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18 Jun 2021
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OPERS to Undertake $2 Million Pool Repair 

UC Santa Cruz’s Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (OPERS) is in the midst of planning an estimated $2 million project to replace the swimming pool’s 30-year-old filtration system. While the pool’s water quality currently meets Santa Cruz County health and safety standards, the…

Sports

Men’s Tennis Serves up a Win 

The men’s tennis team secured a substantial 8-1 victory against Cal Lutheran University on Saturday, its second consecutive Division III win. The slugs lost only one singles match in the meet. The mid-season win brings men’s tennis to an overall record of 3-3, with all…

Sports

OPERS Budget in Question 

Last quarter, the Office of Physical Education, Recreation and Sports (OPERS) at UC Santa Cruz eliminated the positions of athletic director and head of maintenance in response to a projected deficit of $600,000. Other vacant positions were left unfilled to further reduce costs, including associate…

Sports

Senior Slugs Say Farewell 

With 12 seconds to go in the third quarter, senior Tyler Stewart banked a 3-pointer from the left wing and the crowd of over 300 erupted with cheers. It was her 100th 3-pointer — possibly the final one of her career. Precise ball movement and…

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Killing It 

Because UC Santa Cruz men’s volleyball has been so successful this season, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) ranked it second in the country for DIII teams this week. The team started the season ranked sixth, despite being an independent team with the country’s smallest…

Sports

The Final Meet 

After a five-month season, 10 swim meets and countless hours in the pool, the men’s and women’s swim teams’ final conference ranks are decided by just one championship meet. Unlike other sports, where the record is determined by an entire season of games, the swim…

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Reconnection through Competition 

Snails can keep up with Slugs, and this week UC Santa Cruz men’s basketball alumni proved it. Seven basketball alumni, dubbed the “Snails,” returned to Kaiser Permanente Arena on Jan. 15, determined to show the current UCSC men’s basketball players they could still keep up…

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Slugs Slime Vassar 

With a limited number of matches to gain national rankings, every game matters. The Slugs needed to win to maintain their spot as the number six ranked team in the nation. Despite the bass bumping dance music, smiling faces and an appearance from Sammy the…

Winter Sports Update 

Womens Basketball Women’s basketball faces a competitive schedule. They already played 10 games last month, double the average of other Division III teams, said head coach Todd Kent. Women’s basketball defeated Chapman University on Dec. 15. This marks the school’s first victory against Chapman on…

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