By Jeff Faraudo
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 at 5:58 pm in Spring sports.
Valerie Arioto broke her own single-season record with her 20th home run and No. 1 Cal (42-3, 13-2 Pac-12) rebounded from a loss the day before with a 10-0 romp at No. 14/18 Oregon (21-11, 9-7).
Ashley Decker hit a 2-run homer and RBI single and Breana Kostreba also homered.
Arioto (Foothill HS-Pleasanton), who homered 19 times last season, now has 51 for her career. She is four home runs shy of the Cal career record of 55, set by Veronica Nelson (2000-03).
Jolene Henderson pitched a 3-hitter with six strikeouts, improving to 24-1 on the season.
– BASEBALL: The Bears (23-15, 7-8) posted a 5-2 win over Utah (10-28, 5-13) to complete a weekend sweep at Evans Diamond and win their fourth game overall. Cal has won six of seven and has climbed from last place to eighth in the 11-team Pac-12 standings.
Junior left-hander pitched his 22nd career victory and Chad Bunting homered, his third in the series.