Cal takes on Navy Saturday in a meeting of two of the strongest teams in DIA this season.
California defeated reigning national D1A champions Army West Point 31-14 on Saturday in Berkeley, behind two tries from wing Oliver Newall.
Now 10-0 Cal will next be playing Navy in Annapolis.in a game that has the potential to be a national final preview.
Arizona pushed Cal 36-17 Saturday in PAC Rugby Conference action.
The result took Cal to 9-0 and to 3-0 in the conference, which the Bears have now clinched, but it was also notable for how close it was, as a Wildcat team that was beaten soundly by Cal a year ago were within a score with 20 minutes to go.
Central Washington's 29-26 defeat of Saint Mary's headlines the DIA results of the weekend.
The Wildcats ut Saint Mary's under pressure throughout the game and even when they saw their lead disappear, responded with intensity to regain the lead. This was CWU's first-ever win over Saint Mary's.
Central Washington and Cal emerged victorious from non-conference games on Saturday, but fairly convincingly.Cal Over GCU
“We appreciate what GCU brought to this match,” Cal head coach Jack Clark said after the game. “I think both teams will grow from this contest.”