathlon Jun 11, 2010

With a surge in the final three events, California junior Mike Morrison vaulted into second place in the decathlon, while junior Steve Sodaro earned All-America honors with a sixth-place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase on the third day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships Friday at Oregon's Hayward Field.

Mark Matusak Advances in 1500 at NCAA Meet Jun 10, 2010

Senior Mark Matusak qualified for the 1500-meter final and junior Mike Morrison finished the first day of the decathlon in fifth place to highlight Cal's second day at the NCAA Track & Field Championships Thursday at Oregon's Hayward Field.

Steve Sodaro Reaches NCAA Final in Steeplechase Jun 9, 2010

Junior Steve Sodaro qualified for the final of the men's 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:43.04 in his semifinal heat Wednesday to highlight Cal's performances on the first day of the NCAA Track & Field Championships.

27 Golden Bears Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors Jun 7, 2010

Twenty-seven members of Cal's track & field team have earn places on the Pac-10 All-Academic squad, including first-team selections Alison Greggor, Deborah Maier and Kristen Meister, the conference announced Monday.

Bears Set to Compete at NCAA Championships Jun 7, 2010

California sends a contingent of 12 athletes to compete in eight events at the 2010 NCAA Track & Field Championships Wednesday through Saturday at Oregon's Hayward Field. The Golden Bears will be vying for All-America honors in six individual events, plus two relays during the four-day meet.

Mark Matusak Sets Cal Record in 1500 Meters at NCAA Preliminary Meet May 29, 2010

Senior Mark Matusak established a Golden Bear record in the men's 5000 meters, running 3:39.59, and sophomore Deborah Maker and both the 4x100 and 4x400 relays earned qualifying marks for the NCAA Championships Saturday as Cal wrapped up action the NCAA West Preliminary meet in Austin, Texas.

Three Bears Advance to NCAA National Meet May 28, 2010

Three Golden Bears - juniors Steve Sodaro and Connor Landry and freshman Alima Kamara - punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships in Oregon with outstanding performances at the NCAA West Preliminary meet Friday in Austin, Texas.

Four Golden Bears Qualify for NCAA Quarterfinals May 27, 2010

Four Golden Bears advanced stayed alive in their quest to advance to the NCAA national meet by qualifying in their opening round races Thursday on the first day of the NCAA West Preliminary meet on the University of Texas campus.

Bears Ready for NCAA West Preliminary Meet May 25, 2010

California track & field will be well represented in the NCAA preliminary rounds as 30 individuals plus two relays have earned berths in the field and will compete Thursday-Saturday in Austin, Texas.

Sodaro Is Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week May 17, 2010

Steve Sodaro became the first conference steeplechase champion in University of California history when he won the 3000-meter race in a personal-best 8:40.60 on the first day of the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships May 15 at Edwards Stadium, making the junior the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Stewart, Matusak PR to Pace Bears at Pac-10 Meet May 16, 2010

Tracey Stewart took second in the women's triple jump and Mark Matusak finished third in the men's 1500 meters - both with personal-best marks - to lead California on the final day of the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships at Edwards Stadium. In all, Golden Bears set seven PRs on the afternoon.

Steve Sodaro Wins Steeplechase at Pac-10 Championships May 15, 2010

Junior Steve Sodaro became the first conference steeplechase champion in school history when the Cal junior won the 3000-meter race in a personal-best 8:40.60 on the first day of the Pac-10 Track & Field Championships Saturday afternoon at Edwards Stadium. The meet concludes Sunday with a full day of finals, starting with the women's hammer at 9:15 a.m. and running events at 1 p.m.

Cal Hosts Pac-10 Championships Saturday, Sunday May 11, 2010

The best in Pac-10 track & field will be in Berkeley this week when California hosts the conference championships Saturday and Sunday at Edwards Stadium. Running events start at 1 p.m. both days, with field events beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday.

Pair of Bears Scores in Pac-10 Decathlon May 9, 2010

Oregon's Ashton Eaton captured his third consecutive Pac-10 decathlon title at Edwards Stadium Sunday, as Cal's Mike Morrison took fourth and Kevin Kuechler claimed eighth. The results gave the Golden Bears two scorers in the decathlon at the Pac-10 championships for the first time in 10 years.

Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships at Cal This Weekend May 4, 2010

Pac-10 Track & Field Championships Website | Mike Morrison Q&AThe Pac-10 turns its attention to the University of California campus the next two weeks when the Golden Bears host the conference championships at Edwards Stadium. This weekend features the multi-events, with action starting at 11 a.m. both days. Admission is free.

Bears Win Four Events at Payton Jordan Invitational May 1, 2010

Golden Bears captured four individual events and a pair of Cal runners joined the school's top-10 performers' list in the men's 5000 meters to lead the track & field team's efforts at the Payton Jordan Invitational Saturday at Stanford.

Cal Track & Field Travels to Payton Jordan Invitational Apr 27, 2010

Live Payton Jordan Results | Sodaro Named Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the WeekIn its final tune-up before the Pac-10 championships in Berkeley next month, the Cal track & field team will make the short trip to Stanford for the Payton Jordan Invitational. Events begin at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Cobb Track & Angell Field and run until after 10 p.m.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week Apr 26, 2010

With a surge in the final 200 meters, Steve Sodaro broke the four-minute barrier in the mile Saturday, becoming the sixth Golden Bear to achieve the record and highlighting Cal's performances on the final day of the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at Edwards Stadium, making the junior runner the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Steve Sodaro Runs 3:59.42 Mile at Brutus Hamilton Invitational Apr 24, 2010

With a surge in the final 200 meters, junior Steve Sodaro broke the four-minute barrier in the mile Saturday, becoming the sixth Golden Bear to achieve the record and highlighting Cal's performances on the final day of the Brutus Hamilton Invitational at Edwards Stadium.

Cal Hosts Brutus Hamilton Invitational Friday-Saturday Apr 20, 2010

Coach Tony Sandoval Quotes on Brutus Hamilton Invitational | Meet ScheduleMore than 700 athletes representing over 80 teams from around the world will convene at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley this weekend for the annual Brutus Hamilton Invitational. Events run all day Friday and Saturday and include the New York Road Runners Distance Carnival, which features eight Olympians running under the lights Friday night.

Lewy Boulet Named USA Track & Field Athlete of the Week Apr 14, 2010

Former Cal standout Magdalena Lewy Boulet has been named USA Track & Field's Athlete of the Week after becoming the fourth-fastest American ever in the women's marathon last Sunday at the Rotterdam Marathon in The Netherlands.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week Apr 12, 2010

Deborah Maier captured both the 1500 and 3000 meters at the Big Meet, helping Cal to its first victory over Stanford in the annual dual since 2000, making the sophomore runner the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Cal Women Beat Stanford in Big Meet, 84-79 Apr 10, 2010

Deborah Maier won both the 1500 and 3000 meters and the 4x400-meter relay came through in the final event with a three-second triumph as the Cal women's track & field team defeated Stanford, 84-79, for its first victory in the Big Meet since 2000. On the men's side, Stanford prevailed for the fourth year in a row, 93.5 to 69.5.

24 Bears Earn MSPF All-Academic Recognition Apr 8, 2010

A total of 24 student-athletes have earned Academic All-MPSF honors for the 2010 indoor track & field season, the conference office announced Thursday, with 13 Golden Bear men and 11 Cal women securing the honor.

Cal Hosts 116th Renewal of Big Meet vs. Stanford Saturday Apr 6, 2010

California hosts the annual Big Meet Saturday when the Stanford Cardinal visits Edwards Stadium. The men will be facing off against each other for the 116th time, while the Cal and Stanford women meet for the 31st consecutive year. The field events begin with the women's hammer at 10:30 a.m., while the running events are scheduled to start at 1:05 p.m.

Bears Post Impressive Results at Jim Click Shootout Apr 3, 2010

Cherrelle Garrett won the 100 and 200 meters and Steve Sodaro posted a victory in the 3000 meters and a runner-up finish in the 1500 meters to lead the Cal track & field team at the Jim Click Shootout Saturday at the University of Arizona's Drachman Stadium. In all, the Golden Bears set 13 personal bests and 11 season bests on the day.

Mike Morrison Finishes Second in Texas Relays Decathlon Apr 1, 2010

Junior Mike Morrison completed his first decathlon of the 2010 season Thursday, finishing second at the prestigious Texas Relay with 7,557 points - a total ranks fifth in Cal history and is the highest for a Golden Bear since Bevan Hart accumulated 8,002 points in 2000.

Morrison Third after First Day of Texas Relays Decathlon Mar 31, 2010

Cal junior Mike Morrison stands in third place with 4,041 points after the first day of competition in the decathlon at the Texas Relays. Oregon's Ashton Eaton, the defending NCAA champion, leads the field of 18 with 4,494 points, followed by Texas A&M's Trinity Otto (4,187) and Morrison.

Bears Travel to Jim Click Shootout; Morrison to Texas Relays Mar 30, 2010

Cal's track & field team ventures outside the Bay Area for the first time this outdoor season this week. The vast majority of the squad will travel to the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Ariz., while decathlete Mike Morrison will represent the Golden Bears at the Texas Relays in Austin.

Lewy Boulet Helps USA Take Third at World Cross Country Championships Mar 28, 2010

Former Cal All-American and current volunteer assistant coach Magdalena Lewy Boulet finished 20th at the World Cross Country Championships Sunday, helping the United States earn a bronze medal in the team competition. It was the first team medal in the senior women's event for the United States since 2003.

Bears Stay Busy at Stanford Invitational Mar 27, 2010

The Cal track & field team got a busy weekend underway at the Farm Friday with a full day of events at the Stanford Invitational with racing going well into the night. The competition in the largest event on the West Coast continues Saturday, starting at 9 a.m.

Kevin Kuechler 7th in Cal Multis with PR 6,638 in Decathlon Mar 25, 2010

Junior Kevin Kuechler set a personal record in the decathlon with a score of 6,638 points to finish seventh among 11 Group A competitors at the Cal Multis Thursday at Edwards Stadium. Over the 10 events, Kuechler set or tied eight PRs, four during each afternoon of the two-day event.

Kevn Kuechler in Fourth after Day 1 of Cal Multis Mar 24, 2010

Golden Bear junior Kevin Kuechler stood in fourth place with 3,523 points halfway through the decathlon at the Cal Multis meet Wednesday at Edwards Stadium. A total of 50 competitors - men in the decathlon and women in the heptathlon - are participating in the event, which will conclude with a full day of competition Thursday.

Bears Host Cal Multis, Travel to Pair of Bay Area Meets Mar 23, 2010

Cal's outdoor track & field season picks up in earnest this week with three Bay Area meets on the schedule. The action gets underway Wednesday and Thursday when the Golden Bears host the Cal Multis at Edwards Stadium. Cal will then compete at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival Friday and the Stanford Invitational Friday and Saturday.

Distance Medley Relay Takes 4th at NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 12, 2010

Cal's men's distance medley relay took fourth place and heptathlete Mike Morrison positioned himself for a strong finish to highlight the Golden Bears' first day at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships held at the Randall Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus.

Tickets On Sale for 2010 Cal Track Season Mar 9, 2010

Tickets for Cal's 2010 home track & field season at Edwards Stadium, which includes the Pac-10 championships in May plus three other meets this spring, are now on sale through the Cal Athletic Ticket Office.

Cal Sends 6 to NCAA Indoor Championships Mar 8, 2010

California will send a contingent of six athletes to Fayetteville, Ark., for the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday and Saturday at the Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus.

Cal Competes in Stanford Outdoor Opener Mar 6, 2010

California got its outdoor track & field season underway with a busy day of events at the non-scoring Stanford Open Saturday. Alima Kamara won both the 200 and 400 meters, and Golden Bears established 10 outdoor personal bests.

Bears Begin Outdoor Season at Stanford Open Mar 4, 2010

With a week still to go in the indoor season, members of the Golden Bear track & field team will move outdoors on Saturday for the Stanford Open at Cobb Track and Angell Field. The meet will feature athletes from Cal, Stanford, Cal Poly, UC Davis, USF and Fresno State.

Cal Men Leap 8 Spots to 16th in National Poll Mar 2, 2010

Based on its performance at last weekend's MPSF indoor championships, the Cal men's track & field team jumped eight spots to 16th in the latest national poll, matching the Bears' highest standing of the season. The move was the largest of any team in the rankings.

Deborah Maier Named to Coaches' All-Academic Team Mar 1, 2010

Cal sophomore Deborah Maier, who earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors as well as all-region recognition this past fall, has been named to the coaches association All-Academic team for cross country.

Former Bear Alysia Johnson Qualifies for World Indoor Meet in 800 Meters Feb 28, 2010

Former Golden Bear standout Alysia Johnson earned a berth on the U.S. team that will travel to the World Indoor Championships after a runner-up finish in the 800 meters, and David Torrence took third in the 1500 meters at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships Sunday at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Four Bears Win Titles at MPSF Indoor Championships Feb 27, 2010

Mark Matusak and Deborah Maier won the men's and women's 3000-meter titles, respectively, to lead the Cal track & field team at the MPSF Indoor Championships Saturday on the University of Washington campus. In addition, Patrick Kowalsky captured the shot put competition and Mike Morrison prevailed in the heptathlon to give the Golden Bears four individual crowns at the meet.

Chuck Berkeley, USA2 in 17th after Two Heats of Olympic Bobsled Feb 26, 2010

Former Cal 400-meter runner Chuck Berkeley and his USA2 four-man bobsled stand in 17th place after the first two heats of the Olympic competition at the Whistler Sliding Center. The final two heats to determine medal awards will be contested Saturday afternoon.

Golden Bears Primed for MPSF Indoor Championships Feb 23, 2010

Cal returns to Seattle for the third time this season when the Golden Bears partake in the MSPF championships Friday and Saturday. Last season, the Cal men, led by MPSF Male Athlete of the Year Michael Coe, tied with host Washington for second, while the Bear women finished in sixth place.

Cal Track & Field Heads to Husky Classic Feb 9, 2010

In its final tune-up before the MPSF championships at the end of the month, the California indoor track & field team travels to Seattle for the Husky Classic Friday and Saturday. The Golden Bears will return to the Dempsey Indoor facility on the University of Washington campus for the conference meet Feb. 26-27.

Cal Men Jump to 16th in Latest National Poll Feb 2, 2010

On the strength of a weekend that saw the Golden Bears post one NCAA automatic qualifying mark and four additional provisional marks, the California men's indoor track & field team jumped six spots in the latest coaches' poll to 16th in the country.

Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week Feb 1, 2010

Michael Morrison shattered the Cal record in the heptathlon, scoring an NCAA automatic qualifying total of 5,710 points, at the UW Invitational Friday and Saturday, making the junior the Muscle Milk California Student-Athlete of the Week.

Cal Sets or Ties 3 School Records at UW Invitational Jan 30, 2010

Michael Morrison shattered the Cal record in the heptathlon, scoring an NCAA automatic qualifying total of 5,710 points, to lead an impressive set of Golden Bear performances at the UW Indoor Invitational Saturday.

Mills-Bunje, Morrison Rank 2-3 after First Day of UW Invitational Heptathlon Jan 30, 2010

Michael Morrison, Kyle Mills-Bunje and Kevin Kuechler each completed in first four events of the heptathlon Friday at the UW Invitational. After the first day, Mills-Bunje stood in second place with 3,170 points, followed by Morrison in third with 3,126 and Kuechler in 10th with 2,723. Former Cal volunteer assistant coach Mark Jellison, competing unattached, was the overall leader with 3,223 points.

Golden Bears Travel to Seattle for UW Indoor Meet Jan 26, 2010

After opening its 2010 indoor season at the Cherry & Silver Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., California makes the first of three straight trips to Seattle, starting with this weekend's UW Indoor Invitational Friday and Saturday.

Bears Open Indoor Track Season in Albuquerque Jan 19, 2010

California opens the 2010 indoor track & field season at the second annual Cherry and Silver Invitational hosted by the University New Mexico, alma mater to Cal head coach Tony Sandoval. Last year, Cal also started the year in Albuquerque and was led by Cherrelle Garrett's victories in the 60 and 200 meters.

Deborah Maier Named First-Team All-Pac-10 Dec 2, 2009

Sophomore Deborah Maier, who finished sixth at the Pac-10 cross country championships, has been named to the 2009 first-team all-conference team, the league office announced Wednesday.

Cal Men's Recruiting Class Ranked No. 4 in the Country Nov 30, 2009

California's men's track & field recruiting class for the upcoming 2010 season has been ranked as the fourth best in the country by Track & Field News, the magazine announced in its January issue. The group of Golden Bear incoming athletes includes a pair of California state high school champions, a sub-four-minute miler and a multi-event All-American.

Cal Alum Chuck Berkeley Wins World Cup Bobsled Event Nov 24, 2009

Former Golden Bear track & field athlete Chuck Berkeley, who finished fourth in the 400 meters at the 2000 Pac-10 championships, teamed with John Napier to win a World Cup two-man bobsled competition last Saturday (Nov. 21) at Lake Placid, N.Y.

Sodaro, Karlsson, Maier Earn All-Region Honors Nov 16, 2009

Juniors Steve Sodaro and Kari Karlsson, as well as sophomore Deborah Maier, have been named to the All-West Region team based on their finishes at last Saturday NCAA regional race in Springfield, Ore.

Cal Men, Women Take Eighth at NCAA Regional Meet Nov 14, 2009

Both the California men's and women's cross country teams finished eighth at the NCAA regional championships held Saturday at Springfield Country Club in Springfield, Ore. Sophomore Deborah Maier paced with women by coming in 14th, while junior Steve Sodaro led the men with a 15th-place finish.

Golden Bears Travel to NCAA Regional Championships Nov 9, 2009

Invitations to the 2009 NCAA championships are on the line this weekend when the California cross country teams travel to Oregon for the NCAA regional meet. The event will be held at Springfield Country Club, with the men's 10,000-meter race beginning at 9:45 a.m. and the women's 6K starting at 10:45.

Cal Women Earn Top 30 National Ranking Nov 3, 2009

On the strength of its fifth-place finish at last week's Pac-10 championships - the best for the program in 21 years - the Cal women's cross country team has entered the national rankings for the first time this season. The Golden Bears are rated 27th in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's weekly poll.

Cal Women 5th at Pac-10s; Best Finish in 21 Years Oct 30, 2009

Sophomore Deborah Maier's sixth-place finish helped the California women's cross country team take fifth overall at the Pac-10 championships Friday - the program's highest placing since the Golden Bears were third in the 1988 conference meet. Cal claimed seventh place in the men's competition.

Cross Country Prepares for Pac-10 Championships Oct 26, 2009

5 Questions with Deborah MaierThe Cal men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Long Beach, Calif., Friday for the Pac-10 championships to be held on the Sky Links Golf Course. The men's 8000-meter race will begin at 3 p.m., with the women's 6000-meter event getting underway at 4 p.m.

Cal Women 6th, Men 8th at Bronco Invitational Oct 17, 2009

California's men's team placed eighth and the Golden Bear women finished sixth at the Bronco Invitational cross country competition run at Baylands Regional Park in Sunnyvale Saturday morning.

Deborah Maier Leads Cal Women to 13th at Pre-National Meet Oct 17, 2009

Sophomore Deborah Maier came in 13th among 247 runners to lead the Cal women's cross country team to a 13th-place in the white division of the Pre-National Invitational Saturday morning. The Golden Bear men also took the 18th spot in the blue division of the men's competition.

Cal to Compete at Pre-Nationals, Bronco Invitational Oct 12, 2009

The Cal cross country teams hit the road this week for a pair of meets on Saturday, Oct. 17. Much of the squad will travel to Terre Haute, Ind., for the Pre-National Invitational on the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Championship Course, while the remaining Golden Bears will race at the Bronco Invitational hosted by Santa Clara.

Golden Bears Take Second at Stanford Invitational Sep 26, 2009

The Cal men's and women's cross country teams both placed second to host Stanford at the Stanford Invitational Saturday morning. It marks the third straight meet the Golden Bear men and women have posted top-three finishes this season.

Cal Heads to Stanford Invitational Saturday Sep 22, 2009

After a week off from competition, Cal will face its strongest field to date when the Golden Bears run in the Stanford Invitational Saturday morning. Both the men's and women's squad have secured top 3 finishes at the USF Invitational and Sacramento State Jamboree to open the season. Now, Cal will put its best runners to the test against several highly rated squads.

Cal Women Finish 2nd, Men 3rd at Sac State Jamboree Sep 12, 2009

The Cal women's cross country team finished second and the men's squad placed third at the Sacramento State Jamboree Saturday at Granite Regional Park. The women's team placed four runners in the top 10, while Steve Sodaro, who took third, was the men's team's highest finisher.

Cal Travels to Sacramento State Jamboree Sep 8, 2009

Fresh off a top-two finish for both the men and women at the USF Invitational, California travels to the Sacramento State Jamboree Saturday. Held at Granite Regional Park, the 5000-meter collegiate women's race will start at 9:15 a.m., followed by the four-mile men's competition at 9:45 a.m.

Men First, Women Second at USF Invitational Sep 5, 2009

California opened the 2009 cross country season at the 17th annual San Francisco Invitational at Golden Gate Park and came through with a pair of strong finishes. The Golden Bear men won the competition by a single point over host USF, while the Cal women, behind individual champion Keena Kohl, took second in the team standings.

Golden Bears Open 2009 Season at USF Invitational Sep 1, 2009

California opens the 2009 cross country season when the Golden Bear men's and women's teams will compete at the 17th annual San Francisco Invitational Saturday, Sept. 5 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

Trio of Golden Bears Compete at World Championships Aug 18, 2009

Former Golden Bears Jennifer Joyce and Grace Upshaw will compete at the World Track & Field Championships in Berlin later this week, while incoming junior James Brewer just missed qualifying for the 1500-meter final.

Ann Detmer Named Assistant Cross Country Coach Aug 17, 2009

Ann Detmer, who was the 2008 Most Valuable Player for the Wisconsin track & field team and helped the Badgers qualify for three NCAA Women's Cross Country Championships, has been named assistant coach for the California cross country program, Golden Bear head coach Tony Sandoval announced Monday.

Golden Bears Add Deep Recruiting Class Aug 3, 2009

A total of 36 student-athletes - 22 men and 14 women - will join the California track & field team as recruits for the 2010 season, Golden Bear head Coach Tony Sandoval announced Friday. The group includes a pair of California state high school champions, a sub-four-minute miler and a multi-event All-American, as well as a national youth champion.

Johnson Takes Seventh in 800-Meter Final at USATF Outdoor Championships Jun 28, 2009

USATF Outdoor Championships CentralCalifornia All-American Alysia Johnson came in seventh place in the final of the 800 meters on Sunday at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Among the other Golden Bears competing were - Katie Morgan (pole vault), Sebastian Sam (junior 800 meters), Ed Wright (high jump), Rhuben Williams (shot put) and Grace Upshaw (long jump).

Sam Advances to Junior 800-Meter Final at USATF Outdoor Championships Jun 27, 2009

USATF Outdoor Championships CentralCalifornia's Sebastian Sam placed second in the prelims of the junior 800 meters on Saturday at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Sam, who will run in the final tomorrow afternoon, was the only California athlete competing in the third day of the competition.

Johnson Advances to 800-Meter Final at USATF Outdoor Championships Jun 26, 2009

USATF Outdoor Championships CentralCalifornia All-American Alysia Johnson advanced to the final of the 800 meters on Friday at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Also competing in the second day of the national meet were alumni Kristin Heaston in the shot put and Tim Bogdanof in the 110-meter hurdles.

Johnson Takes First in Prelims at USATF Outdoor Championships Jun 25, 2009

USATF Outdoor Championships CentralCalifornia All-American Alysia Johnson paced all runners in the first round of the 800 meters on Thursday at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Current Golden Bears Ryan Young, Michael Coe and Mark Matusak also competed in the first day of the competition.

Maric Captures 2009 NCAA Discus Championship Jun 13, 2009

NCAA Championships CentralSenior Martin Maric won the 2009 NCAA title in the men's discus Saturday in the final day of the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Saturday's performance caps off a tremendous finish to Maric's collegiate career. The 2008 Croatian Olympian ends his senior campaign with a national and a regional championship.

Morgan Finishes in 13th At NCAA Championships Jun 12, 2009

NCAA Championships Central Senior Katie Morgan was unable to successfully defend her 2008 NCAA pole vault title on Friday at the NCAA Championships in Fayetteville, Ark. Junior Tracey Stewart wasn't able to qualify for the final in the triple jump and seniors Brook Turner and Kandi Bonty had their seasons come to an end in the semifinals of the 400 meters.

Morgan, Turner and Bonty Advance At NCAA Championships Jun 10, 2009

NCAA Championships Central After waiting through a delay due to bad weather, California had three athletes advance in the first day of the NCAA Championships on Wednesday in Fayetteville, Ark. The three Golden Bears to move on in their respective events were senior Katie Morgan (pole vault), senior Brook Turner (400) and senior Kandi Bonty (400).

Bad Weather Delays First Day of NCAA Championships Jun 10, 2009

NCAA Championships Central After waiting through a delay due to bad weather, California had three athletes advance in the first day of the NCAA Championships on Wednesday in Fayetteville, Ark. The three Golden Bears to move on in their respective events were senior Katie Morgan (pole vault), senior Brook Turner (400) and senior Kandi Bonty (400).Due to bad weather in Fayetteville, Ark., competition has been delayed in the first day of the NCAA Championships. Competition is currently scheduled to resume at 8:15 p.m. PT.