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, August 25
W Soccer at University of San Diego (exhibition)
7:00 PM
San Diego
Thursday, August 31
W Soccer vs. Point Loma
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Soccer at Biola
7:00 PM
La Mirada
Friday, September 01
W Volleyball at Alaska Anchorage
8:30 AM
San Diego (Point Loma)
W Volleyball at Azusa Pacific
1:00 PM
San Diego (Point Loma)
Cross Country at California Baptist Lancer Invitational
5:00 PM
Saturday, September 02
M Water Polo vs. Chapman
8:00 AM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Simon Fraser
10:45 AM
San Diego (Point Loma)
M Water Polo vs. Long Beach State
5:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Soccer vs. Occidental
5:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Soccer vs. Central Washington
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Point Loma
8:00 PM
San Diego (Point Loma)
Sunday, September 03
M Water Polo vs. TBD
UC San Diego
Tuesday, September 05
W Soccer vs. Concordia Irvine
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, September 07
W Volleyball at Concordia (OR)
5:30 PM
Ellensburg, WA
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