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.

Tuesday, February 21
W Tennis vs. Eastern Michigan
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, February 23
W Basketball at Cal State San Bernardino
5:30 PM
San Bernardino
Men's Basketball at Cal State San Bernardino
7:30 PM
San Bernardino
Friday, February 24
M Golf at Day One
8:00 AM
Vallejo (Hiddenbrooke)
Softball at Cal State San Bernardino
12:00 PM
San Bernardino
W Water Polo at UCLA
12:30 PM
Softball at Cal State San Bernardino
2:00 PM
San Bernardino
M Tennis vs. Holy Names
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Baseball vs. Cal State San Marcos
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Volleyball vs. UC Santa Barbara
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, February 25
W Water Polo at TBD
M Rowing vs. San Diego City Championships
7:00 AM
Mission Bay
M Golf at Day Two
8:00 AM
Vallejo (Hiddenbrooke)
Track & Field at Mangrum Invitational
10:00 AM
San Marcos
W Tennis at Cal State LA
11:00 AM
Los Angeles
Diversity and Inclusion
Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)