News Articles with Topic: Athletics

2018 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee: Melissa Sanchez

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—When Melissa Sanchez saw the 951 area code pop up on her phone a few months ago, she had a feeling it was someone from UC Riverside. However, she wasn't expecting the news that awaited her. Sanchez, who graduated from UCR in 2006, would be inducted into the 2018...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Former Highlanders Pitcher Joe Kelly Helps Red Sox Win World Series

Walk into the UC Riverside Baseball Complex and you immediately notice framed jerseys on the walls of current and former Major League players. One that stood out a little more than the rest on Monday is of Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly. He won a World Series Championship with the...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Athletics Set to Induct 2018 Hall of Fame Class

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The UC Riverside Athletics Department is pleased to announce its 2018 Athletics Hall of Fame inductees. Scheduled to receive the highest honors during the induction ceremony on Nov. 16 at the Historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in downtown Riverside are Larry Cunningham (men's basketball), David Finley...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Focus on the Future: Women's Volleyball

While the UC Riverside women's volleyball team has a solid core of upperclassmen, it will be the seven new additions to the roster that could take the team to the next level in the Big West Conference. "Our freshmen are a really good class," head coach Michelle Patton-Coleman said. "They...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Focus on the Future: Men's Soccer

When a new crop of student-athletes report to camp for the first time, it can be difficult for them to blend in well with the veterans. That hasn't been the case for the UC Riverside men's soccer team. "My new teammates are really the ones that are helping us out...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Focus on the Future: Women's Soccer

As freshman defender Katie Wong stepped onto the field for her first practice as a member of the UC Riverside women's soccer team earlier this month, she noticed some familiar faces. A local student-athlete from Corona, Wong played with forward Leigh Polson, midfielder Jen Barroso and forward Liz Chua on...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics

Men's basketball releases its 2018-19 schedule

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The University of California, Riverside Athletics Department released its 2018-19 Men's Basketball team schedule today, announcing an exciting non-conference slate that features five home games at the SRC Arena and a trip to the Tiger Thanksgiving Tournament. "We are looking forward to our 2018-19 season," Head Coach...

By Daniel Moebus-Bowles | | Athletics

Back in camp: women's soccer

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — For UC Riverside women's soccer head coach Nat Gonzalez, this season's message is simple. It started all the way back in spring. "The goal in spring was to stop acting like an underdog, to stop going into games hoping we'd win and to understand that one win...

By Quinn Roberts | | Athletics