Cal's softball team, ranked No. 4 nationally by ESPN.com, will play at 1 p.m. today against Sacramento State (16-11) at Shea Stadium.
The Bears (26-3) feature three former Sheldon High School standouts in Jolene and Danielle Henderson and Lindsey Ziegenhirt.
Jolene Henderson, a senior pitcher, set a Cal record for wins with victory No. 120 on Sunday in beating Utah 4-1, eclipsing the previous record of 119 set by former U.S. Olympic team member Michele Granger, now the softball coach at Granite Bay High School.
This season, Henderson is 22-2 with an 0.94 ERA and is hitting .313. For her career at Cal, Henderson is 120-26 with a 1.22 ERA and 1,016 strikeouts in 972 innings.
Ziegenhirt, Henderson's batterymate in high school and college and a Cal captain, is coming off Pacific-12 Conference Player of the Week honors and leads Cal in hitting (.384), home runs (12) and RBIs (38).
Danielle Henderson, a sophomore, is Cal's starting third baseman and is hitting .288 with 18 RBIs.
Hornet baseball team falls
Dallas Baptist rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth to beat visiting Sacramento State 6-3 on Friday, according to the Hornets' athletic website.
Dustin McAlpine homered twice for Dallas Baptist (16-11, 4-1 Western Athletic Conference). Designated hitter Chris Lewis had three hits for the Hornets (13-13, 1-4).
Host Cal Poly San Luis Obispo got a stellar pitching performance from starter Matt Imhof, and the Mustangs (19-6, 2-0 Big West Conference) beat UC Davis 7-1, according to UCD's athletic website.
Imhoff (3-0) went the distance, allowing seven hits. Seth Batty went 3 for 4 with two doubles for the Aggies (10-14, 0-2).
UCD's Raber fires 70
UCD's Tyler Raber shot a par 70 and moved into a tie for 11th place at the U.S. Intercollegiate at Stanford, according to UCD's website.
B.K. Sobhani and Matt Seramin each shot 72 for UCD, and Matt Hansen shot 74. Jonny Baxter shot 76.
The Aggies are in eighth place after 36 holes, 15 shots behind leader Stanford.
Loss for UCD water polo
Carmen Eggert scored two goals, but UCD (12-13, 0-4) lost 7-6 to visiting UC Irvine (14-7, 2-1) in a Big West Conference water polo match, according to the UCD website.
Erin Schlueter, Jessica Dunn, Kathryn Bailey and Elsie Fullerton each scored a goal for the Aggies. Riane Woods had 11 saves for UCD.