USD Baseball Coach Rich Hill

Making It Happen

- Summer 2013

RICH HILL REFLECTS ON HIS SUCCESSFUL RUN AT THE HELM OF USD BASEBALL

Head Baseball Coach Rich Hill has built the Toreros into one of the most successful Division I programs on the West Coast. Since taking … Read More

USD swimmer Keenan Lineback

The Life Aquatic

- Summer 2013

SWIMMER KEENAN LINEBACK GOES THE DISTANCE

It’s a bright and breezy early spring afternoon by the pool at the USD Sports Center, and Torero swimming sensation Keenan Lineback looks for all the world like a fish out … Read More

Field of Dreams

- Summer 2013

FOWLER PARK DEBUTS TO RAVE REVIEWS

The lights are on and somebody’s home. For the first time in USD’s history, the school’s ballpark is illuminated at night. Of course, that’s just one of the … Read More

Katie Soper

Steady as She Goes

- Spring 2013

COXSWAIN CAITE SOPER PRIDES HERSELF ON KEEPING AN EVEN KEEL

Strange though it may seem, a legitimate argument can be made that the most valuable member of the University of San Diego’s Women’s Varsity-8 Rowing team … Read More

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