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Halftime Heroes

During a recent home game, members of the UC San Diego men’s and women’s basketball teams shared high-fives and smiles with a group of newfound young fans who aspire to one day grow up and be just like them.

March 21, 2013Athletics, Athletics

Engineer, Alumna and Olympic Runner

Meet Sonali Merrill, a Jacobs School alumna, who also is a member of Sri Lanka’s Olympic track and field team. The San Diego Union-Tribune has called her “the accidental Olympian.” Here she talks to us about her passion for engineering and her experiences as a student athlete and engineering student at the University of California, San Diego.

February 21, 2013Athletics, General, Science and Engineering, Athletics, Science & Engineering

UC San Diego Rides Wave of Recognition as Top Surfing School

UC San Diego has again been named one of the nation’s best schools for surfing, taking the No. 2 spot in The Surf Channel’s list of top 10 universities for surfers. The channel attributes the ranking to the university’s proximity to the “shreddible” breaks at Black’s Beach and its “epic” surf team, which has won six National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) titles.

February 21, 2013Athletics, General, Athletics

We’re Back! Tritons Edge Toros Twice to Clinch Berth in NCAA Championships

One loss away from elimination in the NCAA Tournament, sixth-seeded UC San Diego edged top-seeded Cal State Dominguez Hills in a pair of 1-0 games at Toro Diamond on Saturday afternoon to win the NCAA West Super Regional and clinch a berth in the Division II Softball National Championships next week in Louisville, Ky.

May 16, 2012Athletics, Athletics

Sprinter’s School Record Highlights Final Day of Cal/Nevada Track and Field Championships

After registering several impressive results on the opening day of competition on Saturday, it was more of the same for UC San Diego on Sunday as the Tritons posted a pair of top 11 finishes at the 2012 Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championships.

April 03, 2012Athletics, On Campus, Athletics, Campus & Community

UC San Diego Swimmer Wins 200 Breaststroke Title on Final Day of NCAA Championships

Emily Adamczyk won UC San Diego's first national title of the 2012 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships Saturday, winning the 200 breaststroke in school-record time on the final day of the meet at the ISD Natatorium.

March 20, 2012Athletics, On Campus, Athletics, Campus & Community

Four Members of UC San Diego Men’s Water Polo Team Named to All-Academic Team

The UC San Diego men's water polo team had four players named to the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic Team, it was announced Friday.

March 13, 2012Athletics, On Campus, Athletics, Campus & Community

UC San Diego Women’s Basketball Team Awarded No. 1 Seed in NCAA Division II West Regional Field

After recording an overall record of 28-2 and winning a third California Collegiate Athletic Association regular season title in the last four years, the UC San Diego women's basketball team was awarded the No. 1 seed in the 2012 NCAA Division II West Regional Field, it was announced on Sunday.

March 06, 2012Athletics, Athletics

No. 1 UC San Diego Women’s Basketball Team Takes Down Sonoma State in Regular Season Finale

The top-ranked UC San Diego women's basketball team wrapped up a historic 2011-12 regular season on Friday, dispatching Sonoma State by a final margin of 78-58 at The Wolves' Den on the SSU campus.

February 28, 2012Athletics, Athletics

UC San Diego Captures CCAA Title with 72-64 Win at Cal State Monterey Bay

The top-ranked UC San Diego women's basketball team put the finishing touches on another California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship on Friday, holding off second place Cal State Monterey Bay for a 72-64 victory at The Kelp Bed in Seaside.

February 22, 2012Athletics, Athletics

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