No. 16 Tritons' Doubleheader with No. 4 Chico State Canceled Due to Rain
CHICO, Calif. – The doubleheader between the No. 16 University of California San Diego softball team and No. 4 Chico State slated to begin at 11:30 a.m. this afternoon has been canceled due to rain. The games will not be rescheduled.
UC San Diego comes away with a two-game sweep of the Wildcats, winning game one on Sunday, 4-3 (nine innings), and game two, 3-2. With the victories, the Tritons moved into first place in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) standings. UC San Diego now holds an overall record of 20-6 and a conference record of 18-5, while Chico State stands at 18-7 on the season and 16-6 in CCAA play.
The Tritons will return to action later this week, taking part in the Tournament of Champions in Turlock. The action begins on Friday, as UC San Diego faces Northwest Nazarene at 9 a.m. and the Academy of Art at 11:30 a.m.
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With 30 national team championships, nearly 150 individual titles and the top student-athlete graduation rate among Division II institutions in the United States, the UC San Diego intercollegiate athletics program annually ranks as one of the most successful in the country. The Tritons sponsor 23 intercollegiate sport programs that compete on the NCAA Division I and II levels and, in summer 2020, will transition into full Division I status as a member of the Big West Conference. UC San Diego student-athletes exemplify the academic ideals of one of the world's preeminent institutions, graduating at an average rate of 91 percent. A total of 80 Tritons have earned Academic All-America honors, while 36 have earned prestigious NCAA Post Graduate Scholarships. In competition, more than 1,300 UC San Diego student-athletes have earned All-America honors.
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