Content Tagged with: Athletics

Education school launches athletic leadership minor

New undergraduate program is a first for the University of California system

How UCR student-athletes, coaches, and athletics staff have responded to a shortened spring season

On the morning of March 12, head men’s basketball coach David Patrick was at an Anaheim hotel preparing his team to take on UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the Big West Tournament. But he didn’t really expect the game, which was scheduled to take place in only...

By Omar Shamout | | Athletics

'Falling out of love' led to record-breaking tennis career

A shift from soccer to tennis jostled Kyle McCann's Irish footballer-father, but a storied UCR career affirms it was the right move.

By J.D. Warren | | Students

Back in Action: Baseball Optimistic About Season Ahead

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—With a slew of new faces and a strong core of upperclassmen, the UC Riverside baseball team is optimistic about the season ahead. "People will enjoy watching the style of play we have," head coach Troy Percival said. "We've never had as much speed as we do right now...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Back in Action: Softball Has Sights Set on Success

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—After an incredibly successful and historical 2018 season for the UC Riverside Softball Team, the Highlanders have waited patiently to return to the diamond, flipping their calendars and preparing for an exciting 2019 campaign. "We are so excited to get this season going," Head Coach Nikki Palmer said. "Each...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Women's Volleyball Adds Former National Champion Andy Hein to Coaching Staff

RIVERSIDE, Calif.- The UC Riverside women's volleyball team made a huge addition to its coaching staff on March 4 as the Highlanders announced the hiring of Assistant Coach Andrew Hein. The former national champion and Team USA medalist comes to Riverside with a lengthy coaching and player resume in Southern...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics