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Tiger Thursday with Ted Leland for Aug. 8

Aug 8, 2013

Pacific Tigers  Athletics

Ryan Jorden Selected As Pacific Men's Soccer Head Coach
We have officially announced the hiring of Ryan Jorden as Men's Soccer Head Coach. Jorden will start in mid-August, and will restart a Pacific Men's Soccer program that has been dormant at the varsity level since 1985. The Tigers will play a non-conference schedule in 2014, and will fully join the West Coast Conference in 2015. 

Tiger Women Scrimmage On Friday
With training for the upcoming 2013 season in the WCC underway, the women's soccer team will hit the field for the first time in their preseason workouts on Friday, Aug. 9 for an intersquad scrimmage at Knoles Field. The scrimmage will take place at 7:30 pm as the Tigers wrap up their first full week of practice. Pacific will make their way to onto the pitch for the first time against outside opponents on Friday, Aug. 16 for an exhibition game against Grand Canyon. The exhibition game will be at 7:30 pm on Knoles Field and will mark the Tigers' lone tuneup game before their kickoff their season on Aug. 23 at Missouri. 

Sandwich Night With Tiger Volleyball
Come out to the Spanos Center on Aug. 16 to catch a glimpse of your 2013 Women's Volleyball team as they put on an open practice for fans at 3:00 pm before a meet and greet at 5:30 pm. Sandwiches and drinks will be provided after the practice as players and coaches will spend time with the fans in attendance. Get to know the Tigers before they hit the court for the first time on Aug. 30 at the Virginia Tech Invitational. Pacific opens its preseason on Saturday, Aug. 10 with its first double-day of practice. 

Fundraising Underway For Field Hockey
The Tigers are fundraising for a NEW turf field, lights & scoreboard! WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! Pacific field hockey is in the midst of raising $300,000 for facility upgrades and the chance is now to get on board. Pledges can be paid over a five year period and gifts of $5,000 and above will be permanently acknowledged at the facility. Every gift counts. Can you spare $25 per month? That is $300 per year! CONTACT: Tim Dickson, Assistant Athletic Director for Major Gifts, tdickson@pacific.edu or Andy Smith, Head Field Hockey Coach, asmith7@pacific.edu

2013 Orange And Black Ball Set For Aug. 24
Honorary chairpersons Andy & Carol Prokop cordially invite you to attend this premier Stockton event. Enjoy a fun-filled night of wine tasting, fantastic hors d'oeuvres, tasty adult beverages, fabulous dinner by Angelina's, auctions, great live entertainment, and dancing!


Don't forget to show your support of the Tigers and wear your colors every Friday!
Until next week, Go Tigers!

Ted Leland
Athletic Director
University of the Pacific


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