Release: Sunday 06/25/2006 
Junior Katie McKee and the Women's Tennis team helped fuel UCSD's late surge to a 6th place Directors' Cup finish.
Junior Katie McKee and the Women's Tennis team...
Courtesy: UCSD


Utilizing a series of strong spring performances, UC San Diego moved up 18 places to finish sixth in the final 2005-06 United States Sports Academy Directors' Cup standings for NCAA Division II...Sitting 24th after the final winter rankings were released, the Tritons made a big move by racking up points in men's and women's tennis, men's and women's track & field and women's crew during the spring season.

Overall, with 11 of 23 teams reaching NCAA post-season competition, UCSD accrued 497.5 points...Grand Valley State (MI) won its third consecutive D-II Directors' Cup title while Abilene Christian (TX), Nebraska-Omaha, Southern Illinois-Edwardsville and Cal State Bakersfield rounded out the top five.

It was UCSD's second sixth place finish in a row...Since moving to Division II in the fall of 2000, the Tritons have wound up fourth (2000-01), third (2001-02), 12th (2002-03) and second (2003-04) to go along with the back-to-back sixth place results.

Two weeks ago, UCSD was named the inaugural winner of the CCAA's Commissioner's Cup, emblematic of the top overall program in the conference.


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

Friday, October 13
Fencing at North American Cup
8:00 AM
Anaheim (Convention Center)
Monday, October 16
M Golf at Day One
8:00 AM
Seaside (Blackhorse)
Tuesday, October 17
M Golf at Day Two
8:00 AM
Seaside (Blackhorse)
Wednesday, October 18
M Water Polo at Long Beach State
6:00 PM
Long Beach
Friday, October 20
M Soccer at Cal State San Marcos
3:00 PM
San Marcos
M Water Polo vs. Air Force
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Sonoma State
7:00 PM
Rohnert Park
Saturday, October 21
Swimming & Diving at Lancer Dive Invite (diving only)
All Day
Riverside (CBU)
M Rowing at Head of the Charles
5:00 AM
Boston, MA
Cross Country at CCAA Championships
9:00 AM
Ceres (River Oaks Golf Course)
W Soccer at Cal State San Marcos
2:00 PM
San Marcos
W Volleyball at San Francisco State University
7:00 PM
San Francisco
Thursday, October 26
M Tennis at SoCal Intercollegiate
All Day
M Soccer at Cal State East Bay
4:30 PM
M Water Polo vs. Santa Clara
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
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