Slugs Slime Vassar
With a limited number of matches to gain national rankings, every game matters. The Slugs needed to win to maintain their spot as the number six ranked team in the nation. Despite the bass bumping dance music, smiling faces and an appearance from Sammy the…
Winter Sports Update
Womens Basketball Women’s basketball faces a competitive schedule. They already played 10 games last month, double the average of other Division III teams, said head coach Todd Kent. Women’s basketball defeated Chapman University on Dec. 15. This marks the school’s first victory against Chapman on…
Men’s Volleyball Sweeps New York
After winning five matches in three days last week in New York, the UC Santa Cruz men’s volleyball team finished its season with an overall record of 24-5 and a six-game win streak heading into a potential postseason run. The Slugs are currently ranked No….
Men’s Volleyball Victories Spike in February
The UC Santa Cruz men’s volleyball team won its eighth consecutive game Wednesday night as the No. 2 Slugs took on unranked Lakeland College at home. The eight-game streak is the longest in recent history for the program. Coupled with an overall 16-3 record, this…
Men’s Rugby The men’s rugby team had its league game on Jan. 31 against Sacramento State. UCSC lost by only three points, with the final score 46-43. Now that only the top four teams in the division go to the playoffs, this year is more…
Tough Weekend for Slug Sports
Women’s Basketball The women’s basketball team is no stranger to setting records. Going 18-7 this year, for the last three seasons the Slugs have continuously set and beat their own record for most wins in a single season. But there is one accomplishment the Slugs…
Catch Up with Slug Winter Sports
The women’s basketball team adjusted to playing at Kaiser Permanente Arena just fine. The Slugs are a force to be reckoned with both at home and when they’re playing downtown, forward Leah Parris said.
NCAA Fall Wrap-Up
A wrap-up of UCSC’s NCAA fall sports.
UCSC Women’s Volleyball Sets Sight for Nationals
Out of the 14 NCAA Division III sports at UC Santa Cruz, all but two belong to “independent” conferences, meaning they don’t automatically qualify for the NCAA playoffs. As one of the teams that falls in this category, the women’s volleyball can only earn a spot in the NCAA tournament through a voting system. Despite their 14-3 record, seven game win streak and third straight sweep, the Slugs continue their fight to qualify for nationals.