Recapping Sports

    A crowd on your side always helps. It adds an extra level of excitement and it keeps your legs going.””

    Sanh Luong/Guardian
    Junior midfielder Lauren Segars and senior midfielders Kelly Cochran (top) and Megan Dickey (right) celebrate the Tritons’ dominant victory over Chico State in the California Collective Athletic Association Championship on Oct. 29, 2006.

    – Leora Juster

    Senior Point Guard, Women’s Basketball Team

    “”UCSD Gets Eighth Straight Win””

    Feb. 12, 2007

    “”There’s no quit in these girls and they never stop fighting.””

    – Tom Black

    Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball

    “”Tritons Bump Win Streak to 10″”

    Oct. 23, 2006

    “”I hobbled away, red-cheeked and wounded, [Steve] Nash was a man I had come to respect as a player, but I got to see the upstanding Canadian in an unfavorably arrogant light.””

    – Danai Leininger

    “”NBA’s MVP Stonewalls Aspiring Journalist””

    Oct. 30, 2006

    “”To sit in a tube of water and get that sensation that you shouldn’t be able to breathe in there … is such an indescribable feeling.””

    – Jared Lang

    Junior Captain, Surf Team

    “”Surf Team Balances Waves and Work””

    Nov. 6, 2006

    “”Sometimes people get lost in the fallacy of Division I domination and forget that what matters is who is better prepared to compete on game day.””

    – Dan Noel

    Senior Hurdler, Men’s Track and Field Team

    “”Triton Women Take Second at All-Cal””

    March 8, 2007

    “”In my own experience I feel there are very few things that have challenged me to the level that athletics at UCSD have done.””

    – Joe Woodring

    Senior Utility, Men’s Water Polo Team

    “”Student Athletes Honored””

    Apr. 12, 2007

    “”Coming into the last 500 meters, your body just goes completely numb from all the lactic acid building up. All eight of us just collapsed after the race and couldn’t move for a couple minutes.””

    – Brenden Carriker

    Senior Captain and Varsity Eight Boat Rower, Men’s Crew Team

    “”UCSD Crew Sweeps Third at Regionals””

    Apr. 30, 2007

    “”Last year we had gone to regionals and we had lost. I know that experience helped us this year. I think now, it’s going to be easier to get to nationals. Every time you do it, it becomes more comfortable, and regionals were a whole lot more comfortable this year.””

    – Alexis Mezzetta

    Junior Forward, Women’s Basketball Team

    “”No. 3 UCSD’s Historic 27-5 Season Closes””

    Apr. 30, 2007

    “”Bandwagon fans can be found throughout sports. If I had a dime for every time somebody told me their favorite baseball team was the NY Yankees, even I would be able to buy myself a World Series ring for every finger and toe.””

    – Tom Black

    Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball

    “”Bandwagon Hoppers Rattle Dedicated Warrior Fans””

    May 21, 2007

    “”It’s tough to play for a school that is full of administrators who don’t appreciate athletes and teachers who refuse to be flexible with tests when we travel but I think starting to give athletics scholarships will change everything.””

    – Matt Cantele

    Sophomore First Baseman and Outfielder, Men’s Baseball Team

    “”Sophomore Slugger Seeks D-II Title””

    May 31, 2007

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