February 13, 2003
Steve Virgen The time has come again for UC Irvine. It's time for the UCI men's basketball team to receive another challenge. It's time for the Anteaters to play at Utah State. UCI, which overcame a three-game losing streak with two straight wins last week, will face Big West Conference rival Utah State tonight at 5:35 at the Smith Spectrum. The Anteaters (13-7, 7-4 in the Big West) are one game behind the Aggies (17-5, 8-3), who are in a tie for first place in the Big West with UC Santa Barbara.
October 26, 2002
UC Irvine freshman Lara Bjargardottir and sophomore Molly Donelan broke school records, but the Anteaters women's swimming and diving team, as well as the men's squad, lost to visiting Utah Friday. The meet was the season-opening nonconference dual for the Anteaters. Bjargardottir set a school record in the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:52.97, and she also won the 200 individual medley in 2:08.81. Donelan broke a 22-year-old school record with a time of 2:08.
September 20, 2002
UC Irvine's women's volleyball team bounced back from Wednesday's Big West Conference loss at Idaho to slap down host Utah State in four games Thursday night in Logan, Utah, 30-28, 31-29, 25-30, 30-21. The Anteaters, now 7-4, 1-1 in the Big West, came up with balanced attack -- Kelly Wing with 19 kills, Rebecca Larsen with 11 kills, Dana Kurzbad with 10 kills and Chanda McLeod with nine kills. Ashlie Hain was credited with 53 assists for the Anteaters.
March 10, 2002
Young Chang What remains at the front of Loren and Richard Moriarty's memory of their trip to Utah last month is not the women's hockey game at the Winter Olympics nor the skiing and the yoga classes, but ice angels. And ice eagles, frozen gods and goddesses, even an iced scene of a lion attacking a deer attempting to flee. They arrived at the spot of the International Ice Carving Competition in Provo, Utah at about 11 p.m. They found more than 30 international ice sculpting teams from around the world creating art from 300-pound blocks of ice. "It was all lit up by light," said Loren Moriarty of Newport Beach.
January 30, 2002
Story by Deepa Bharath, photo by Kathy Flippin will go to Utah next month. Not as an Olympian herself, but as someone offering a service to thousands of athletes. Flippin, a 32-year-old Newport Beach massage therapist, has volunteered to be a member of the 2002 Winter Sports Massage Team. As part of the distinguished crew, she will try to soothe, repair and rejuvenate tired, injured or aching muscles at what will be the biggest sporting event of the year.
January 11, 2002
LOGAN, UTAH - Senior guard Jerry Green hit a jumper with less than a second left to lift UC Irvine over a stunned Utah State, 67-66, in a Big West Conference men's basketball game at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum Thursday night. The Anteaters (11-4, 4-0 in the Big West Conference) remained the only undefeated team in the circuit and snapped the Aggies' 31-game win streak at home. It was the third largest current home winning streak in the nation. UCI led, 64-63, with 38 seconds remaining.
October 8, 2001
ANTEATER STADIUM - UC Irvine had no trouble Sunday, easily defeating Utah State in Big West women's soccer play. The outcome marked the largest margin of victory for the Anteaters, in addition to scoring the most goals in a game, since the end of the 1993 season when they defeated Chapman by the same score. Hayley McNallan once again got on the scoreboard first, a 23rd minute goal by way of Robyn Piotrowski's indirect kick. Caroline Kabe rounded out the first-half scoring in the 39th minute when Gina Hintz set her up from the right corner, the first of her three assists.
January 20, 2000
Barry Faulkner NEWPORT BEACH - Faced with the prospect of one more year on the sideline, Corona del Mar High product Mark Hatfield has decided to return to the University of Utah football program he left after four practices last fall. Hatfield, the Newport-Mesa District Defensive Player of the Year and an All-CIF Southern Section performer in his senior season of 1998, will complete his second semester at Golden West College this spring. He will then leave for Salt Lake City in June and live there during the summer, preparing to earn playing time at middle linebacker as a redshirt freshman for the Mountain West Conference Utes.
August 19, 1999
Deck Former CdM football standout returns home from Salt Lake City and will play at community college this fall. By Barry Faulkner CORONA DEL MAR - Former Corona del Mar High middle linebacker Mark Hatfield, who accepted a football scholarship from the University of Utah, returned home from Salt Lake City last week and is making plans to play at a community college as a freshman this fall. "I just didn't really like the atmosphere," said the 6-foot-2, 230-pounder, who noted football had nothing to do with his decision to leave Utah after five days.