Boys Golf wins CIF!

Congrats to our Boys Golf team for winning CIF Southern Section!  This was a complete team effort.  The team was led by sophomore Steven Li who shot 2 under par 69!  Please congratulate the boys if you see them around campus!

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Go Trojans!!!

TROJAN THURSDAY 5/9/19

Boys Tennis is Heading to the CIF Finals!

Boys Tennis defeated Mira Costa, 11 to 6 in the CIF Open Division Semi Finals at University on Wednesday.  Tomorrow, May 10, they will face Harvard Westlake in the CIF Finals.

CIF Open Division Tennis Finals
University v Harvard Westlake
Friday, May 10th – 10:45 AM @ Claremont Club
1777 Monte Vista Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711

Boys Golf CIF Info 

Boys Golf travels to Talega Golf Club on Tuesday, May 14 for the CIF-SS Team Championship Tournament.  The top two teams from that tournament will move on to Goose Creek Golf Course on May 16th.  Best of luck to our team!

Summer Camps

Summer Camp Information is available now!  Check it out here: https://universityhigh.iusd.org/athletics/summer-athletic-camps

Athletic Clearance for 2019 – 2020

*Must be Completed Each Year*

PHYSICALS MUST BE DATED AFTER MAY 1, 2019
– Complete athletic clearance online at 
www.athleticclearance.com 
 Upload your Physical to the Website (dated AFTER May 1, 2019)
– Bring the Signed “Confirmation Page” and a hard copy of your physical to the Athletic Office

 

GO TROJANS!

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TROJAN THURSDAY 5/2/19

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.

Athlete Signing May 2019

Congratulations to our athletes who participated in our signing event on May 1st!

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From Left, Brad Hodges has signed with Cal State Dominguez Hills for Baseball, Brandon Liu has committed to Occidental College for Basketball, Thomas Keeling will be attending Colby College for Football, Aditya Gupta will be attending University of Pennsylvania for Tennis, Aaron Lee will be attending West Point for Swimming, Maddie Gentry will be attending Concordia University for Cheer/Stunt team, and Malia Goldsmith has signed with Cal State Fullerton for Basketball.

Summer Camps

Summer Camp Information is available now!  Check it out here: https://universityhigh.iusd.org/athletics/summer-athletic-camps

Athletic Clearance for 2019 – 2020

*Must be Completed Each Year*

PHYSICALS MUST BE DATED AFTER MAY 1, 2019
– Complete athletic clearance online at 
www.athleticclearance.com 
 Upload your Physical to the Website (dated AFTER May 1, 2019)
– Bring the Signed “Confirmation Page” and a hard copy of your physical to the Athletic Office

Spring 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/

Boys Golf

The boys finished their regular season undefeated at home and captured their First League Championship in 18 years!  The team competed in the league finals (Monday and Tuesday) to determine who will represent the Pacific Coast League in CIF Individuals on Monday, 5/6/19 at Sky Links Golf Course.  After 2 hard fought days and 36 holes later, Senior Connor O’Brien captured PCL League Individual Champion with an impressive final day of 5 under par 67 to finish with a two day total of 141 (3 under par).  Also representing University High School will be Sophomore George Lu and Steven Li.  Only the top 8 players out of 36 gets the honor to represent our league at CIF Individuals.

Congratulations to these boys and wish them all the luck next Monday!!

Girls Lacrosse

The Girls Lacrosse program celebrated its first ever PCL League Championship this season, highlighting their talent in a dominant 18-10 victory over league stalwart Beckman!

Despite losing by one goal earlier in the season to the same team at home, the girls swaggered onto Beckman’s field knowing they had something to prove…and prove it they did.  Jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first couple minutes, the Lady Trojans never surrendered that lead.  A balanced offense allowed six different goal scorers to find the back of the net.  Mya Wang (So.) and Grace Colunga (Jr.) led the scoring with five goals apiece, but Kaylor Chott (Sr.) added three, Olivia Biase and Elliot Welsh (both sophomores) each netted twice, and Madeleine Lalonde (So.) also scored.  A good offense needs support from a solid defense and the footwork and strength of the defense was on display.  Led by Donia Mohtashami (sr.),and Makenzie Field (Sr.), the defense took control of their side of the field and made Beckman work hard for every shot.  Strong shifts by Caroline Mumm (So.) and Erin Jeon (Fr.) frustrated Beckman and, with ten minutes left to play, it was obvious the team wasn’t going to let this win slip away.  Congratulations to the team on winning the Pacific Coast League for the first time in history.

US Lacrosse hosts the post-season tournament for boys and girls lacrosse.  For the second straight year, Uni (11th overall in the county) found itself paired with Aliso Niguel (6th overall in the county).  Despite playing solid lacrosse, the Lady Trojans did not advance past the first round of playoffs.

None the less, we wish a fond farewell to the graduating Seniors and look forward to most of the squad returning next year for another run at a league championship and another spot in the post-season.  Thank you to the players, the parents, and all the fans that came out to support the team this season!

Boys Swimming

University Boys Swim team named PCL Champs!

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Read about it in the OC Sports Zone Article here: https://ocsportszone.com/university-boys-swim-team-captures-title-at-pcl-finals-northwood-takes-second-place/

Girls Swimming

The Varsity girls flooded into the preliminary trials of the Pacific Coast High School League Championship, dripping passion and preparation. The Trojans did their best, posting personal bests and winning positions in the finals scheduled for Friday.  In virtually every event, there were impressive swims from Uni High.

In the 200 yard freestyle, Chloe Johansson, Ira Chaturvedi, and Savanna Cruz all posted personal bests, as Savanna and Ira earned spots in the consolation finals. Alex Lindenberg qualified sixth for the championship heat.

Jean Meyer and Kristina Yan each posted a personal best time to qualify for the consolation finals in the 200 yard Individual Medley; Kate Weiland claimed a spot in the finals, as did Mirabella Levine, who also posted a personal best.

Annika Nie, Izzy Pagano, and Leila Mirsafian all grabbed spots in the splash and dash, 50 yard freestyle.

In an extraordinary swim, Izzy also gained a spot in the championship final of the 100 yard butterfly, swimming a CIF consideration time. Ira Chaturvedi earned a spot in the consolation finals.

Uni’s super sprinters, Annika Nie and Leila Mirsafian both posted personal bests to earn spots in the championship final in the 100 yard freestyle.

Chloe Johansson, Lia Cui, Savanna Cruz, and Alex Lindenberg all swam personal bests in the 500 yard freestyle. Lia earned a spot in the consolation finals, while Savanna and Alex pulled into the championship round. Alex’s 5:21.35 marked the CIF consideration time she’d been chasing all summer. The 500 figures to be vigorously contested, and Alex will be in the middle of the competition.

Jean Meyer shaved .12 off her personal best in the 100 backstroke, winning a spot in the 100 yard backstroke consolation finals.

All four of Uni’s breastrokers, Kristina Yan, Yuuri Yoshikawa, Kate Weiland, and Mirabella Levine, posted personal bests. Yuri joined Kate and Mirabella in earning a CIF qualifying time, and the three will all compete in the championship final, promising a finish crowded with Trojans.

The team is headed to CIF Prelims today at the Riverside Aquatics Complex.

Go Trojans!

Boys Tennis

The Uni boys tennis program is proud to announce…

ADITYA GUPTA – THE 2019 OJAI TENNIS TOURNAMENT SINGLES CHAMPION and ADITYA GUPTA, LUIS MOROS and MICHAEL RUDIN WIN THE GRIGGS CUP.

On Saturday evening, after three grueling days playing two matches a day, Aditya Gupta became just the 2nd Trojan to win the prestigious Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament.  (Gage Brymer, 2011-2013)  Adi was the top seeded singles player in the 119th version of the oldest and most prestigious junior tennis tournament in the nation.  In addition, Luis Moros and Michael Rudin represented Uni in the Ojai doubles draw and together the three Uni boys won the coveted Griggs Cup.  Every high school from the Central Coast to the San Diego southern border enters one singles player and one doubles team.  A point is awarded for each match win and the school with the most points takes home the Griggs Cup.  This is the 6th time Uni has won this award.

The boys also won their 14th straight Pacific Coast League title and will begin their CIF playoff run this Thursday at the Uni Courts.

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Aditya Gupta was also named Orange County Boys Athlete of the week!

Orange County boys athlete of the week: Aditya Gupta, University

By STEVE FRYER | sfryer@scng.com | Orange County Register

PUBLISHED: April 29, 2019 at 12:50 pm | UPDATED: April 29, 2019 at 12:50 pm

Sport: Tennis

Year: Senior

Noteworthy: He won the boys singles championships at the prestigious Ojai Tournament. Gupta had to go the comeback route to defeat Wally Thayne of Newbury Park in the final 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. He was unable to play at The Ojai last year because of shin splints and did not compete in the recent Pacific Coast League Finals so he could be better prepared for The Ojai. “It feels pretty great especially not being able to play last year,” said Gupta, who will be at Penn this fall. “(Winning) was one of my main goals for high school tennis.”

Check out this article from OC Varsity featuring Aditya and his Ojai victory:

https://www.ocregister.com/2019/04/27/universitys-aditya-gupta-turns-his-pain-into-joy-captures-ojai-tournament-title/

Track & Field

Last week, Boys Track and Field competed in League prelims and Finals. We had several outstanding performances which included one meet record by Luca Flick-Kaiser. Luca competed on the Fros/Soph level and cleared 6 feet 1 inch in the high jump. We also had two boys qualify for CIF which is this Saturday at Trabuco Hills High School. Evan Praiser qualified in the high jump and Adam Gish qualified in the 800 with a season and lifetime best of 1:58. Go Trojan Track and Field!

Last week, Boys Track and Field competed in League prelims and Finals. We had several outstanding performances which included one meet record by Luca Flick-Kaiser. Luca competed on the Fros/Soph level and cleared 6 feet 1 inch in the high jump. We also had two boys qualify for CIF which is this Saturday at Trabuco Hills High School. Evan Praiser qualified in the high jump and Adam Gish qualified in the 800 with a season and lifetime best of 1:58. Go Trojan Track and Field!

CIF Play-off Dates

Thursday, May 2nd
Boys and Girls Swimming CIF Prelims @ Riverside Aquatics Center – 9:00 AM
Boys Tennis v Corona del Mar @ University – 2:30 PM

Friday, May 4th
Boys and Girls Swimming CIF Finals @ Riverside Aquatics Center – 11:00 AM
Track & Field CIF Prelims @ Trabuco Hills High School – 11:00 AM

Monday, May 6th
Boys Golf CIF Individuals @ Skylinks Golf Course – 1:00 PM

GO TROJANS!

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