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
Staff Member of the Week – Our Girls Basketball Coach, Nicole Bradshaw was named UHS Staff Member of the Week. Congratulations Nicole!
Winter Sports Update
The Boys Varsity Basketball Team dropped a tough one last night 67 – 60 ending their season to the Crean Lutheran Saints. The Trojans were paced by Alex Bray with 19 points. Uni led at halftime by four but were outscored in the second half by the bigger Saints. Bray was the leading scorer in Orange County averaging 27 points a game. He set the school single season scoring record by scoring 729 points breaking the old record 662 points held by Ben Kwan in the 2009-10 season. Kevin Yahampath led the county in assists averaging ten a game. The Trojans made 306 three point field goals which place them fifth all time in CIF history.
After taking the league title, the girls basketball team heads into CIF. They finished the regular season 22-5 and 10-0 in league. The lady Trojans will take on Thousand Oaks High School Thursday night at 7pm in the Uni Gym. Come out and watch these spectacular ladies!
Come out and support the boys this Friday at 3:15 as they take on Long Beach Poly in the first round of CIF Playoffs. The game is here in the Uni stadium. Kick off will be at 3:00 p.m. Hope to see you there!
This weekend Dylan Ohashi, Kea Sadri, and Sam Xie will be competing at CIF. Best of luck!
Last weekend Lorena Egea wrestled at the Southern Section CIF Finals and came away as the Champion for the 143 lb weight class! Lorena won all 5 of her matches with 4 coming as pins and 1 default forfeit. Lorena wrestled on the mat for a total of 5 minutes and 38 seconds for all her matches. This is a HUGE accomplishment for Lorena as she is the first wrestler in University Wrestling history for both girls and boys to win Masters!
Lorena’s efforts have been recognized by OC Varsity as she is this week’s OC Girls Wrestling Athlete of the Week. A huge congratulations to Lorena, and now onto state!!
Westminster’s Drury, University’s Egea win CIF-SS girls individual wrestling titles
Orange County produced two champions Saturday at the CIF-Southern Section girls individual wrestling championships at Roosevelt High of Eastvale.
Aine Drury of Westminster won the championship at 137 pounds. Lorena Egea of University was the 143-pound championship.
They qualified for the CIF State girls wrestling championships Feb. 23 and 24 in Visalia.
Orange County girls wrestling athlete of the week: University’s Lorena Egea
The Register’s Orange County girls wrestling athlete of the week for Monday, Feb. 12:
She won the championship of the 143-pounds weight division of the CIF-Southern Section girls wrestling championships Saturday at Roosevelt High of Eastvale. Egea, a senior, went 5-0 in the girls individual tournament. She won four matches by pin and the other by forfeit.
Here is a look at this week’s UNI Athletics events
(Home events in Blue)
Thursday, February 15th
Girls Basketball v Thousand Oaks – 7:00 p.m. (CIF Playoffs)
Friday, February 16th
Boys Soccer v Long Beach Poly – 3:00 p.m. (CIF Playoffs)
Wrestling CIF Individuals @ Temecula Valley
Saturday, February 17th
Potential Girls Basketball Play-off game – 7:00 p.m. (Location TBA)
Wrestling Individual Championships @ Temecula Valley
Tuesday, February 20th
Boys Tennis v San Marino @ Racquet Club of Irvine – 2:30 p.m.
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