UC SAN DIEGO ATHLETIC UPDATE (August 23, 2013)
Release: Wednesday 08/25/2013 
by UCSD
Coach Nate Garcia and the Triton Cross Country squad make trek to Mammoth this week.
Coach Nate Garcia and the Triton Cross Country...
Courtesy: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics

UPCOMING EVENTS
Thu., Sept. 5---M-Soccer---UCSD at Cal Baptist---4:30 PM

Thu., Sept. 5---W-Soccer---UCSD vs. Seattle Pacific---7:00 PM

Fri., Sept. 6---W-Volleyball---UCSD at Coyote Classic---Noon & 5:00 PM
Fri., Sept. 6---Cross Country---UCSD hosts UCSD Opener---4:00 PM

Sat., Sept. 7---M-Water Polo---UCSD hosts Triton Invitational---8:00 AM & 4:30 PM
Sat., Sept. 7---W-Volleyball---UCSD at Coyote Classic---Noon & 7:30 PM
Sat., Sept. 7---M-Soccer---UCSD vs. Point Loma---4:30 PM
Sat., Sept. 7---W-Soccer---UCSD vs. Western Washington---7:00 PM

Sun., Sept. 8---M-Water Polo---UCSD hosts Triton Invitational---8:30 AM & 4:30 PM


FIRST EIGHT UCSD ATHLETIC HALL OF FAMERS ANNOUNCED
The first class of the UC San Diego Athletic Hall of Fame was announced last week…The eight-person group included long-time UCSD Athletic Director Judy Sweet, six former student-athletes and one ex-coach…In addition to Sweet, who served in the department’s top position for 24 years (culminating in 2000) and was the first female president of the NCAA, the inaugural class includes Christine Behrens (Tennis, 1987-90), Doug Dannevik (Head Coach Women’s/Men’s Volleyball, 1979-95), Bill Kazmierowicz (Swimming/Water Polo, 1983-87), Ele Johnson (Soccer, 1993-96), Diana Klintworth (Volleyball, 1986-90), Travis Miller (Swimming, 1990-94) and Julie Swail (Water Polo, 1992-95).


The first eight will be officially inducted, Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Hall of Fame Brunch in UCSD’s Price Center East Ballroom. The event starts at 10:00 AM and a limited number of tickets will be available to the public for $25…For ticket reservations and more information e-mail tritons@ucsd.edu or call (858) 534-8460…For further updates on the UC San Diego Athletic Hall of Fame, click here.

HOMECOMING 2013 SET FOR OCTOBER 18-20
All UC San Diego alumni athletes are reminded that Homecoming 2013 is set for the weekend of October 18-20…The centerpiece event will be the annual alumni athlete BBQ, Saturday at noon in the Track & Field Stadium…For an overview of Homecoming activities, click here…For more information call (858) 534-8460.


CROSS COUNTRY HEADING TO  MAMMOTH
After one week of local training, Coach Nate Garcia’s Cross Country squad departs today for its annual high altitude foray to Mammoth…The Tritons will work for 10 days in the thin air before returning to La Jolla in the lead up to their season-opening race, Sept. 6, vs. Cal State L.A., Point Loma, San Diego Christian and a pair of junior college squads, Cerritos and Mesa Colleges.

Watch this morning's interview with senior Mario Flores and junior Madison Tanner.


             

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 head coaches Ricci Luyties (women’s volleyball) and Brian McManus (women’s soccer) as well as all-conference goalie Cameron Ravanbach from the Men’s Water Polo team…The show will be posted Wednesday afternoon at ucsdtritons.com.

The newest member of the Triton Family, Reagan Elizabeth Pascale, daughter of men’s Soccer Coach Jon Pascale and his wife, Liza, arrived last Friday…She is the couple’s first child…Other summer arrivals included Campbell Truex, the second son of first–year Women’s Rowing Coach Colin Truex and his wife and Maren Mae Williamson, the first offspring of Triton Asst. Women’s Water Polo Coach Jenna Williamson and her husband, Curtis (a former UCSD men’s water polo player) who was born June 24…Rounding out the roster were assistant Baseball coach Rob Avila and his wife, Beth, who welcomed new son, Trey.

For the latest in Triton athletic gear, make sure to visit ucsdtritonsgear.com…Run by UCSD Athletics’ new online partner Advanced-Online, ucsdtritonsgear.com provides a web-based, on-demand option for Triton Athletic apparel and merchandise...Fans have access to over 600 products which can be produced and shipped in 24 hours...Click here to check it out.


Send questions and comments to tritons@ucsd.edu.

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