MEN'S 2009 COLLEGE SEASON

All Golden State final in the future?

October 8, 2009
By Maria Burns Ortiz
Last year, the West Coast seemed to slip off the soccer map. Not a single team from California finished in the top 10 -- or made it out of the third round of the NCAA tournament.

Talk about a turnaround. UCLA, California and UCSB are all ranked in the top 7 and Stanford is in the top 20.

"I think this year looks more like past years where the West Coast has 10, maybe 13 teams that could play in the postseason," Cal coach Kevin Grimes said. "I think that, in large part, it's ...

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