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Softball: Bears rout Broncos, now 40-2

The top-ranked Cal women’s softball team stepped outside the Pac-12 and toppled Santa Clara 10-2 in five innings to win its 40th game of the season.

Senior Valerie Arioto struck out 13 in five innings and improved to 18-1, while going 2 for 3 with two RBI. Danielle Henderson hit her 13th home run, a three-run shot in the first inning, and Lindsey Ziegenhirt clubbed her first homer of the season.

Jeff Faraudo

  • SteveNTEXAS

    Cal and Alabama are heads above the rest of the country. One day they will meet;Cal has a slightly more impressive resume though.

  • Juancho

    This year will make for an exciting Softball College World Series.

    Cal has to take it. We’re stacked.

  • ConcordBear

    The ladies are just as talented as any team and more talented than most. What separates them, I believe they are the strongest mentally.
    They have the potential to win it all.

  • Juancho

    Stellar recruiting too.

    Jeff bringer of knowledge and merriment. Sandy Barbour sent an email to bear backers in response to the wall street journal article. Let me know if yiu dont have it and want a copy. I assume you got it.