For senior pitcher Glenn Swanson, Tuesday’s 7-0 victory over the University of San Diego wasn’t just another game. Swanson only allowed one walk in nine innings and led UC Irvine to their first no-hitter in 32 years.
‘It’s a great feeling,’ Swanson said.
The defending Big West Conference champion UC Irvine Women’s Golf Team is now the two-time defending champion after it cut down the rest of the competition with ease, winning by an impressive 43 strokes over second-place Long Beach State.
Coming off a great win over UC Santa Barbara on Thursday, the UC Irvine Women’s Water Polo team faced a tough quarterfinal opponent in the third-seeded Stanford Cardinal last Friday and left Anteater Aquatics Complex in a 10-4 loss.
When junior starting pitcher Justin Cassel took the mound on Friday against UC Santa Barbara, the game of the week had already been logged. Senior pitcher Glenn Swanson had shut out the No. 22-ranked team in the nation and led the Anteaters to a 5-0 defea
First, the women of the UC Irvine women’s water polo team beat No. 10 Arizona State. Then, they beat No. 8 UC Santa Barbara. And, for the first time ever, they became ranked in the top-10 nationally.
The coaches in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference picked the UC Irvine Men’s Volleyball team to finish eighth overall this season in their preseason coach’s poll. Looks like the Anteaters are having the last laugh.
With the NBA Playoffs beginning this week, here’s a quick preview of the match-ups and predicted outcomes as the road to the NBA Finals begin.
Ranked 37th in the nation by Golfweek Magazine, the Anteaters figure to win the conference tournament this week at the Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Volleyball isn’t the only sport UC Irvine excels at. The Anteater Paintball team just returned from Dallas, Texas and the National Collegiate Paintball Association Championship Tournament with the first place Class AA trophy in hand.
As the crowd came to its feet for the final point, watching as junior outside hitter Matt Webber and junior middle blocker David Smith combined for the final block and point of the night, you just knew you had witnessed the culmination of something specia