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San Diego, California’s second largest city, stands for the best of what a destination city has to offer. Framed by more than 70 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline to the west, the Anza-Borrego Desert and Laguna Mountains to the east and Mexico to the south, San Diego provides perfect year-round weather coupled with a friendly local atmosphere. Its unique and diverse selection of beaches, restaurants, venues, hotels and world-class attractions offer infinite opportunities for exploration and activities.
San Diego is known as America’s Finest City and has hosted the NCAA national championships for men’s basketball, women’s volleyball and water polo in addition to the NFL Super Bowl, Red Bull Air Races, the McDonald’s High School All-American basketball game and numerous other sporting and entertainment events. For more information about the city of San Diego, click here.
The West Coast Conference, a NCAA Division I athletic conference, contains nine private, faith-based institutions that span the western coast of the United States. The West Coast Conference extends from the beaches of Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area to the Columbia River Basin and Eastern Washington and now into the mountains of Utah with over 4,000 current student athletes. Founded in 1952, the West Coast Conference sponsors 13 championship sports, seven for women and six for men. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, rowing, soccer, tennis and volleyball. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer and tennis. For more information about the West Coast Conference, click here.
The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution with distinguished beauty and featured Spanish Renaissance inspired architecture. The campus is located on 180 acres overlooking the city of San Diego, Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Founded in 1949, USD has been committed to advancing academic excellence and expanding liberal and professional knowledge. Throughout the past six decades, USD has created a diverse and inclusive community while educating its student-athletes and building leadership and teamwork qualities and a reputation as winners on and off the field of play. For more information about the University of San Diego, click here.