2015-16 ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

May 30, 2016

Dan Golubovic - Track & Field

Redshirt junior Dan Golubovic finished sixth in the decathlon last Friday at the NCAA Championships in Bradenton, Fla., to earn the first All-America distinction of his career in his second trip. The Manhattan Beach product stormed back from sitting in 15th after five events on Thursday, to move up nine spots over the second half of the competition. Golubovic placed sixth or better in all five events on the second day, accumulating 7116 points in all. He also competed in the pole vault on Saturday, tying for 15th.

Savanna Forry - Track & Field

Savanna Forry earned her second All-America honor in as many years during a return trip to the NCAA Championships, Saturday at IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton, Fla. The junior's clearance of 5'5.75" tied for 11th in her specialty, the high jump, for second-team All-America. Forry got over the opening height of 5'4.5" in one attempt and needed three tries to clear 5'5.75". She was unable to pass the next height (5'7"). The native of Porter Ranch had placed 11th in 2015 as well in her debut at nationals, with a mark of 5'5".

May 23, 2016

Alexandre Miaule - Tennis

Junior Alexandre Miaule was the lone Triton to win in both doubles and singles as No. 16 UCSD was edged by No. 12 Northwest Missouri State, 5-4, in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 in Denver last Wednesday. The native of Playa del Rey first teamed with senior Horea Porutiu for an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles over the Bearcats' 16th-ranked pair. Miaule then came back from a one-set deficit at No. 3 singles. He in fact took 10 straight games, grabbing the second set 6-0 and trotting out to a 4-0 lead in the decider.

Eric Tseng - Tennis

Sophomore Eric Tseng rallied to win at the No. 1 singles slot to keep No. 16 UCSD alive before it was ultimately edged by No. 12 Northwest Missouri State, 5-4, in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 in Denver last Wednesday. The Irvine product dropped the opening set, 6-2, to the Bearcats' 42nd-ranked Romain Boissinot, but came back to take the next two frames, both 7-6, to level the match at 4-4. Tseng even trailed 3-0 in the decider before storming back. He had earlier lost at No. 2 doubles with Rodrigo Amaral.

May 16, 2016

Horea Porutiu - Tennis

Senior Horea Porutiu played a key role in 16th-ranked UCSD's 5-1 win against No. 13 Azusa Pacific in the opening round of the NCAA Championship. Porutiu teamed with Alexandre Miaule for a victory in the No. 1 doubles spot, sparking a Triton sweep for a 3-0 lead going into singles play. Up 4-1, Porutiu defeated his opponent at No. 5 singles in straight sets, clinching the match win and sending UCSD on to the NCAA Sweet 16 in Denver, where the Tritons take on 12th-ranked Northwest Missouri State Wednesday.

Alexis Wieseler - Water Polo

Alexis Wieseler put away six goals in three games at the NCAA Championship, guiding the 10th-ranked Tritons to a sixth-place finish. The Highland product was chosen to the All-Tournament Second Team for her performance. Wieseler scored twice on Friday in UCSD's loss to No. 3 UCLA. On Saturday, she recorded a hat trick with a game-high three goals to lead the Tritons past No. 7 UC Santa Barbara, 10-5. Wieseler had one score on Sunday as the Tritons fell to No. 6 Arizona State in the fifth-place game.

May 9, 2016

Matt Bowen - Track & Field

Sophomore Matt Bowen was a double winner in the long jump and triple jump at the CCAA Track & Field Championships in Los Angeles. The Fresno product earned his first long jump crown on Friday with a distance of 23’8.25” on his second attempt. The following day, he successfully defended his title and became a back-to-back conference champion in the triple jump with a season-best effort of 49’3”. In total, Bowen scored 20 of UCSD’s 190 points as the Tritons finished second in the team competition.

Paige Hughes - Track & Field

Senior distance specialist Paige Hughes won her third straight league title in the 10000 Friday night at the CCAA Championships. The San Diego native (Valhalla HS) completed the 25-lap race in 36:03.42, leading wire to wire, and out-kicked Chico State’s Sadie Gastelum down the stretch. She grabbed 10 points for UCSD with the victory, as the Triton women placed second in team scoring with 137.66 points. Hughes also came away with the conference title in the 10000 in 2014 (37:32.91) and 2015 (36:02.64).

May 2, 2016

Courtney Miller - Water Polo

Senior goalie Courtney Miller captained No. 12 UCSD to a fourth WWPA Championship banner in her four years in the Triton cage Sunday in Hayward. The native of Honolulu, Hawaii, collected 11 saves in a 9-5 victory over Cal State East Bay in Sunday’s final, after needing to make just four stops in the first half of Saturday’s 16-4 semifinal rout of Mercyhurst. Miller looks to end her incredible career at a fourth straight NCAA Championship, May 13-15 at UCLA, though the Tritons are likely to first host a play-in game.

Kelsi Maday - Softball

Sophomore outfielder Kelsi Maday guided fourth-seeded UCSD to an improbable CCAA Tournament title in Stockton over the weekend, as the Tritons swept through three top-15 foes, beginning Friday with a 6-4 triumph over third-ranked top seed Humboldt State. The Napa product batted .333 with three runs and five RBI in three games. Maday hit a grand slam in Saturday’s 7-5 win over No. 14 Chico State, before gunning down two Wildcats at home plate from right field in a 5-2 victory in Sunday’s championship game.

April 25, 2016

Paul Doan - Track & Field

Sophomore sprinter Paul Doan had three strong performances at UCSD's annual Triton Invitational Saturday at Triton Track & Field Stadium. The San Diego native (St. Augustine HS) first anchored the 4x100 relay to a win in 41.35. Doan was then the top collegiate finisher (10th) in the 100-meter dash in 10.68, and also grabbed an NCAA provisional qualifier in the 200 with a time of 21.48. He and his teammates will attempt to defend the men's program's first-ever title at the CCAA Championships, May 5-7 in Los Angeles.

Lauren Boyer - Water Polo

Junior center Lauren Boyer scored the game-winning goal as No. 11 UCSD downed 15th-ranked crosstown rival San Diego State, 6-5, for the Harper Cup Friday evening in front of 1,014 at Canyonview. Boyer, a native of Honolulu, Hawaii, received a pass from Laurel Kistler down low and with her back to goal, rifled a back-handed shot into the bottom left corner of the cage with 2:16 left in the second sudden-death OT. The top-seeded Tritons open defense of their three straight WWPA crowns this Saturday in Hayward.

April 18, 2016

JD Hearn - Baseball

Junior infielder JD Hearn led UCSD to a three-game sweep of SF State by hitting .643 (9-for-14) with five runs, two doubles, a triple, four RBI, 13 total bases for a .929 slugging percentage, and two steals. All were team highs. The Campbell product lifted his season average from .228 to .283, and fielded all 14 of his defensive chances cleanly. He had three three-hit games, his first three on the year, in the trio of narrow one-run triumphs. Hearn drove in the decisive run in one game and scored the winner in another.

Courtney Miller - Water Polo

Senior goalie Courtney Miller compiled 12 saves in the Tritons' 7-6 home victory over No. 22 California Baptist on Saturday afternoon. The Honolulu, Hawaii native only allowed six Lancer goals, including none in the first quarter and only one in the third, with several critical stops. UCSD, now 23-9 on the season with four wins in a row, takes on crosstown rival San Diego State and will try to reclaim the Harper Cup on Senior Night this Friday, April 22. The showdown is slated for a 6 p.m. start at the Canyonview Aquatic Center.

April 11, 2016

Anthony Capitulo - Track & Field

Redshirt senior Anthony Capitulo led a 7-8-9 finish for the UCSD men in the javelin Saturday at the Sun Angel Classic in Tempe, Ariz. Capitulo, a native of Pacifica, achieved his top mark of 204'3" on the third of six attempts. It was an NCAA provisional qualifier, though not his season best. The all-Division I field also included former Triton national champion Nick Howe in fourth among a pair of unattached competitors. UCSD splits squads again this weekend before hosting the annual Triton Invitational, April 22-23.

Madison Hale and Alexandra Weil - Tennis

The freshman doubles team of Madison Hale and Alexandra Weil wrapped up the regular season with its ninth consecutive win Wednesday against Point Loma. The victory most likely sealed an NCAA postseason berth for 22nd-ranked UCSD. The duo is 17-4 this year - the most wins of any Triton doubles squad - and has not lost since March 3. Hale and Weil have also been solid in singles play with 12 victories apiece, tied for the team lead. Weil has won her last six matches, while Hale has won three straight.

April 4, 2016

Tyler Plantier - Baseball

Tyler Plantier led UCSD to a 2-1 series win at home over Stanislaus State. The sophomore scored a team-best seven runs and drove in four, hitting .300 and slugging .600 with a .500 OBP. Plantier matched his career high with four runs in a come-from-behind, 11-10 victory in the opener. He blasted his third home run, a solo shot to lead off the eighth, to tie the game en route to a walk-off triumph. He in fact drew a four-pitch walk with one away in the 10th, stole second, and scored the winning run on Steven Coe's single.

Paige Hughes - Track & Field

Senior Paige Hughes won the 5000, improved her NCAA provisional qualifier and rewrote the program record book at Saturday's UCSD-hosted California Collegiate Invitational, finishing in 16:57.30. The San Diego native's time eclipsed Audrey Sung’s 13-year-old school standard of 17:00.26, set in 2003. With the result, Hughes grabbed 10 points and aided the Triton women to a second-place finish in the team competition with 140 points. UCSD splits up this week for the Sun Angel Classic and Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.

March 28, 2016

Dan Golubovic - Track & Field

Redshirt junior Dan Golubovic became the first Triton to book his trip to the NCAA Championships in a first-place effort in his first decathlon this season at the Aztec Invitational, and in the process broke the 23-year-old school record, his 7139 points eclipsing Matt Inskeep's 7014. Golubovic's best event was the pole vault, where he matched the 19-year-old school standard and grabbed a provisional qualifier (16’6.75”). He won four other decathlon events: shot put, 110 hurdles, discus and javelin, and tied for first in the high jump.

Leanne Singleton-Comfort - Fencing

Freshman Leanne Singleton-Comfort made history by tying for third place in women’s sabre at the 2016 National Collegiate Fencing Championships, the best-ever placing for a Triton at nationals. Overall, Singleton-Comfort recorded a 14-9 record and a +10 indicator, scoring 94 touches with 84 touches against. In the semifinals, the Marysville native faced Harvard’s Adrienne Jarocki, who went on to win her second national title. Singleton-Comfort was named an All-American for her finish, the first for UCSD since 2009.

March 21, 2016

Tyler Howsley - Baseball

Junior Tyler Howsley produced two game-winning hits as UCSD clinched a key CCAA series with divisional rival Cal Poly Pomona over the weekend. The Mission Viejo product’s RBI single in the seventh inning in the opener in Pomona Saturday night proved to be the decider in a come-from-behind, 6-3 victory. Howsley then notched his first collegiate walk-off hit as he dropped a single into right center in the seventh of Sunday’s doubleheader nightcap. He hit .429 with a team-best .556 OBP and more stellar defense.

Julia Kirkland - Water Polo

Senior attacker Julia Kirkland scored twice as No. 10 UCSD had its remarkable 11-game win streak snapped at home by third-ranked defending national champion Stanford on Sunday. The Corona product put away the first goal on a lob shot just 38 seconds into the contest. Kirkland tallied her second with 32 ticks remaining in the game off an assist from Alexis Wieseler. The Tritons (18-7) next head to Hawaii on Spring Break to play three games, starting with CSU Bakersfield on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m. PT.

March 15, 2016

Michael Cohn - Swimming & Diving

Junior Michael Cohn put together an outstanding performance at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, totaling two All-America distinctions, one All-America honorable mention and three school-record swims in three separate individual events. Those events were the 100 backstroke (48.51), 200 back (1:44.28) and 200 freestyle (1:36.99). The Solana Beach native placed second in the 200 back after finishing fourth a year ago. In the 100 back, he broke the oldest remaining men's standard, from Division III days in 2000.

Dari Watkins - Swimming & Diving

Senior Dari Watkins completed her stellar five-year Triton career with a phenomenal meet at the NCAA Championships in Indy. The Seal Beach native finished with five All-America distinctions, one All-America honorable mention and five school-record swims, including two in the 200 butterfly on Friday, becoming the first Triton female to go under two minutes in prelims (1:59.18), and then lowering that mark further down to 1:58.60 in a runner-up performance in the final. Watkins led UCSD to a third-place trophy.

March 7, 2016

Drew Dyer - Basketball

Senior forward Drew Dyer hit arguably the greatest and biggest shot in program history last Tuesday at RIMAC, a buzzer-beating three-pointer on an incredible play that began with just 1.9 seconds left in regulation. The Tritons won that CCAA Tournament first-round game in OT, with Dyer then leading his side to a runner-up showing that all but assured them of the NCAA berth they officially received Sunday night. No. 2 seed UCSD takes on Chico State Friday at 2:30 p.m. at the NCAA West Regional in Monmouth, Ore. Dyer averaged 15.0 points, 6.7 boards and 4.7 assists over three CCAA tourney games.

Jamie Katuna - Basketball

Jamie Katuna averaged 29.5 points, shooting 60.5 percent (23-38) from the floor and 42.4 percent (6-14) from three, 5.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.5 steals in two CCAA Tournament games. The Longmont, Colo. product scored 29 points as the Tritons eliminated CPP 71-60 at home in Tuesday’s first round. The senior guard recorded 30 points and seven rebounds in UCSD's 79-77 OT loss to Cal State East Bay in Friday’s semifinals in Stockton, and was named All-Tournament. The Tritons have earned a rematch with CSUEB at the NCAA West Regional in Azusa on Friday at 5 p.m.

February 29, 2016

Jack Larsen - Baseball

Junior outfielder Jack Larsen led now-fifth-ranked UCSD to a four-game sweep of its first CCAA series over CSUSB. He batted a team-best .563 (9-for-16) with team highs of nine hits, 10 RBI and 16 total bases. The Mission Viejo product had multiple hits in three of the games and at least two RBI in each, capped by a career-high-tying four Sunday as he launched a two-run home run, his team-leading fourth, in the first inning, and added a two-run single in the second. Larsen now leads the CCAA with his 22 RBI.

Farrah Shokoor - Basketball

Senior forward Farrah Shokoor averaged 22 points, 11.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.0 steals in two games for No. 20 UCSD last week. The San Diego native had 19 points, 13 rebounds and two steals as the Tritons took down SF State, 63-40, Friday. She followed that up with 25 points, 10 rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block as UCSD defeated Sonoma State, 75-62, Saturday to claim a share of the conference title. The Tritons have won nine straight and host CPP in the CCAA Tournament's first round Tuesday at 5:30.

February 22, 2016

Paul Doan - Track & Field

Paul Doan was the anchor as the UCSD 4x100 relay (41.04) broke the 10-year-old school record (41.43) at Saturday’s season-opening Collegiate All-Comers at Pomona-Pitzer in Claremont. The Triton foursome won the event, achieving an NCAA provisional qualifier (41.12) in the process. The sophomore sprinter out of San Diego (St. Augustine HS) also won two individual races, producing personal-best times of 10.65 in the 100 and 21.51 in the 200. Doan is the second fastest in program history in both of those events.

Maddy Lewis - Softball

Freshman infielder Maddy Lewis hit .722 (13-18) with five runs, a team-high eight RBI and two stolen bases as UCSD went 4-2 over six games during the past week. The Alameda native went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a run as the Tritons won 13-0 in five innings in game two against No. 7 Adelphi on Monday. Lewis was perfect at the plate again, at 3-for-3, in Friday's second game at Cal State Dominguez Hills, with her first collegiate triple, two RBI and two runs to aid in an 11-5 win. UCSD hosts Chico State for four this week.

February 16, 2016

Michael Cohn - Swimming & Diving

Junior Michael Cohn won three individual events for maximum points in leading No. 4 UCSD to its eighth PCSC title in a row. He was rewarded as the PCSC Male Swimmer of the Meet. The Solana Beach product was fastest in the 500 free, 200 free and 200 back, breaking his own school record in the latter on the final night. He also broke the program mark in the 200 free while leading off the first-place, school-record 800 free relay on the first night. His 1:44.92 in the 200 back qualified him for the NCAA Championships.

Colleen Daley - Swimming & Diving

Colleen Daley, a fourth-year senior and second-time co-captain, led No. 2 UCSD to an eighth straight PCSC crown in Monterey Park. The Sacramento native hit her preseason targets of breaking school records in both the 50 and 100 (22.98 and 50.29, each in prelims) freestyle, later winning both events. Daley also anchored the 200 and 400 medley and 400 free relays to wins in school-record times, with another win in the 200 free relay. The 400 medley relay lowered the previous program standard, from 2009, by over a second.

February 8, 2016

Alexandre Miaule - Tennis

Alexandre Miaule played a vital role in No. 21 UCSD's two key West Region victories. The junior from Playa del Rey won all four of his singles and doubles contests. In a 5-4 upset at No. 11 Azusa Pacific, Miaule teamed with Horea Porutiu to fight off four match points (9-8) at No. 2 doubles. He went on to take his No. 5 singles match in straight sets. Miaule’s 6-4, 7-6 decision at No. 5 clinched the Tritons’ 8-1 win against No. 26 Point Loma. Along with Porutiu, he earned an 8-6 win vs. the Sea Lions in the second doubles spot.

Kelsi Maday - Softball

Sophomore outfielder Kelsi Maday helped UCSD to a 5-1 season-opening record with 10 hits, seven runs, six RBI and three stolen bases. The Napa native was the team’s leader in several categories including runs, hits, batting average (.526), slugging (.579) and on-base percentage (.571). On Friday, Maday had two hits, two runs and one RBI in the Tritons’ 7-2 win over Metro State. She topped that the following day by recording the game-tying RBI and the go-ahead run in UCSD’s 3-2 triumph against Western Oregon.

February 1, 2016

Ian Colbert - Volleyball

Junior outside hitter Ian Colbert was UCSD’s top player in a three-match week, averaging 4.09 kills and 1.91 digs per set. In Wednesday’s come-from-behind five-set home win over Princeton, the Belmont product achieved career bests in both kills and digs for a second straight contest, finishing with 19 and 11 for a second successive double-double. Colbert put down 19 more kills to lead the Tritons in Sunday’s loss at No. 5 Hawai’i. It was the most kills in a three-set match by a Triton since Frank Fritsch (20) in 2009.

Farrah Shokoor - Basketball

Senior forward Farrah Shokoor averaged 15.0 points and 11.5 rebounds over two big road wins for No. 25 UCSD last week. The San Diego native went for 18 points, nine boards and two assists in Thursday’s 76-51 decision at Humboldt State. She then posted her 11th double-double of the season Saturday night in a 64-50 victory at Cal Poly Pomona, scoring 12 points while collecting a team-high 14 rebounds. Shokoor continues to lead the CCAA in rebounding as the only player in the league averaging a double-double.

January 25, 2016

Drew Dyer - Basketball

Drew Dyer averaged 20.5 points and shot 72.2 percent over two conference wins at RIMAC Arena. Against Cal State Dominguez Hills on Spirit Night, he scored a game-high 24 points, the highest single-game point total for a Triton this season. He netted six three-pointers, matching a career-best. Dyer was perfect the next night, going 5-for-5 overall, 4-for-4 from three-point range and 3-for-3 from the line vs. Cal State LA. He finished with a game co-high 17 points. Saturday’s victory left the Tritons alone in first place in the CCAA.

Alexis Wieseler - Water Polo

Senior two-meter Alexis Wieseler recorded 13 goals, two assists and five steals as No. 21 UCSD opened its season 3-1 at the UCSB Winter Invitational. In her return to the pool after a season-ending injury in 2015, the Highland native rattled the cage five times as the Tritons won 15-7 over Azusa Pacific Saturday. Wieseler added two scores in a 10-9 upset of No. 19 CSUN. Sunday, she scored twice as UCSD edged CSU Bakersfield, 8-7, and capped off the weekend with four goals in a narrow 10-9 loss against No. 13 UCSB.

January 19, 2016

Drew Dickinson - Fencing

Senior Drew Dickinson posted a 7-1 record in saber as UCSD hosted the West Invitational Sunday at RIMAC Arena. He went undefeated against Western Fencing Conference (WFC) foes Stanford and Air Force. The El Dorado Hills native helped UCSD to a 5-1 overall record and a 3-1 WFC mark. The Tritons placed second behind Stanford, which is ranked 10th nationally. Dickinson and his teammates are receiving votes in the national poll. UCSD is next in action on Jan. 24 as it competes at the San Diego Open.

Farrah Shokoor - Basketball

Senior forward Farrah Shokoor averaged 20.5 points, 15 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 3.0 blocks at Cal State East Bay and Cal State Monterey Bay. The San Diego native scored 17 points and grabbed 11 boards to go along with two blocks and two steals in Friday's 56-54 victory over the Pioneers, who were previously unbeaten in conference play. She topped that Saturday with 24 points, aided by 14 made free throws, 19 rebounds and four blocks to pace the Tritons to a 67-57 comeback win against CSUMB.

January 11, 2016

Kirill Rudenko - Volleyball

Senior Kirill Rudenko led UCSD to a split of non-conference home contests to begin the year. He put down a match-high 11 kills in a three-set win over Charleston on Friday, and shared the team high of eight kills in a straight-set loss the next night to Grand Canyon. The native of Russia equaled his single-match career best by hitting .474 (11-2-19) against the Golden Eagles, adding two digs and an ace. The Tritons open MPSF play against nationally-ranked UC Santa Barbara and UCLA at home this Friday and Saturday night.

Julia Toronczak - Swimming & Diving

Sophomore Julia Toronczak continued her dominance in the backstroke this past Saturday as No. 2 UCSD (7-5) won all three dual meets in its home finale. The Santee product swept the backstroke events in 57.17 and 2:04.34, hitting the wall first in each by over two full seconds. Her time in the 100 was a B standard. Toronczak has now piled up a total of 12 dual-meet wins in the 200 and seven more in the 100. The Tritons are at sixth-ranked Division II rival California Baptist in more dual action Saturday at 12 p.m.

January 4, 2016

Kevin Wylder - Swimming & Diving

Sophomore Kevin Wylder excelled for No. 5 UCSD in home dual meets this weekend. The product of Granite Bay swept first-place honors on Sunday in the sprints, blazing to times of 20.93 in the 50 and 46.14 in the 100. He also was part of both first-place relays, swimming the butterfly leg (49.75) of the 400 medley at the start, before closing out his day on the victorious 200 free relay. Wylder went 1:52.54 for third in his first-ever 200 fly on Saturday, and 50.40 in the 100 fly. The Tritons are back at home this Saturday at 12 p.m.

Jamie Katuna - Basketball

Senior guard Jamie Katuna averaged 32.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in UCSD's two big home wins over Humboldt State and Cal Poly Pomona over the weekend. The Longmont, Colo. native dropped a career-high 29 points and grabbed six rebounds in an 85-73 victory over the Jacks on Friday. She eclipsed that performance the following day, this time scoring a career-high 36 points, while also grabbing five boards and dishing out a career-high seven assists, in a 90-76 triumph over the Broncos.

December 21, 2015

Drew Dyer - Basketball

Drew Dyer averaged a team-best 17.0 points over a 2-1 week for 11th-ranked UCSD. He shot .462 (6-13) from long range and .882 (15-17) from the line, also team-highs. Against No. 3 Western Oregon, Dyer scored a game co-high 19 points with four treys and a team-best six rebounds. He led the Tritons at Cal State Dominguez Hills with a team-high 13 points and paced the squad yet again with 19 points vs. Cal State San Marcos. Dyer was 10-for-12 from the charity stripe against the Cougars, both career highs.

Beth Mounier - Basketball

Junior guard Beth Mounier averaged 18.5 points, five rebounds and three assists in two games to make the All-Tournament Team at the Seawolf Hoops Classic hosted by Alaska Anchorage. On Saturday, the Woodland Hills product scored 15 points, aided by three shots from behind the arc, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out five assists in an 81-54 win against Alaska Fairbanks. Mounier poured in a career- and game-high 22 points, with five three-pointers made, in a narrow 76-72 loss to No. 5 Alaska Anchorage on Sunday.

December 7, 2015

Chase Cockerill - Water Polo

Senior utility Chase Cockerill scored six goals and dished out four assists in No. 10 UCSD's three games at the NCAA Championship in Los Angeles. In Thursday's play-in against No. 9 Princeton, the Woodland Hills native tallied a goal and two assists as the Tritons advanced, 12-7. The tri-captain then scored twice in a loss to No. 1 UCLA in the national semifinals, and added three goals and two assists as UCSD fell to No. 2 Cal in Sunday's third-place game. Cockerill thus earned a spot on the All-Tournament Second Team.

Amanda Colla - Volleyball

Sophomore libero Amanda Colla produced the match high in digs in both of UCSD's contests at the NCAA West Regional in Anchorage, Alaska. In Friday's 3-1 upset of 18th-ranked CCAA champion Sonoma State, the Carlsbad product handled 23 digs. Colla followed that up with a career-best 41, one shy of the single-match program record, in a five-set loss to eventual West Region champ Western Washington Saturday. She finished second on the UCSD single-season digs list (560), and made the All-Tournament Team.

November 30, 2015

Adam Klie - Basketball

Adam Klie paced UCSD to three wins this past week, leading the team in scoring, free throws, assists, steals and minutes. In a 76-67 victory over No. 4 California Baptist, Klie totaled 18 points and added three assists and two blocks, all team-highs. The junior guard then scored 13 points and pulled down a game-high nine rebounds in a 74-50 win against Holy Names. He was 5-for-7 from the field and also had three assists and two steals. Klie hit double-digits again in a 76-36 defeat of NDNU, netting 10 points with four assists.

Jamie Katuna - Basketball

Senior guard Jamie Katuna poured in 37 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in two wins during the UCSD Thanksgiving Classic. The Longmont, Colo. native scored 17 points on 50 percent (7-14) shooting, pulled down six boards and dished out two assists in a 95-72 win over Dominican on Friday. She followed that up with 20 points on 53.3 percent (8-15) shooting, six rebounds, one assist and two steals Saturday in a 76-71 upset of No. 25 Azusa Pacific. Katuna was named to the All-Tournament Team for her efforts.

November 23, 2015

Nick Alexander - Water Polo

Junior driver Nick Alexander scored eight goals in three games at the WWPA Championship in Colorado Springs, Colo. He struck twice in an 11-9 first-round win Friday over Santa Clara. The Clovis native found the back of the cage twice more in a 10-8 triumph in Saturday's semifinal against host Air Force. Alexander saved his best for Sunday's title game, putting away four in a 6-5 upset of top seed UC Davis as UCSD secured the WWPA’s automatic bid to the NCAA Championship. Alexander was named Tournament MVP.

Colleen Daley - Swimming & Diving

Senior co-captain Colleen Daley was the top swimmer for the UCSD women at the A3 Performance Invitational in Monterey Park as they placed fifth of 12 in an all-Division I field. On Saturday night, after timing 51.19 in the 100 free to finish fourth, she led off the sixth-place 400 free relay in 50.95, a lifetime best. The Sacramento product's fourth-place 50 free time of 23.28 was just .05 off her best ever. Daley’s marks in both the 50 and 100 are the fastest nationally in Division II. She posted two personal records for the meet.

November 16, 2015

Aleks Lipovic - Basketball

Aleks Lipovic poured in a team-high 16 points in UCSD’s 89-73 exhibition defeat at Division I UC Irvine on Friday night. The redshirt junior out of Dana Point shot 6-for-7 from the field, including 4-for-5 from three-point range, to share the game high. He did so in 16 minutes off the bench, adding a steal. The Tritons, picked to finish third in the CCAA this season, host Winona State in their opener on Tuesday night, Nov. 17, to begin a three-game home stand. Tip-off at RIMAC Arena is set for 7 p.m. in the teams' first-ever meeting.

Farrah Shokoor - Basketball

Farrah Shokoor picked up right where she left off a year ago in producing a game-high 19 points and nine rebounds to lead UCSD to a season-opening 73-60 home win over area foe and new league rival Cal State San Marcos on Saturday evening. The senior San Diego native, who was an All-West Region and All-CCAA selection in her first go-around as a Triton last season, posted a stellar line of 7-for-9 shooting from the field alongside the nine boards, with three assists, three steals, one block, and zero turnovers in 23 minutes.

November 9, 2015

David Hadler and Leanne Singleton-Comfort - Fencing

David Hadler and Leanne Singleton-Comfort each won their respective weapons as UCSD hosted its annual BladeRunner tournament Saturday and Sunday at RIMAC Arena. Hadler, a sophomore from San Francisco, won gold in men’s foil by claiming a 15-11 victory over Maxwell Yee in the title bout. A freshman out of Marysville, Singleton-Comfort defeated Mikaela Avian, 15-10, to win the women’s saber event. It was the first time since 2011 that a pair of Tritons won at BladeRunner.

Mary Reilly - Soccer

Mary Reilly produced two goals and three assists as UCSD swept through the CCAA Tournament and earned its record ninth banner on Sunday. The Chula Vista product had a goal and two assists in a 4-1 first-round triumph at home for the fourth-seeded Tritons. She added an assist in a 3-0 rout of 10th-ranked top seed Sonoma State Friday in Pomona. Reilly scored the opener in the 18th minute of Sunday's final, a 3-2 win over Stanislaus State. Reilly leads the CCAA with 11 goals, and made the All-Tournament Team.

November 2, 2015

Clayton Yamaguchi - Golf

Clayton Yamaguchi earned his first victory as a Triton at the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate at Waikoloa Beach Resort on the island of Hawaii. The senior from Los Angeles carded three under-par rounds, shooting 70-69-70 for a 7-under 209. Yamaguchi was tied for fourth after the opening round and elevated himself into first with his second-round performance on the par-72 course. UCSD finished third, the team’s highest placing this fall. The Tritons next compete Feb. 8-9 at the Cougar Invite, hosted by Cal State San Marcos.

Heidi Sierks - Volleyball

Setter Heidi Sierks continued racking up double-doubles this past week to lead UCSD to a pair of conference wins at home. Against CPP, the senior from Lake Bluff, Ill., totaled 46 assists and 17 digs while pacing the Tritons to a .280 hitting percentage. The next night, Sierks had 30 assists and 10 digs in a sweep of CSUMB, UCSD’s sixth straight victory. Sierks has recorded a team-best 16 double-doubles and leads all league players in assists and assists/set. Her current total of 3,413 career helpers rank second all-time at UCSD.

October 26, 2015

Daniel Straub - Water Polo

Daniel Straub produced a game- and career-high four goals in No. 14 UCSD's 12-7 win over 13th-ranked conference rival Air Force at home last Thursday night. The redshirt senior utility and San Diego native opened the scoring just past the midway point of the first period, and also capped it with a pair of goals in the fourth. In between, he tied the match at 6-6 in the third. The Tritons (10-11, 3-1 WWPA) return to Canyonview this Thursday, Oct. 29, for another big conference matchup with Santa Clara at 6 p.m.

Danielle Dahle - Volleyball

Not only did Danielle Dahle lead UCSD to a pair of huge league wins, she became the school’s all-time kills leader in the process. With a career-high 28 kills vs. Chico State, Dahle finished Friday night with 1,366 as a Triton, surpassing Rebecca Bailey, who had 1,364 from 2005-08. Dahle posted double-doubles in both matches with 28 kills/11 digs vs. Chico and 12 kills/11 digs against Stanislaus State. The senior outside hit over .400 in both contests and led UCSD in kills, kills/set, hitting, points and points/set for the week.

October 19, 2015

Jeff Roseth - Golf

Jeff Roseth tied for fourth at the Sonoma State Invitational, Oct. 12-13, his best career finish and first top-10 effort. The senior from Fresno recorded a three-round total of 217, one-over par on Foxtail Golf Club's North course. Roseth fired a stellar five-under 67 in the second round, tied with one other player for the lowest round of the tourney. It was also his lowest career round. He was one of six players to record an eagle, and his 38 pars were tied for the second-most at the event. Roseth was named to the all-tournament team.

Meagan Wright - Volleyball

Meagan Wright led UCSD to a pair of key league wins on the road, averaging team highs with 4.57 points and 4.14 kills per set. She recorded double-doubles in both matches, bringing her season total to 12. In a 3-0 sweep at Cal Poly Pomona, Wright led all players with 14 kills and 15.5 points. She also had 13 digs and three blocks. In a four-set victory at Cal State Monterey Bay, the junior amassed 15 kills and 17 digs. Wright has 10 or more kills in 18 of 20 matches. UCSD is home for its next four, beginning Friday with Chico State.

October 12, 2015

Brandon Monteiro Magpayo - Soccer

Brandon Monteiro Magpayo scored the first two goals of his college career to lead UCSD to a come-from-behind 3-2 win at home last Friday night over Cal State Monterey Bay. The true freshman first tied the game at 1-1 in the 34th minute. Monteiro Magpayo then stepped up to take a free kick from just beyond the edge of the 18-yard box in the 76th, and buried his right-footed shot into the lower right corner for his first career winner. He came off the bench and played 40 minutes, finishing with three shots, all on goal.

Paige Hughes - Cross Country

Senior Paige Hughes took seventh place in the women’s race at the 23rd Annual Triton Classic, hosted by UCSD on the North Campus Course on Saturday morning. The San Diego native completed the six-kilometer course in 22:26.07, and led the Tritons’ third-place finish with 73 points, narrowly being edged out by Biola and conference rival Cal State San Bernardino, which won with 64 points. UCSD now awaits the CCAA Championships in San Francisco on Sunday, Oct. 25.

October 5, 2015

Mary Reilly - Soccer

Mary Reilly produced all four goals in UCSD's 4-2 win at Cal State Dominguez Hills last Friday night, becoming the first Triton to score four times in a game since former All-American Megan Dickey over a decade ago on Sept. 8, 2005. The true freshman out of Chula Vista is the CCAA's only player with four goals in a match this year. She finished with a game-high five shots, all on frame. Reilly needed a mere 58 minutes on the field to register her four scores. She leads the CCAA in goals (7), points (16) and shots (46).

Kyra Scott and Britta Mosser - Tennis

The duo of Kyra Scott, a senior from Irvine, and Britta Mosser, a redshirt sophomore Malibu product, won the doubles competition at the USTA/ITA West Regional Championships Saturday in Los Angeles. It was the first time any Triton tandem has won the regional doubles title. Scott and Mosser defeated pairs from Concordia, Azusa Pacific and Point Loma to advance to the finals, where they took down Sonoma State’s Jordyn Kearney and Jensyn Warren, 8-5. Scott also advanced to the semifinals in singles play.

September 28, 2015

Wyler Svoboda - Cross Country

Sophomore Wyler Svoboda won the men’s eight-kilometer race at the Coyote Challenge, hosted by conference rival Cal State San Bernardino on Saturday, with a time of 26:46.50. The Laguna Niguel native led the Tritons to a team win with 15 points, the best possible score, by sweeping the top six spots. UCSD will have two weeks off before hosting the 23rd Annual Triton Classic, held at the UCSD North Campus Course, on Saturday, Oct. 10.

Katie O’Laughlin - Soccer

Katie O'Laughlin scored twice in two key Triton home victories this past weekend, accounting for both game-winners. The sophomore first registered her first career game-winning goal to give UCSD a 2-1 lead in the 55th minute of a 3-1 decision over Cal State East Bay on Friday night. On Sunday, O'Laughlin got her head to a Kiera Bocchino free kick in the 19th minute for her team-best fourth goal. Despite finishing with nine players, the Tritons held on to defeat reigning West Region champion Stanislaus State, 1-0.

September 21, 2015

Daniel Franz - Cross Country

Daniel Franz, a senior out of Palm Springs, was the Tritons’ top finisher at the Southern Stampede, held Saturday at the site of the 2015 NCAA Championships in Joplin, Mo., crossing the finish line in 14th place and running the eight-kilometer course in 25:10.42. As a team, UCSD took fifth. The Tritons are back in action this Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Coyote Invitational, hosted by conference rival Cal State San Bernardino. They then will await their lone home date, the annual Triton Classic, on Saturday, Oct. 10, on North Campus.

Danielle Dahle - Volleyball

Danielle Dahle averaged 3.8 kills, 2.7 digs and 4.2 points per set while hitting .306 to lead UCSD to a 2-0 start in CCAA play. In a 3-0 upset win at 14th-ranked Cal State San Bernardino, she had seven digs to make her just the third Triton to amass 1,000 kills and 1,000 digs in a career. Dahle also recorded 11 kills and hit .303 in UCSD's first sweep of CSUSB since 1993. In the team's first-ever match against Cal State San Marcos, she led all players with 12 kills and 13.0 points while hitting .310 and contributing nine digs.

September 14, 2015

Tyler Mancuso - Water Polo

Two-meter Tyler Mancuso compiled five goals and two assists in a stellar Triton debut against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Saturday at the UCLA Invitational. The Laguna Beach native then had two ejections drawn against the host and defending national champion, No. 1 UCLA. The Tritons went 1-1 at the one-day event with a 16-6 win over CMS and 18-6 loss to UCLA. UCSD plays its first WWPA game of the season this Thursday at Fresno Pacific. The team will then travel to Stanford for the NorCal Tournament over the weekend.

Kelcie Brodsky - Soccer

Kelcie Brodsky was UCSD's (3-1) standout player in a 1-1 week in non-conference play on the road. She made 11 saves to keep the Tritons in it during a 1-0 loss at Azusa Pacific on Thursday. Her seventh, in the 56th minute, marked the milestone 300th of her incredible career as a four-year starter. The Agoura Hills product then was called upon for a pair of stops in a 1-0 victory at California Baptist on Saturday. It was her second shutout of 2015 and 21st of her career. Her program-record saves total now stands at 306.

September 8, 2015

Chase Cockerill - Water Polo

Senior utility Chase Cockerill amassed seven goals in four games over the weekend at the Triton Invitational. The Woodland Hills native scored four times in a 15-4 win over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday. Sunday, Cockerill found the back of the cage three times, helping the Tritons defeat Redlands 15-6. UCSD went 2-2 in the four games played against Pomona-Pitzer, No. 5 Pacific, Redlands and No. 3 Cal. UCSD plays at the UCLA Invitational this Saturday, taking on No. 1 UCLA and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

Meagan Wright - Volleyball

Playing in her first matches as a Triton, Meagan Wright was named to the Point Loma Seaside Invite All-Tournament Team after helping UCSD to a 3-1 record. For the tourney, the junior transfer led the team in kills and kills/set and was second in digs and blocks. In a 3-0 upset of No. 10 Colorado Mesa, Wright tallied match-highs with 14 kills and 16 points. She had match-highs with 22 kills and 23 points vs. Regis, a team-best 13 digs vs. Concordia and a team-high 26 digs against Point Loma.

 

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