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.
Athletes must have “Cleared” status for the 2018-19 school year on www.athleticclearance.com in order to participate in try-outs. Attend all dates listed unless otherwise stated.
Boys Swimming: Thursday, Dec. 13 at 3:30 at Uni Pool
Baseball: Monday, Dec. 17 at 3:00 p.m. at the Varsity Baseball Field
Boys Golf: Week of Jan. 7 @ Strawberry Farms Golf Course. First round is Monday, Jan. 7 @ 3:00 p.m.
Boys Volleyball: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at the Uni Gym.
Boys Lacrosse: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 3pm – 5pm on the grass field
Boys Tennis: Monday, Jan. 17, after school at the tennis courts
Winter Sports Update
Check out this link to the Sports Section of the Sword & Shield for sports articles written by Uni Students: https://uhsswordandshield.com/category/sword-and-shield-2/sports/
Last night the Trojans defeated San Clemente 83 – 81 on a buzzer beater in overtime by Noah Small to improve their record to 7 – 5. Kody Uyesugi led the way with 27 points and Andrea Roy scored 15 to pace University. Sam Aryan scored eleven points and grabbed eight rebounds while Arjun Gill had a double with ten points and ten assists. Last Saturday the Trojans lost to highly ranked Newport Harbor in the finals of the St. Margaret’s Tournament. The Gary Raya/SoCal Elite Tournament the Trojans are currently playing in continues Friday with the Trojans playing at El Dorado at 5:30. Saturday, Uni will take on Woodbridge at Woodbridge. Game time is 1:30. Pacific Coast League games start next week with home games on Tuesday and Thursday.
The Lady Trojan Basketball team pulled out an amazing victory of Aliso Niguel (top ten team in county) on Friday night. This was a huge win over a very tough team. Malia Goldsmith led all scores with 10 points in the 30-29 victory. The girls team then entered into the Villa Park Tournament this week and had wins over Pacifica and Terry Fox (British Columbia). Tonight they are in the semifinals vs Trabuco Hills.
Boys won 3-2 yesterday against Capo. We were down 2-0 with 15 minutes to play and turned it around. All 3 goals by captain Pedro Palmaka and all 3 assists by Sebastian Hertel. Boys Soccer improves to 5-1-1 and play Brea Olinda at home on Friday, Dec. 14.
Girls soccer had a fun GOW on Tuesday with free Tacos and a nice crowd. We tied Orange Lutheran 1-1. This Thursday (Dec. 13), we have a home game at 3:15pm taking on Godinez. Come out and support the girls.
Girls Water Polo
Girls water polo is travelling to the Wollett Aquatics Center today for their first league match of the season against Irvine. Game times are 3:15 (Frosh/Soph), 4:00 (Varsity), and 5:00 (JV). Best of luck to the team!
Varsity Wrestling defeated Portola, 72-12 and JV won 76-4 at their league dual on Wednesday. Last weekend, the FS team had a tournament at Capo Valley High. Zach Haughey won the tournament and Philip Xiu received 3rd place.
Here is a look at this week’s UNI Athletics events
(Home events in Blue)
Winter GOW Schedule
12/5: Wrestling v Northwood – 5:00 p.m.
12/8: Cheer – Time TBA
12/11 Girls Soccer v Orange Lutheran – 3:15 p.m.
1/15: Girls Water Polo v Beckman – 4:00 p.m.
1/25: Boys Soccer v Irvine – 5:00 p.m.
1/31: Pack the Gym Night! Girls Basketball v Woodbridge – 5:30 p.m.
Boys Basketball v Woodbridge – 7:00 p.m.