Bears Host Aggies In 2022 Opener

August 31, 2022


Cal Faces UC Davis In eleventh All Time Saturday

BERKELEY — California opens the 2022 soccer season on Saturday, Sept. 3 with a 1 p.m. PT kickoff on Pac-12 Bay Space towards UC Davis on FTX Discipline at California Memorial Stadium. The Bears and Aggies are assembly on the sector for the eleventh time in historical past, with Cal profitable all 10 of the earlier matchups.

SATURDAY LINEUP

Venue:
 FTX Discipline at California Memorial Stadium

Time: 1 p.m. PT

Tv (Pac-12 Bay Space): Man Haberman (play-by-play), Shane Vereen (analyst)

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Joe Starkey (play-by-play), Mike Pawlawski (analyst), Todd McKim (sideline reporter);

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ABOUT THE SERIES

— Cal leads the sequence, 10-0, the final assembly a 27-13 Golden Bear win on Aug. 31, 2019 in Berkeley.

— The Bears have outscored the Aggies by a mixed mark of 378-36 over the ten matchups.

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OPENING EFFORTS

— Cal has received six of its final seven season openers relationship again to the 2014 season, together with three of 4 beneath head coach Justin Wilcox.

— The Bears are 10-4 in residence season openers relationship again to the 2000 season.

LOTS OF NEW FACES

— Cal has a complete of 58 gamers on its present 113-player roster who haven’t participated in a sport and 35 of their first season with the Golden Bears, together with 9 who’ve transferred after beforehand being on a roster at one other four-year faculty in Xavier Carlton (Utah), Odua Isibor (UCLA), Demetric Jackson Jr. (Chattanooga), Tyler Jensen (Louisville), Spencer Lovell (Arizona State), Kenden Robinson Jr. (Northern Iowa), T.J. Session (Montana State), Jack Plummer (Purdue) and Jackson Sirmon (Washington).

NEW NAMES, NUMBERS AND POSITIONS

– Along with 35 first-year gamers in 2022, Cal has 13 extra that will likely be in a brand new quantity with two of these additionally altering positions (Andy Alfieri and Jeffrey Johnson from ILB to TE) and one going from his beforehand shortened first title to his full first title (Femi to Oluwafemi Oladejo).

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STARKEY’S FINAL PLAY

— Legendary Corridor of Fame broadcaster Joe Starkey, greatest recognized for his “the band is out on the sector” name of “The Play” in 1982, introduced that he’ll retire as Cal’s soccer radio play-by-play announcer following the 2022 marketing campaign.

— In Starkey’s forty eighth and last season on the mic, the 2022 Golden Bears will journey to Notre Dame to face the Preventing Irish for the primary time in 55 years, rejoice the a hundred and twenty fifth Massive Recreation and fortieth anniversary of The Play in Berkeley, and host “Joe Starkey Day” for the regular-season finale in Strawberry Canyon towards UCLA.

— Starkey has additionally had an array of broadcasting duties with skilled sports activities organizations throughout his profession that he largely fulfilled together with his Cal duties, highlighted by a 22-year stint on the San Francisco 49ers’ radio broadcast group (1987-2008) that included the ultimate 20 campaigns because the play-by-play voice. The 49ers received their most up-to-date three Tremendous Bowls (XXIII, XXIV, XXIX) throughout Starkey’s tenure with the group as he described performs for Professional Soccer Corridor of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice and Steve Younger, amongst others.

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