2011-12 General News

  • VIDEO: With A Surprise Visit, Senior Bronco Student-Athletes Thank Santa Clara Coaches, Staff and Administration
    June 14, 2012
    A smile and a thank you goes a long way! In a surprise visit on Wednesday morning, eight Bronco student-athletes came to Santa Clara's monthly athletic department to do just that - thank the entire department for everything they did to help them throughout their careers on and off the fields and courts as they prepared to take final exams.
  • VIDEO: Former Bronco Great Marlon Garnett Visits Kerry Keating, Mission Campus
    June 12, 2012
    Former Bronco Great Marlon Garnett '97 visited with Santa Clara men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating and the two took in a tour of the Mission Campus on Monday and loved what he saw! Check out the video to see what the 1997 WCC Player of the Year had to say about the new-look Mission Campus, playing with Steve Nash '96 and his favorite memories as a Bronco. At the end he also has a special message for the Bronco men's basketball team.
  • SAAC Hands Out 2012 Senior Student-Athlete Awards
    June 06, 2012
    The Student Athelete Advisory Committee, known as SAAC, handed out the Santa Clara Senior Student-Athlete Awards last week. Women's Basketball's Alyssa Shoji and men's tennis' Kyle Dandan were named the top student-athletes, while Austin Jones and Tanya Schmidt were recognized for the top individual cumulative grade point average.
  • VIDEO: Bronco Track Highlights from 2012
    June 05, 2012
    Bronco track shows its many faces in its 2012 highlight tape from this Spring. Great season Broncos!
  • Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer Raises Almost $30,000!
    May 22, 2012
    Helping raise almost $30,000 for cancer research (as of May 22), the Santa Clara volleyball team hosted the fourth annual Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer on the Mission Campus on May 12. The Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer has raised more than $83,000 since its start in 2009 with all proceeds being donated to the UCSF Foundation.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap: May 22, 2012
    May 22, 2012
    The Santa Clara Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap is hosted by Bronco junior student-athletes John Nash and Lauren Matheson. The duo talked to baseball's seniors and also covered the Bronco Leadership Summit.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap May 16, 2012
    May 17, 2012
    The Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap features hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson. It includes highlights from men's tennis victory over Texas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament!
  • VIDEO: Bronco Track's McCarthy and Zhu Talk About Senior Year!
    May 11, 2012
    Seniors Richard Zhu and Erin McCarthy talk about the season, their upcoming meet and reflect on the past four years they’ve had on the team
  • Alexis Rubattino Travels to Dominican Republic For Live-Changing Trip With Kids Alive International
    May 07, 2012
    Bronco women’s soccer player Alexis Rubattino (AR) spent her 2012 spring break far away from the familiarity of the Mission Campus, traveling to the Dominican Republic to help underprivileged and orphaned kids. The junior Bronco goalkeeper thoroughly enjoyed her first trip outside of her home country, forming many close bonds with the locals while gaining a deeper understanding of her life goals. Fresh off the trip and a successful spring soccer season, Rubattino caught up with www.SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) about her experience in the Dominican Republic and her efforts to gain the coveted title of starting goalkeeper for the Bronco women's soccer team.
  • Big Week for Bronco Tennis Teams Featured Saturday on KPIX CBS
    May 04, 2012
    There were so many firsts this week for the Bronco men's and women's tennis teams, KPIX-CBS sports reporter Kim Coyle and her photographer Don came out to catch up with programs at practice on Thursday. The piece they put together will air on KPIX CBS Saturday night on their telecasts.
  • Bronco Volleyball Student-Athletes Compete in Iron Bronco
    May 02, 2012
    Each year during spring quarter, students hit the gym, the pavement, and the pool, more than ever to participate in the annual Iron Bronco. This event is a spinoff of the well-known Iron Man, a triathlon consisting of a 2.4 mi swim, 112 mi bike ride, and 26.2 mi run. Santa Clara students, as well as staff, are able to compete on their own or in groups of 3 over the two weeks. This year, a number of Bronco volleyball players decided to test out the race and compete together. SantaClaraBroncos.com SCB: was able to catch up with one of the team members, Kayla Lommori (KL), to discuss her training and why she chose to compete.
  • VIDEO: Bronco Men's Tennis Comments on WCC Awards
    May 02, 2012
    Head coach Derek Mills, freshman Ilya Osintsev and senior Kyle Dandan talk about the WCC awards they won in 2012.
  • Bronco Men's Tennis Receives NCAA Tournament Bid
    May 01, 2012
    Bronco Men's Tennis Receives NCAA Tournament Bid, the school's first ever for men's tennis! Led by Derek Mills, the Broncos were on a little on pins and needles waiting this afternoon and were overjoyed to hear their name called. They will play Texas on Sat., May 12 at 9 am at Stanford University.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap - April 25
    April 25, 2012
    This week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap features interviews with Men's Tennis Coach Derek Mills and Women's Water Polo Head Coach Keith Wilbur. John Nash (Water Polo) and Lauren Matheson (Soccer) give a quick rundown on all the sports.
  • Santa Clara Athletics Welcomes Guerra Family Cellars As Inaugural Winery Partner
    April 19, 2012
    The Santa Clara University Athletics Department is excited to welcome our inaugural winery partner, Guerra Family Cellars. Bottled under the “Attitude” label, Guerra Family Cellars is owned and operated by Albert Guerra `68.
  • Bronco Track/Cross Country Worked with BAWSI Rollers Program
    April 19, 2012
    The Santa Clara Bronco Track/Cross Country Teams worked with the BAWSI Rollers Program in March and loved it!
  • Trade Your Bronco Colors for Green As We Celebrate Earth Day In Many Ways!
    April 18, 2012
    Santa Clara University Athletics and Recreation are gearing up for the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, Sun., April 22 with a number of active participants, including the Malley Center on the SCU campus. Just in time, the Malley Center's weight room is becoming a lot greener. In addition to Bronco volleyball player Megan Anders working as the SCU Sustainability intern (see article here), Bronco cross country runner Ezana Tesfu is the president of the SCU GREEN Club. With the hard work of Tesfu, the GREEN Club (which stands for Grass Roots Environmental Efforts Now) is hosting an Earth Day Festival on Fri., April 20 from 11 am – 2 pm on the Santa Clara Mall (between Benson and Kenna lawns) on the SCU campus. It's free and everyone is invited!
  • Santa Clara Women's Tennis, Men's Cross Country Lead Athletic Department with 3.5+ GPAs in Winter 2012
    April 18, 2012
    Santa Clara University’s student-athletes recorded a 3.107 grade point average (GPA) for the Winter 2012 quarter, topping 3.0 or better for the 15th time in 16 quarters. In addition 105 student-athletes achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher this quarter - 35 more than last quarter - and 81 Bronco student-athletes have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Santa Clara’s cumulative GPA for its student-athletes is 3.048.
  • VIDEO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap Featuring Sarah Safir and Lauren Matheson
    April 18, 2012
    Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for April 18 2012 features co-hosts junior soccer player Lauren Matheson and senior women's water polo player Sarah Safir. This week's wrap focuses on women's water polo, men's tennis, women's rowing, and baseball's soon-to-be bald heads. Check it out!
  • VIDEO: In the Water with Women's Water Polo
    April 10, 2012
    A look inside a typical Bronco women's water polo practice at the Sullivan Aquatic Center from the viewpoint of Junior Goalie, Stephanie Clements! Bay Area Style! (Goalie is wearing a special water-proof camera!)
  • 2012 BBF Endowment Dinner Huge Success
    March 29, 2012
    The 2012 Endowment Dinner returned to the Santa Clara University Campus on March 10, 2012 to the delight of benefactors, guests and students. The night began with a new tradition, Mass at the Mission. Following Mass students and guests walked to Benson Memorial Center for the evening’s reception, dinner and program.
  • 2nd Annual Bronco Bench Foundation Bocce Ball Tournament & Fundraiser
    March 28, 2012
    Join us for the 2nd Annual BBF Bocce Ball Tournament on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Campo di Bocce in Los Gatos, CA. The night will feature great company, raffle prizes, silent auction items, food and beverages. Registration begins at 4:00pm, with pool play at 5pm and playoffs thereafter.
    March 28, 2012
    SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announced Thursday that the University of the Pacific has formally accepted an invitation to join the WCC on July 1, 2013, for the 2013-14 academic year. Pacific was one of five founding members of the WCC (then the California Basketball Association) in 1952-53 and remained in the Conference until 1971.
  • Water Polo's Nash Making the Most of Working in Santa Clara Athletic Media Relations Office
    March 23, 2012
    Santa Clara is once again proving to be a place where those with the surname Nash can grow by leaps and bounds. Making the most of a great opportunity seems to be John Nash's middle name, even though he is no relation to the former Bronco All-American and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash '96.
  • Volleyball's Anders Making Sustainability Contributions Felt
    March 15, 2012
    Bronco volleyball’s rising junior Megan Anders discovered a way to combine her love for sports and sustainability when she landed the position of Sustainability Intern, Athletics and Recreation on the Mission Campus. Being involved as a student-athlete always appealed to her, and when the opportunity to apply for an internship position in the Sustainability Office popped up on BroncoLink, she couldn’t pass.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap March 8, 2012
    March 08, 2012
    Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for March 8, 2012 hosted by John Nash and Lauren Matheson. This week's edition features baseballs Mike Couch and Matt Glomb, men's tennis head coach Derek Mills and No. 1 singles player Kyle Dandan and softball head coach Lisa Mize.
  • NCAA Announces Santa Clara University Athletics Fully Certified
    March 01, 2012
    The Santa Clara Athletic program has been fully certified, the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Committee on Athletics Certification announced today, March 1, 2012. The certified designation denotes that Santa Clara University operates its athletics program in full compliance with the operating principles adopted by the Division I membership.
  • BBF Fun Run Video Highlights!
    February 06, 2012
    The Bronco Bench Foundation held its first annual BBF Fun Run on Sunday. SCU assistant volleyball coach Matt Lyles put together an AWESOME video highlight tape!
  • Inside Bronco Basketball with Anthony Passarelli: Visiting the Bronco Weight Room
    December 20, 2011
    Inside Bronco Basketball with the Santa Clara men's basketball play-by-play announcer Anthony Passarelli and the head of strength and conditioning Cory Schlesinger. They take an inside look at the Santa Clara men's basketball strength program.
  • Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap: Dec. 6, 2011
    December 07, 2011
    The Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap features men's and women's basketball this week with hosts Lauren Matheson and John Nash
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