May 28, 2008
The UC Irvine men’s golf team has been to the NCAA Championships twice before, but the Anteaters will try for an unprecedented accomplishment in the tournament that starts today on The Kampen Course at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex in West, Lafayette, Ind. UCI will attempt to make the final cut of 15 teams which is determined after the third round, a feat that previous Anteater teams did not complete in 1992 and 2001. The 72-hole tournament will have 18 holes of competition each day, with final day being Saturday.
May 30, 2009
TRACK AND FIELD NCAA West Regional EUGENE, Ore. — UC Irvine juniors Lauren Collins and Alisha Misiaita qualified for the NCAA Championships following their performances Saturday at Hayward Field. Collins finished third in the high jump with a mark of 6 feet, 1/2 inch to finish third, as the top five finishers in individual events at the regional advance to the NCAA Championships at Fayetteville, Ark., June 10-13. Amber Kaufman of Hawaii-Manoa won the event at the regional with a mark of 6-1 1/2 . Misiaita placed fifth in the shot put with a mark of 50-10 1/4 as Sarah Stevens of Arizona State was first at 55-9 3/4 . The UCI men’s 4x400 relay just missed earning a berth in the NCAA meet.
April 26, 2012
Five more golfers will crash this year's Jones Cup. The neighborhood tradition will include players from Irvine's Shady Canyon Golf Club for the June 27 event at Newport Beach Country Club. The team of five will include director of golf Brian Gunson and head professional Kirk Manley. Manley went to Big Canyon Country Club for last year's Jones Cup, and Gunson said he and others discussed the idea of participating in the Jones Cup. "We wanted to take part in team play and it's good to get together," Gunson said.
May 21, 2006
TUCSON, Ariz. ? The UC Irvine men's golf team concluded its season on the third day of the NCAA West Regional at the Tucson National Golf Club on Saturday. The Anteaters were in eighth place overall going into Saturday's action, but fell to 16th place by shooting a six-over-par 294 to finish with a three-day score of 861. Arizona and Florida tied for the first place with 54-hole totals of 827. Other teams advancing to the NCAA Championships include Arizona State (840), Washington (840)
November 24, 2007
UC Irvine senior Eddie Erazo was named Big West Conference Athlete of the Week in men’s swimming, following his performance at the recent UC Irvine Nike Cup. Erazo won the 200-yard butterfly in 1 minute, 44.54 seconds on Nov. 17 at Belmont Plaza to set a meet record and qualify for the NCAA Championships for the second straight year. He also posted times of 49.14 in the 100 butterfly, 49.57 in the 100 backstroke and 1:50.50 in the 200 individual medley at three-day event.
July 5, 2007
Newport Harbor High product Esther Lofgren was one of three Radcliffe Crew (Harvard) rowers named recently to the Pocock All-America Lightweight Team. A first-team selection, Lofgren has been instrumental as a junior six seat in the varsity eight for Radcliffe. She helped the Crimson place 11th at the NCAA Championships after missing the championships the previous year for the first time since 1997. Lofgren, who began as a member of the Newport Aquatic Center junior team, attends Harvard, whose women's rowing team competes as Radcliffe Crew.
February 28, 2008
UC Irvine senior Eddie Erazo was named Big West Conference Male Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events at the Big West Championships, completed Saturday. Erazo won the 100-yard backstroke, in a meet record 47.89 seconds, the 100 butterfly (47.60) and the 200 fly (1:43.82). Erazo is qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second straight season in all three events. He was named Big West Athlete of the Week twice this season and is a 10-time Big West champion.
August 30, 2002
Steve Virgen UC IRVINE -- The UC Irvine men's golf team will try to make like the Lakers and win its third championship this year. Yet, unlike the Lakers, the Anteaters, the back-to-back Big West Conference champions, don't plan to wait to turn on the switch late in the season or in the playoffs. UCI Coach Paul Smolinski wants that proverbial switch on throughout the year, especially since there are lofty goals. The Anteaters are setting their sights on Stillwater, Okla.
May 14, 2005
The UC Irvine women's golf team will be making its first trip to the NCAA championships in the program's four-year history when play begins Tuesday at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore. UCI, which finished in a tie for sixth at the NCAA West regional to qualify for the finals, is currently ranked 26th in the nation by Golfstat.com. The Anteaters join Ohio State, Duke, Furman, Pepperdine, Virginia, Tulane, Florida, Washington, Auburn, Texas A & M, Missouri, Arizona State, Tulsa, Purdue, Michigan State, Arkansas, UCLA, Tennessee, California, USC, Oklahoma State, Brigham Young and Stanford in the tournament field.