Tenacious Dee

- Spring 2013

MEN’S BASKETBALL STAR LEAVES IT ON THE FLOOR

In coach speak, it’s known as a “hustle play,” and it’s all about maximum guts, minimum glory, and on some occasions, a whole lot of bumps and … Read More

Perfect Execution

- Spring 2013

USD HOSTS ITS FIRST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

Satara Murray and the rest of the University of North Carolina (UNC) women’s soccer team returned to Chapel Hill, N.C., basking in the afterglow of their successful recent trip to … Read More

The Beautiful Game

- Fall 2012

USD TO HOST 2012 WOMEN’S SOCCER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

America’s finest collegiate soccer teams are about to take center stage in America’s Finest City.

In October 2011, the NCAA Championship Committee officially named USD’s Torero … Read More

USD Offensive End Blake Oliaro

Solid as a Rock

- Fall 2012

DEFENSIVE END BLAKE OLIARO HAS GOT GAME

Blake Oliaro is in a hurry — or, at least you’d think so, given the vast tracts of ground he covers with his brisk, bounding gait. In fact, trying to keep … Read More

Artist rendering of USD's Fowler Park

Open the Gates

- Summer 2012

NEW BASEBALL FIELD TO BE THE FIRST STEP IN USD’S AMBITIOUS ATHLETICS MASTER PLAN

In 2007, the University of San Diego baseball program had what could only be described as an explosive year. The team celebrated its first 40… Read More

Artist rendering of USD's Fowler Park

Play Ball

- Spring 2012

The unveiling of Fowler Park, USD’s state-of-the-art baseball facility named in honor of Ron and Alexis Fowler’s generosity, was announced on Jan. 28 by President Mary E. Lyons, PhD, and Executive Director of Athletics Ky Snyder. The facility will … Read More

Goal Oriented

- Spring 2012

WOMEN’S SOCCER CAPTURES FIRST WEST COAST CONFERENCE TITLE

Natalie Garcia’s soccer résumé is something to behold. She excelled in one of the nation’s preeminent youth soccer organizations, the San Diego Surf Soccer Club, was … Read More

USD Golfer Alex Ching

Even Keeled

- Spring 2012

ALEX CHING LIKES TO PLAY IT COOL, BOTH ON AND OFF THE GOLF COURSE

Growing up in a tropical paradise like the South Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, certainly doesn’t earn Alex Ching any sympathy points from his … Read More

Single-Minded

, - Fall 2011

CREATING A PATH FROM USD TO THE NBA

Hank Egan has made a career out of providing teachable moments to some of the biggest names in the NBA. And he’s got some choice words for Los Angeles … Read More

Torero Football Player J.P. Bolwahnn

Game Changer

- Fall 2011

TRY AND STOP J.P. BOLWAHNN FROM LIVING HIS DREAM

It’s early August, and even though USD’s fall football camp is just getting underway, Head Coach Ron Caragher and his staff are already able to recognize … Read More

Shot Maker

- Summer 2011

WHEN THINGS CAN’T GET MUCH WORSE, GUNNER WIEBE TENDS TO BE AT HIS BEST

As soon as he hit the ball, Gunner Wiebe knew he was in trouble. Big trouble. And we’re not talking about one … Read More

USD Men's Alumni Rowing Squad

Team Tenacity

, - Summer 2011

25 YEARS LATER, THE USD MEN’S ALUMNI ROWING SQUAD IS STILL MAKING WAVES

Anyone who’s ever rowed competitively in college can attest that being a member of a varsity eight crew team is not for the faint … Read More

Distinctly Different

- Spring 2011

BASEBALL DETERMINED TO SHINE IN 2011

Baseball, in many ways, is like life. Comprised of a collection of little moments over the course of a nine-inning game, each pitch has the potential to be the defining moment. Even when … Read More