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SPORTS
January 15, 2014
UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Cal State Fullerton Thursday at 7 at Bren Events Center The Anteaters (11-7, 2-0 in the Big West Conference) have won four straight and six of their last eight and are off to the program's best start after 18 games since the 2002-03 team also went 11-7. Cal State Fullerton (6-9, 1-0) is coming off a conference-opening win over UC Riverside. UCI won at Long Beach State and UCR last week to finalize a stretch of six straight road games. Tonight's contest is the first of three straight home games, including Cal State Northridge on Jan. 23 and Hawaii on Jan. 25 (homecoming)
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SPORTS
January 11, 2014
UCI women's soccer scored the National Soccer Coaches Assocation of America (NSCAA) honor for the third straight season claiming the Team Academic Award. "This program has worked extremely hard to be successful both on and off the field. " Head Coach Scott Juniper said of his Anteaters. "We take pride in our high achievements in the game of soccer, but more importantly, in our academics. This award shows the amount of work and dedication our players put into their studies and in the classroom.
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By Barry Faulkner | January 11, 2014
RIVERSIDE - Just because UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russell Turner elected not to play starting big men Will Davis and Mamadou Ndiaye didn't mean the Anteaters gave anything less than their "Best" effort Saturday night. Mike Best, a 6-foot- 10 sophomore who along with 6-10 junior John Ryan replaced the aforementioned standouts in the starting lineup for the first time all season, had nine points, nine rebounds and five blocks to help the visiting Anteaters handle UC Riverside, 72-52, in a Big West Conference clash at the Student Recreation Center.
SPORTS
December 31, 2013
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Washington 72, UC Irvine 69 SEATTLE — Senior guard Jennifer Tsurumoto led the Anteaters with 17 points, including four three pointers in the nonconference game Monday. Junior guard Madison McKenney came off the bench to go five for 10 from the field for 10 points for UCI (6-7). Senior Lauren Spinazze tied her season-high with nine points to go with a season-best six rebounds, four assists and two steals for the Anteaters.
NEWS
December 27, 2013
A celebration commemorating the life and writing of respected longtime journalist Joseph N. Bell is scheduled for Jan. 21. The event is set to take place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 East Peltason Drive, Irvine. Bell, a former Daily Pilot columnist, died on Thanksgiving following a long battle with Parkinson's disease. The Newport Beach resident was 92. An Indiana native, Bell studied journalism at the University of Missouri before serving in the Navy during World War II. After the war, he returned to Missouri and earned his degree.
SPORTS
December 18, 2013
Whitney Pavlik, a former UC Irvine women's indoor volleyball standout, teamed with Jennifer Kessy to finish third at the Federation International de Volleyball beach event completed Saturday in Durban, South Africa. Pavlik and Kessy lost in the semifinals to a team from Germany, 21-16, 24-26, 15-12. The Americans staved off eight match points to win the second set. Pavlik and Kessy outlasted another German duo, 36-34, 21-18, in the third-place match. It was the first tournament for Pavlik after undergoing shoulder surgery in October.
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By Barry Faulkner | December 18, 2013
For a program that has grown so accustomed to winning, perhaps the greatest accomplishment achieved by UC Irvine men's volleyball is its ability to withstand loss. After capturing their third NCAA title in six seasons in 2012, the Anteaters last season absorbed the loss of their figurehead, leader and coach, John Speraw, as well as a four-time All-American in Carson Clark, who just happens to be the school's all-time kills leader. The result was yet another national crown that first-year coach and former Speraw assistant David Kniffin trumpeted as a triumph of the culture of success that permeates the program.
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