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Golden Nuggets: Cal volleyballer Savanah Rennie back in Berkeley after liver transplant

Dana Vollmer, Abby Weitzeil bring in the first medals for Cal Olympians.

Savannah Rennie returns to Cal
Savannah Rennie returns to Cal
Mackenzie Albrecht


Savannah Rennie Back In Berkeley

BERKELEY - Cal volleyball student-athlete Savannah Rennie has returned to Berkeley, less than three months after receiving a liver transplant at the Indiana University Transplant Center.

Rennie, who was diagnosed last September with Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis with Portal Hypertension, received the transplant on May 17. She remained in Indiana to receive follow-up care before returning briefly to her home in San Diego.

Rennie will enroll in classes for the fall semester. Cal opens training camp for the 2016 season Tuesday and Rennie has been medically cleared to practice in a very limited fashion.

"We are so thrilled that Savannah is back home," Cal coach Rich Feller said. "I'm just astounded that she is a picture of health right now. To have her back in the gym doing whatever she can do - it's thrilling, it's amazing, it's heartwarming. We just can't wait to see her back in there with knee pads on, in uniform, with a volleyball in her hands."

Wecome back, Savannah! #SavStrong #CalFamily

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Bears to Compete in Seatown Classic

BERKELEY - The California women's lacrosse team will play Army in the 2016 Seatown Classic on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Seattle, as recently announced by US Lacrosse.

The event will feature two contests, the women's game of Cal vs. Army and the men's lacrosse game, which will be Michigan against Army.

Clinics, games and a youth jamboree will also take place at the event hosted by the Washington state chapter of US Lacrosse.

Rio 2016

Abbey Weitzeil won silver and broke the American record in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay! #CalBearsinRio

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Dana Vollmer won silver in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay on the first official day of competition! #CalBearsinRio

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