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UCSD Honored With Award of Excellence
Release: Monday 03/03/2014 

LA JOLLA, Calif. - UC San Diego is one of just 26 institutions to be honored with a 2014 NCAA Division II Award of Excellence for the Row for the Cure event that was staged jointly by the Triton men's and women’s rowing programs in October.

This event raised over $15,000 to help finance local and national breast cancer research in accordance with the Susan G. Komen Foundation. UCSD is the only California Collegiate Athletic Association school to earn the award.

The Division II Award of Excellence winners are each awarded $500 for the event or activity in which they were recognized. The national winner receives a cash prize of $1,500 and a nationally-televised football or basketball game on CBS Sports Network during the 2014-15 season. The runner-up earns a $1,250 cash prize and the second runner-up receives $1,000 to be used on future community engagement initiatives.

The Award of Excellence recognizes events and activities that exemplify the type of community engagement the division emphasizes.


Thursday, October 27
M Tennis at SoCal Intercollegiate
All Day
Los Angeles
M Soccer at Cal State San Bernardino
12:30 PM
San Bernardino
W Soccer at Cal State San Bernardino
3:00 PM
San Bernardino
Friday, October 28
W Volleyball at Cal Poly Pomona
7:00 PM
Saturday, October 29
W Soccer at Cal Poly Pomona
11:30 AM
Swimming & Diving vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Soccer at Cal Poly Pomona
2:00 PM
W Volleyball vs. Cal State San Bernardino
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Sunday, October 30
W Rowing vs. Row for the Cure
6:00 AM
Mission Bay
M Rowing vs. Row for the Cure
7:30 AM
Mission Bay
Fencing at San Diego Open
9:00 AM
San Diego (Cathedral Catholic HS)
Tuesday, November 01
M Soccer vs. First Round (Potential)
UC San Diego
Thursday, November 03
M Water Polo at Santa Clara
6:00 PM
Santa Clara
Men's Basketball at San Diego State (exhibition)
7:00 PM
San Diego
Friday, November 04
M Soccer at Semifinals
Diversity and Inclusion
Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)