Piotr Le: I think it would have to be Cal v. Texas. I only follow football for my sanity's sake and thus the pick. At the time it was an upset win against the #11 team in the nation.
boomtho: I'm going to cop-out and say how Cal ended the MBB regular season. Undefeated home record, highest seed in school history, expected first round win. Of course the wheels fell off the damn bus after that, but for a while, it was great!
Berkelium97: Down 29-19 with 15 minutes to go, Cal rugby looked like it would suffer its fourth consecutive loss to BYU in the Varsity Cup National Championship game. The following fifteen minutes were some of Cal Athletics' finest of the year as the Bears scored 21 unanswered points to defeat the Cougars and give the senior class its first 15s title. The victory was made even sweeter when Cal won the 7s national title several weeks later to secure both the 7s and 15s national championships in the same year for the first time in school history.
Nik Jam: I'm going to say the Rugby 15s win. I was fortunate enough to be able to watch it on TV and watch the late comeback unfold. For a while it looked like it'd be yet another loss to BYU. The comeback was very fun to watch and it was great to be a part of it, also having attended several victories during the regular season and tournament.
The Men's Water Polo championship was great too, but unfortunately I didn't get to watch the final game, so Rugby gets the nod for me. (I did however, witness a couple regular season wins in person)
Ruey Yen: I will also cast my vote to the dramatic come from behind victory by Cal Rugby to finally win the Varsity Cup and beat the heavily favorite in BYU.
The dramatic OT victories by Cal Men's Water Polo over UCLA in the semifinal and USC in the final were quite memorable as well. The fact that Men's Water Polo has not won the national title since 2007 made this national championships, which occurred in the friendly confines of Spieker Aquatic Complex, that much more special.
Beyond the wins and losses, Savannah Rennie's NCAA debut on the volleyball court a mere 5 months post liver transplant was my pick for the top Cal Athletics story/moment of the fall season.