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Bears Host Pacific Wednesday

Mar 1, 2022

BERKELEY -- California softball puts its six-game win streak on the line Wednesday when it hosts Pacific at Levine-Fricke Field for an afternoon midweek tilt with a 2 pm first pitch. The game will be streamed live on Pac-12 Plus.          

The Bears are coming off of a perfect week, winning five games in dominant fashion. Cal outscored its opponents 45-7 in the five games, taking three of the wins by run rule because of strong performances at the plate. Makena Smith and Kacey Zobac both hit .615 in the five games, with Smith recording eight hits and scoring seven runs. Smith blasted two home runs, four doubles and drove in five, while Zobac also hit two homers, two doubles and brought around seven runs.

MIDWEEK LINEUP

  • Matchup: Cal (12-3) vs. Pacific (3-10) | Levine-Fricke Field – Berkeley, California
  • First pitch: 2 p.m. PT 
  • Watch: Cal Live Stream
  • Live Stats: CalBears.com 

 QUICK HITS

  • Cal is off to its best start since the 2018 season at 12-3 and is on a six-game win streak.
  • Makena Smith leads the Pac-12 Conference with a .548 batting average through the first three weeks of the season.
  • Smith has recorded a hit in 14 of Cal's 15 games this season and is tied for second in the conference with six home runs. She leads the Bears with 18 RBI in 15 games.
  • Kacey Zobac is off to a sizzling start at the plate, holding a .500 batting average which is tied for second in the conference. Zobac has five multiple hit games and has at least one hit in 11 of 12 games played this year.
  • Sona Halajian is swinging a hot bat to begin the season, tallying a .463 average, third-best on the squad. Halajian has four home runs and has also thrown two complete games in the circle on the way to a 7-0 record to start the year.
  • Freshman Acacia Anders has quickly made her presence known in the Golden Bears' lineup, starting all 15 games in the infield while hitting in the two spot in the order. Anders is hitting .354 and has recorded at least one hit in 13 of 15 games. The Vacaville native smacked her first career home run on Feb. 20 against Minnesota and leads the conference with 20 runs scored.

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