VOLLEYBALL: From backup to starter, Chris Austin is the first African American to win NCAA Championship.
THIRTY: Thurman has a no-hitter, two one-hitters in six starts; but his image has won over the Anteater faithful.
YOUTH: It’s just a matter of decades or centuries before the organizers can realize that the Olympics is created for a scientific purpose: kicking ass.
CHAMPIONS: After a national title ceremony, UCI must wait six weeks as their coach ponders his future.
SIB: After winning 5-3 on Friday night, the ’Eaters lost the series to Cal State Northridge after losing 6-3 on Saturday afternoon and 5-4 on Sunday.
STRONG: UC Irvine lost to No. 1 Stanford on Saturday and No. 2 UCLA on Sunday to close out their 2012 season.
‘EATERS: Somehow, throwing water in a teammate’s face makes him throw harder, run faster, hit farther.
TRACK: Anteater Stadium played host to the Track and Field Big West Championships last weekend.
NATS: Major League Baseball came down on Cole Hamels too hard after plunking rookie phenom Bryce Harper.
UCI: Her mother passed when she was 13; weeks away from graduation, Amber has made her family, school proud.