May 2, 2006
UC Irvine senior Glenn Swanson, who earlier this month was bumped from the Anteaters' weekend rotation, has been named Collegiate Baseball "Louisville Slugger" National Player of the Week and Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance last week. Swanson threw the school's first no-hitter since 1972 on April 25, striking out 14 in an 89-pitch procession through the University of San Diego lineup that helped produce a 7-0 nonconference victory. The left-hander out of Morse High in San Diego, worked into the sixth in a nonconference clash Sunday at UC Davis to earn his second win in five days and improve to 6-4 this season.
June 23, 2009
Ben Orloff, a senior shortstop for the UC Irvine baseball team last season, was among five players named to the Lowe’s Senior CLASS All-American first team. Orloff, who won the Brooks Wallace award, given annually by the College Baseball Foundation to the top collegiate shortstop, was recognized as an exemplary student-athlete who excelled in four areas: classroom, character, community and competition on the field. Orloff was drafted in the ninth round (No. 281 overall)
April 19, 2010
May-Treanor wins FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Misty May-Treanor and first-time partner Nicole Branagh won the season-opening Assn. of Volleyball Professionals event Sunday. May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High star, teamed with Branagh to top No. 6-seeded Angie Akers and Tyra Turner, 21-14, 21-17, in the title match. Newport Harbor alumna April Ross, who along with Jen Kessy formed the No. 2 seeded entry, was upset in the semifinals and finished tied for third.
March 26, 2007
Shyra Crandall and Talhia Nuñez of Costa Mesa High, Dylan Conroy and Sarah Wesley of Sage Hill and Melissa Buchmann of Estancia have been named first-team All-Orange Coast League by the league's girls' water polo coaches. Goalie Brittany Mucha, Abbie Dyvig and Ashley Rendon of Costa Mesa were second-team honorees. Lightning goalie Jordan Smith-Newman, Anna Carpenter and Cameron Cline of Sage Hill also made the second team, as did Meagan Kunert and Shea Kopp of Estancia. Crandall, a senior two-meter defender for Costa Mesa, did well in her first season with Coach Tim Postiff's Mustangs after transferring from Fountain Valley.
December 23, 2005
Defensive end Matt Burgner, a three-time first-team honoree, highlights CdM's five first-team selections.Corona del Mar High senior defensive end Matt Burgner has been named first-team All-Pacific Coast League for the third straight season. Burgner, whose 12 sacks this season gave him 36 for his varsity career -- tops in Sea King annals, topped eight Corona del Mar players named all-league by league coaches. Joining Burgner on the first team were seniors Matt Loyd, Shaun Mohler, and John Fairbanks, as well as junior Steve Hillgren.
January 9, 2005
Leslie Bruce UC Irvine mathematics professor Svetlana Jitomirskaya received the 2005 American Mathematical Society Ruth Lyttle Satter Award on Thursday for her contribution to mathematics research. Jitomirskaya, a professor at UC Irvine for the past 14 years, received the Satter Award and $5,000 at an American Mathematical Society ceremony in Providence, R.I. Jitomirskaya was recognized for her research of disorderly models and elements to try to find patterns of order.
April 30, 2009
Senior Gianna Rossi, who led the UC Irvine women’s water polo team to the inaugural Big West Conference Tournament title, as well as a share of the conference regular-season crown, has been named Big West Player of the Year. Rossi, a center whose 67 goals this season are a school single-season record, is joined on the first team by senior teammate Julia Fancher. UCI goalie Morgan Vickers, a Newport Harbor High product, is Co-Freshman of the Year, while the Anteaters’ Dan Klatt is Coach of the Year.
October 7, 2011
Former UC Irvine post player Lauren Bowie, formerly known as Lauren Yadon, was recently named director of women's basketball operations at her alma mater. Bowie was an assistant coach at La Verne the last three seasons. She averaged 7.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game over her career at UCI and her 70 career blocks rank seventh in UCI annals. She was named to the Big West Conference All-Freshman team in 2003 after averaging 9.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. She graduated from UCI with a degree in psychology and social behavior.
October 26, 2012
Orange Coast (3-5, 1-3) vs. Golden West (2-6, 0-5) When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. at Orange Coast Key Pirates: So. TB Robert Penny (767 yards, nine TDs rushing); So. WR Tyler Duncan (679 yards, six TDs receiving); Fr. QB Cameron Biedgoly (1,070 yards, 10 TDs passing); So. OLB Nick Cody (78 tackles). Key Rustlers: Fr. RB Marcus Hays (430 yards, two TDs rushing); So. QB Roman Lewis (433 yards, one TD passing); So. WR Alex Taylor (27 catches, 239 yards). Breakdown: It's the 45th renewal of the district rivalry now known as the West Coast Showdown ... Golden West has won the last two meetings and leads the series, 22-20-2 ... OCC, ranked No. 20 in Southern California, has lost four straight and has allowed 49.5 points per game during that stretch ... The Rustlers have lost five in a row and are averaging just 16.8 points per game for the season ... Penny's 1,412 career rushing yards rank No. 8 in OCC annals ... Lewis, a converted receiver, has run the Rustlers' offense the last two games.
April 26, 2011
UC Irvine men's soccer has some valuable alumni, as Joel Bagby, Amani Walker and Kyle Schmid have signed professional contracts this month. Bagby has signed with Capital City Football Club of Ottawa, a professional club in the Canadian Soccer League. Bagby, an All-Big West Conference honoree, was also voted to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week. Bagby helped UCI to a 14-3-3 record and a conference regular-season title. Bagby played in all 20 games for UCI and keyed an Anteater defense that posted 11 shutouts.