February 2, 2012
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 86, Long Beach State 61 IRVINE - Senior Kassandra McCalister had 17 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead the host Anteaters in the Big West Conference game Thursday. Sophomore Jacquelyn Marshall had 18 points and nine rebounds, while three other Anteaters scored in double figures. The win for UCI (10-12, 6-3 in conference), sets up a first-place showdown with visiting Cal State Northridge (7-2 in conference) on Saturday at 4 p.m. Anete Klintsone had 11 points, four rebounds and four assists for UCI, which avenged a 63-51 loss at Long Beach State on Dec. 31. Kiara Belen had 10 points and six rebounds, while Kelly Meggs had 12 points off the bench for the winners.
March 11, 2013
UC Irvine junior forward Camille Buckley was named to the All-Big West Conference second team by the league coaches. Buckley led the Big West in rebounding at 9.9 per contest and was 12th overall in scoring at 12.1 points per game overall. She also ranked sixth in field-goal percentage with a .452 mark. In Big West games-only, she is the only player to average a double-double with an 11.9 points and 11.5 rebound average. Buckley grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds at UC Davis which is tied for seventh in the country this year.
December 7, 2000
COSTA MESA - Five players scored in double figures for the Vanguard University women's basketball team as the Lions dominated in a 107-27 nonconfeence victory over visiting La Sierra Tuesday. Vanguard (5-1) grabbed a 51-14 halftime lead and cruised to victory as the Lions' Kelly Boeke led with a game-high 21 points. Beth Weidler scored 19, Courtney McKinney finished with 16 points, while Laura Lee had 14 and Erin Edminston had 10. NONCONFERENCE Vanguard 107, La Sierra 27 La Sierra - Duffield 9, Meriedith 7, Barnes 5, Carbajal 4, Klytta 2. 3-pt goals - None.
February 24, 2000
Tony Altobelli Doug Bennett, executive of Orange Coast College's Foundation and the public address announcer for all the women's basketball home games will be inducted into the California Community College Women's Basketball Hall of Fame on March 10. The ceremony will take place during a hall of fame luncheon prior to the state community college women's basketball tournament. Bennett is being honored for his "outstanding record of achievement and enthusiastic work toward the advancement of community college women's basketball in California."
April 12, 2000
Orange Coast College math professor Sandra Savage was awarded the first-ever Sandra Hope Savage Award for excellence in science in mathematics education by the South Coast chapter of the Assn. for Women in Science. ... Dr. Andrew Paul Gerken, of Newport Beach, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons during the organization's ceremonies in Orlando, Fla., on March 15. ... Newport Beach attorney Thomas E. Miller was named Orange County Alumnus of the Year at Hastings College of Law. ... Costa Mesa's Victor H. Garcia was awarded a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Washington State University.
February 18, 2002
BREN EVENTS CENTER - UC Irvine fell to visiting University of the Pacific, 65-53, in a Big West women's basketball game Sunday. Pacific was ahead, 49-39, and went on a 9-3 run with 7:26 remaining to put the game out of reach. The Tigers outrebounded the Anteaters, 34-26, while shooting 52 percent for the game (28-54). Pacific was led by Selena Ho with 16 points and six assists. Vanessa Dupont added 15 points and a game-high nine rebounds. UCI had a trio of players in double-figures, with Cindy Oparah leading the way with 16 points, four steals and four rebounds.
February 22, 2002
UC Irvine senior Cindy Oparah was selected to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII women's basketball first-team as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is one of five student-athletes that will be forwarded to the national ballot. Winners will be announced March 8. Oparah, a biological sciences major who plans to pursue a career in medicine, leads the Big West in scoring (15.7) and rebounding (9.6). She is ranked 25th nationally for rebounds.
January 11, 2002
LONG BEACH - The UC Irvine women's basketball team witnessed a hot shooting night by Big West host Long Beach State, which won 91-60 Thursday in The Pyramid. The 49ers (6-7, 1-2 in the Big West Conference), winners of six of their last seven, shot 63% from the field and used a 17-6 run over the first 5:30 of the second half to coast to victory. The Anteaters (4-10, 1-2) went on an early 11-0 run after falling 10-0 to open the game. UCI's Cindy Oparah and Christina Callaway keyed the scoring run and led UCI throughout the night, each finishing with a double-double.
June 7, 2002
BREN EVENTS CENTER - Selena Ho, a two-time first-team All-Big West Conference point guard at the University of the Pacific, has been hired as an assistant of the UC Irvine women's basketball team. Ho, who earned a degree in business administration in May, ended her career this season ranked first all-time in the Big West and 24th among NCAA Division I players in three-pointers made (271). "Selena was the premiere point guard in the Big West Conference over the last four years," Irvine women's basketball coach Mark Adams said.
January 5, 2007
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL UC Irvine 84, SAN LUIS OBISPO — Stephanie Duda scored a career-high 22 points to go with 11 rebounds and five steals, to key the Big West Conference-opening win Thursday. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 73 Angie Ned scored 15 points, while Miranda Forry and Annie Mai had 14 each. Rebecca Maessen had 12 for UCI (3-11). Big West Conference UCI -- Duda 22, Ned 15, Mai 14, Forry 14, Maessen 12, Ishizaki 5, Johnson 2. UC Irvine 84, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 73 3-pt.