Olympian Maggie Steffens had three goals, leading top-ranked Stanford to a 12-8 victory over No. 3 Cal in the semifinals of the NCAA women's water polo championships at USC on Saturday.

The Cardinal (24-1) will face No. 2 UCLA in the title game Sunday. The Bruins beat No. 3 USC 5-3.

The Cardinal claimed its 39th straight victory over the Bears (20-9), a streak that dates back to the 2000 season.

  • Danny Diekroeger, Alex Blandino and Austin Slater, Stanford's 2-3-4 hitters, each had three hits in leading the Cardinal baseball team (23-21, 10-13 Pac-12) to a 10-6 win at Arizona. Zach Hoffpauir also had three hits.

    Devon Rodriguez had two homers and six RBIs as Cal (20-25, 8-15 Pac-12) beat USC 11-4.

    Jacob Steffens allowed one run ineight innings, leading Santa Clara (24-27, 14-10) to a 5-1 win at BYU. Kert Woods had a two-run single and an RBI double.

    San Jose State (17-36, 10-20) ended its Mountain West regular season by getting swept by Air Force. The Spartans blew a 5-0 lead in Game 1 and lost 8-7, then allowed a walk-off double in the 11th of Game 2 for a 10-9 defeat. Jacob Valdez had two homers for SJSU.

  • The Stanford softball team (30-15, 5-19 Pac-12) was unable to overcome an eight-run Oregon State fifth inning and dropped the regular-series finale 13-9. Stanford will find out its postseason fate Sunday at 7 p.m. when the NCAA tournament field is announced on ESPNU.

    Cal (23-29, 4-18 Pac-12) ended its season with a 14-0 five-inning loss to No. 8 Washington. The Huskies' Kaitlin Inglesby allowed just one hit, Danielle Henderson's double.

    San Jose State (30-24, 13-11 Mountain West) closed out the season with a sweep at Colorado State -- 9-6 and 4-1.

    Santa Clara (10-33, 5-9 WCC) dropped a doubleheader to San Diego -- 3-2 in eight innings and 5-4 in 11 innings.

  • Caroline Doyle beat Holly Reid 6-2, 6-1, clinching defending national champion Stanford's 4-0 win over Long Beach State in the second round of the NCAA women's tennis championships at Taube Family Stadium. The Cardinal (18-2) advanced to the Round of 16 in Athens, Georgia, where it'll play Cal (20-4) on Thursday. The Bears routed Pepperdine 4-0 at the Hellman Complex.

    No. 17 Cal (16-7) beat Texas Tech 4-0 in the first round of the NCAA men's tennis championship in College Station, Texas. Stanford (14-6) lost 4-2 to Tulsa in Waco, Texas.

  • Cal finished fourth at the NCAA Central Regional to earn a berth in the NCAA women's golf championships May 20-23 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The top eight teams advanced. The Bears finished at 30-over 894 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. UCLA won at 11-over 875.

    With a fifth-place finish at the East Regionals, Stanford advanced. The Cardinal finished at 2-over 866 in Tallahassee, Florida. Vanderbilt won at 24-under 240. Vanderbilt's Jenny Hahn was the top individual at 9-under 207. Stanford's Mariah Stackhouse and Lauren Kim tied for 11th at 213.

    San Jose Giants

    Wade Hinkle's two-out, RBI double in the 11th inning lifted Inland Empire to a 5-4 win over the Giants at Municipal Stadium. San Jose tied it in the ninth on Brian Ragira's two-run double.