Daulton Jefferies pitched six shutout innings and Cal had a five-run fifth inning en route to a 7-0 win over Texas at Evans Diamond on Friday night.

Derek Campbell's leadoff double was Cal's only hit in the fifth. The Bears took advantage of three Longhorns errors, a walk and a hit batsman in both teams' season opener.

Zach Hoffpauir gave Stanford a 3-1 lead on a three-run homer in the second inning, but Rice scored nine unanswered runs to win 10-3 in front of 1,298 fans at Sunken Diamond.

Saint Mary's Anthony Villa had two hits and one run in the Gaels' 4-2 loss at New Mexico State.

Andre Mercurio had a two-run double in a three-run fourth, keying San Jose State's 6-4 home win over San Diego State.

Santa Clara scored an unearned run in the first inning in a 4-1 loss to Nevada. The host Broncos had just four hits.

  • No. 23 Cal routed South Dakota 10-3 at the Campbell/Cartier Softball Classic in San Diego. Kylie Reed and Cheyenne Cordes both went 3-for-4. The Bears (4-2) then lost to host San Diego State 7-3. Saint Mary's (2-5) lost to Texas State 3-0 and Cal State Fullerton 3-1. Sarah Lira had an RBI single against the Titans.

    No. 17 Stanford (8-0) opened the Stanford Nike Invitational with wins over Cal Poly (5-2) and Bradley (7-3). The Cardinal scored all seven runs in the second inning against Bradley.

  • Gregory Bayane's 5-6, 6-2, 6-3 win over Rishab Agarwal gave No. 11 Cal a 4-3 victory over Mississippi State in the ITA National Men's Team Indoor at Houston. Cal (6-0) will play Virginia in the quarterfinals.


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  • The No. 8 Cal men's gymnastics team lost at No. 4 Ohio State 443.300-426.500.

    Horse racing

    Enterprising, ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, is the 5-to-2 favorite for Saturday's $200,000 El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields. Northern California's official Kentucky Derby prep is a 1 1/8-mile test and is expected to go off between 4:30-5 p.m.