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Tiger Thursday with Ted Leland for Nov. 14

Nov 14, 2013

Pacific Tigers  Athletics

Tiger Basketball Scheduled For 2 p.m. Sunday
As a reminder, the men's basketball game is slated for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. Other times have been listed on various printings, but the game is at 2 p.m. against Western Illinois. Come on out to the game and support the team as they look to go 3-0 on the new year. So far the Tigers have grabbed a pair of victories with big wins at Nevada (80-78) and against UC Irvine (84-79). The Tigers are looking for to keep pace with the rest of the WCC as 2013 has been good to the conference with the WCC posting an impressive 19-1 overall record in its first 20 contests. 

Volleyball To Host Two Contests, Military Appreciation Day
Heading down the homestretch of their first season in the WCC, the women's volleyball team will host a pair of home conference contests this weekend as they take on San Francisco on Thursday night at 7:00 pm and Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm. On Saturday, the Tigers will host Military Appreciation Day as Pacific welcomes all vets and active service members to the Spanos Center free of charge. The event has become an annual celebration for the Tigers.

Donations Welcome
Thank you all for your kind donations on Tuesday night in support of the Red Cross and their work in the Philippines after the devastating typhoon that hit last week. All of your donations are much appreciated. You will have the chance to continue to help those in need throughout the week as we will continue to collect donations for the relief effort at both volleyball matches and also at Sunday's basketball game. All proceeds collected go straight to the Red Cross. For more information on the relief efforts in the Philippines you can check out http://www.redcross.org/

Tigers In Tennies Just Around The Corner
Enjoy an evening of fun and excitement with the Pacific Men's and Women's Basketball teams as they will be holding their 19th Annual Tigers In Tennies free youth basketball clinic on Thursday, November 21. The clinic is open to all boys and girls ages 5-12 years old, all skills levels are welcomed and there is no pre-registration required. 

Early Signing Periods Are Upon Us
With the new year comes new recruits as all of Pacific's sports have been hitting the recruiting trails hard throughout the year. For some of the Tiger teams, November marks the first time in which those recruits can sign National Letters of Intent and become official Tigers of the future. Check out PacificTigers.com for all of the releases coming from men's and women's basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball about their exciting new players who are raring to go and put on the Orange and Black next season. 

Beeman, Padilla and Hussar Earn All-West Coast Conference Honors
Senior Brittni Beeman was named All-West Coast Conference Second Team to lead three Tigers selected to All-Conference teams. Senior Maricela Padilla and freshman Alex Hussar earned All-WCC Honorable Mention honors.

Tigers Transitioning To The Winter Sports
As the fall sports wind down and the winter sports pick up, Pacific athletics is a busy place to be. This week the Tigers have a trio of sports competing at home as volleyball has a pair of matches (Thurs. @ 7:00 pm & Sat. @ 1:00 pm), No. 1 men's water polo plays Sat. @ 12:00 pm, and men's basketball has a single game on Sun. @ 2:00 pm. On the road, women's basketball plays a pair of contests in New York against Iona on Fri. @ 4:00 pm and Fordham on Sun. @ 11:00 am. Cross Country closes out its year with a run at the West Regionals on Fri. morning.

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