NCAA

CSUSM steps up to NCAA Division II

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has learned it has successfully completed its transition to NCAA Division II membership. In other CSUSM news, below, the school hosts its Summer Scholars Showcase on Aug. 9. CSUSM President Karen Haynes and Director of Athletics Jennifer Milo received the call from the NCAA membership committee notifying them that the university now is a full-fledged Division II member. While…


CSUSM baseball coach says good-bye

As the psalm goes, to every thing there is a season, and for Cal State University San Marcos (CSUSM) baseball coach Dennis Pugh, the season of his retirement has come. First, foremost, and only, coach of the Cal State San Marcos baseball Cougars, Pugh hangs up his spikes following a 23-25 last hurrah. His final game, fittingly enough, resulted in an 8-2 win over UC…


NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

On a hot, sunny day, a breeze whips up a large cloud of dust in a construction lot on the campus of Cal State San Marcos. The curved, grey, unfinished building sits on the lot. It only stands out because there‚Äôs a lot of construction going on in the area. Otherwise, the grey blob with some white trim does nothing aesthetically to differentiate itself from…