UC SAN DIEGO ATHLETIC UPDATE (Jan. 2, 2006)
Release: Monday 01/01/2006 
by UCSD
Senior Bernabe Sclafani and the UCSD swim team battle Air Force Friday.
Senior Bernabe Sclafani and the UCSD swim team...
Courtesy: UCSD

This Week’s Events:

 

Tue., Jan. 3---Men’s Basketball---UCSD vs. Grand Canyon---4:00 PM

 

Fri., Jan. 6---Swimming & Diving---UCSD vs. Air Force---10:00 AM

Fri., Jan. 6---Women’s Basketball---UCSD vs. Cal State Stanislaus---5:30 PM

Fri., Jan. 6---Men’s Basketball---UCSD vs. Cal State Stanislaus---7:30 PM

 

Sat., Jan. 7---Women’s Basketball---UCSD vs. Chico State---5:30 PM

Sat., Jan. 7---Men’s Basketball---UCSD vs. Chico State---7:30 PM

 

 

TRITON MEN OPEN 2006 WITH TRIO OF HOME CONTESTS

Men’s Basketball returns in full force this week as Coach Bill Carr’s squad plays its first three home games of the season, hosting Grand Canyon, Tuesday, and then getting back into CCAA action against Cal State Stanislaus (Fri.) and Chico State (Sat.).

 

The Tritons are 2-7 overall and 0-2 in conference play...Grand Canyon, which topped UCSD, 72-60, in Phoenix, Nov. 25, is 11-2 while Stanislaus and Chico State are both 3-6 overall but the Wildcats are 2-0 in CCAA action and CSUS is 0-2.

 

TOUGH CCAA CONTESTS ON TAP FOR WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Looking to build on a solid start, the 6-2 Women’s Basketball team welcomes CCAA rivals Cal State Stanislaus (Fri.) and Chico State (Sat.) to La Jolla this weekend...Coach Janell Jones’ Tritons will be attempting to win their third in a row and sixth in the last seven when they engage Stanislaus Friday...Like Stanislaus, UCSD is 1-1 in conference play...The Warriors are 5-4 overall...Chico State has just one loss in nine outings, is a perfect 2-0 in the CCAA and the Wildcats are ranked 12th nationally.

 

SWIM TEAM TO HOST AIR FORCE FRIDAY

Coach Scott McGihon’s Swimming team opens the 2006 portion of its campaign with a dual meet against Air Force Friday morning at Canyonview Pool...The swimmers will contest the Falcons in an all-relay format...At the same time, the Triton divers will tangle with Nevada-Las Vegas.

 

Heading into the second half of their season, the men's team already has nine automatic and nine provisional NCAA Division II Championship qualifiers while the Triton women have 10 and two respectively.

 

ALUMNI TO PROVIDE TUNE-UP FOR MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

First-year Head Coach Kevin Ring’s Men’s Volleyball team will play its annual Alumni Game on Saturday, Jan. 7, as a prelude to the Jan. 11 regular season opener against Long Beach State...The alumni affair is slated for noon in RIMAC Arena.

 

TRITON JAM ON JAN. 17

The fifth annual Triton Jam is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 17 at RIMAC Arena...Doors open at 7:30 PM and the event will start at 8:00 PM...A “basketball carnival,” Triton Jam is an opportunity for UCSD students to meet the men’s and women’s basketball teams as well as participate in a variety of contests, competitions and interactive games...The night’s agenda will include the UCSD Cheerleaders, UCSD Dance Team and UCSD Pep Band as well as giveaways, prizes and FREE FOOD...For more information call (858) 534-8460.

 

 

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

 

 

 

Thursday, May 07
Baseball at Cal State Monterey Bay
7:00 PM
Stockton (Klein Family Field)
Friday, May 08
W Rowing at Day One
All Day
Philadelphia, PA
Baseball at Cal Poly Pomona/Cal State Dominguez Hills
TBA
Stockton (Klein Family Field)
W Water Polo at UCLA
3:30 PM
Stanford
Saturday, May 09
W Rowing at Day Two
All Day
Philadelphia, PA
W Water Polo at California/UC Irvine
TBA
Stanford
Baseball at TBD
TBA
Stockton (Klein Family Field)
Track & Field at Cal State L.A. Last Chance Qualifier
11:00 AM
Los Angeles
Sunday, May 10
W Water Polo at TBD
TBA
Stanford
Thursday, May 14
Baseball at NCAA West Regional
TBA
TBD
Saturday, May 16
M Rowing at Western Sprints Championships
All Day
Rancho Cordova
Thursday, May 21
Track & Field at Day One
All Day
Allendale, MI
Friday, May 22
Track & Field at Day Two
All Day
Allendale, MI
Saturday, May 23
Track & Field at Day Three
All Day
Allendale, MI
Baseball at NCAA Championship
TBA
Cary, NC (USA Baseball National Training Complex)
Jr Triton Club
Gatorade Pong