It's been a historic year for the Cal men's golf team, winning a team and individual title at the Pac-12 Championships, individual medalist honors at the NCAA championships and now sending three golfers to play in the 2013 U.S. Open field at the Merion Golf Club in Admore, Pa. from June 13-16.
The three playing in "golf's toughest test" are senior Max Homa, junior Michael Weaver and sophomore Michael Kim.
The NCAA track and field championships continue Saturday in Eugene, Ore., at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field.
Arizona State's Chelsea Cassulo won the NCAA women's hammer throw title to highlight the first day of action at the NCAA track and field championships in Eugene. The competition continues Thursday and runs through Saturday.
Esteemed college football writer Phil Steele released his preseason All-American team today, and the Pac-12 has 20 players on it, good for second most of any conference behind the 27 of the SEC. Seven of those 20 Pac-12ers are first-team selections, also the second-highest conference total behind the SEC's nine.
SAN FRANCISCO - With the conclusion of Pac-12 summer meetings over the weekend in Utah, Commissioner Larry Scott held a conference call with media members to discuss upcoming league initiatives. The audio from the call can be found here. Here are a few major takeaways from the commissioner:
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The Pac-12 Networks set the tone for its summer programming Saturday.
Kicking off a series of themed programming that extends into the end of July, the networks aired their “Tone Setters,” package, a collection of football games from last season, each of which sent a specific message for the 2012 season. From now until July 28, the Pac-12 Networks will have a different theme each week, with programming to support it.
Two Pac-12 teams have punched their tickets to the super regional round; one other club is only a single win away from doing so. It's been a remarkably successful regional weekend for the conference, which has registered an 11-3 overall record in postseason play thus far. Pac-12 teams have outscored their opposition by a combined total of 66-31. Here are Sunday's details:
The Washington Huskies remained IRA national champions on Sunday, as the club won its third straight title. At Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif., Washington dominated the competition, winning all five races to complete the weekend sweep. Cal, also in the championship contention with a boat in the varsity eight grand final race, came in fifth place.