UCI Athletics Vastly Improved From One Year Ago Today

While the 2007-2008 UC Irvine athletics season is still young for men’s water polo, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and women’s volleyball, the teams are already nearing the conclusion of their seasons. With the middle of November informally marking the quarter mark of the sports calendar, it seems fitting to see where the program stands in comparison to a year ago.
The national attention that was received by men’s volleyball’s championship and baseball’s trip to the College World Series has undoubtedly raised the prestige of the UCI sports program. The teams that have played this fall have certainly continued to improve.
A year ago, the sports year for UCI looked bleak until January. From a statistical viewpoint, the fall season didn’t provide much triumph