Athletics News

    Feb. 23, 1998

    The Week in Review/Preview

    Sport                       Record      Conf. Record    National Rank       Last Week 
    Baseball                    10-3        2-1             2nd (Base. Amer.)   def. Cal State Fullerton, 3-2               2-1 vs. Arizona
    Men's Basketball            7-17        3-11                                lost to UCLA, 82-75 (ot)
    Women's Basketball          10-13        5-9                                lost to UCLA, 87-73                
    Men's Golf                                              12th (Golfweek)     none 
    Women's Golf                                            20th (Rolex)        none
    Men's Swimming and Diving   5-2         2-2             6th (CSCA)          none               
    Women's Swimming and Diving 8-1         4-1             3rd (CSCA)          none 
    Men's Tennis                9-1         3-0             10th (Rolex)        2-1 at ITA Indoor Championships 
    Women's Tennis              5-3         0-3             26th (Rolex)        def. San Diego, 6-3                 def. San Diego State, 7-0 
    Men's Volleyball            9-11        1-8                                 def. La Verne, 3-1
    Women's Water Polo          1-6         0-3                                 lost to UC Santa Barbara, 2-1
    Season                      CompleteRecord      Conf. Finish    National Finish Notes 
    Women's Cross Country       6th                                 Penc 11th at District VIII Meet 
    Football                    6-5                 4-4 (t5th)      Kelly, Claiborne All-Pac-10 1st team 
    Women's Soccer              16-3-1              7-2 (2nd)       21st (Soccer Buzz)  Clark All-American 3rd team 
    Women's Volleyball          23-6                13-5 (t2nd)     9th (AVCA)  Marinkovic All-American 1st team
    Men's Water Polo            21-7                5-3 (1st)       2nd Cimerman All-American 1st team 
    
    This Week
    This Week
    Monday: Women's Golf, at UCLA "Pioneer Electronic Bruin Classic" 
    Tuesday:   Men's Volleyball, vs. Cal State Northridge, North Gym, 7 p.m.   
               Baseball, at Pepperdine, 2 p.m.
    Thursday:  Men's Basketball, at Washington, 7 p.m.     
               Women's Swimming, at Pac-10 Championships, at Belmont Plaza in Long Beach, through Saturday
    Friday: Men's Tennis, vs. San Diego, Marks Tennis Stadium, 1:30 p.m.    
            Men's Volleyball, vs. Pacific, North Gym, 5 p.m.    
            Women's Basketball, vs. Washington, Lyon Center, 7 p.m. (FSW2 delayed to Saturday, 5 p.m.)
            Baseball, vs. UCLA, 7 p.m.
            Women's Water Polo, at UC Santa Barbara Tournament, through Sunday Saturday:    
            Men's Volleyball, vs. Stanford, North Gym, 7 p.m.   
            Baseball, at UCLA, 1 p.m.
            Men's Basketball, at Washington State, 2 p.m. (ABC-TV) 
            
    Sunday:  Women's Tennis, vs. UNLV, Marks Tennis Stadium, Noon    
             Baseball, vs. UCLA, Dedeaux Field, 1 p.m.   
             Women's Basketball, vs. Washington State, Lyon Center, 2 p.m.
    
    Athletes of the Week

    Ivelina Boteva, Women's Rowing

    Boteva, a freshman, won the 2,000 meters on an ergometer at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Boston on Sunday and broke the junior world record in a time of 6:37.9.

    Seth Etherton, Baseball

    Etherton, a senior righthander, improved to 4-0 in four starts after beating Arizona, 10-3, on Friday. He went eight innings and struck out nine while allowing four hits, four walks and one run.

    Patrick Gottesleben, Men's Tennis

    Gottesleben, a sophomore, won all three of his singles matches (at No. 1 or No. 2 on the ladder) and two of his three doubles matches with Akram Zaman at the ITA Team Indoor Championships over the weekend.