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  • Briefs: UCI thrower lauded

    UC Irvine standout thrower Itos Aikhionbare has been named 2013-14 All-Academic recognition by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. Aikhionbare, a biological sciences major entering her senior year at UCI, finished 14th in the shot...
  • Espero masters verbal volley

    Espero masters verbal volley
    Soon after Rob Espero was bitten hard by the volleyball bug, he gravitated toward the setter position because, he said, he liked the idea of running the show. More than 30 years later, the Costa Mesa resident is still doing just that from behind a...
  • Water Polo: Gilchrist headed to Russia

    Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist has been selected to the U.S. women's senior national water polo team roster for the upcoming FINA World Cup. Gilchrist is one of 13 players who will compete for Team USA at the event, set for Tuesday through...
  • Briefs: Former 'Eaters Smith, Clark compete in USA Volleyball Cup

    UC Irvine men's volleyball alumni David Smith and Carson Clark are on the U.S. men's national team roster for the first match of the USA Volleyball Cup, which is coming to UC Irvine's Bren Events Center on Aug. 16. The match at UCI, which will begin at 6...
  • Steinberg: A new era erupts in college sports

    That cracking sound you hear is the destruction of NCAA's control over collegiate athletics as we have known it. The centralized power of this body to dictate rules and standards to universities is being eroded rapidly. U.S. District Judge, Claudia...
  • Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies

    Newcomb, UCI volleyball patriarch, dies
    Bob Newcomb, who founded the UC Irvine men's volleyball program and was the Anteaters' first coach, died on July 10. He was 81. Newcomb, known by UCI players, coaches and fans as the Godfather of a UCI men's program that has won four NCAA...
  • Volk promoted to replace Kuntz

    The first time Chris Volk was a collegiate soccer rookie, he was the backup freshman goalkeeper on a San Diego State team that reached the 1987 NCAA championship game. Volk became a rookie head coach on Monday when UC Irvine named the 17-year...
  • Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013

    Top 10 Stories of the Year: Amazing Sea Kings best of 2013
    When it comes to the top 10 Newport-Mesa sports stories of 2013, as selected by the Daily Pilot sports staff, a singular mantra emerges: Work hard. Compete. Win. Celebrate. Repeat. Five of the top six stories in 2013 shared similar status in 2012,...
  • College Roundup: UCI falls to Maryland

    MEN'S SOCCER Maryland 1, UC Irvine 0 COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The visiting No. 12-seeded Anteaters matched the No. 5 Terrapins in shots, 10-10, but the hosts scored in the 32nd minute to end UCI's season in the NCAA round of 16 on Sunday. UCI (15-5-3)...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UCI vs. Morgan State

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. Morgan State Thursday, 7:30 p.m,. at Bren Events Center UC Irvine freshman center Mamadou Ndiaye is the tallest men's basketball player in the NCAA, but he will get the chance to try to pick on someone close to his own size...
  • Men's Basketball Preview: UC Irvine vs. San Diego Christian

    UC Irvine Pregame Vs. San Diego Christian Saturday, 7 p.m. at Bren Events Center The Anteaters (8-7) wrap up their regular-season nonconference schedule against the NAIA school (3-5) that plays in the Golden State Athletic Conference that includes...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters too big for Hawks

    There have been times when the biggest challenge associated with dealing with the UC Irvine big men fell upon airline ticket agents trying to find them all comfortable seats. The burden, these days, rests more on opposing men's basketball players and...