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  • Faulkner: Gillespie excited for 2015

    On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm. UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...
  • UCI men's soccer adds seven

    The UC Irvine men's soccer program has signed seven recruits for the 2014 season. Eddie Molina, a transfer from Foothill Community College by way of Menlo Atherton High, scored 13 goals last season at Foothill, after earning CIF Central Coast Section...
  • College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence

    College Baseball: Former stars Bibona, Orloff aid UCI resurgence
    Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
  • Teel Time: Neither Pythagoras nor Bill James could explain ACC baseball's title drought

    Wake Forest’s 1955 NCAA baseball championship was the fledgling ACC’s third national title of any variety, following Maryland’s in football (1953) and men’s lacrosse (’55). Conference teams have since won 134 national...
  • 'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie

    'Small ball' has big payoff for UC Irvine baseball and Mike Gillespie
    Arms folded, Mike Gillespie slowly circles the dirt-meets-grass perimeter of the infield at UC Irvine's baseball stadium, pausing every few feet to monitor an intrasquad scrimmage from a different angle, with a different gaze, in a different glint of...
  • Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising

    Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey's success not surprising
    Superlatives aplenty can be used to describe the UC Irvine baseball team’s run to the NCAA Division I World Series. Following a six-game skid to end the regular season, it was surprising to some and reassuring to the Anteaters when they received an...
  • College Baseball: 'Eaters battle Texas

    College Baseball: 'Eaters battle Texas
    UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said during Friday's press conference in Omaha that his team is the party crasher among the eight schools in the College World Series. If that is the case, then the Anteaters (40-23), who upset No. 1 national seed...
  • Faulkner: Gillespie calling the shots

    The second leg of a thoroughly surprising three-pronged postseason run, left UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie with only a shallow whisper of a voice on Tuesday. But the American Baseball Coaches Assn. Hall of Famer, who earned his 1,000th career...
  • Sparks ignites UCI's rally to top Texas, 3-1

    Sparks ignites UCI's rally to top Texas, 3-1
    OMAHA, Neb. — UC Irvine slugger Taylor Sparks brought a little muscle to the small-ball showdown between the Anteaters and Texas in the opener of the College World Series on Saturday. The junior third basemen went three for four with a double...
  • Nick Faust transferring to Long Beach State, per report

    Nick Faust transferring to Long Beach State, per report
    Former Maryland guard Nick Faust (City) has reportedly found a new home at Long Beach State. Faust told ESPN.com that he has committed to play for the 49ers. He also tweeted "Bringin dat HEAT to TheBeach" with an Instagram photo of Long Beach State's...
  • College Update: Crescenta Valley High alum Surrey, Irvine's series run, sensational season comes to close

    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Elliot Surrey (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) UC Irvine baseball sophomore: A surprising and dramatic run to the College World Series concluded Wednesday evening for UC Irvine and Surrey....