September 24, 2016
Behind Novitzky's record day, Slugs split Saturday at Redlands

September 17, 2016
Banana Slugs Participate in UCR Invitational

September 17, 2016
Lim Lifts Banana Slugs Over Vikings

September 15, 2016
UCSC falls to Menlo 1-0
Oaks make first half goal hold up

September 13, 2016
Slugs break losing streak with 4-0 win at Linfield
Three second half goals power UCSC over 10-man Wildcats

September 13, 2016
UCSC Finishes T-13th at Lady Bulldog Fall Classic
UC Santa Cruz's women's golf team finished T-13th at the Lady Bulldog Fall Classic. The vent was held at the par-71 Starke Park in Seguin, TX. The Slugs shot a 371 after posting a 366 the day before.

September 11, 2016
Soccer Drops Pair on Oregon Trip
Sedano penalty not enough in 2-1 lost to Pacific University

September 9, 2016
Shaw and Carey Help Rally Slugs to First Win
Two second-half goals lead UCSC comeback over George Fox

September 7, 2016
Slugs Fall to Pacific Union
Tatum Novitsky recorded 14 kills for a season high, but the UC Santa Cruz volleyball team fell to Pacific Union of the NAIA, 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 21-25, 25-23) Wednesday evening at the West Field House.

September 3, 2016
Banana Slugs Go 3-1 at SlugFest
UC Santa Cruz played in four matches as they opened their season as host of the 2016 SlugFest. On Saturday, the Banana Slugs defeated Whitman College 3-1 in the morning match and in the evening match, they fell to Whitworth University 3-2. On Sunday, in the afternoon match, they defeated Mills College 3-0 and in the evening match, they defeated Menlo College 3-0.

September 4, 2016
Banana Slugs Fall to Athenas
UC Santa Cruz played their third match in four days as they took on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Claremont. The Athenas scored two second half goals to defeat the Banana Slugs 3-0.

August 25, 2016
Women’s Basketball Team Continues to Excel in the Classroom
On the heels of their NCAA Tournament debut, UC Santa Cruz was recently ranked fourth overall nationally by the WBCA with a team GPA of 3.605, making the Banana Slugs was the only D3 program in the country to finish in the top 10 academically and make the NCAA Tournament this past season.

September 1, 2016
Sagehens Defeat Banana Slugs in Season Opener
UC Santa Cruz started their 2016 campaign as they took on Pomona-Pitzer in Pomona. The match was tied at halftime, but the Sagehens scored a goal in the second half and won the match 2-1.

September 3, 2016
Banana Slugs open season at Notre Dame Invite

September 2, 2016
Banana Slugs drop to 0-2 with loss on road to Sagehens
UC Santa Cruz fell to 0-2 on the young season with a 3-0 loss at Pomona-Pitzer.

August 29, 2016
Slugs hire former Oregon Duck Klech as assistant
Bay Area native to assist in all aspects of track and cross country

July 29, 2016
Men's and Women's Track & Field Earn USTFCCA Team All-Academic Honors
Scholar Team of the Year and All-Academic honors for the 2015-2016 NCAA Division III Track & Field seasons were announced Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

July 29, 2016
Dugan and Stone Reach Finals of the 6th Annual Michael Chang Classic
The 6th Annual Michael Chang Classic was recently played at Newport Beach Tennis club and other local tennis facilities. UCSC Tennis was represented by the doubles team of Chad Stone and Ryan Dugan.

July 5, 2016
UCSC Men's Basketball announces 2016 recruiting class
UC Santa Cruz’s head men’s basketball coach Ron DuBois announced the signing of five players to join the Slugs program in 2016-2017. The signing class consists of all true freshmen – Ikenna Anigbogu, Sean Gardner, Vinay Narayanam, Josh Green, and Nikko Quinones.

June 13, 2016
Slugs Student-Athletes Continue to Show Outstanding Graduation Rates
he University of Santa Cruz, California Athletics department continues to demonstrate why they are considered one of the highest academically achieving athletic departments in the state. This year, the Slugs posted a 100% graduation rate for the 6th year in a row. 80 student-athlete walked across the stage this weekend to accept their diploma.

June 3, 2016
UCSC Athletics Hosted the 9th Annual Student-Athletes Awards Banquet
The University of California, Santa Cruz Athletics hosted the 9th Annual Student-Athletes Awards Banquet this evening. This is an opportunity to recognize all the on-field and off-field accomplishments during this historic year.

May 13, 2016
UCSC Falls to Claremont in 2nd Round of NCAA Championships
The Slugs took the court in the 2nd round of the NCAA National Championships in quest of a record breaking 8th National Championship. They faced the host of the regional bracket, #2 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.

May 13, 2016
Slugs Come Up Short Against Lewis & Clark in the NCAA Championships
CLAREMONT, Calif. - UCSC Women’s Tennis, fresh off of capturing their first ever GSAC Regional Title, went up against #30 ranked Lewis & Clark College, from Portland, Oregon, in the first round of the NCAA DIII Women's Tennis Championship

May 14, 2016
Q and A with alumnus Nick Kowba,assistant GM for MLS's Houston Dynamo
Now in his 13th year with the franchise, the sociology major got his start following a recommendation from his UCSC coach Paul Holocher.

May 9, 2016
Slugs Qualify for NCAA DIII Women's National Championships
49 teams have been selected by the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Committee to compete in this year’s DIII Women’s Tennis Championship.

May 9, 2016
Slugs Selected to NCAA Tennis Championships
The NCAA Division III Men's Tennis Committee selected the 43 team field that will compete for the NCAA National Championship. The University of California, Santa Cruz were selected Monday as an at-large team.

May 4, 2016
Slugs Schedule USC for 2017
UCSC men's tennis will be taking on 11-time NCAA National Champion USC in 2017.

April 30, 2016
Banana Slugs Win GSAC Women’s Tennis Championship

April 29, 2016
Slugs Honored at GSAC Championship Awards Banquet
The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) announced the postseason award winners in the sport of women's tennis on Friday night at a banquet in Macon, Ga. Amy Leslie led the Slugs being selected as GSAC Freshman of the Year. Playing mostly DII competition throughout the year, Leslie finished the year 3-1 against DIII opponents.

April 29, 2016
Banana Slugs Defeat Salem to Advance to GSAC Championship Match

April 22, 2016
Banana Slugs Participate in 116th Ojai Tennis Tournament
The Banana Slugs took part in the 116th Annual Ojai Tennis Tournament as they took on the best players in the NCAA Division III. The Ojai is the largest and oldest tennis tournament in the country.

April 25, 2016
Slugs take on CSUEB and Academy of Art for Spring Play Day
Come support your Slugs as they take on CSU East Bay at 11am and Academy of Arts at 4pm, this Saturday at 4pm at the Lower East Field.

April 21, 2016
Bulldogs Top #38 Banana Slugs
The ITA/NCAA Division III #38 ranked Banana Slugs played their last regular season match as they took on NCAA Division I member Fresno State University in Fresno. The Bulldogs won every single match that was played and won 7-0.

April 19, 2016
Kenney Finishes T9th in ASC Conference Championships
Slugs' Portia Kenney shot a 76-82-158 to finish T9th at the ASC Conference Championships held a the Oakmont Country Club in Corinth, TX. She received Second Team All-ASC honors.

April 23, 2016
Slugs Show Strong in Middle Distances at the Bulldog Inivitational
The UC Santa Cruz track & field team continued their momentum they have shown over recent weeks with a strong meet at the Bulldog Invitational on Saturday. The field was full of Division I opponents including Fresno State, Oregon State, Nevada, UNLV, CSUN, Pacific, San Jose State and CSU Bakersfield.

April 18, 2016
Merchen Named All-American
Sophomore Lake Merchen of the University of California, Santa Cruz was named First Team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Monday.

April 18, 2016
2016 ASC Women's Golf Championship Set to Tee Off
The 2016 American Southwest Conference Women’s Golf Championship tees off Monday, April 18 at the Oakmont Country Club in Corinth, Texas.

April 10, 2016
#36 Banana Slugs Pen Win Against Poets
The ITA/NCAA Division III #36 ranked Banana Slugs played second to last regular season match as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Banana Slugs won two of the three doubles matches played and won 5-4.

April 10, 2016
Hawks Beat Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their first match in eight days as they took on NCAA Division II opponent Holy Names University in Oakland. The Hawks won five out of six singles matches to win the overall match 8-1.

April 8, 2016
Yamaya Wins 800 Meter Run at the Chico Distance Carnival
On a rainy weekend in Chico, CA, Takehiro Yamaya took first in the men's 800 meter with a time of 1:58.96.

April 8, 2016
Slugs' Own Matt Fondy, USL Most Valuable Player and Golden Boot Winner, Signs with Armada FC
The Jacksonville Armada FC announced on Thursday the transfer of 2015 USL Most Valuable Player, Golden Boot winner, and Former UCSC Slug Matt Fondy from Louisville City FC.

April 5, 2016
Merchen Selected Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week
Sophomore Lake Merchen was selected Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week. He helped the Slugs to a 4 set victory over Cal Lutheran smashing a team high 18 kills and a .389 hitting percentage.

April 5, 2016
Slugs Finish 12th at DIII Spring Preview in Houston
The UCSC Women's Golf team finished 12th place at the 13-team DIII National Spring Preview. The event was held at the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX. The par 72, 5871-yard course will be the site for the NCAA Division III Championships held May 10-13.

April 2, 2016
Marquardt, Smail Earn Top Marks In San Francisco Distance Carnival
UC Santa Cruz took part in their fourth meet of the season as they traveled to San Francisco to take part in the San Francisco Distance Carnival. The event took place at Cox Stadium and was hosted by San Francisco State University. The Slugs' competition included several NCAA Division I and II schools, several junior colleges and running clubs.

April 2, 2016
Warriors Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played took a break from their travels around California as they came home to take on NCAA Division II opponent Stanislaus State University. The Warriors won ever single match to win the overall match 9-0.

April 2, 2016
#36 Banana Slugs Outrun Seawolves on Senior Day
The ITA/NCAA Division III #36 ranked Banana Slugs played their final match at home as they took on NCAA Division II opponent Sonoma State University in Santa Cruz. The Banana Slugs won five singles matches and won the match 8-1. The Banana Slugs honored seniors Kyle Richter and James Soper as they played their final home match.

April 2, 2016
Abraham represents United States on the beach
Former Banana Slug Harry Abraham has continued his soccer career in an international setting ,playing earlier this month for the United States Beach soccer national team.

April 1, 2016
Bates and Reyes Enjoy Win on Senior Night

March 28, 2016
Rennaissance Woman
Catching up with the multi-talented Darcy Rindt ('95) whose traded her tennis racket for another stringed instrument

March 26, 2016
Slugs Break Two School Records at the American River Invitational
The UC Santa Cruz outdoor track and field team departed the American River College Invitational on Saturday with 5 new personal records and 2 school records. While it was the first event for the Slugs since March 5th, they didn't take long to shake the rust off.

March 24, 2016
Tigers Top Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their third and final match in their Southern California road trip as they took on Occidental College in Los Angeles. The Tigers won every singles doubles match as the Tigers won the match 6-3.

March 23, 2016
Royals Sweep Banana Slugs
The #6 Banana Slugs played their final regular season road match as they took on NAIA member Hope International University in Fullerton. The Royals swept the Banana Slugs 3-0.

March 23, 2016
#30 Banana Slugs Gallop Past Mules
The Banana Slugs played their final match in their Southern California trip as they took on Colby College. The Banana Slugs won four singles matches and won the match 6-3. (Dan Coyro/Santa Cruz Sentinel)

March 23, 2016
Cougars Defeat Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their second match in three days as they took on ITA NCAA Division II #14 Azusa Pacific University. The Cougars won the match 9-0 over the Banana Slugs.

March 22, 2016
#30 Banana Slugs Fall to #4 Maroons
The Banana Slugs played their second match against ITA NCAA Division III Top 25 competition as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #4 University of Chicago in Claremont. The Maroons won all singles matches and won the match 7-2.

March 22, 2016
Eagles Trip Up Banana Slugs in Four
The #6 Banana Slugs played their first match in a two match swing through Southern California as they took on NCAA Division II member Concordia University of Irvine. (Alisha Alexander/Concorida Athletics)

March 20, 2016
#22 Jumbos Beat #30 Banana Slugs
All-American doubles players Adrian Sirovica and Alexander Flora. (Dan Coyro/Santa Cruz Sentinel)

March 20, 2016
UC Santa Cruz Invite Comes Down to the Wire
The UCSC women's golf team hosted the UC Santa Cruz Invite this weekend. Pacific Grove Golf Links will hosted the two-day, 36-hole event in Pacific Grove, CA.

March 21, 2016
NCAAs Close for Garin with 3 Top-30 Finishes
The NCAA DIII Swimming and Diving Championships were held over the weekend at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Old Dominion Athletic Conference served as the host for the 527 participants (479 swimmers and 48 divers).

March 21, 2016
Poets Squeak by Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs started a three match trip to Southern California as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Poets won three singles matches in route to a 5-4 win over the Banana Slugs.

March 17, 2016
Gabbard and Crain Selected to 1st Team AD3I
The Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) released the 2016 All-Independent Basketball Teams Thursday. Sophomore Sam Gabbard and freshman Will Crain were selected as First-Team while Senior Jared Ponce was selected as Third-Team.

March 14, 2016
Slugs Sweep Slug Slam with Sweep of Roadrunners
The #6 Banana Slugs played their third match in as many days as they took on Ramapo College in a morning match at the 2016 Slug Slam. The Banana Slugs hit over .375 as they swept the Roadrunners 3-0.

March 13, 2016
Slugs Sweep Kingsmen
The #6 Banana Slugs played their second match of the 2016 Slug Slam as they took on California Lutheran University for the third time this season.

March 11, 2016
Banana Slugs Ground Golden Flyers
The #6 Banana Slugs played the first match of the 2016 Slug Slam as they took on #7 Nazareth College at West Field House. The Banana Slugs cruised past the Golden Flyers 3-1.

March 8, 2016
Crain Named Association of Division III Independents Male Student-Athlete of the Month of February
The Association of Division III Independents named UC Santa Cruz men's basketball center Will Crain, its Male Student-Athlete of the Month of February.

March 6, 2016
Banana Slugs Win Battle of the Eights Against Soaring Eagles
The T-#8 Banana Slugs played their first match of the day against T-#8 Elmira College. The Banana Slugs would win the match 3-1 over the Soaring Eagles.

March 6, 2016
Banana Slugs Fall in Five to Defending Champions
The T-#8 Banana Slugs played their second match of the day as they took on the defending NCAA Division III National Champions and current #5 Stevens Institute of Technology. The match was tight throughout but, in the end, the Ducks won 3-2.

March 5, 2016
Banana Slugs Finish 22nd at Kim Duyst Invitational
UC Santa Cruz took part in their second meet of the season as they traveled to Turlock to take part in the Kim Duyst Invitational. The event took place at Al Brenda Track at Warrior Stadium and was hosted by Stanislaus State University. The Slugs' competition included several NCAA schools, one NAIA school and several junior college and running clubs.

March 4, 2016
Patriots Knock Banana Slugs Out of NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship
For the first time in school history, UC Santa Cruz's women's basketball played in the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championship. Their opponent and the host team was NCAA Division III #6 University of Texas-Tyler. The Patriots would lead for the majority of the ballgame and won the first round matchup 83-64.

March 3, 2016
NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Championship Preview: UC Santa Cruz at University of Texas-Tyler
The Banana Slugs drew University of Texas-Tyler in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball National Championship. The first round begins on Friday and the Banana Slugs-Patriots match-up is on Friday at 5:30 pm (PST).

February 29, 2016
NCAA Women's DIII Brackets Announced
UCSC (15-11) travels to Tyler-Texas (27-1) for opening round of the NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Championship.

February 28, 2016
Kangaroos Bound Over #30 Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their third match in a four match homestand as they took on NCAA Division I member University of Missouri-Kansas City in Santa Cruz. The Kangaroos won five out of six singles matches as they won 6-1.

February 28, 2016
Slugs Win GSAC
Slugs win the GSAC Conference Championship 73-57 over Salem to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament.

February 27, 2016
Strong Performances Pace Banana Slugs at Season Opener
UC Santa Cruz went to San Francisco to take part in the Johnny Mathis Invitational. The event took place at Cox Stadium and was hosted by San Francisco State University. The Slugs' competition included several NCAA schools and several junior college and running clubs.

February 27, 2016
Banana Slugs come back to defeat Lions 76-72
Behind a career-high 33 points from Ashley Holmes, UC Santa Cruz rallied late to defeat a tough Finlandia University squad 76-72 in the semifinals of the Great South Athletic Conference tournament.

February 27, 2016
2015-16 GSAC Women's Basketball All-Conference Awards Announced
The Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) held a banquet on Friday evening in Winston-Salem to celebrate the 2015-16 GSAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference award winners.

February 23, 2016
Salem Set to Host 2016 GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament
The 2016 GSAC Women's Basketball Tournament tips off this Friday morning in Winston-Salem, N.C. on the campus of Salem College.

February 23, 2016
2016 UCSC Volleyball Alumni Game
Calling all ALUMNI. Women's Alumni game at 4pm/Men's Alumni game at 6pm

February 26, 2016
Banana Slugs Pluck Hawks
The Banana Slugs continued their seven game road trip as they took on Holy Names University in Oakland. The Banana Slugs defeated the Hawks 3-1 to extend their winning streak to two.

February 23, 2016
Will Crain Named AD3I Player of the Week
UC Santa Cruz freshman center Will Crain (Petaluma, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) basketball Player of the Week.

February 22, 2016
Family Comes First for Women's Basketball Coach Todd Kent, On and Off the Court
A Balancing Act by Javier Gutierrez, City on a Hill Press. The article originally appeared in the City on a Hill Press and is being reprinted with permission.

February 22, 2016
Men's and Women's XC Earn All-Academic Honors
On Friday, both the Men's and Women's teams earned All-Academic honors by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

February 20, 2016
Banana Slugs Go 2-1 at CLU/UCSC Invitational

February 20, 2016
Keelhaulers hold off Banana Slugs
Kim Tom's desperation three-pointer as time expired fell short as UC Santa Cruz closed their regular season with a 65-63 loss at Cal Maritime.

February 20, 2016
Banana Slugs Shoot Down Eagles on Senior Day
On a day that the Banana Slugs' men's basketball team honored three seniors, it was a freshman that led the way as the Banana Slugs hosted West Coast Baptist College. The Banana Slugs won their final game of the 2015-2016 season 85-74.

February 20, 2016
Mustangs Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs finished their back-to-back as they traveled down the coast to take on NCAA Division I member Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs won every single match in straight sets to sweep the Banana Slugs 7-0.

February 20, 2016
#30 Banana Slugs Top #38 Panthers
The Banana Slugs played their second match of the week as they took on Chapman University in Santa Cruz. The Banana Slugs would win five out of six singles matches as they won 7-2.

February 19, 2016
Banana Slugs Sweep Cyclones
The Banana Slugs played the final match in a four match homestand as they hosted Mills College. The Banana Slugs won every single match to sweep the Cyclones 9-0.

February 17, 2016
Gators Get Past Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz started their final road trip of the regular season as they took on NCAA Division II member San Francisco State University. The Gators defeated the Banana Slugs 75-52.

February 16, 2016
The unsinkable Mollie Lewis
Catching up with All-American Mollie Lewis '05

February 15, 2016
Banana Slugs Finish Second in Men’s, Eighth in Women’s in Pacific Coast Swim Conference Championships
UC Santa Cruz took part in the 2016 Pacific Coast Swim Conference Championships. The event, which was held at East Los Angeles Community College, was spread out over four days and featured competition from every division of collegiate athletics.

February 14, 2016
Hawks Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their second consecutive NCAA Division II member as they took on Holy Names University. The Hawks won every single match as the Hawks won 9-0

February 14, 2016
Hawks Beat Banana Slugs in Close Match
The Banana Slugs closed out their two match weekend as they took on NCAA Division II member Holy Names University in Santa Cruz. The Hawks won four out of six singles matches as the Hawks won 6-3.

February 13, 2016
Banana Slugs Lasso Vaqueros
The Banana Slugs finished their two match homestand as they took on Santa Barbara City College at West Field House. The Banana Slugs broke their one match losing skid as they defeated the Vaqueros 3-1 in a closely contested match.

February 13, 2016
Banana Slugs conquer Warriors on Senior Day
Jenna Sparks scores a career high 15 points in 64-51 win over William Jessup.

February 13, 2016
Slugs Break School Record for Most DIII Wins in a Season
UC Santa Cruz finished their three game road trip with a trip to the Land of Lincoln to take on Illinois Institute of Technology. The Banana Slugs withstood a late rally by the Scarlet Hawks to win 74-64.

February 12, 2016
Banana Slugs Douse Flames in Thriller
Trina Torres leads all scorers with 17 as the Slugs take down Bethesda 59-55.

February 13, 2016
Broncos Sweep Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played the first match of a back-to-back as they took on NCAA Division I member Santa Clara University in Santa Clara. The Broncos swept the singles matches and won the match 7-0.

February 11, 2016
Royals rally past Banana Slugs
In a two-hour match, UC Santa Cruz had their four-game winning streak broken in a hard-fought 3-1 (33-31, 16-25, 20-25, 22-25) loss to NAIA rival Hope International.

February 8, 2016
Whittier Gets By Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz finished their two game trip to Southern California as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The game was nip and tuck until the second half but in the end, the Poets came away with an 85-74 win.

February 6, 2016
UC Santa Cruz Beats Life Pacific
UC Santa Cruz started their two game trip to Southern California as they took on NCCAA opponent Life Pacific College. Although the Banana Slugs fell behind by double digits in the first half, the Banana Slugs won 64-56.

February 6, 2016
Banana Slugs Win In Angwin Over Pacific Union
The Banana Slugs finished off their back-to-back road trip as they took on NAIA opponent Pacific Union College in Angwin. The Banana Slugs ended their two game losing streak as they won 65-42 win over the host Pioneers.

February 5, 2016
Banana Slugs Beat Bruins In Home Opener
The Banana Slugs played their first home match of season as they took on fellow NCAA Division III member George Fox University. The Banana Slugs won five individual singles matches as the Banana Slugs won 7-2.

February 7, 2016
Banana Slugs finish Midwest roadtrip with two wins
The fourth-ranked volleyball team finished their whirlwind Midwest trip with a pair of wins on Sunday morning, outlasting host Milwaukee School of Engineering 3-1 (33-31, 27-25, 13-25, 25-18) and beating Benedictine University also by 3-1 (25-10, 25-19, 21-25, 25-18).

February 6, 2016
Banana Slugs bounce back with two wins at Lakeland Triangular
The UCSC Men's Volleyball team evened their Midwest roadtrip with a pair of 3-1 wins over Mount St. Joseph and Lakeland at the Lakeland College Triangular.

February 5, 2016
Slugs go cold in second half; fall at Simpson 70-59.
Madison Van Zandt goes for 13 points, 7 rebounds, and tied a career-high with 5 blocks as the Slugs fall to Simpson for the first time since 2011.

February 5, 2016
#12 Stars Sweep #4 Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs continued their Midwest road trip as took on AVCA NCAA Division III #12 Dominican University (IL). The Stars swept the hotly-contested match between the two top-ranked squads 3-0.

February 4, 2016
Banana Slugs open roadtrip with loss at #6 Carthage
he fourth-ranked UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs saw their five-game winning streak broken with a 3-0 loss at sixth-ranked Carthage College (19-25, 24-26, 19-25).

January 30, 2016
Flames Beat Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs went on the road to take on NCCAA Bethesda University of California. The game took place at East Los Angeles College. The Flames led from the opening basket and won 87-75

January 30, 2016
Leopards Sweep Banana Slugs in Jensen’s Debut
The Banana Slugs played their first match of the 2016 season and the first match of Amy Jensen's tenure as head coach of the Banana Slugs as they took on University of La Verne in Santa Cruz. Unfortunately, the Leopards swept the Banana Slugs 9-0

January 29, 2016
Banana Slugs Defeat Leopards
UC Santa Cruz finished their home and home series with University of La Verne at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The Banana Slugs come back from a nine point deficit late in the first half to win 70-65 over the Leopards to sweep the season series between the two schools.

January 29, 2016
Slugs Thank Staff for Outstanding Support
Tonight, before the Slugs hosted La Verne at Kaiser Permanente Arena, the Men's Basketball Program honored individuals that had a significant impact on the lives of the student-athletes off the court.

January 27, 2016
Keelhaulers Sink Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz came off their eight day break as they hosted NAIA opponent CSU Maritime Academy at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The Keelhaulers would lead through a majority of the ballgame and would win 75-64.

January 23, 2016
Banana Slugs Slide by Golden Bobcats
The Banana Slugs played their NAIA third opponent in a row as they took on UC Merced at West Field House. The game was back and forth and in the end, the Banana Slugs came out on top 57-47.

January 23, 2016
Slugs Top Westmont
UC Santa Cruz notched a huge win Saturday afternoon with a 7-2 win over NAIA Westmont to open the second half of the season at the Bay Club in San Luis Obispo, CA.

January 23, 2016
Banana Slugs Take on Roadrunners and Sunbirds
UC Santa Cruz took on NCAA Division I member CSU Bakersfield and NCAA Division II member Fresno Pacific University in their first match at home of the 2016 calendar year.

January 26, 2016
Slugs Sweep Posada Royale Invitational
The #4 NCAA ranked UC Santa Cruz men's volleyball team dominated the Posada Royale Invitational. The Banana Slugs defeated Lakeland College on Friday and on Saturday, they defeated California Lutheran University and NCAA #9 New York University to move to 5-0 on the season.

January 19, 2016
Banana Slugs Lose To Pacific Union in Double Overtime Thriller
UC Santa Cruz came off their ten day hiatus as they took on NAIA opponent Pacific Union College at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The Banana Slugs and the Pioneers needed two extra frames to determine a winner.

January 20, 2016
Slugs Again Sweep PCSC Weekly Awards
After a week off, UCSC swimmers again swept the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference (PCSC) Swimmers of the Week. Today, the PCSC announced the selection of Tyler Andree and Allison Dominguez after strong performances in a dual meet with NCAA Division I opponent Cal Poly.

January 18, 2016
Grow excelling and growing in new role as school teacher
Catching up with Katherine Grow, a UCSC volleyball alumna Grow graduated in 2013 as one of the top outside hitters in school history with over 1,000 kills and was a three-year captain.

January 16, 2016
Banana Slugs Fall To Mustangs
UC Santa Cruz took on NCAA Division I member Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in their first dual match of the 2016 calendar year. The Mustangs defeated the Banana Slugs in both the men's and the women's team competitions.

January 16, 2016
Banana Slugs Sink Keelhaulers
he Banana Slugs played their second game in as many days as they took on NAIA member CSU Maritime Academy. The Banana Slugs led by as many as thirty two and won 82-56.

January 15, 2016
Banana Slugs Come From Behind To Defeat RedHawks
The Banana Slugs played their first game of 2016 as they took on NAIA member Simpson University. The Banana Slugs came back from nine down in the fourth quarter to defeat the RedHawks 66-62 and, in the process, snapped their three game losing streak.

January 9, 2016
Banana Slugs Use Defense to Bring Down Benedictine
UC Santa Cruz played their second game in as many nights as they took Benedictine College (AZ). The Banana Slugs held the Redhawks below a .050 hitting percentage and swept the match 3-0.

January 9, 2016
Ponce reaches 1,000 points as Banana Slugs soar past Eagles
Jared Ponce joined some elite company and helped UC Santa Cruz get a big win.

January 8, 2016
Banana Slugs Sweep Holy Names to Open Season
UC Santa Cruz start their 2016 season as they took on NCAA Division II Holy Names University in Santa Cruz. The Banana Slugs hit over .290 for the match and swept the Hawks 3-0.

January 7, 2016
Garin and MacKenzie Selected PCSC Swimmers of the Week
For the second straight week, UCSC swimmers swept the Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference (PCSC) Swimmers of the Week. The PCSC announced today the selection of Ivan Garin and MacKenzie Arnold after leading both the men’s and women’s teams to 1st place team finishes at the Chris Knorr Invitational hosted by Cal Lutheran.

November 7, 2015
Men's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced on Wednesday, Sept. 23 that UCSC men’s soccer team earned the Team Academic Award for the 2014-15 academic year.

January 3, 2016
Bearcats Down Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their final game in the state of Tennessee as they took on Rust College as a part of the Rhodes New Year Classic. The Bearcats used a strong defensive effort in the second half to defeat the Banana Slugs 68-55.

January 2, 2016
Lynx Beat Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their played their first game of the 2016 calendar year as they took on Rhodes College in Memphis. The game was a part of the Rhodes New Year Classic. The Lynx used a strong second half to defeat the Banana Slugs 63-56.

January 2, 2016
Banana Slugs Win Chris Knorr Invitational
UC Santa Cruz took part in the 2015 Chris Knorr Invitational. The event took place at California Lutheran University. Their opponents included the host Regals and Pacific Lutheran University.

December 30, 2015
Banana Slugs Top Bulldogs in Nail Biter
UC Santa Cruz played their last game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of Redlands in Redlands. The game was tight throughout and in the end, the Banana Slugs finished their trip to Southern California 2-0 as they won 67-66.

December 29, 2015
Banana Slugs Declaw Leopards
UC Santa Cruz played their second to last game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of La Verne in La Verne. The Banana Slugs would jump out to a fast start and would hold on at the end to win 70-65 to break their two game losing streak.

December 28, 2015
Lutes Top Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs played their final game of the calendar year as they took on Pacific Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The game was a chance for the Banana Slugs to end their two game losing streak. It was not meant to be, however, as the Lutes led wire-to-wire for a 62-49 win

December 27, 2015
Cold Shooting Dooms Banana Slugs Against Regals
The Banana Slugs played only their fourth game on the road as they took on California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The game against the Regals was a part of the CLU Thousand Oaks Inn Classic. The Banana Slugs only scored fifteen points as the Regals won 73-52.

December 22, 2015
Threes Lead Loggers Over Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their final home game of the 2015 calendar year as they took on University of Puget Sound at Kaiser Permanente. The game was the final game of the Mission Inn Holiday Classic. The Loggers would withstand a strong Banana Slugs start and would win 81-70.

December 20, 2015
Fast Start Leads Poets Over Banana Slugs

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SPRING INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT CAMP
Sunday April 3rd from 9-11am & 2-4pm UCSC will host the Spring Individual Development Camp designed for elite players motivated to play at the college level. SIGN UP NOW...SPACE IS LIMITED

December 22, 2015
Slugs Honored as PCSC Swimmers of the Week
The PCSC announced today the selection of Christian Leon and Ryan Springer-Carter as the Slugs swept this week's honors.

December 19, 2015
Banana Slugs Take Part in CSU East Bay Christmas Invitational

December 20, 2015
Strong Fourth Quarter Leads Banana Slugs Over Quakers
The Banana Slugs played their second game in as many days as they took on Earlham College. The game featured eleven ties and seven lead changes, however, in the end, it was the Banana Slugs who pulled out a 56-46 victory over the visiting Quakers.

December 19, 2015
McConnell’s 33 Leads Pirates Past Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs returned home to take on Whitworth University in their first game of the UCSC December Classic. The Pirates won 70-60 to break the Banana Slugs' three game winning streak.

December 17, 2015
UCSC Hires Assistant Leon as Interim Coach
UC Santa Cruz director of athletics Cliff Dochterman today announced the appointment of Paul Leon as the new men's volleyball interim head coach at UCSC.

December 16, 2015
Banana Slugs Exact Revenge on Beavers in Double Digit Win
UC Santa Cruz played their first game in a three game homestand as they took on California Institute of Technology at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 15, 2015
Banana Slugs’ Defensive Gem Leads to Road Win
The Banana Slugs went on the road, for the first time this season, to take on California Institute of Technology. The Banana Slugs would allow four points in both the second and fourth quarters as the Banana Slugs won 65-30.

December 13, 2015
Marlow’s Layup Lifts Banana Slugs Over Wildcats
UC Santa Cruz played their second game in as many nights in the state of Oregon as they took on Linfield College in McMinnville. The Banana Slugs won 66-65 over the Wildcats to break their five game losing streak.

December 12, 2015
Bruins Rain Threes On Banana Slugs in Double Digit Victory
UC Santa Cruz played their first game of their weekend long trip to Oregon as they took on George Fox University.

December 5, 2015
Slugs Have Strong Showing Over Weekend
The UCSC women’s swimming and diving team hosted NCAA Division II Azusa Pacific, NCAA Division I #18 San Jose State, as well as Cal Lutheran over the weekend. The men had a dual-meet with Cal Lutheran.

December 6, 2015
Slugs Outshot by Kingsmen
Despite great shooting, the UCSC men’s basketball team could not slow down Cal Lutheran in a 73-64 loss.

December 5, 2015
Slugs Unable to Hold Off Cal Tech in Second Half
Senior guard Jared Ponce scored 14 points, but the Slugs dropped a 50-58 decision to Cal Tech, Saturday.

December 8, 2015
Henderson and Colella Named PCSC Swimmers of the Week
UC Santa Cruz swimmers Kelley Henderson and Casey Collela were named PCSC DIII Swimmers of the Week.

December 6, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Poets
The Banana Slugs hosted Whittier College in the final game of the UCSC December Classic. The Banana Slugs led wire-to-wire as they won 77-50 over the visiting and gained their second win in a row.

December 5, 2015
Banana Slugs Slip Up to NCAA Division II Member Azusa Pacific

December 4, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Tigers

December 4, 2015
Amy Jensen Hired as Women's Tennis Coach
Amy Jensen has been named women’s tennis coach at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

February 28, 2016
4v4 Slugfest & Winter Jamboree
On Sunday, February 28, 2016 the UC Santa Cruz Women's Soccer Team will host the 6th Annual UCSC 4v4 Slugfest & Winter Jamboree.

November 29, 2015
Kingsmen Use Large First Half to Defeat Banana Slugs

November 28, 2015
Bruins Bury Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs took on USA Today NCAA Division III #2 George Fox University in the fourth game of the UCSC Thanksgiving Tournament.

November 27, 2015
Roos Bound Over Banana Slugs

November 27, 2015
Missionaries Defeat Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz began the Mission Inn Thanksgiving Classic as they hosted Whitman College at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

November 22, 2015
Banana Slugs Survive Second Half Push to Win First
UC Santa Cruz finished up the weekend as they took on Lewis & Clark College at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

November 22, 2015
Banana Slugs Top Vikings in Thriller

November 21, 2015
Cobbers Husk Banana Slugs in Home Opener

November 21, 2015
Second Half Defense Thwarts Banana Slugs

November 20, 2015
Cold Shooting Dooms Banana Slugs in Loss

November 20, 2015
Association of Division III Independents Names 2015 All-Independent Men's Soccer Teams
The 2015 All-Independent Men's Soccer teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

November 19, 2015
Devlin, Harris lead 2015 accolades from Association of Division III Independents
The Association of Division III Independents recognizes 16 Slugs including Senior Caitlin Devlin, Women's Runner of the Year, and Coach Harris, Coach of the Year, for their strong seasons.

November 18, 2015
Trina Torres Named Great South Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week

November 16, 2015
USSC Swimmer Tyler Andree Selected PCSC Athlete of the Week
Banana Slugs SO swimmer Tyler Andree Selected Pacific Collegiate Swimming & Diving Conference (PCSC) NCAA Division III Male Athlete of the Week

November 15, 2015
Banana Slugs Slip to Stags in Opener

November 14, 2015
Banana Slugs win two to open season

November 14, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Fresno Pacific and Fresno State

November 14, 2015
Men's and women's Cross country run at Div. III West Regional
Senior Katie Alioto won All-Region honors as UC Santa Cruz competed in the West Regionals in Claremont on Saturday.

November 13, 2015
Bears Sweep Banana Slugs in First Round
UC Santa Cruz played their first match in the NCAA Division III Volleyball National Tournament in two years as they took on the AVCA NCAA Division III #1 Washington University in St. Louis. Although the Banana Slugs nearly hit .150 for the match, the Bears swept the Banana Slugs 3-0.

November 13, 2015
Cowboys Down Banana Slugs in Texas
Hardin-Simmons University scored two second half goals to overcome UC Santa Cruz 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship in San Antonio.

November 6, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Pioneers

November 12, 2015
Preview: UC Santa Cruz vs. Hardin-Simmons University
This Week: The Banana Slugs drew Hardin-Simmons University in the opening round of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer National Tournament. The opening round starts on Friday and the UC Santa Cruz/Hardin-Simmons match-up is at 5:30 pm (PST).

November 8, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Wins Great South Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship
he Banana Slugs entered the Great South Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Championship match against the Salem College Spirits riding a two match winning streak and trying to get back to the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer National Championship for the first time since 2011.

November 7, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Takes On Westmont in Exhibition

November 7, 2015
Banana Slugs sweep way to GSAC Title
UCSC qualifies for second NCAA Tournament in three years with pair of wins

November 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeat Scotties to Advance
The Banana Slugs entered their semifinal match with Agnes Scott College as the #1 seed in the Great South Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Championship. The combination of experiences of the past three months, a week between matches and senior experience was enough for the Banana Slugs to pull out a 1-0 win over the Scotties.

November 6, 2015
Four Slugs named to GSAC All-conference team
Four Banana Slugs were named to the 2015 Great South all-conference team as chosen by a vote of the league's coaches.

November 6, 2015
Goto wins Great South Player of the Year

November 4, 2015
Banana Slugs Seeded First in Great South Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Championship

November 2, 2015
Banana Slugs close regular season with win over Menlo
For the first time since 2011, there was a victor in the Menlo-UC Santa Cruz game. UC Santa Cruz had their regular season finale against their old rival and won 3-0 to improve to 5-7-4 on a chilly day in Santa Cruz.

October 31, 2015
Men’s Soccer Match vs. Southwestern University Rained Out
As the Beatles sang in 1966, 'If the rain comes, the rain comes'. The rain has come and come and come to the state of Texas. The rain has fallen so hard across Texas that it has impacted the Banana Slugs' schedule.

October 30, 2015
#7 Tigers Defeat Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz started their trip to the Alamo City as they took on NSCAA NCAA Division III #7 Trinity University. The Tigers scored two goals in the first half and the Banana Slugs could not overcome the deficit as the Tigers won 3-1.

October 30, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeat Cyclones in Final Regular Season Match

October 26, 2015
Bulldogs Beat Banana Slugs

October 25, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Finishes Eleventh at Lady Mustang Invitational
UC Santa Cruz traveled down the coast to Arroyo Grande and the Cypress Ridge Golf Course to take part in the Lady Mustang Invitational. The Banana Slugs' competition featured ten NCAA Division I schools from around the western United States.

October 24, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Cyclones on Senior Day

October 24, 2015
UCSC Swimmers have good day in pool at Bay Area Invitational

October 24, 2015
Banana Slugs come back in Second Half to tie at Pomona-Pitzer

October 21, 2015
UCSC-Menlo game moved to Santa Cruz on November 2nd

October 18, 2015
Slugs take two on So Cal trip

October 21, 2015
Graves wins GSAC Player of the Week

October 12, 2015
UCSC closes so. Calif. trip with loss to Chapman

October 20, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Finishes Twelfth at Sonoma State Fall Invitational

October 18, 2015
Banana Slugs Pluck Cardinals

October 17, 2015
Warriors Defeat Banana Slugs

October 11, 2015
Athenas Beat Banana Slugs on Late Goal

October 9, 2015
Banana Slugs Open Season with Cardinal

October 9, 2015
UCSC falls to Div. II Sonoma State

October 10, 2015
Banana Slugs Trip In Doubleheader

October 16, 2015
Vikings Blank Banana Slugs

October 9, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Whittier in First Match of Leopard Invitational

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Ravipa Losakul Named American Southwest Conference Player of the Week

October 6, 2015
Maya Lloyd Named Great South Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week

October 5, 2015
Devlin and Hawk Named Association of Division III Independents Runners of the Week
UC Santa Cruz senior Caitlin Devlin and freshman Draven Hawk were selected as the Association of Division III Independents Men's and Women's Runners of the Week.

October 14, 2015
Warriors Spear Banana Slugs

October 4, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to University of Antelope Valley

October 12, 2015
Banana Slug Invitational Information

October 4, 2015
Sirovica and Richter win ITA Regional doubles title
Senior Kyle Richter and sophomore Adrian Sirovica won the ITA Division III West Regional men's doubles championship held in Claremont over the weekend.

October 4, 2015
Golf Finish Eighth at Culturame Classic
UC Santa Cruz started their 2016 season as they took part in the Culturame Classic. The event took place at The Reserve Vineyard and Golf Club in Aloha, Oregon. The Banana Slugs' competition featured seven NCAA Division III schools and one NCAA Division II school.

October 3, 2015
Tigers Sweep Banana Slugs in Second Match of the Day

October 3, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Eagles

October 3, 2015
Banana Slugs Take Part in Pomona-Pitzer Invitational

October 1, 2015
Anteaters Beat Banana Slugs to Open Season
The Banana Slugs opened their season as they took on NCAA Division I opponent University of California-Irvine in Irvine. The Banana Slugs won two doubles matches but it was not enough as the Anteaters won 7-1.

September 30, 2015
Banana Slugs Get Past Warriors on Senior Day

September 27, 2015
Banana Slugs Draw With Bulldogs

September 26, 2015
Slugs home streak ends with loss to UWO

September 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Win Second Match with Golden Bobcats

September 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeat Cyclones

September 23, 2015
Selina Davila Olivera Named Great South Athletic Conference Player of the Week

September 19, 2015
Banana Slugs Slide By Golden Bobcats

September 18, 2015
Pioneers Trample Banana Slugs

September 15, 2015
Argonauts Defeat Banana Slugs

September 15, 2015
Banana Slugs keep scoreless streak going,tie Menlo 0-0

September 15, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Boxers

September 12, 2015
Poets Sweep Banana Slugs

September 12, 2015
Athenas Spear Banana Slugs

September 11, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Bearcats

September 13, 2015
Whitworth Defeats Banana Slugs

September 13, 2015
Banana Slugs Blank Boxers

September 11, 2015
Regals Sweep Banana Slugs

September 11, 2015
UCSC gets first shutout of year in 0-0 tie

September 5, 2015
Banana Slugs go 3-1 to open year in Slug Fest

September 6, 2015
Occidental Sends Banana Slugs to First Defeat

September 4, 2015
Banana Slugs Play To Scoreless Draw with Chapman

September 5, 2015
Banana Slugs Participate in USF Invitational

September 3, 2015
Banana Slug alum Fondy sets USL record

September 1, 2015
Slugs fall in season opener at Cal Lutheran
Slugs outshot 15-10 in first outing of 2015

September 1, 2015
Banana Slugs Draw With Kingsmen

August 29, 2015
Banana Slugs Face Otters in Final Exhibition

August 24, 2015
Banana Slugs Compete Against NCAA Division II Pioneers in Exhibition

August 24, 2015
Banana Slugs Take On University of the Pacific in Exhibition

August 20, 2015
Women's Basketball announce 2015 Elite Camp - October 10th from 9am-1pm
Our Elite Basketball Camp is a 5-hour intensive camp designed for the player who is motivated to play at the Varsity level and beyond.

August 18, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Women's Soccer Fall Player ID Clinic - October 2-4, 2015
The 3-day Player ID (Individual Development) Clinic field sessions are a great way for our staff to see you play on site and also give you the opportunity to meet the current players in the program and see the level here at UCSC.

July 22, 2015
Slug Crossed Country Named to the DIII Track & Field Scholar Teams of the Year & All-Academic Team!
The USTFCCCA also announced Friday the 2015 Division III All­Academic Track & Field teams. A total of 170 women’s teams and 99 men’s teams earned the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or higher.

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Association of Division III Independents Names Spring 2015 All-Academic Team
OVERLAND PARK, KA. --- A total of 86 student-athletes from seven member institutions were named to the 2015 spring sports All-Academic Team as announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

June 26, 2015
Women's Basketball Announces the Incoming Class of 2015
The Slug’s are ecstatic to introduce the incoming class for 2015-2016. We partner our strong seven returners with a mature and enthusiastic nine newcomers. We are pleased to bring aboard four conference MVP’s, eight first team all-conference players, and our first international student-athlete.

June 24, 2015
Todd Kent attends WBCA Center for Coaching Excellence
UC Santa Cruz Head Women's Basketball Coach Todd Kent was part of a select group of head coaches who attended The Center for Coaching Excellence held on the campus of Columbia University from June 8-10.

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Great South Athletic Conference Adds Mount Mary, UC Santa Cruz
The Blue Angels and Banana Slugs will compete for the 2015-16 conference title in all sports.

June 10, 2015
Townsend and Arnwine Recieve Honors at the Student Athelte Celebration
The end of the 2014-15 school year is upon us. The UCSC Men's basketball program continues to take positive steps forward.

May 9, 2015
Devlin Leads Banana Slugs at West Coast Last Chance
UC Santa Cruz went to San Francisco to take part in the West Coast Last Chance Meet. The event took place at Cox Stadium and was hosted by University of San Francisco. The Slugs' competition included five NCAA Division I schools and three NCAA Division II schools and several junior college and running clubs.

June 8, 2015
UCSC Men's Basketball has announced the commitment of three future Slugs
Slugs announce their 3 incoming Freshman for 2015-16.

May 18, 2015
Men's Soccer APD Camp Now Open for Enrollment
UCSC Men's Soccer announces that registration is now open for our annual summer residential Advanced Player Development Camp on Aug. 1-4.

May 8, 2015
Stags Defeat Banana Slugs in Opening Round of NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship
The Banana Slugs traveled to Southern California to play Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championship. The match was a rematch of a match that the Banana Slugs and the Stags played on March 25th in Claremont. The Stags defeated the Banana Slugs 5-0.

May 2, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Participates in 21st Annual Steve Scott Invitational
UC Santa Cruz traveled south to Irvine to take part in the 21st Annual Steve Scott Invitational presented by Adidas. The event was hosted by UC Irvine at Anteater Stadium. The Banana Slugs' competition featured competition not only from every single collegiate level in the United States, but from Canada and New Zealand.

April 24, 2015
Five Banana Slugs Participate in 115th Ojai Tennis Tournament
Five men’s tennis players took part in the 115th Ojai Tennis Tournament as they took on the best players in the NCAA Division III. The event featured tennis matches from all levels of tennis from high school through the collegiate levels.

May 7, 2015
Summer Residential Advanced Player Development Camp: August 7-10, 2015
The UCSC Women’s Soccer Program invites players interested in playing at the collegiate level to attend our Residential Advanced Player Development Identification Camp offered this August 2015. Players will get the full collegiate experience while being housed on campus for three nights at UCSC with other campers under the supervision of the UCSC Soccer staff.

May 4, 2015
Men's Tennis Selected to the NCAA Tournament
The NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Committee has selected the 43 teams that will compete in the 2015 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Championships.

April 24, 2015
Golden Flyers Defeat Banana Slugs in Five in NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Quarterfinal
For the third time this season, the Banana Slugs took on Nazareth College. This matchup, however, had the stakes raised by exponential bounds as the winner would advance to the next round of the NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship.

April 24, 2015
UC Santa Cruz’s Todd Hollenbeck Named 2015 AVCA Division III Men’s Head Coach of the Year
e American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) is proud to announce that UC Santa Cruz Head Coach Todd Hollenbeck has been selected as the 2015 AVCA Division III Men's National Coach of the Year.

April 21, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Finishes Sixth at American Southwest Conference Women’s Golf Championship
UC Santa Cruz took part in the 2015 American Southwest Conference Women’s Golf Championship. The event took place at Squaw Valley Golf Club in Glen Rose, Texas. The Banana Slugs’ competition featured seven member schools of the American Southwest Conference.

April 19, 2015
Aggies Defeat Banana Slugs 7-0
The Banana Slugs played their final match of the 2015 regular season as they took on NCAA Division I opponent UC Davis in Davis. The Aggies swept the Banana Slugs 7-0.

April 20, 2015
Banana Slugs have 3 All-American Selections to the 2014-15 AVCA
Jacob Landel was named a First Team All-American and Jake Hurwitz and Jorge Reyes named to the Second Team All-American. The Banana Slugs Branden Torado was an Honorable Mention.

April 18, 2015
#21 Banana Slugs Beats Bruins 6-3
The Banana Slugs played their first match in three weeks as they took on George Fox University in their final match of the 2015 regular season. The Banana Slugs won all three doubles matches as the Banana Slugs defeated the Bruins 6-3.

April 12, 2015
Warriors Beat Banana Slugs 6-3
The Banana Slugs played their first match in two weeks as they took on NCAA Division II member CSU Stanislaus. Although the Banana Slugs won two doubles matches, the Warriors would beat the Banana Slugs 6-3.

April 19, 2015
UCSC Men's Volleyball Team heads to Hoboken, New Jersey for NCAA Men's Division III Championships
The UC Santa Cruz Athletics Department is pleased to announce that the Men's Volleyball Team has qualified for the NCAA Division III Men's Volleyball National Championship Tournament. The event will be held April 24 - 26 at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.

April 18, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Captures Best Individual Finishes of Season at CSU East Bay Legacy Invitational
UC Santa Cruz went to Hayward to take part in the CSU East Bay Legacy Invitational. The event took place at Chabot College and was hosted by CSU East Bay. The Slugs’ competition included one NCAA Division I school, five NCAA Division II schools, one NAIA school and several junior college and running clubs.

April 12, 2015
Men's Hoops volunteer for the Santa Cruz 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Mini Mermaid Running Club
The Santa Cruz Half Marathon consists of a 13.1-mile run/walk along scenic West Cliff Drive past breathtaking vistas of the Pacific coastline.

April 7, 2015
The 6th Annual UCSC Men's Soccer Alumni Golf Tournament
The UCSC Men’s Soccer Golf Tournament has been one of our premier fundraising events the past five years. Growing each year, we would like this year’s event to be even bigger and better than the past five years.

April 7, 2015
Women's Soccer Spring Player ID Clinic - April 24-26, 2015
The 3-day Player ID (Individual Development) Clinic field sessions are a great way for our staff to see you play on site and also give you the opportunity to meet the current players in the program and see the level here at UCSC.

April 7, 2015
Women's Soccer to host 8v8 Adult Soccer Slugfest
On Saturday, May 16th the UC Santa Cruz Women's Soccer Team will host our annual 8v8 Adult Coed Soccer Slugfest Tournament. This one-day tournament format provides a beautiful venue for a day of fun soccer for the local Santa Cruz community and beyond.

March 21, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Takes Part in Johnny Mathis Invitational
UC Santa Cruz went to San Francisco for their second track and field competition of the season as they took part in the Johnny Mathis Invitational. The event was hosted by San Francisco State and took place at Cox Stadium.

April 2, 2015
#2 Banana Slugs Sweeps Wildcats
UC Santa Cruz played their second match of the day at the Soaring Eagle Invitational as they took on SUNY Polytechnic Institute. The Banana Slugs would sweep the Wildcats 3-0.

April 4, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Spartans to End Regular Season
UC Santa Cruz played their final match of their five match trip to the state of New York as they took on D’Youville College. The Banana Slugs hit one of their best percentages of the season and swept the Spartans 3-0.

April 4, 2015
#2 Banana Slugs Defeats #6 Golden Flyers 3-1
UC Santa Cruz played their first game of the Soaring Eagle Invitational as they took on #6 Nazareth College. The Banana Slugs and the Golden Flyers played earlier this season at the Golden Flyer Invitational as the Golden Flyers swept the Banana Slugs.

April 3, 2015
#2 Banana Slugs Beat #10 Soaring Eagles 3-1
UC Santa Cruz played their first match of the day at the Soaring Eagle Invitational as they took on the host Elmira College. As with their match on February 5th, the Banana Slugs and the Soaring Eagles played a tight match.

April 2, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Medaille to Start Empire State Road Trip
UC Santa Cruz started their five game road trip to the state of New York as they took on Medaille College. These two teams met once before this season in Rochester on February 6th and the result was the same as the Banana Slugs swept the Mavericks 3-0.

March 29, 2015
Regals Slip by Banana Slugs on Senior Day
The Banana Slugs played their first match at home in three weeks as they took on California Lutheran University on Senior Day. The Regals would defeat the Banana Slugs 5-4.

March 26, 2015
#21 Banana Slugs Beats Pacific 6-3
The Banana Slugs played their third match in four days as they took on Pacific University in Claremont. The Banana Slugs broke its two match losing streak as they defeated the Boxers 6-3.

March 28, 2015
#4 Sagehens Squeak By #21 Banana Slugs
The Banana Slugs faced a challenge on Saturday as they finished up their Southern California road trip as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #4 Pomona-Pitzer. The match featured three matches that went three sets as the Sagehens squeaked by the Banana Slugs 5-4.

March 28, 2015
Banana Slugs Declaw Hawks 3-1
The Banana Slugs played their first match in two weeks as they took on Holy Names University in Oakland. Just like the previous meeting between these two teams on January 16th in Santa Cruz, the Banana Slugs won the match 3-1 over the Hawks.

March 29, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Places Sixth at UCSC Invitational
UC Santa Cruz competed in their final regular season event of the season as they hosted the UCSC Invitational. The event took place at Pacific Grove Golf Links in Pacific Grove, California.

April 3, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Participates in San Francisco Distance Carnival
UC Santa Cruz went to San Francisco for the second consecutive event as they took part in the San Francisco Distance Carnival. The event was hosted by San Francisco State and took place at Cox Stadium.

March 25, 2015
#1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Downs #25 Banana Slugs
For the second consecutive match, the Banana Slugs played another top 25 team in the ITA NCAA Division III rankings as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Claremont. The Stags swept the match with the Banana Slugs as they won 9-0.

March 25, 2015
#26 Leopards Defeat Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their third match in as many days as they took on ITA NCAA Division III #26 University of La Verne. The Leopards won all three doubles matches as they beat UC Sana Cruz 8-1.

March 24, 2015
Pioneers Top Banana Slugs 8-1
The Banana Slugs played their third match in Whittier as they took on Lewis and Clark College. The Pioneers won all six singles matches and defeated the Banana Slugs 8-1.

March 23, 2015
#6 Panthers Beat #21 Banana Slugs 6-3
UC Santa Cruz played their first match in fifteen days as they took on ITA #6 Middlebury College in Whittier. Although the Banana Slugs won two out of three double matches, the Panthers won 6-3.

March 23, 2015
Engineers Top Banana Slugs 6-3
The Banana Slugs continued their Southern California road swing as they took Rensselaer Polytechnic. The Engineers won four of the six singles matches played as the Engineers won 6-3 over the Banana Slugs.

March 21, 2015
Poets Defeat Banana Slugs 7-2
The Banana Slugs played their first match in almost three weeks Friday as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Poets won all three doubles matches as the Poets won 7-2 over the Banana Slugs.

March 14, 2015
Eagles Sweep Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz finished their time at the Asics/Wyndham Hotel Spring Classic as they took on the host Concordia University of Irvine. Unlike the two previous matches, which were won by the Banana Slugs, which were played in February in Santa Cruz, the Eagles swept the Banana Slugs 3-0.

March 14, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Golden Bobcats in First Game of Day Two
UC Santa Cruz started their second day at the Asics/Wyndham Hotel Spring Classic as they took on UC Merced for the third time this season. As with the two previous matches with the Golden Bobcats this season, the Banana Slugs swept the Golden Bobcats 3-0.

March 13, 2015
Clarke Defeats UC Santa Cruz 3-2
UC Santa Cruz played their second match of the day at the Asics/Wyndham Hotel Spring Classic as they took on NAIA opponent Clarke University.

March 25, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Stephanie Graziano of UC-Santa Cruz
Women's Tennis player, Stephanie Graziano, named GSAC Player of the Week.

March 13, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeats Warner in Five
UC Santa Cruz played in their first match of the Asics/Wyndham Hotel Spring Classic this morning as they took on NAIA opponent Warner University.

March 11, 2015
Banana Slugs Serve Muskies Senior Night Sweep
UC Santa Cruz played in their final home match of the 2015 season as they took on Lakeland College for the second consecutive evening. The Banana Slugs honored their four seniors from this year’s squad – Blake Chadwick, Jake Hurwitz, Jake Landel and Branden Torado – as the Banana Slugs swept the Muskies 3-0.

March 10, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Muskies
UC Santa Cruz started their final homestand of the 2015 season as they took on Lakeland College in the first match of back-to-back matches between the two schools. Just like when these two teams played each other in Wisconsin on February 21st, the Banana Slugs swept the Muskies 3-0.

March 8, 2015
Lords Crown Banana Slugs 5-4
UC Santa Cruz finished their two game road trip to Southern California as they took on ITA #8 Kenyon College in Whittier. The match came down to the last match, but the Lords defeated the Banana Slugs 5-4.

March 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeat Poets 5-4
UC Santa Cruz started a two game trip to Southern California today as they took on Whittier College in Whittier. The Banana Slugs came back from 3-0 down to win 5-4 over the Poets.

March 16, 2015
Association of Division III Independents Names 2015 All-Independent Women’s Basketball Teams
Leah Parrish, Sarah Mackey, and Geena Giovannetti named to the All Independent Teams. Todd Kent named 2015 All-Independent Coach of the Year.

March 13, 2015
Association of Division III Independents Names 2015 All-Independent Men’s Basketball Teams
Jared Ponce named to the First Team All-Independant and James Townsend SecondTeam All-Independant

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Association of Division III Independents Names Fall 2014 All-Academic Team
26 UC Santa Cruz students named to the Division III Independents Fall 2014 All-Academic Team

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March is National Athletic Training Month
March is National Athletic Training Month! This month is dedicated to raising awareness and appreciation to the services Athletic Trainers provide. They are certified health care professionals that coordinate care with physicians and other allied care providers (nearly 70% have a master’s degree or doctorate).

March 7, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Competes at Kim Duyst Invitational
UC Santa Cruz went to Turlock for their first track and field competition of the 2015 season as they participated in the Kim Duyst Invitational.

March 3, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Finishes Fifteenth at Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout
UC Santa Cruz competed in their first event of the 2015 calendar year as they competed in the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout.

March 4, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Sylvia Brummitt of UC-Santa Cruz
Brummitt, a freshman from Hawaii, hung tough in the Slugs doubleheader on Sundayin their second match of the day against Christopher Newport University.

March 1, 2015
Captains Defeat Banana Slugs 6-3
In the second match of the day for the Banana Slugs, the Banana Slugs took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Christopher Newport University.

March 1, 2015
Athenas Sweep Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Claremont-Mudd-Scripps this morning in Santa Cruz.

February 28, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Kingsmen 6-2
UC Santa Cruz finished up their two game road trip today as they took on California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. The Banana Slugs won four of the five singles matches played and won the match 6-2.

February 28, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall Short on Senior Night
Six seniors were honored tonight as the UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball program played their final game of the 2014-2015 regular season. Their opponent was CSU San Marcos and much like the games in the two schools’ history, the game was tight throughout. The Cougars came away with a 57-56 overtime victory.

February 28, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall Short on Senior Night
Six seniors were honored tonight as the UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball program played their final game of the 2014-2015 regular season. Their opponent was CSU San Marcos and much like the games in the two schools’ history, the game was tight throughout. The Cougars came away with a 57-56 overtime victory.

February 28, 2015
Slugs Nipped by San Marcos on Senior Night
The UCSC Banana Slugs battled to the end but suffered a nail biting 56-55 overtime loss to Cal State San Marcos on Saturday Night at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

February 21, 2015
Seawolves Win 9-0 over Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz took on ITA NCAA Division II #25 Sonoma State University in the second match in as many days for the Banana Slugs. The Seawolves beat the Banana Slugs 9-0.

February 24, 2015
Giovannetti named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week
University of California Santa Cruz senior guard Geena Giovannetti (Pacifica, Calif.) has been selected the Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week.

February 22, 2015
Banana Slugs Finish Midwest Trip with 3-1 Win over Dominican
UC Santa Cruz finished their Midwest trip as they took on Dominican University (IL). The Banana Slugs would come from a set down to win the match 3-1 over the Stars, completing a 4-0 weekend.

February 22, 2015
Banana Slugs Participate in UC San Diego Last Chance Meet
UC Santa Cruz took part in the UC San Diego Last Chance Meet. The meet was hosted by UC San Diego at the Splash Aquatic Center in La Mirada.

February 22, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Roos in Season Finale
UC Santa Cruz finished their 2014-2015 regular season as they took on Austin College in Sherman. The Roos would jump to a double digit lead early and would survive a second half comeback as the Roos defeated the Banana Slugs 68-58.

February 21, 2015
Parrish Reaches 1,000 Points as Banana Slugs Rout Bears
Leah Parrish became just the third player in UC Santa Cruz’s women’s basketball program history to score 1,000 points as UC Santa Cruz beat USCAA member Bristol University 90-51.

February 21, 2015
Banana Slugs Squeak By Seawolves
UC Santa Cruz took on NCAA Division II Sonoma State University this afternoon in Rohnert Park. After being down 4-3, the Banana Slugs won the final two singles matches of the afternoon for the 5-4 victory.

February 24, 2015
Landel Named Sports Imports/AVCA Men’s Division III National Player of the Week
Jake Landel (Lonf Beach, Calif) named Sports Imports/AVCA Men’s Division III National Player of the Week. Below are Jake's weekly stats.

February 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Finish Third in Pacific Coast Swim Conference Championships
UC Santa Cruz took part this weekend in the 2015 Pacific Coast Swim Conference Championships. The event, which was held at the Splash Aquatic Center in La Mirada, was spread out over four days and featured competition from NCAA Divisions I, II and III and the NAIA level.

February 21, 2015
Pirates’ Defensive Prowess Leads Southwestern Past UC Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz started their final road trip of the 2014-2015 season as they took on Southwestern College in Georgetown, Texas. The Pirates allowed only nineteen points in the first half as they defeated the Banana Slugs 74-56.

December 6, 2014
Banana Slugs Fall to Cougars
UC Santa Cruz took on NCAA Division II Azusa Pacific University in their final dual meet of the calendar year. The Cougars defeated the Banana Slugs 174-119.

February 21, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Muskies
UC Santa Cruz played their first match of the day as they took on Lakeland College. The Banana Slugs had fewer than ten errors in the match as the Banana Slugs swept the Muskies 3-0.

February 21, 2015
Banana Slugs Upset #1 Ducks
UC Santa Cruz showed little wear from their sweep of Lakeland as they played their second match of the day as they took on #1 Stevens Institute of Technology. The #7 Banana Slugs upset the #1 Ducks 3-1.

February 20, 2015
#7 Banana Slugs Upset #5 Carthage College
UC Santa Cruz started their three day trip to Wisconsin and Illinois as they took on Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Banana Slugs hit better than .440 as the Banana Slugs swept the Red Men 3-0.

February 13, 2015
Banana Slugs Tame Tigers 77-60
UC Santa Cruz started a three game road trip tonight as they took on Occidental College in Los Angeles. The Banana Slugs used a strong second half effort to top the Tigers 77-60.

February 20, 2015
Banana Slugs Win 9-0 over Mills
UC Santa Cruz took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent Mills College this afternoon in Santa Cruz. The Banana Slugs swept all six singles matches and three double matches for a 9-0 win over the Cyclones.

February 15, 2015
Full Team Effort Helps Banana Slugs Take Down Blue Angels
UC Santa Cruz finished their two game trip to Wisconsin as they took on fellow NCAA Division III independent Mount Mary University.

February 15, 2015
Hawks Squeak Out 5-4 Win over Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their first match since January 25th as they took on NCAA Division II member Holy Names University in Oakland. Although the Banana Slugs won all three doubles matches, the Banana Slugs fell 5-4 to the Hawks.

February 18, 2015
GSAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Islay Fossett of UC Santa Cruz
Fossett, a freshman, recorded a singles and doubles win against D-II Holy Names on Sunday, February 15.

February 14, 2015
Banana Slugs Find No Love in Loss to Bulldogs
UC Santa Cruz played their second match of Valentine’s Day 2015 as they took on University of Redlands. The #23 ranked Banana Slugs had a strong performance but fell to the #21 ranked Bulldogs 6-1.

February 14, 2015
Banana Slugs Declaw Sabercats
UC Santa Cruz started their two game swing through the state of Wisconsin on Saturday as they took fellow NCAA Division III independent Maranatha Baptist University.

February 14, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Patriots
UC Santa Cruz played their first match of the day as they took on University of Texas-Tyler. The Patriots fell to the Missionaries 5-2.

February 13, 2015
#23 Banana Slugs Fall to #13 Missionaries
UC Santa Cruz started their two day trip to the state of Washington as they took ITA #13 Whitman College. The Banana Slugs fell to the Missionaries 8-1.

February 10, 2015
Banana Slugs Celebrate Senior Day with Win
UC Santa Cruz’s men’s basketball program celebrated Marshall Arnwine Jr. and James Townsend this afternoon as they took on NAIA Division II member UC Merced.

February 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Tomcats
UC Santa Cruz played their first match of the second day of the Golden Flyer Tournament. The Banana Slugs’ competition was Thiel College of Greenville, Pennsylvania.

February 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Extinguish Flames
Two weeks after the Banana Slugs fell to NCCAA opponent Bethesda University of California at Kaiser Permanente Arena, the two teams played again at Kaiser Permanente Arena and the result was much different.

February 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Finish New York Trip 4-1 with Sweep of Roadrunners
UC Santa Cruz played their final match in their third day in New York as the Banana Slugs took on Ramapo College.

February 6, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Mavericks in First Game of Golden Flyer Tournament
UC Santa Cruz started their time at the Golden Flyer Tournament this morning as they took on Medaille College of Rochester, New York in the first of two matches on the day.

February 6, 2015
Golden Flyers Sweep Banana Slugs
In the second set, the Banana Slugs led through the majority of the set. The Banana Slugs claimed their largest lead of the set, at four, at 15-11 on a Jake Landel kill.

February 5, 2015
Banana Slugs Ground Soaring Eagles in Five
UC Santa Cruz started their first of two major road swings tonight as they took on Elmira College in Elmira, New York.

January 31, 2015
Banana Slugs Defeat Golden Bobcats with Sweep
UC Santa Cruz finished its January portion of the schedule as they took on NAIA opponent UC Merced in Merced. Just like the two schools’ match on January 9th, the Banana Slugs swept the Golden Bobcats 3-0.

January 30, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep Vaqueros
UC Santa Cruz started their first night of a back-to-back as they hosted Santa Barbara City College at West Field House.

January 29, 2015
UCSC Men's Soccer 2015 Spring ID Camp: Registration Now Open
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer presents our 2015 Spring Individual Development (ID) Camp on April 11th-12th.

January 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Royals in Five
UC Santa Cruz finished its weekend back-to-back-to-back against NAIA opponents as they hosted NAIA #6 Hope International University.

January 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Mustangs
UC Santa Cruz finished up their weekend trip to the Central Coast as they took on NCAA Division I Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Unfortunately for the Banana Slugs, the Mustangs were just too much as the Mustangs won 7-0.

January 24, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall to Sunbirds
UC Santa Cruz took on NCAA Division II member Fresno Pacific University in their third dual meet of the season in Fresno. The event, which took place at Sunnyside High School’s Aquatics Center, was won by the Sunbirds in all three team competitions.

January 25, 2015
Banana Slugs Slip Up Against Roadrunners
UC Santa Cruz took part in their final dual meet of the season on Sunday as they took on NCAA Division I member CSU Bakersfield The Roadrunners won all of the team point competitions in the event.

January 24, 2015
Mackey’s Record Setting Night Overshadowed as Flames Beat Banana Slugs
Sarah Mackey had twelve rebounds to become the women’s basketball all-time leading rebounder but it was not enough as the Banana Slugs fell to NCCAA opponent Bethesda University of California 60-58 Saturday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

January 24, 2015
#14 Banana Slugs Starts 2015 Season with Defeat
UC Santa Cruz, who was ranked #14 in the ITA preseason coaches’ poll, started their 2015 season with a match against NAIA Division I opponent Westmont College.

January 23, 2015
Banana Slugs Wins Third in a Row
UC Santa Cruz hosted NAIA #3 Concordia University of Irvine Friday on the first night of a two night series between the two schools. The Banana Slugs came back twice from a one set deficit to win the match 3-2.

January 24, 2015
Banana Slugs Wins In Four
UC Santa Cruz hosted NAIA #2 Concordia University of Irvine Saturday on the second night of a back-to-back-to-back for the Banana Slugs as they host NAIA competition.

January 23, 2015
Men's Basketball Honor UCSC Faculty and Staff
Before the Slugs took to the floor on Thursday night, the Men's Basketball team honored UCSC Faculty and Staff that have made a difference in their lives while at UCSC.

January 22, 2015
Townsend’s Game Winner Propels Banana Slugs Past Oaks
James Townsend hit a three pointer with 0.7 seconds left in the game to help UC Santa Cruz defeat NAIA Division II opponent Menlo College 62-59 Thursday night at Kaiser Permanente Arena. The game had fifteen ties and sixteen lead changes.

January 20, 2015
Parrish named Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week
University of California Santa Cruz senior forward Leah Parrish (Fair Oaks, Calif.) has been selected the Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week.

January 17, 2015
#23 Banana Slugs Starts Season with Loss
UC Santa Cruz started their 2015 season with a match against NCAA Division I opponent Santa Clara University. The Broncos used four straight set victories to beat the Banana Slugs 4-0.

January 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Fall Short Against Mustangs
UC Santa Cruz participated in their second dual meet of the season as they took NCAA Division I opponent Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Although having some of their strongest times of the season, UC Santa Cruz fell to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in both the men’s and women’s team competition.

January 15, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Oaks
UC Santa Cruz used a strong first half defensive effort to defeat Menlo College 71-57 in front of a raucous crowd at West Field House Thursday. The win marked the second in as many years against the Banana Slugs’ NAIA Division II opponent.

January 16, 2015
Banana Slugs Wins Second in a Row with Sweep
UC Santa Cruz hosted their second straight home match Friday as they took on Holy Names University at West Field House.

January 9, 2015
Banana Slugs Sweep First Home Match
UC Santa Cruz opened their 2015 home schedule Friday night as they hosted University of California-Merced at West Field House.

January 10, 2015
Banana Slugs Beat Keelhaulers 74-57
UC Santa Cruz played their first road game of the 2015 calendar year Saturday as they took on California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. The Banana Slugs used a balanced first half to beat the host Keelhaulers 75-57.

January 8, 2015
Warriors Use Strong First Half to Beat Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz played their second game in as many nights Thursday as they took on NAIA Division I member Westmont College at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

January 8, 2015
Westmont Defeats Banana Slugs 43-40
UC Santa Cruz played their first home game of the new year Thursday as they took on NAIA Division I member Westmont College at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

January 7, 2015
Banana Slugs Squeak By Pioneers to Open 2015
UC Santa Cruz started their 2015 portion of their schedule Wednesday night as they took on NAIA Division II member Pacific Union College at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

January 9, 2015
Women's Soccer Winter Player ID Clinic - March 6-8, 2015
The 3-day Player ID (Individual Development) Clinic field sessions are a great way for our staff to see you play on site and also give you the opportunity to meet the current players in the program and see the level here at UCSC.

January 2, 2015
UC Santa Cruz Starts Season with Loss to Cardinal
UC Santa Cruz started their 2015 season with a match against one of the NCAA’s top men’s volleyball in Stanford University.

January 1, 2015
Banana Slugs Start 2015 with a Bang
UC Santa Cruz started 2015 in Southern California as they took on University of La Verne in La Verne

December 20, 2014
Banana Slugs Say Farewell to 2014 with Win over Redlands
UC Santa Cruz played their final game of 2014 against the University of Redlands in Whittier. The game was a part of the Purple and Gold Poet Classic.

December 30, 2014
Banana Slugs Finish 2014 with Win Over Salem State
UC Santa Cruz finished the calendar year Tuesday as they took on Salem State University. The game was the final game for the Banana Slugs’ participation in the Purple and Gold Classic hosted by Whittier College.

December 29, 2014
Poets’ Strong First Half Downs UC Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz started their road trip of the 2014 calendar year Monday as they took on Whittier College at the Purple and Gold Poet Classic in Whittier.

December 21, 2014
Strong Start Pushes Banana Slugs Past Pioneers
For the second consecutive game, UC Santa Cruz allowed less than fifteen points in the first half as the Banana Slugs beat Lewis and Clark College 66-39 on Sunday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 29, 2014
Banana Slugs Beat Golden Eagles to Snap Slide
UC Santa Cruz started their time at the Purple and Gold Poet Classic in Whittier. The Banana Slugs’ first opponent was NAIA Division II opponent La Sierra University.

December 27, 2014
Regals Beat Banana Slugs in Overtime
California Lutheran had seven steals in the second half and outscored the Banana Slugs 14-9 in overtime to beat UC Santa Cruz in overtime 72-67.

December 23, 2014
Knights Spear Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball team closed out their home portion of the 2014 calendar year as they took on Calvin College of Michigan Tuesday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 21, 2014
Banana Slugs Beat Bruins
UC Santa Cruz finished the Hotel Paradox Winter Classic as they took on George Fox University. James Townsend scored seventeen points and the Banana Slugs outscored the Bruins by seven in the second half to win 65-62.

December 19, 2014
Chilly Shooting Dooms Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz started the Hotel Paradox Winter Classic tonight as they took on Rhodes College (TN)

December 14, 2014
Banana Slugs’ Comeback Successful Against Eagles
UC Santa Cruz finished their third night of a back-to-back Sunday as they took on Northwest Indian College. The Banana Slugs spotted the Eagles a fourteen point lead in the first half but would come back and win 68-62.

December 14, 2014
Banana Slugs Cruise Past Vikings
UC Santa Cruz allowed only thirteen first half points as the Banana Slugs defeated Lawrence University 57-35 Sunday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 13, 2014
Banana Slugs Beat Beavers
Corey Cilia made a jumper with fifty three seconds left in regulation to tie the game and the Banana Slugs held California Institute of Technology to only three points in overtime for a 60-56 victory Saturday in Pasadena.

December 13, 2014
Banana Slugs Use Strong Second Half to Cruise Past Panthers
UC Santa Cruz allowed eleven second half points as the Banana Slugs cruised past Chapman University 64-36 on Saturday at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 12, 2014
Kingsmen Crown Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz was outscored by sixteen and allowed forty-five points in the second half as the Banana Slugs lost 75-61 to California Lutheran University on Friday.

December 12, 2014
Home Cooking Tastes Sweet as Banana Slugs Rout Whittier
UC Santa Cruz held Whittier College scoreless for five and half minutes in the first half and cruised to a 70-41 win Friday night at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 11, 2014
Leah Parrish Named to the All-Pacific Northwest Tournament
Leah Parrish was one of the UC Santa Cruz Women's Basketball Players named to the All-Pacific Northwest Tournament

December 9, 2014
Jared Ponce Named Association of Division III Independents Student- Athlete of the Month for November
The Association of Division III Independents named University of California Santa Cruz men’s basketball junior guard Jared Ponce, its Student-Athlete of the Month for the month of November.

December 7, 2014
Banana Slugs End Washington Trip with Loss
Pacific Lutheran University would jump out to a 10-2 lead and would cruise to a 67-46 win over UC Santa Cruz in Tacoma.

December 6, 2014
Banana Slugs Rally Falls Short Against Pacific Lutheran
The Banana Slugs finished up their time at the Pacific Northwest Tournament on Saturday as they took on the host Pacific Lutheran University Lutes.

December 5, 2014
Loggers Hand Banana Slugs Fourth Consecutive Loss
University of Puget Sound would score forty in the second half as the Loggers won 65-52 in Tacoma. The game was the first game on the road for the Banana Slugs of the 2014-2015 season.

December 5, 2014
Banana Slugs Rally But Drop Second In a Row
For the second time in as many games, the Banana Slugs were outrebounded and the Banana Slugs dropped their second game in a row on Friday to the University of Puget Sound.

December 30, 2014
Missionaries Defeat Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz would trail 14-0 after the first five minutes and would not recover as Whitman College would cruise to a 72-49 victory over UC Santa Cruz on Sunday in Kaiser Permanente Arena.

November 29, 2014
Athenas Hand Banana Slugs First Loss
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps outrebounded UC Santa Cruz by a double digit margin and handed the Banana Slugs their first loss of the season today.

November 29, 2014
Red Men Edge Banana Slugs in Overtime
Jared Ponce scored thirteen points but the Banana Slugs could not overcome the Red Men of Carthage College as the Red Men won 54-53 in overtime. The game was a part of the UCSC Thanksgiving Classic at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

November 25, 2014
Ponce receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week award
University of California Santa Cruz junior guard Jared Ponce (Chino Hills, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week.

November 28, 2014
Mackey Has Career Night as Slugs Sneak By Sagehens
Sarah Mackey had a triple double and UC Santa Cruz came from behind to beat Pomona Pitzer 62-56 on the first day of the CMS Thanksgiving Classic in Claremont.

November 28, 2014
Panthers Overwhelm Banana Slugs
UC Santa Cruz shot a chilly 29.1% from the field and UC Santa Cruz lost the first game of the UCSC Thanksgiving Classic to fellow NCAA Division III opponent Chapman University 68-37.

November 28, 2014
Ponce receives Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball
University of California Santa Cruz junior guard Jared Ponce (Chino Hills, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents men’s basketball Player of the Week.

November 23, 2014
Banana Slugs Slips By Boxers
UC Santa Cruz finished their weekend trip to Oregon Sunday as they took on Pacific University in Forest Grove

November 23, 2014
Ponce’s Twenty-Three Leads Slugs Past Wildcats
Jared Ponce scored a game high twenty three points and UC Santa Cruz split their two games of the weekend long Holiday Inn Express Classic with a 59-50 win over Linfield College.

November 22, 2014
Banana Slugs Open Oregon Trip with Win
UC Santa Cruz scored twenty-eight points in the paint and had eight blocks as they cruised to a 73-52 win over Willamette University in Salem.

November 21, 2014
Swimming/Diving Wins Finis Swim and Dive Invitational
UC Santa Cruz hosted their second competition of the season this past weekend hosting the Finis Swim and Dive Invitational.

November 21, 2014
Whittier’s Threes Pens Win Against UC Santa Cruz
UC Santa Cruz started their second tournament of the season Friday as they took fellow NCAA Division III member Whittier College.

November 24, 2014
Dr. Cahn Talks About Being a Slug Basketball Player
Before Dr. Susan Cahn became an author and professor at State University at Buffalo, she was a guard on the first-ever UC Santa Cruz women’s basketball teams in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

November 17, 2014
Mackey Leads Santa Cruz Past Cal Lutheran
Sarah Mackey scored 21 points from just about everywhere on the court to lead the Slugs to a 73-48 win over a stubborn Cal Lutheran Regal team.

November 17, 2014
Banana Slugs Beat Bulldogs In Overtime
UC Santa Cruz played their second game of the season Monday afternoon at Kaiser Permanente Arena against the University of Redlands.

November 15, 2014
Crusaders Defeat Banana Slugs in Season Opener
UC Santa Cruz began their 2014-2015 regular season schedule Saturday afternoon as they took on fellow NCAA Division III opponent University of Dallas.

November 15, 2014
Swimming/Diving Competes in Fresno
On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Banana Slugs participated in their first competition in three weeks.

November 16, 2014
Slugs Overcome Slow Start Subdue St. John Fisher in Season Opener
Behind a pair of double doubles by Leah Parrish (22 points,12 rebounds) and Sarah Mackey (15 points, 13 rebounds), UC Santa Cruz overcame a slow start and roared past the St. John Fisher Cardinals 73-47.

November 9, 2014
Banana Slugs Take On Spartans in Exhibition
UC Santa Cruz’s women’s basketball team started their 2014-2015 campaign on Sunday as they went over Highway 17 to take on NCAA Division I opponent San Jose State University in an exhibition.

November 16, 2014
Alexis Dracker Named Defensive Player of the Year for D3 Independents
The 2014 All-Independent Women’s Soccer teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

November 13, 2014
Association of Division III Independents Names 2014 All-Independent Women’s Volleyball Teams
The 2014 All-Independent Women’s Volleyball teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

October 26, 2014
UC Santa Cruz Finishes Twelfth at Lampkin Grip/Cal Poly Invitational
UC Santa Cruz competed in their final golf tournament of the 2014 calendar year as they participated in the Lampkin Grip/Cal Poly Invitational.

November 16, 2014
Men's Soccer Earn Many Accolades Among D3 Independents
The 2014 All-Independent Men’s Soccer teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

November 16, 2014
Four Cross Country Runners Named to D3 Independents First Team
The 2014 All-Independent Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams were announced today by the Association of Division III Independents.

November 15, 2014
Men's Volleyball teamed up with Save Our Shores
On Saturday November 15th the UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball teamed up with Save Our Shores for a beach clean up.

November 14, 2014
UCSC Men's Soccer 9th Annual 4v4 : Registration Now Open!
Sign up now for the 9th annual UCSC Men's Soccer 4v4 youth soccer jamboree fundraiser on Sunday December 9th on campus at the East Remote Field.

November 12, 2014
Women's Basketball and Santa Cruz Warriors Partner For Toys-for-Tots on Nov. 15th
Basketball and kids, a familiar union. A collaboration which will make a significant difference this season to local children.

November 6, 2014
Women's Soccer to host the 5th Annual 4 v4 Slugfest & Winter Jamboree
On Sunday, December 14, 2014 the UC Santa Cruz Women’s Soccer Team will host the 5th Annual UCSC 4v4 Slugfest & Winter Jamboree.

November 1, 2014
Women's Soccer vs Mills has been cancelled
The Women's Soccer game against Mills College has be cancelled. We are currently looking into rescheduling the game for later this week. Please check back for more details this week.

October 25, 2014
Swimming/Diving Finishes Third in Simons Fraiser/San Jose State Univ. Meet
UC Santa Cruz finished up their second of two meets on Saturday as they took on NCAA Division I member San Jose State University and NCAA Division II member Simon Fraser University at the Aquatics Center at San Jose State.

October 25, 2014
Swimming/Diving Competes in First Home Meet
On a rainy Saturday morning in Santa Cruz, the Banana Slugs hosted their first swimming meet of the season.

October 20, 2014
Slugs Squad improving in every competition
After a grueling tournament down at Claremont where the annual ITA Fall Tournament took place the Slugs go back to the drawing board for one more week to end the non-traditional season with the Santa Rosa JC Invitational.

October 21, 2014
Slugs Finish well in the Santa Clara Colby Invitational
The UC-Santa Cruz women’s golf team competed at the Santa Clara Colby Invitational in San Jose, Calif.

October 18, 2014
Swimming/Diving Wins Bay Area Invitational Combined Team Title
On a gorgeous fall day in Oakland, the UC Santa Cruz men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams kicked off their 2014-2015 schedule at the Bay Area Invitational. The invitational was hosted by Mills College.

October 6, 2014
Kellie Graves named to Colorado College Tournament
Lady Slugs went 1-3 over the weekend at the Colorado College Tourament.

September 27, 2014
Slugs fight to the end against the Tigers
The UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs took a big step up in class and travelled east to face the University of the Pacific. The Tigers restarted their program this year and were playing their first home game since 1985.

September 28, 2014
Freshmen Slugs looking good in their first ITA Fall Tournament
The first tournament of the non-traditional season for the Slugs was taken place from September 26-28, 2014. The Pomona Pitzer Hens hosted the Fall ITA Tournament where a lot of top colleges like Chapman, Pomona, CMS, Whittier, Redlands, Cal Lutheran, Cal Tech and Occidental among others, compete to become "All Americans".

September 29, 2014
UCSC Men's Soccer 2014 Fall ID Camp: Registration Now Open
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer presents our 2014 Fall Individual Development (ID) Camp on Sunday November 9th

September 7, 2014
Slugs Beat Kinsgman for Third Consecutive Win
The U.C. Santa Cruz men’s soccer team broke through early in the second half and held on to the one-goal lead for the remainder of the game to seal their third consecutive win and third consecutive shutout.

September 24, 2014
Lady Slugs Open the Season with a Third Place Finish
TEMPLE, TX – The UC-Santa Cruz women’s golf team opened fall play with a third-place team finish at the UMHB Fall Invitational.

September 12, 2014
Slugs Taking Chances on the Road
The U.C. Santa Cruz men’s soccer team covers a lot of ground for a bunch of banana slugs. Half-way through a seven game road trip that takes them as far south as Claremont and as far north as Tacoma, Washington, the Slugs took a chance on Pho Lewis, a Vietnamese restaurant in Fort Lewis, Washington

September 5, 2014
Norcalpreps.com profiles James Townsend
One person can make a difference. Yes, label it bromidic and mindful of a Hallmark Movie of the Week offering, but it's flesh and blood real in this case: one good human being, make that a very good individual, came into Jamie Townsend's 10-year-old life and became the catalyst to discard a bleak future for one that now has no limits.

September 5, 2014
Slugs Announce Elite Prospect Camp Dates
UC Santa Cruz men's basketball will be hosting Elite Prospect Basketball Camps on Saturday, September 20th; Sunday, October 5th; and Saturday, October 11th. Each camp will be from 9:30am - 1:00pm and is $100 per player.

August 29, 2014
Women's Soccer Concludes the Whitworth Classic Undefeated
Over 950 miles of travel and twenty hours on the road would not stop UCSC Women’s Soccer from going the full-distance in their D3 season opener vs. the host team of the Whitworth Classic on Friday in Spokane, WA.

July 22, 2014
UCSC Women's Golf Invitational Registration Is Now Open
UC Santa Cruz will be hosting the 2015 UCSC Invitational at Pacific Grove Golf Links on March 27 through the 29th.

July 22, 2014
Townsend, Wells, Ponce named to Independent Conference Team
The UC Santa Cruz Men's Basketball team, a member of the NCAA DIII Independent Conference, received three individual awards for the 2013-14 season.

July 11, 2014
Slugs announce new additions to the basketball program
Men's Basketball announce 11 new additions to the program. See below for the full details

June 25, 2014
SCAC announces Spring 2014 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll
30 members of the Swimming and Diving team make the Spring 2014 Student-Athlete Academic Honor Roll

May 9, 2014
Lady Slugs Beat by Pomona-Pitzer in Regionals
In the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Tennis Championships, Pomona-Pitzer eased its way to a 5-0 first round win over U.C. Santa Cruz on May 9 at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

May 12, 2014
Slugs lose to #1 Seed CMS in first rounds of Regionals
CLAREMONT, CA -- The No. 1 ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s tennis team looked the part in their first match of the NCAA Division III Tennis Championships as they dispatched of U.C. Santa Cruz 5-1 on May 9 in the second round of the NCAAs at the Biszantz Family Tennis Center.

April 30, 2014
Women's Soccer Announces Summer Residential Advanced Player Development Camp
UCSC Women's Soccer is pleased to announce our summer residential APD camp for advanced high school players!

April 30, 2014
Women's Soccer to host 8v8 Adult Soccer Slugfest
On Saturday, May 17th the UC Santa Cruz Women’s Soccer Team will host our annual 8v8 Adult Coed Soccer Slugfest Tournament.

April 15, 2014
Texas-Tyler Wins 2014 ASC Women's Golf Championship
GLEN ROSE, TX -- The Texas-Tyler women's golf team shot a 626, capturing its second American Southwest Conference championship in program history, edging out three-time defending champ Mary Hardin-Baylor by two strokes.

April 14, 2014
Texas-Tyler Leads After First Day at Women's ASC Golf Championship
Despite high winds and near winter conditions Texas-Tyler shot a 317 first round score to take a seven-stroke lead after the first day of competition at the 2014 American Southwest Conference Golf Championship at Squaw Valley Golf Club in Glen Rose, Texas.

April 10, 2014
Men's Soccer Advanced Player Development (APD) Camp August 5th-8th
The Advanced Player Development (APD) Camp is a four-day intensive camp designed for the elite-level player who is motivated to play at the college level.

April 5, 2014
MIT Outlasts UC Santa Cruz for MIT Scramble Tournament Title
In a back-and-forth five-set thriller, No. 8 MIT emerged with a 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-11 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Cruz to claim its first MIT Men’s Volleyball Scramble Tournament championship on Saturday.

April 3, 2014
Dalhstrom Named American Southwest Conference Golfer of The Week
Senior Charlene Dalhstrom (Foothill Ranch, Calif./Trabuco Hills HS) recorded her first top-five finish of the season to lead the Banana Slugs to a sixth-place team finish at the UCSC Invitational on the Pacific Grove Golf Links in Pacific Grove, Calif.

March 26, 2014
Fondy Reflects on his Ongoing Proffesional Soccer Career
Matt Fondy (class of 2011) has continued the tradition of Slugs in professional soccer. The forward from Foster City is in his second year at Chivas USA, and has come off the substitute bench once in the Red-and-White's first two games of the MLS season.

March 26, 2014
Former hoops star Brecht reaches for the star
Catching up with former Slug basketball player Amanda Brecht.

March 20, 2014
Slugs Complete a Successful 2013-2014 Season
The UC Santa Cruz Banana Slug Women’s Basketball team set a number of records this season.

March 10, 2014
Women's Soccer Spring Player ID Clinic - April 11-13, 2014
SANTA CRUZ, CA -- The 3-day Player ID (Individual Development) Clinic field sessions are a great way for our staff to see you play on site and also give you the opportunity to meet the current players in the program and see the level here at UCSC.

March 10, 2014
Set the Slugs up for Three
The Men’s Volleyball team will be striving for their third straight appearance in the NCAA Final Tournament in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania at Juniata College. The Slugs are bringing in some tough competition as they play teams that are also in the running for a national birth.

March 8, 2014
Slugs Start Track Season at Cal State Stanislaus
The UCSC women's track team kicks off it's second NCAA season at the Cal State Stanislaus Open Meet on Saturday, March 8th in Turlock.

March 3, 2014
Men's Basketball Elite Prospect Camp
UC Santa Cruz basketball will be hosting an Elite Prospect Basketball Camp on Saturday, May 17th as well as Sunday May, 18th.

February 28, 2014
Women's Tennis defeated by #1 Johns Hopkins
The defending champion Johns Hopkins Blue Jays got off to a solid start to their title defense when facing the 8th seeds UC-Santa Cruz.

February 25, 2014
Slugs Battle in Texas
The UCSC Men's Basketball team finished the season with a road trip to Texas for 3 games.

February 26, 2014
2014 ITA Division III National Women's Team Indoor Championship gets underway Friday
DePauw University to host this year's tournament for a fourth year

February 2, 2014
Tigers Beat Slugs in Overtime
UC Santa Cruz finished up the second night of a back-to-back as they took on NCAA Division III opponent Occidental College. The Tigers won the game 86-82 in overtime.

February 8, 2014
Slugs Basketball are Grateful to Alumni
The UCSC Men's Basketball team hosted former Men's Basketball Alumni at the WFH Saturday February 8th.

February 22, 2014
Slugs Fall in Season Finale
Bad luck, missed opportunities, and a critical 3 added up to 67-66 defeat at the hands of the Cal State San Marcos Cougars. The Slugs fought an uphill battle from the start where they missed their first 10 shots.

February 13, 2014
Oaks Defeat Slugs 76-48
UC Santa Cruz played their first game in a week and a half on Thursday night as they took NAIA member Menlo College in Atherton. The Oaks used a strong defensive performance in the second half for a 76-48 win.

February 22, 2014
Torado Named to the Hall of Fame Classic All Tournament Team
Congratulations to Brandon Torado who was named to the Springfield College Hall of Fame Classic All-Tournament Team over the weekend.

February 15, 2014
Slugs Slide by Regals Win Streak at 10
he Slugs fell behind early, built a 12 point second half lead and then survived a late rally to earn a heart pounding 69-68 win over the scrappy Cal Lutheran Regals. The smaller Regals out rebounded the Slugs 40-29 and outscored Santa Cruz 28-14 inside the paint.

February 13, 2014
Willis Drains Critical Free Throws. Slugs Slip Past Menlo
Taylor “Money” Willis hit three critical free throws in the final 11 seconds to send the Slugs past the Menlo College Oaks in a 63-59 thriller on Thursday night. The Slugs earned their first ever win against Menlo with clutch shooting and timely defense.

February 8, 2014
Slugs Douse Flames on Senior Night
Geena Giovannetti and Sarah Mackey combined for 36 points, 18 rebounds, 6 steals 5 assists and 3 blocks as the Slugs came from behind to nip the Bethesda Flames 61-58 on Senior night

February 4, 2014
Two Slugs named All-Tournament Team at the Golden Flyer Invitational
Senior Outside Hitter Jake Landel led the team's offense throughout the weekend averaging a 0.359 hitting percentage.

February 2, 2014
Slugs beat #2 Nazareth in 3 Sets
UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball defeats Nazareth College! The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-14, 25-19, 25-18.

February 2, 2014
Slugs Crush Medaille College in 3
UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball defeats Medaille College! The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-23, 25-14, 25-19.

February 1, 2014
Slugs Slide By Leopards on Senior Night
UC Santa Cruz honored Spencer Wells Saturday afternoon at Kaiser Permanente Arena. Wells is the lone senior for the 2013-2014 Slugs.

February 1, 2014
Men's Volleyball Lost to Juniata in 4
UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball loses to Juniata College. The Slugs lost in four sets with the following scores: 25-18, 21-25, 24-26, 26-28.

February 2, 2014
Slugs Rally Late Defeat Occidental for Seventh Straight Win
Key baskets down the stretch from Geena Giovannetti and Leah Parrish and crucial Free Throws by Sarah Mackey gave the Slugs a 67-62 over a stubborn Occidental Tiger team.

February 1, 2014
Men's Volleyball Beat Hilbert in 3
UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball defeats Hilbert College! The Slugs won in three sets with the following scores: 25-19, 25-16, 25-20.

January 30, 2014
Slugs Roar Past Poets Win Streak at 6
Leah Parrish pour in 21 points and the bench added 40 as the Slugs rolled to an 83-42 victory over the Whittier Poets.

January 30, 2014
Three Women's Soccer Players make Honorable Mention by NSCAA
Congratulations to several team members of the Women's Soccer team that were given Honorable Mention by the NSCAA for the 2013 Scholar All-West Region Team

January 28, 2014
Parrish anointed Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week
University of California Santa Cruz junior forward Leah Parrish (Fair Oaks, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents women’s basketball Player of the Week

January 25, 2014
Parrish Double Double Leads Slugs Past Bethesda
Behind 25 points and 18 rebounds from Leah Parrish, UCSC escaped with a nail biting 63-59 win over the Bethesda University Flames

January 30, 2014
Slugs Battle Leopards in Final Home Game of the Season
Come out and enjoy an exciting NCAA Men’s Basketball game as the Slugs play their last home game of the season.

January 18, 2014
Slugs Lose a Close One at Pomona Pitzer
Sophomore guard Jared Ponce had 29 points on 10-17 shooting, but UC Santa Cruz fell to Pomona-Pitzer Men’s Basketball team, 89-83.

January 15, 2014
Women's Soccer Winter Player ID Clinic - February 28 - March 1-2, 2014
The 3-day Player ID (Individual Development) Clinic field sessions are a great way for our staff to see you play on site and also give you the opportunity to meet the current players in the program and see the level here at UCSC.

January 11, 2014
Men's Basketball Team Honors UC Santa Cruz Community Members
The Slug Men’s Basketball team honored UC Santa Cruz Faculty and Staff members with a brief ceremony prior their game against Cal Maritime.

January 11, 2014
Slugs Stretch Win Streak for Four Games
Ten different Slugs scored and UCSC stretched the current win streak to four games. The Slugs improved their record to 12-6 with a 67-53 win over the Pacific Union Pioneers.

January 8, 2014
Slugs Defeated by Gauchos
UC Santa Cruz Men's Volleyball was defeated by UC Santa Barbara. The Slugs lost in three sets with the following scores: 13-25, 20-25, 19-25.

January 9, 2014
UCSC and Santa Cruz Warriors host UCSC Day
UCSC basketball and the Santa Cruz Warriors will hold UCSC Day Saturday February 8 at Kaiser-Permanente Arena.

January 7, 2014
Volleyball player not afraid to dream
The sport and the camaraderie of teammates taught student Kaitlyne Fisher about believing in herself and coping with adversity

January 6, 2014
Slugs Take On Guachos For Season Opener
Your UC Santa Cruz men's volleyball team is set to open their 2014 season against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos on January 8th in Rob Gym, Santa Barbara, CA.

January 4, 2014
Slugs Overcome Slow Start and Defeat Bobcats
The Slugs overcame a slow start and an injury to Leah Parrish to defeat the UC Merced Bobcats 80-71.

January 2, 2014
The Slugs end Whittier’s winning streak, with third win of the season
The UCSC Men’s Basketball team ended their losing streak today; as they went on to defeat the Whittier Poets, 74-66, at Kaiser Permanente Arena.

December 21, 2013
Slugs No Match for 10th Rank George Fox
The Slugs jumped into the deep end of the pool and faced the 10th ranked George Fox Bruins.

December 20, 2013
Slugs Fall in Puget Sound Rematch
The Puget Sound Loggers propelled by a late second half rally overcame a 38-30 first half deficit and defeated the Slugs 73-61 in Tacoma Washington.

December 18, 2013
Parrish Powers Slug to Hampton Inn Classic Sweep
Leah Parrish poured in 24 points, snatched 13 rebounds and dished out 6 assists to lead UC Santa Cruz to a 68-55 victory over the University of La Verne and a three game sweep of the Hampton Inn Classic.

December 17, 2013
Santa Cruz Defense Smothers Berry
UC Santa Cruz used a high pressure half court trap and a season high 10 blocks to sink the Berry College Vikings 87-63.

December 16, 2013
Alexander Ignites Rally as Slugs Down Willamette
With 14 minutes to go in the first half, the Slugs looked in trouble as Willamette led 17-7. Lashay Alexander came off the bench to provide a much needed energy spark as the Slugs rallied from a 10 point first half deficit to defeat the Willamette Bearcats 77-51.

December 6, 2013
Slugs Drop Mc Williams Classic Opener to Trinty
Maybe it was the long flight. Maybe it was the twenty degree weather. For some reason the Slugs started very sluggishly against the Tigers.

December 7, 2013
Double Double by Leah Parrish leads Slugs past Augustana
The Slugs received some much needed inspiration as a mystery fan sent a message. The Slugs woke up to a massive Go Slugs message carved out in the deep snow behind the hotel.

December 29, 2013
Slug Defense Stymies the Engineers
he Slugs ran their season record to 10-6 with a 64-37 win over the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Engineers.

December 18, 2013
Erin Joo Sparks Slugs Past Cal Lutheran
Erin Joo playing outstanding basketball at both ends of the floor inspired the Slugs to a 77-59 victory over the Cal Lutheran Regals.

December 16, 2013
Life lessons and a fast break for success
For UCSC student James Townsend, basketball not only provided lessons in hard work, perseverance, and self control—it was also his ticket off the streets

November 30, 2013
Slugs Lose to the Athenas in the David Wells Classic
Game 2 against the Athenas in the David Wells Classic was a different matter then the game agsint the Sagehens.