The Cal Bears softball team kept it close with the Northwestern Wildcats on Friday, taking the game into extra innings. However, the Bears would go on to lose 3-2 in 8 innings.
— NCAA Softball (@NCAAsoftball) May 18, 2018
With the loss, the Bears falls into the loser’s bracket and is one loss away from being eliminated from the tournament.
Cal was 34-19 during the regular season, but only 7-16 in Pac-12 conference play. However, the team went 27-3 in nonconference play.
The Bears will face the loser of the Georgia-Harvard game. Georgia is the No. 7 overall seed in the tournament and is hosting the NCAA regional.