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30 May 2020
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Men’s Rugby  The men’s rugby team had its league game on Jan. 31 against Sacramento State. UCSC lost by only three points, with the final score 46-43. Now that only the top four teams in the division go to the playoffs, this year is more…

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Cantering into Competition 

UC Santa Cruz’s equestrian club is preparing for its next competition on Jan. 31 in Pleasanton. Each week, all 14 members commute to Watsonville to meet with coach Cassie Belmont for lessons. There’s a catch though; in competitions, members aren’t allowed to ride their own…

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Balling on a Budget 

After winning the conference championship last year, the women’s lacrosse team’s excitement quickly faded. Despite defeating Santa Barbara Community College (SBCC) for a spot in nationals, UC Santa Cruz stayed home while SBCC made the trip to compete in Denver, Colorado.

“It was hard to know we couldn’t compete at the highest level because of funding,” said women’s club lacrosse captain Ashley Bark. “It made us realize how important it was to fundraise. It was frustrating.”

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Slugs Reach Playoffs for Fifth Consecutive Year 

This time last year, the Slugs were in the middle of what would go on to be a three game losing streak entering the postseason. Now, the team is on their way to finishing the regular season stronger, with two straight wins and one game left to go before the first round of the playoffs. The Slugs still look for the same end result as last year’s team — a WCLL championship.

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Off the Ground and Over the Net 

Badminton and tennis are played on courts with nets stretched across. Both sports also include singles and doubles matches in which players use racquets for a variety of different strokes. But contrary to popular belief, that’s where the similarities end. UC Santa Cruz badminton team…

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Tough Weekend for Slug Sports 

Women’s Basketball The women’s basketball team is no stranger to setting records. Going 18-7 this year, for the last three seasons the Slugs have continuously set and beat their own record for most wins in a single season. But there is one accomplishment the Slugs…