From the Diamond to the Pitch, Cal’s Makena Smith Makes Goalkeeping DebutTop Stories
Makena Smith was helping the freshmen on the softball team move to campus last week when she received a call from head coach Chelsea Spencer.
The junior catcher immediately worried she might be in trouble. She never imagined Spencer would be delivering an offer to fulfill a lifetime athletic ambition.
The Cal soccer team was in need of an emergency backup goalkeeper and Spencer wondered if Smith was interested.
Smith was a dual-sport star before she arrived at Cal, and helped lead her Legends FC club team[…]