Welcome to Trojan Thursday – So what exactly is Trojan Thursday? Trojan Thursday is a weekly email/online blog 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 how our athletes are doing.
What’s Happening on Campus
Spirit Week – 9/25 – 9/29:
- Monday – “Merica’ Monday”
- Tuesday – “Decades Day”
- Wednesday – Class Shirts and PJs – Spirit Night @ Uni! Class Rally at 9:00 p.m.
- Thursday – Blue Out! Pep Rally and Homecoming football game
- Friday – “Formal Friday”
Homecoming Football Game – The Homecoming game TODAY Thursday, 9/28 at 7:00PM v Ocean View. Be sure to wear your BLUE Trojan Army shirt! We’ll see you there!
Pink Out Games – Wear your PINK Trojan Army Shirt
-Girls Volleyball v Woodbridge – 10/3 @ 5:15 p.m.
-Football v Corona Del Mar – 10/13 @ 7:00 p.m.
Trojan Army– Trojan Army T-shirts and Gear now sold out of the SAC
Fall GOW Schedule 2017
|Girls Golf||Thursday||9/21||3:00||Rancho San Joaquin||Woodbridge|
|Girls Volleyball||*Pink Out*
|Cross Country||Thursday||10/5||3:00||Mason Park||League Cluster Meet|
|Girls Tennis||Tuesday||10/10||3:15||Uni Tennis Courts||Corona Del Mar|
|Boys Water Polo||Tuesday||10/17||4:15||UHS Pool||Irvine|
Let’s take a look at how our teams are doing
Congratulations to the players and coaches with wins over Estancia last week! Varsity is now 4-0 after beating Estancia on the road last week 28-0. The Freshman and JV won 22-0 in a combined game. Check out game photos on the UNI Football Boosters website: unitrojans.com
Congratulations to last week’s Players of the Game!
- Offensive – Branton Lucas
- Defensive – Parker Golden
- Special Teams – Jackson Muniz
Homecoming Game vs. Ocean View this THURSDAY! Thursday at 7 p.m., Varsity plays Ocean View in the Homecoming Game at Uni Stadium. JV plays at away at Ocean View on Friday at 3 p.m., and Freshmen are home on Thursday at 3 p.m.
The girl’s golf team lost their first league match against Woodbridge last Thursday afternoon: 188-189. The match was played at Rancho San Joaquin and was decided by only one stroke. Both teams played really well. Sophomore, Alexis Kim, shot the low round for Uni at par 36.
This week the team completed two league victories against Beckman and Northwood. Tuesday, the girls scored a 185 to Beckman’s 206. Dana Choi had the low round at 1-under par, 35, while team captain Samantha Cabunag shot an even par 36. On Wednesday, Uni beat Northwood 181-212. Nodoka Honda came in with a low round, 32 (4-under par) and Dana Choi shot even 36. At this point, the Uni girl’s golf team is in second place in the PCL with a league record of 6-1. The team has three matches to go and if they win all three they will repeat as league champions.
The Boys Cross Country had another awesome weekend at the Dana Hills Invitational. We had many new personal records and our standout performance came from Senior Christian Go, Senior Amir Guity, Junior Abhi Nisha Anish, Sophomore Ryan Duffy and Sophomore Raja Batra. Our next meet will be our first league meet at Mason Park which is next Thursday. Go Trojan Running!
Uni girls cross country had another great showing at the Dana Hills Invitational this past weekend. Our freshmen girls placed 4th as a team against some very tough schools. Leading our varsity group once again was Avery Klauke, running another solid time of 18:50 over 3 miles. Collette Lowengrub continues to improve every week. Collette broke 19 minutes for the first time, running 18:58 and placing 5th overall in the freshman race. Other top performances include Marta Meinardi, Sydney Field, Mackenzie Field, Vani Tankha and Roseanne Yu. Our GOW is next Thursday, October 5th at Mason Park. Races start at 3:00, come out and support! GO UNI XC!
Girls Volleyball just finished another jam-packed weekend of volleyball, with Varsity at our home tournament and JV at Dave Mohs. Varsity finished 2nd in pool avenging their loss to Northwood last Thursday and JV put up a strong fight against some pretty competitive teams like Mater Dei, Dana Hills and Mira Costa! Talk about a tough pool….well played JV team!
Our weekday matches put us against CDM and the JV team fought hard on their second set albeit losing 27-25. Nice work JV!!
This weekend will mark the last of our home tournaments. Our JV team will be competing against Costa Mesa, Beckman, Northwood, JSerra, and Laguna Hills so come out and support them!
Next week Tuesday, is our GAME OF THE WEEK against Woodbridge High School so Trojan army we need you to come out in masses to show our cross town rival that this is our house!
The girls tennis team opened league play last Thursday with a 15 to 3 win over Northwood. Captains Sasha Iraniha and Kayla Agustin led the Trojans winning 6-0 and 6-1 at 1st doubles. Dana Feng and Kamar Alajeely each won two sets at singles. The girls are now 4 and 1 overall and 1 and 0 in league play. The much anticipated match with CdM this Tuesday was postponed due to air quality concerns. The girls are back in action on Thursday at Irvine and will host the Menlo School from Northern Ca. on Friday at the Uni Courts.
Boys Water Polo
The boys will be playing away at Irvine today, 9/28. Frosh/Soph plays at 3:15, Varsity at 4:15 and JV at 5:15. Come out and support!
Here is a look at this week’s UNI Athletics events
(Home events in Blue)
Girls Tennis @ Irvine – 3:15
Boys Water Polo @ Irvine – 4:15
Homecoming Football Game v Ocean View – 7:00
Girls Tennis v Menlo School
Girls Golf Tournament – Long Beach Wilson – 7:00 a.m.
Girls Golf v Corona Del Mar @ Strawberry Farms – 3:00
Girls Tennis v Woodbridge – 3:15
Boys Water Polo v Woodbridge – 3:15
*GOW* Pink out – Girls Volleyball v Woodbridge – 3:15
Continue to do what you can to help support UNI Athletics and:
- Attend the games
- Wear UNI clothing or colors to the games
- Attend the GOWs
- Support the Trojan Army so we can put on events and give always at big games
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