Roundup: Big weekend for Cal tennis
What a weekend it was for Cal tennis – the women defeated Pepperdine 4-2 to reach the Final Four, while the men also advanced to the NCAA semifinals by upsetting Ohio State 4-3.
Stanford women’s tennis is joining Cal in the semis after a thrilling 4-3 triumph over Michigan. This one was quite a doozy. Stanford women’s tennis – we know drama, to borrow a former TNT slogan.
Congrats to Utah softball for winning the Lexington Regional by defeating host Kentucky 5-3 in the regional final. This is the Utes’ first trip to the super regionals since 1994. Also joining the Utes in the super regionals are Arizona, Oregon, UCLA and Washington.
Zack Rosenblatt gives us super regional information for Arizona softball. The ‘Cats will play at Auburn beginning Saturday with Game 2 and Game 3 (if necessary) both on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Oregon State softball was eliminated in a 14-inning marathon, eventually dropping a 5-4 decision to Jacksonville State in the Auburn Regional.
Brian Howell opines that Colorado football is in good shape even without Davis Webb in the picture. Originally committing to CU, Webb took his talents to Berkeley instead.
USC football coach Clay Helton broke down how he will use Adoree’ Jackson on the field in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel, and Chantel Jennings is here with a recap of said Q&A that was linked to on the roundup last week.
The CFL rights to Vernon Adams Jr. have been traded to the Montreal Alouettes, Joel Odom of The Oregonian/OregonLive reports. He was originally with the B.C. Lions.
Kevin Gemmell thinks UCLA defensive back-turned-receiver Ishmael Adams is the biggest x-factor in the Pac-12. Dude is x-plosive with the ball in his hands.
Washington State defensive line coach/assistant head coach Joe Salave’a is mic’d up in this video for a practice.
Kevin Gemmell breaks down the toughest stretch of the 2016 season for Arizona State football (end of October through November; not an easy back end).