A Proud Tradition of Academic

and Athletic Excellence!

Fight on
with mighty Triton Spirit,
Hail to, the Triton name.
Loyal Tritons
march victorious,
On to fame.

Fight on,
The Triton host prevails,
March on, in unity --
Bold and strong we fight
for Triton victory.

This is UC San Diego Athletics...
  • Triton teams have captured 30 national championships while 44 squads have finished as national runners-up and 49 others have achieved national third-place honors. All told, UC San Diego has won 262 national, regional and conference championships.
  • UC San Diego student-athletes have won 138 individual national championships.

  • A remarkable 1,345 Tritons have been named to All-America teams, including 36 in 2017-18.
  • UC San Diego student-athletes have excelled academically as well, earning 36 prestigious NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships and 78 Academic All-America selections, including a program-high 10 over the 2015-16 campaign. Consistently, over 55 percent of student-athletes earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, placing them on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
  • In 2017-18, UC San Diego posted a 10th-place finish out of 268 Division II schools in the Learfield Directors' Cup, an award emblematic of the best overall athletics department in the country. It marked the third-straight year that UC San Diego placed in the top 10. Since moving to the NCAA Division II level for the 2000-01 academic year, UC San Diego has placed in the top seven programs in the country on 12 different occasions and finished second overall twice
  • UC San Diego won its seventh California Collegiate Athletic Association Commissioner's Cup title in 2017, an award symbolizing the best overall athletics department in the prestigious conference.

  • For eight straight years from 2007 to 2014, UC San Diego was ranked first in Division II in the National Collegiate Scouting Association Power Rankings, which are based on student-athlete graduation rates, academic strength and athletic prowess of the university. 

updated 6/14/18