TROJAN THURSDAY 2/9/17

Welcome to Trojan Thursday – So what exactly is Trojan Thursday? Trojan Thursday is a weekly email to give the UNI community an update on what is happening with our UNI athletic teams and will also give information as to major events that are happening on campus.  If you would like to receive Trojan Thursday each week please go to https://unitrojanthursday.wordpress.com and type in your email address. You will receive a notice each week when Trojan Thursday is posted. Please help spread the word about Trojan Thursday so everyone can hear about how our athletes are doing.

Help publicize our athletes – Follow us on Twitter @UNI_Athletics– If you have a Twitter account and would like updates on how our UNI athletic teams are doing, you can follow us @UNI_Athletics. We will have updates from big games and from the GOWs (Game of the Weeks). It is another way to highlight our athletic teams and star performances by our athletes.

What’s Happening on Campus

Final Boys Lacrosse Try-outs!
Monday Feb. 13th (3pm – 5pm) Uni Turf Field
Bring your Uni Athletic ID Card with you
School Spirit, Toughness and Coordination are required

Winter Sports

Let’s take a look at how our teams are doing

Boys Basketball:

Tuesday night the Boys Basketball Team won at Irvine 65-30 to stay in the race for the third and final playoff spot in the Pacific Coast League.  Senior forward Ryan Pham scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to pace the Trojans.  Junior guard Alex Bray, the PCL’s leading scorer, added 15 while junior guard Kevin Yahampath scored eight points and dished off eight assists.  Senior guard Joe Christensen hit four three pointers and played good defense in shutting down Irvine’s leading scorer.  Last Friday, the Trojans fell to league leading Corona del Mar.  Alex Bray scored 21 points to lead the Trojans.

Tonight, 2/9, Uni will host Woodbridge, a team it has defeated twice this season.  If the Trojans win, they finish third and clinch a playoff spot.  If Woodbridge wins, Uni will play a third place playoff game on Friday.  Details would be announced on Friday morning.

Girls Basketball:

Come out and support the Lady Trojans for their last league game of the season tonight (2/9) at 5:30 PM v Woodbridge. It is going to be a great game!  Good luck ladies!

Boys Soccer:

Last Thursday the varsity team tied CDM 1-1. Goal by Luis Moros, his 11th of the year.  Assist by Pedro Palmaka, his 11th of the year.

On Tuesday we beat Irvine 2-0. Goals by Sam Kelley (2) his 7th and 8th.   Assists by Darious Abdollahi (2) his 8th and 9th .

Boys are now 15-1-2 on the year and Ranked #1 in the division by Max Preps.

We end League on Today, (2/9) in the stadium at 3:15 against Woodbridge, and then it’s on to CIF as hopefully one of the top 2 seeds in CIFSS.  Come out and support the team today at 3:15 in the Uni Stadium!  Good luck boys!

Girls Soccer:

The girls soccer team is finishing up the regular season with an amazing record.  Going into the last game of the regular season against Woodbridge, the girls varsity team is 13-7-2.  Almost double the amount of wins than last season and absolutely peaking in the style of play and quality of work rate.  The team is pumped and excited to enter the CIF playoffs and is determined to complete their team goal of reaching the 3rd round of the playoffs.  Wish us luck.

Come out and support the Girls today (2/9) in their Game of the Week v Woodbridge at 5:15 in the Uni Stadium! Good luck girls!

Girls Water Polo:

Come out and support the Girls Water Polo team as they take on Woodbridge today (2/9) at home. The Open team plays at 3:15, followed by Varsity at 4:15 and JV at 5:15.  Good luck ladies!

Wrestling:

Congratulations to Lorena Egea – OC Varsity’s Wrestling Athlete of the Week!

Wrestling athlete of the week: Lorena Egea, Universitylorena-egea-photo

February 06, 2017 9:28 PM
By DAMIAN CALHOUN
STAFF WRITER – OC Varsity.com

LORENA EGEA

UNIVERSITY

Egea won all four of her 137-pound matches by fall in the first period at the CIF-SS Southern Division qualifying tournament. All four of Egea’s victories came in 50 seconds or less.

Contact the writer: dcalhoun@scng.com

Here is a look at this week’s UNI Athletics events

(Home events in BOLD)

Thursday, February 9th
Boys Soccer v Woodbridge @ Uni Stadium – 3:15
Girls Water Polo v Woodbridge – 4:15
***GOW***Girls Soccer v Woodbridge – 5:15
Girls Basketball v Woodbridge – 5:30
Boys Basketball v Woodbridge – 7:00

CIF Play-offs for Winter Sports start next week.  Stay tuned for game announcements.

Winter GOW Schedule 2016

Sport Day Date Time Location Opponent
Wrestling Wednesday 12/14 5:00 UHS Gym Beckman
Girls Basketball Friday 1/6 5:30 UHS Gym Beckman
Boys Basketball Friday 1/6 7:00 UHS Gym Beckman
Girls Water Polo Tuesday 1/24 4:15 UHS Pool Irvine
Boys Soccer Tuesday 1/31 3:15 UHS Stadium Northwood
Girls Soccer Thursday 2/9 5:00 UHS Stadium Woodbridge

Continue to do what you can to help support UNI Athletics and:

  1. Attend the games
  2. Wear UNI clothing or colors to the games
  3. Attend the GOWs
  4. Support the Trojan Army so we can put on events and give aways at big games
  5. Follow us on Twitter @UNI_Athletics
  6. Spread the word about Trojan Thursday – If someone is interested in receiving Trojan Thursday send them the link – https://unitrojanthursday.wordpress.com
  7. Get others to do the same

GO TROJANS!

UNI Athletics small

Kevin McCaffrey and Mark Cunningham
Athletic Directors
University High School

 

 

 

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