Cal ends the season with a great clasico


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Lucas Churchill and five teammates will be honored ahead of the Senior Day game.

BERKELEY – The California men’s soccer team will end the season with the second game of the fall against Stanford in Thursday’s Big Clasico. Ahead of the start of the 1 p.m. rivalry match at Edwards Stadium, the Golden Bears will celebrate the career of Lucas churchill, Alonzo Del Mundo, Christophe Gray, Chris Gustave, Ian lonergan and Dylan penn as part of the seniors day.

Entry to the game is free.

The Bears are 3-9-2 (1-6-0 Pac-12) overall in the game with the Cardinal (6-6-5, 2-4-3 Pac-12).

The Pac-12 networks will broadcast the game. Cal’s live stats vs Stanford can be found here. Fans can follow Twitter updates for all Cal games on @CalMSoc.

Fan participation policy

Cal Athletics follows all national and local public health guidelines to mitigate risk and support the health and wellness of those who attend Cal sporting events. Under these policies, fans attending outdoor events on campus are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings in outdoor spaces. Face blankets are required at all times in indoor spaces (i.e. washrooms) for clients 2 years of age and older, regardless of immunization status, unless actively eating or drinking. Masks will be available at the entrances for fans on request.

People who are showing symptoms of COVID-19 or who are on a quarantine or isolation order should not attend.

These protocols are subject to change based on local, state and national guidelines.

Last time: bears fall in Corvallis
Cal lost a 2-0 result to third-place Oregon State at Halloween in Corvallis, Oregon.

Oregon State scored at 30:00 when Mouhameth Thiam slapped Carlos Moliner’s cross from close range. The Beavers scored their second goal in the 50th minute, when Niki Ntsabeleng scored from around 22 yards.

The Golden Bears’ best chance to score came at 67:18, when they were forward Nate Carrasco was fouled in the Oregon State Surface. Cal senior Jonathan estrada took the ensuing penalty, but OSU goalkeeper Adrian Fernandez saved the PK.

About bears

  • Cal’s games against San Diego State on October 24 and Washington on October 28 – interrupted due to bad weather in Berkeley and Seattle, respectively – will not be rescheduled.
  • Midfielder Evan davila (2 goals, 4 assists) continues to lead the team in points (8) and assists.
  • Midfielder Wyatt meyer ranks second in points (7) and is tied for the team lead in goals (3) with Jack Singer and forward Shoei honda.
  • Singer and Honda are tied for third in points (6), and each has a winning goal.
  • Senior goalkeeper Chris Gustave has a 1.54 goals against average in eight starts, while Collin travasos, a sophomore in a red shirt, has a GPA of 2.26 in 10 games.
  • Davila and Meyer both have family ties to Cal. Taylor Davila, Evan’s brother, patrolled the Bears midfielder from 2018-19 and now plays professionally for the Los Angeles Galaxy II. Jennifer thomas, Meyer’s mother, played for Cal’s women’s football team from 1982 to 1985 and was an assistant coach for Cal’s women’s team for 11 seasons.
  • Five-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year Kevin grimes, who is the Bears all-time point guard with 211 wins, is in his 22nd season as Cal’s head coach.

About the Cardinal

  • The Cardinal is undefeated in his last two games, tying Washington, No.4, 0-0, in double overtime on Halloween and beating San Francisco, 1-0, on November 4.
  • Forward / midfielder Ousseni Bouda leads Stanford in goals (4), assists (9) and points (17) and has a game-winning goal.
  • Forward Zach Ryan paces the Cardinal with two game-winning goals.
  • Goalkeeper Matt Frank has a 0.77 GPA and 0.768 save percentage in 16 games.
  • Jeremy Gunn is in his 10th season as Stanford head coach.

The last time against. Stanford

Cal suffered a 5-0 defeat at Stanford on October 3 in the Big Clasico opener this season.

Mark Fisher scored the game-winning goal for Stanford in the third minute. The Cardinal’s Will Richmond had two goals and two assists, and Ousseni Bouda also had two goals and two assists.

Cal’s best chance to score came in the 73rd minute, when the Bears were awarded a penalty. But forward at Nate Carrasco shot was saved by Stanford goalkeeper Matt Frank.


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