Browsing: Volleyball


Anteater Olympians abound

UCI once again makes its mark on the Summer Olympics, with coaches and alumni athletes joining the U.S. in London.

Athletics Kevin Tillie

A difference maker

Kevin Tillie, who came from the French Riviera to Orange County, has earned praise as one of the nation’s top players, helping lead the Anteaters to a No. 1 ranking for much of the current season and positioning them for their third national title in six years.


Can you dig it?

UCI is home to the largest international professional men’s volleyball tournament in the U.S. Six countries, eight teams and many Olympic-caliber stars will compete Sept. 26-Oct. 1 in the third annual Irvine International Volleyball Tournament – presented by ST/COMP Quiksilver – at Crawford Court.


National pride

This summer, the head coaches of UCI’s volleyball and water polo teams have the honor of serving with U.S. national teams – the pinnacle achievement in their fields – in championship tournaments in Puerto Rico, Mexico and China.

Admin Assistant men's coach David Kniffin

Global game on

David Kniffin ’03, men’s volleyball assistant coach, helps bring groundbreaking international tournament to UCI.