Sophomore Matt Cantele helped the Tritons take 3 of 4 games from Cal State Dominguez Hills over the weekend. The first baseman from Los Altos Hills, Calif., went 8-for-14 with three home runs, one double, six runs scored and eight RBI in the four-game series with the Toros. In the series opener he went a perfect 4-for-4 with three home runs and five RBI. He came back the very next day and went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and two more RBI.
The men's varsity eight won the prestigious Cal Cup on Sunday at the San Diego Crew Classic held at Mission Bay. The Tritons finished ahead of UCLA, UC Davis, Lehigh, Orange Coast College and the University of Minnesota with their time of 6:30.60 in the race. Rowing in the UCSD Varsity eight were Derek Huggman, Brendan Carriker, Tyler Sutterley, Shawn Hay, Gilbert Collins, Darren Von Platen, Ryan Andre and Michael Zurko, along with coxswain Joe Gram.
Senior Robby Peters concluded his career in style over the weekend, leading the Tritons to a pair of home victories over
Junior Melissa Ward started and threw two complete games while also making one appearance out of the bullpen last week. For the week she made three appearances and posted a 2-1 record, throwing 16.0 innings in which she allowed only two earned runs on 10 hits while none and striking out 18. She took the loss on Wednesday in the 3-1 decision with Point Loma. She allowed only two earned runs on six hits in 7.0 innings of work with no walks and four punchouts. She came back and started game one of Saturday’s doubleheader at CSUDH and posted a 10-0 shutout in five innings. She allowed only one hit while striking out 10. She faced only one batter more than the minimum in the victory. She would come out of the bullpen in relief in game two, picking up the win after tossing 4.0 innings in which she allowed no runs on three hits while striking out four.
The UCSD men’s volleyball team had a big week, narrowly losing to Cal Baptist 21-30, 30-28, 33-35, 24-30 and then upsetting No. 13 Long Beach State 25-30, 30-23, 20-30, 30-27, 15-9. Will Ehrman was a big part, netting 21 kills against CBU and adding 19 against LBSU. For the week, Ehrman notched 40 kills with a .429 hitting efficiency.
Spangler also had a big week for the Tritons in their two matches during the week. Against Cal Baptist, Spangler tallied 11 kills with four digs and a perfect reception percentage in 37 attempts. Spangler then exploded for 26 kills against
Roth was a big part of UCSD’s four-game sweep over Regis this past weekend. Roth went 7-for-14 with two doubles, a triple, a homerun and three stolen bases. He drove in six RBI and scored six runs with a 1.000 slugging percentage and a .588 on-base percentage. Roth also had an outfield assist. The Coto de Caza senior helped the Tritons outscore Regis 53-13 in the four games.
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Fuller continued to be a dominant force for the Tritons in the sprint events. Fuller notched an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 44.79, finishing first in the 100 free. Fuller was also part of the relay team that owns the best time in the country at 3:02.22. He also finished fourth in the 200 free, second as part of the 400 medley relay team and second in the 50 free. Next up for Fuller and the Tritons will be the NCAA Championships in March.
Bohn notched an NCAA ‘A’ cut time in the 200 breast, winning the title in 2:18.70, a lifetime best. The sophomore also recorded a lifetime best in winning the 100 breast in an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 1:05.03. Bohn was also part of the winning 400 medley relay team which also recorded an NCAA ‘A’ cut time. The Tritons captured the Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference championships on both the men’s and women’s sides. UCSD is back in action at the NCAA Championships in March in
Sophomore transfer Kelvin Kim guided the Tritons to a 2-0 record last weekend in northern
Senior Leora Juster led the 19th-ranked UCSD women's basketball team to a perfect 2-0 record over the weekend, winning at Cal State Stanislaus on Thursday night by a 76-48 score before besting 8th-ranked
Sophomore Henry Patterson helped the UCSD men's basketball team to a 1-1 record over the weekend at
Junior Meaghan Noud helped the 25th-ranked Tritons to a perfect 2-0 roadtrip over the weekend at
Freshman Will Ehrman guided the Tritons to a huge 3-1 upset victory over No. 14 USC on Friday night in
Senior Hillary Hansen averaged 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds for the Tritons over the weekend during the loss to CSU San Bernardino on Friday night and the win over Cal Poly Pomona on Saturday evening. The forward from
Sophomore Shannon Simonds helped the Tritons to a 163-99 win over conference rival Loyola Marymount in a dual meet last week at Canyonview Pool. Simonds was one of four Tritons to win multiple events on the day. The
Sophomore Michelle Osier guided the Tritons to two road wins last week. The
Junior Clint Allard helped the UCSD men's basketball team to a 2-1 record last week that included a pair of wins over top-5 ranked teams. The guard from
Sophomore Darryl Lawlor helped the UCSD men's basketball team to a 2-1 record last week that included a pair of wins over top-5 ranked teams. The forward from
Senior Jesse Casellini was named the Western Water Polo Association's Most Valuable Player and helped the 5th-ranked Tritons to their 14th WWPA title over the weekend, defeating UC Santa Cruz, 17th-ranked
Senior Leora Juster lifted the 21st-ranked UCSD women's basketball team to an 86-82 season-opening victory over Northwest Nazarene in
The senior from Santee, Calif., won three events on Saturday in helping the UC San Diego men's swimming & diving team to a 147.5-95.5 victory over PCSC rival Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday at the Canyonview Aquatic Center on the UCSD campus. Fuller combined with Devin Ancona, Evan Hsiao and Jesse Marin for a victory in the 400 medley relay and also posted wins in both the 100 and 200 frestyle races. He and his teammates return to action this weekend at the prestigious Speedo Cup in
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Jake LeVieux had his biggest collegiate performance on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Cross Country West Regional, hosted by
Junior Caitlin Ryan scored what would prove to the be the game-winning goal in Saturday's 3-0 victory over 18th-ranked Seattle Pacific in the NCAA Division II Far West Regional Championship match. Ryan scored on a corner kick at the mark of the first half, putting the 3rd-ranked Tritons up by a 1-0 score. UCSD would scored twice more in the second half and easily advanced on to the NCAA D-II Women's Soccer Quarterfinals that will be played at
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Senior Megan Dickey scored two goals and added an assist in helping the UCSD women’s soccer team capture the 2006 California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship. Dickey’s goal in the 17th minute against Humboldt proved to be the difference maker in the 1-0 win. Dickey then scored UCSD’s first goal with :30 left in the first half in the Tritons 4-0 win against
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Fifth-year senior Nina Miller ran a solid race, finishing sixth out of 90 runners while helping UCSD to a third place finish at the 2006 CCAA Women's Cross Country Championships that were hosted by UCSD at the Triton Cross Country Course. She crossed the finish line in a time of 23:25.40, the second fastest time for a Triton runner that day. She earned First Team All-CCAA honors by virtue of her top-15 finish in the race, the second-straight all-league honor for the Marysville,
The freshman from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., helped the Tritons to a big 1-0 victory in double overtime on Friday night against Cal State L.A. Vasquez posted his first collegiate shutout in only his second start of the year, making 11 saves in the process, which was a team-high for the season. He came back two days later and made eight more saves in the hearbreaking 2-1 loss to Cal State Bakersfield on Sunday afternoon.
Forward Kathy Sepuvleda helped the 5th-ranked UCSD women's soccer team to a perfect 2-0 record over the weekend which not only secured the team its seventh-straight CCAA South Division title, but also guaranteed the Tritons a spot in the 2006 CCAA Soccer Tournament that will be held on October 27-29. Sepulveda scored a goal in Friday night's 4-0 victory over Cal State L.A. and added one goal and one assist in the 5-0 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Sunday. UCSD is now
Adnan Jerkovic scored his sixth goal of the game, a floating lob shot with 28 seconds remaining in UCSD’s 13-12 win over No. 3 UCLA. The goal came just 33 seconds after UCLA tied the score at 12-12. It was UCSD’s first win over the Bruins, as UCLA won the previous 43 meetings. Jerkovic scored two goals in the first period as UCLA led 3-2 after one. The
Nicole Courtney led the Tritons to two victories in CCAA play last week. In the five-game win over No. 16 Cal State L.A., Courtney tallied match-highs with 17 kills, 17 digs and five aces. She also added two solo blocks for the Tritons. In the win over Cal State Bakersfield, Courtney sent down 18 kills and hit .421 in the three-game sweep. For the week, the senior outside hitter averaged 4.38 kills per game, hit .266, 2.88 digs per game, 0.62 blocks per game and served up six aces without a service error. The wins help the Tritons stay in contention for the CCAA title as they travel to
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After being sidelined by illness during the previous five games, Kelly Cochran returned to the Triton lineup and provided a boost in UCSD’s 1-0-1 week against Cal State Bakersfield and Cal State L.A. The senior provided two goals in the Tritons’ 4-0 win over the Golden Eagles. She scored on a pass from Lauren Segars and then added her second goal on a penalty kick. For the week, Cochran took four shots on goal and scored twice. The win helped UCSD grab sole possession of first place in the CCAA South Division.
Adnan Jerkovic scored three times in 5th-ranked UCSD’s 8-7 win over 6th-ranked Loyola Marymount. The junior driver scored in the first period, tying the score at 1-1. His score in the third period broke a 4-4 tie, giving the Tritons a one goal lead. In the fourth, Jerkovic’s goal gave the Tritons a 7-4 lead. UCSD now leads the season series against its WWPA rival 2-0. Jerkovic is now third on the team with 23 goals in 14 games this season.
Freshman Tony Choi helped the Tritons to a perfect 3-0-0 mark last week, scoring one goal and assisting on two others. He scored his lone goal of the week in the fourth minute of double overtime to lift the Tritons to a 1-0 victory over No. 15 CSUDH on Tuesday night. He added an assist in the 3-1 victory at Cal State Stanislaus on Friday afternoon before assisting on the golden goal with only :04 remaining on the clock in the second overtime to help give UCSD a 1-0 victory on the road at
Senior Ty Lackey scored 13 goals in five matches last week to help the No. 5 UCSD men's water polo team to a 3-2 record. The two losses on the week came at the hands of No. 4 Stanford on Friday evening, and to No. 1 UC Berkeley on Saturday afternoon. Lackey scored three times in the loss to Stanford and twice in the loss to
Junior Diane Dunn helped the 5th-ranked Tritons to a third place finish at the UC Irvine Invitational on Saturday. She was the top finisher for UCSD in the 5k race, crossing the finish line in a time of 18:37.1 Her time was the 7th best time on the day, but the fifth best time from a runner associated with a team.
Junior Caitlin Ryan scored both times she took a shot last week, netting the game-winner in the 2-1 overtime victory at Seattle University on Monday afternoon and adding an insurance goal in the 2-0 victory at home over CSUSB on Friday night in the league opener for both squads. She also helped anchor a defense that allowed only two goals in nearly 277 minutes of play. She has scored three goals this season on only five shots.
Casellini scored three goals in the Triton Invitational championship game, including the game-winner against No. 6 Pepperdine. His strike from the outside in sudden death gave the Tritons the thrilling win. For the week, UCSD went 4-0 with wins over
Rebecca Bailey of the 8th-ranked UC San Diego women’s volleyball team has been named the Molten California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 28 – Sept. 4. Bailey, a sophomore from
Newcomer Mark Moreira made an immediate impact in his first match on the
Nicole Courtney of the 19th-ranked UC San Diego women’s volleyball team was named the Molten California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Aug. 21-28. Courtney averaged 4.00 kills and 2.87 digs per game as the Tritons swept each of their five matches over the weekend. Courtney was also named to the All-Tournament team along with teammate Amber Ries. Courtney had one double-double and a team-high 15 kills in two matches. The