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13
Apr

STRIKING OUT ADVERSITY

STRIKING OUT ADVERSITY One of the traits of a great softball pitcher is being resilient in the face of adversity. Unlike other positions, even during the worst moments in the pitcher’s circle, your team relies on you to deliver the next pitch. For Amiyah Aponte, a junior softball player for University of the Pacific, it was almost as if she

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13
Apr

GET TO KNOW ME: NOEMI ALAKSZA

GET TO KNOW ME: NOEMI ALAKSZA Meet the newcomers to the Pacific women’s water polo program. Noemi Alaksza, a 5’11” freshman from Budapest, Hungary, joined the Tigers in the 2023 season. She moved to Stockton with her twin sister, Dora, who also joined the Tigers’ squad. Why did you choose Pacific?  At Pacific, I can study biology, which I’ve always

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13
Apr

PACIFIC ALUMNUS RECEIVES NATIONAL BASEBALL AWARD FOR GLOBAL IMPACT

PACIFIC ALUMNUS RECEIVES NATIONAL BASEBALL AWARD FOR GLOBAL IMPACT University of the Pacific alumnus and long-time baseball coach John Noce ’53 has received the 2023 Lefty Gomez Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association, presented annually to someone who has contributed significantly to the game of baseball locally, nationally and internationally. Noce led the College of San Mateo baseball program

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14
Nov

LEGENDARY COACH JOHN DUNNING RETURNS TO PACIFIC TO MENTOR COACHES

LEGENDARY COACH JOHN DUNNING RETURNS TO PACIFIC TO MENTOR COACHES The man who led University of the Pacific women’s volleyball to its two NCAA championship titles in 1985 and 1986 is back in Stockton, not to coach student-athletes, but this time, to coach coaches. Dunning returns to the Pacific Athletics Department to fill the role of Special Assistant to the

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27
Oct

Over $135,000 Raised at Orange & Black Ball

Over $135,000 Raised at Orange & Black Ball Orange & Black Ball Video Recap (Stockton, CA, October 24, 2022) – The Pacific Athletic Foundation (PAF), recently celebrated the 23rd Annual Orange & Black Ball presented by Kaiser Permanente on Friday, October 14 in the Janssen-Lagorio Gymnasium. The annual event, which kicked off Pacific’s Homecoming & Family Weekend, attracted over 500 donors, alumni,

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28
Sep

Grand Prize Raffle Tickets NOW AVAILABLE!

Orange & Black Ball Grand Prize Raffle Tickets ARE NOW AVAILABLE! To purchase a raffle ticket, click below or contact Julie Wendland at jwendland@pacific.edu or 209-946-2701. PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKET  

25
Aug

PACIFIC VOLLEYBALL RAISES $18,000 IN 48 HOURS

The Pacific Volleyball program successfully raised $18,000 from 45 donors during their 48-hour giving campaign from August 20-22. The program would like to thank everyone who participated in the campaign and hopes to see you out at a match this season! Funds raised for Pacific Volleyball will go towards the following items identified by the coaching staff as key elements

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25
Aug

THREE TIGERS SELECTED IN MLB DRAFT

Pacific baseball had an exciting final day of the 2022 MLB Draft as three Tigers were selected. Thomas Gavello went in the 13th round to the San Francisco Giants; the Cardinals took Hunter Hayes in the 16th round, and Elijah Birdsong was picked in the 18th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The last time the Tigers had three players taken in the draft was 2019 when

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25
Aug

TUBBS AND EDWARDS NAMED TO 2022 WCC VOLLEYBALL PRESEASON TEAM

After leading the Pacific volleyball team to a fourth-place finish in the conference standings a season ago, graduate student Jadyn Tubbs and junior Alexa Edwards have been selected to the 2022 West Coast Conference Preseason Team. “Jadyn and Alexa are captains and leaders to the rest of the team,” Head Coach Greg Gibbons stated. “Both of them try to help the team get better every day as

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24
Jun

DORIS MEYER, A CHAMPION FOR WOMEN IN SPORTS

As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Title IX this summer, it gave us a chance to reflect with Doris Meyer, who was at Pacific before, during and after the landmark legislation took effect. Meyer joined Pacific in 1956. She served as a teacher, adviser and coach for 34 years until her retirement in 1990. Meyer was involved with

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