Mike Candrea has never been in this position before: sitting in his office Tuesday, conducting year-end player interviews, while 16 teams across the country prepared for the NCAA tournament's super regional round.
The visiting Arizona Wildcats used a ninth-inning homer from Chelsea Goodacre and solid outings from pitchers Nancy Bowling and Estela Piñon on Saturday to win the regular-season finale and the series from No. 13 Stanford.
Cal's Khala Taylor steals second ahead of UA shortstop Brigette Del Ponte in the fifth inning of the second game. The Golden Bears beat Arizona 5-1 to sweep a doubleheader at the Wildcats' Hillenbrand Stadium.