Cal Bears, led by Ioanna Krimili, are focused on improving their defensive skills and teamwork in their upcoming matches against UCLA and USC.

 The Bears are currently ranked 237th in field goal % allowed (41.4) and 178th in points allowed per game (64.1) in Division I of the NCAA.

The Bears are looking to break their recent losing streak as they have nine games left over in the conference.

The Bears are currently 13-8 and 3-6 in the Pac-12 and are looking to break their recent losing streak.

The Bears' upcoming games against No. 7 UCLA and No. 15 USC at Haas Pavilion make it difficult for the school to achieve its goal of winning.

The Bears' upcoming rivalry matches are the only ones that matter to them, as they have had different teams each year.

The Bears are currently behind UCLA in the all-time series by a significant margin of 18-31 and leading the Trojans by a significant margin of 26-19.

Throughout the course of the series, the head coach of the squad, who is also a Muay Thai fighter, remains a good influence.