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Golden Nuggets: Alex Morgan Stands Up For Female Athletes

The Cal and USWNT star speaks out against sexism against female footballers, which has been a prevalent issue leading up to the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada. Meanwhile, Zsofi Susanyi and Klara Fabikova are just one step closer to a Doubles Championship

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports


#22 Cal dropped its second straight game at #23 Oregon State, 9-0, after Ryan Mason tossed 6.0 spectacular innings for the Golden Bears.


Cal Rugby seeks its third straight national 7s championship against Boston College, Notre Dame, and Virginia Tech at the Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship next weekend.

Men's Crew

Men's Crew eye a national title as they head to the 113th annual Intercollegiate Rowing Association National Championships from May 29-31 at Mercer Lake in West Windsor, New Jersey.

Women's Tennis

Zsofi Susanyi and Klara Fabikova defeated Vanderbilt's Ashleigh Antal and Astral Sharma to lock up a semifinals berth in the NCAA Doubles Championship. The pair will next face Brook Austin and Kourtney Keegan of the Univeristy of Florida today for a trip tot he Championship round.

"They played really smart with the location of their serves and were aggressive at the net," Cal head coach Amanda Augustus said of her Bears. "They were able to use all angles of the courts to keep that team off the net, which is the strength of that Vanderbilt team."

Women's Golf

California has completed the first two rounds of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships as play ends Saturday night in a suspension for the second consecutive day after lightning in the area.

Inside the Lair: Jo Ee Kok Dreams To Tour The Globe

By Miquel Jacobs, Cal Athletic Communications

When Haas School of Business lecturer Dan Himelstein asked members of his class where they see themselves in 10 years, the answer came easily to Cal women's golf senior Jo Ee Kok - to be the CEO of a company that would allow her to travel all over the world.

The Singapore international has always loved traveling, mostly because she relishes learning about new cultures, having been to North Korea, China, Turkey, and Greece.

As Kok progressed through her four years playing golf at Cal, she enjoyed visiting new places but noticed she never saw much of the cities or countries that the team traveled to other than the course.

"I like to daydream," the golfer said one afternoon while gazing out past the Golden Gate Bridge from the top floor of Haas Pavilion. "There are a bunch of things that I want to do. If I could put it all into one trip, I would start in China and then fly back to North Korea before exiting through the north border to Vladivostok, which is in Russia. From there I would take the Trans-Siberian Railway, making many stops."

FIFA Women's World Cup

Alex Morgan: 'Blatter didn't know who I was' at Ballon d'Or gala

Sepp Blatter may have recently declared himself the "godfather" of women's soccer, but U.S. star Alex Morgan is now the latest player to accuse the FIFA president of sexist behavior.

In an interview with Time, Morgan says Blatter and his fellow FIFA executives didn't recognize her when she attended the Ballon d'Or gala in January 2013 as one of three finalists for FIFA Women's Player of the Year.

"I have experienced sexism multiple times, and I'm sure I will a lot more," she said. "I feel like I'm fighting for female athletes. At the FIFA World Player of the Year event, FIFA executives and FIFA president Sepp Blatter didn't know who I was. And I was being honored as top three in the world. That was pretty shocking."