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December 28, 1989 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
Yvonne Catala was born in New Hampshire, but spent the majority of her childhood in Jamaica and Haiti. Her father, Pierre, was born in France, and her mother, Ellie, in West Germany. Her family moved from Haiti to College Station, Tex., five years ago, but not before taking an extended tour of Europe and a six-month tour of the United States and Canada in a motor home. Yvonne now lives in Irvine, where she is the leading scorer and rebounder on the UC Irvine women's basketball team.
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December 28, 1989 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
Yvonne Catala was born in New Hampshire, but spent the majority of her childhood in Jamaica and Haiti. Her father, Pierre, was born in France, and her mother, Ellie, in West Germany. Her family moved from Haiti to College Station, Tex., five years ago, but not before taking an extended tour of Europe and a six-month tour of the United States and Canada in a motor home. Yvonne now lives in Irvine, where she is the leading scorer and rebounder on the UC Irvine women's basketball team.
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December 15, 1989
Pepperdine defeated UC Irvine, 71-54, in a nonconference women's basketball game Thursday at Pepperdine. Yvonne Catala had 16 points and Jenny Lee added 12 for UCI. Pepperdine was led by Sharon Wilson, who had 16 points.
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January 18, 1990
Judy Mosely had 29 points and 17 rebounds as the University of Hawaii defeated UC Irvine, 80-54, Wednesday in a Big West women's basketball game at the Bren Center. Freshman Yvonne Catala had 14 points and eight rebounds for Irvine (1-13 overall, 0-5 in conference). Hawaii improved to 13-2, 4-2.
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February 12, 1991
Vjera Kaludjerovich scored 18 points as the Cal State Long Beach routed UC Irvine, 74-42, in a Big West women's basketball game Monday night at Long Beach. The 49ers, who improved to 9-3 in Big West play and 14-7 overall, jumped to a 36-22 halftime lead. Yvonne Catala led Irvine (5-18, 3-11) with 15 points.
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December 18, 1989
Despite Yvonne Catala's game-high 24 points, UC Irvine lost to the University of San Francisco, 61-53, in a nonconference women's basketball game Sunday at San Francisco. Catala, a 6-foot-1 freshman forward, made 11 of 15 field goals and also had a team-high eight rebounds. Jenny Lee, a junior guard, was the only other Irvine player in double figures with 12 points. She also had five rebounds.
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December 21, 1989
Julie Lienert scored 19 points, including four three-point shots, to lead Santa Clara to a 62-45 victory over UC Irvine Wednesday in a nonconference women's basketball game in the Bren Center. Freshman Yvonne Catala scored 26 points for the Anteaters (1-7). Catala, who made 13 of 18 field goals, also had nine rebounds. Santa Clara (4-4) led, 35-25, at halftime.
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March 5, 1990
Ken Whitworth allowed 12 hits but only three runs as UC Irvine defeated San Diego State, 4-3, in a nonconference baseball game Sunday at San Diego. Whitworth is 5-1. Billy Bardens had three hits, scored a run and drove in another for Irvine (12-7). Mike Goodcase and Al Rodriguez also had RBI singles for Irvine. In Big West Conference women's basketball: University of the Pacific 82, UC Irvine 28--Julie Szukalski scored 21 points to lead host Pacific (13-14, 7-11).
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January 25, 1993
UC Irvine pulled within four points late in the second half before losing to Hawaii, 79-71, in a Big West Conference women's basketball game Sunday in Honolulu. The Anteaters went on a 9-0 run, which was capped by Jinelle Williams' five-foot shot with 4 minutes 16 seconds left, to cut Hawaii's lead to four, 64-60. But Hawaii scored the next three baskets to regain control. Yvonne Catala had 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Anteaters.
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November 19, 1990
Yvonne Catala scored 19 points for UC Irvine but the Anteaters lost to the Bulgarian National team, 82-56, in an exhibition women's basketball game Sunday at Bren Center. Jenny Lee was the only other Irvine player in double figures with 16. Kathy Lizzaraga had eight for the Anteaters, including two three-point baskets. Polina Tzekova scored 28 points and Lalka Horozova added 20 for Bulgaria.
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