UC SAN DIEGO ATHLETIC UPDATE (June 4, 2012)
Release: Saturday 06/03/2012 
by UCSD
Athletes of the Year honored at the 2011 Athletics Recognition Dinner.
Athletes of the Year honored at the 2011 Athletics...
Courtesy: Andy Wilhelm
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS:


Thu., June 7---Athletics Recognition Dinner---7:00 PM

ATHLETICS RECOGNITION DINNER THURSDAY NIGHT
The 2012 Athletics Recognition Dinner, slated for this Thursday night at the Price Center Ballroom is a "sellout" with more than 600 expected to be in attendance...The annual event which recognizes outstanding performances and contributions by UCSD student-athletes, coaches, staff and supporters, will be highlighted by the naming of the Outstanding Male and Female Senior Student-Athletes of the Year...Check ucsdtritons.com on Friday for information and photos from the dinner.

TRITON ATHLETES CAPTURE ACADEMIC HONORS
UC San Diego student-athletes garnered academic awards in two sports last week...Senior pitcher Elias Tuma of the Baseball squad was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America team for the second consecutive year, snagging second team honors...Tuma, who sports a 3.93 cumulative GPA in cognitive science, led the CCAA in appearances as one of the stalwarts out of the bullpen for a Triton team that won its fourth straight conference regular season and championship tournament titles.

Meanwhile, Coach Kevin Ring's Men's Volleyball team placed six individuals on the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic team, matching Stanford and Pacific for the most of any school in the conference...Earning honors for UCSD were juniors Carl Eberts and Chase Frishman, sophomores Sebastian Brady, Vaun Lennon and Mike Brunsting and freshman Cheyne Hayes.

                     

NEWS & NOTES

This week's edition of Triton Talk, UCSD's weekly online radio show hosted by Craig Elsten, is scheduled to feature interviews with assistant men's basketball coach Clint Allard, two-sport athlete Annie Wethe and sophomore Vaun Lennon from men's volleyball...The show will be posted Wednesday afternoon at ucsdtritons.com.

Seven UCSD coaches were honored as Coach of the Year in their respective conferences...The seven were Brian McManus (women's soccer), Denny Harper (men's water polo), Charity Elliott (women's basketball), Matt Macedo (men's swimming), Corrie Falcon (women's swimming), Eric Newman (baseball) and Michelle Casillas (diving).

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Send questions and comments to tritons@ucsd.edu.

For more information on Triton sports, check our website at http://ucsdtritons.com

Wednesday, March 04
W Tennis vs. Villanova
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball at USC
7:00 PM
Los Angeles
Thursday, March 05
M Tennis vs. Pacific Coast Doubles
All Day
UC San Diego
M Tennis vs. Villanova
9:00 AM
UC San Diego
W Basketball at Cal State San Bernardino (first round)
12:00 PM
Stockton
M Basketball at Cal State Stanislaus (first round)
5:30 PM
Stockton
Friday, March 06
W Basketball at Cal State Dominguez Hills (semifinal)
12:00 PM
Stockton
Softball vs. Sonoma State
1:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Water Polo at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
2:00 PM
Claremont
Softball vs. Sonoma State
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Basketball at Chico State (semifinal)
5:30 PM
Stockton
Baseball vs. Chico State
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball vs. California Baptist
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Water Polo at Pomona-Pitzer
7:20 PM
Claremont
Saturday, March 07
M Crew vs. San Diego City Championships
All Day
Mission Bay
Spirit Night 2015