All Sorts of Miscellaneous Cal News
- WBB: The team has announced their non-conference schedule! Game 2 is a daunting visit to UConn to face the Huskies (on the same roadtrip they later visit Lindsay Gottlieb’s alma mater in Brown) and a tough non-conference finale at Kentucky. The season opener is Nov. 10 against Saint Mary’s and part of a doubleheader as the Men’s team also play UC Riverside that day. Saturday, December 16 is also a doubleheader. The women host BYU and the men host Fullerton. Perennial NCAA Tourney team Missouri also comes to Haas.
- Baseball: The coaching staff is complete! Mike Neu selected Noah Jackson (as previously mentioned in a prior Golden Nuggets), alongside Pat Shine and Damon Lessler to be his assistant. Neu will be the team’s head coach AND pitching coach.
- Swimming: At the FINA World Championships in Hungary, Nathan Adrian delivered once again helping his country get a gold medal.
- Rowing: Four Cal women and six Cal men received a medal at the Rowing U23 Championships in Bulgaria.
- Field Hockey: Check out the new Under Armour digs!
- Rugby: Six Bears have received All-American honors following the team’s double-championship season:
Russell Webb - First-team 15s and 7s for second straight year
Anthony Salaber - First-team 7s and second-team 15s
Kevin Sullivan and Connor Sweet - First-team 15s
Sam Cusano - Second-team 15s and 7s
Drew Gaffney - Honorable mention 15s
Webb, Salaber, Sweet and Gaffney all graduated in May as Scholar Athletes.
- Football/MBB: Cal and KGO have extended their contract for football and men’s basketball radio broadcasts.
- Trace thinks of pressing questions to ask Wilcox at the Pac-12 Media Day tomorrow.
- Rusty Simmons’ Top-10 College Football storylines for 2017, which includes a mention of Cal, SJSU and Tedford’s FSU in local schools sporting new coaches.
- Jon Wilner is back from vacation and talks about the oddity of this season’s 2017 schedule which includes Furd and OSU (among others) playing before Week 1, as Cal and Hawaii did last year. (No mention of Cal in the article, but interesting take).
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