Vom Steeg, Glodack Featured on Talk'n Gauchos as Team Prepares to Host UCLA Friday

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer coach Tim Vom Steeg and defender Mathew Glodak will be Gerry Fall's featured guests on Talk’n Gauchos this week.  The show, which airs live from 6-7pm on KZSB AM 1290 the Santa Barbara News-Press Radio Station and online at UCSBgauchos.com, is broadcast weekly from the Beachside Café on Goleta Beach.

Vom Steeg, in his 14th season as head coach at UCSB, will send his third-ranked Gauchos on the pitch to host No. 9 UCLA at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6:00 p.m. The game, which will be televised on Fox Soccer Channel, is expected to draw another huge crowd.  When the teams met two years ago nearly 16,000 fans packed the stands, an all-time NCAA record for an on-campus regular season match.

Glodak had played in all six of UCSB matches this season and has started five.  He is bouncing back after missing the end of the 2011 season with a concussion.  Glodak  has helped to anchor a Gaucho defense this season that has allowed jus six goals through six games.

Tickets for the UCSB-UCLA showdown, as well as season tickets, are still available and can be purchased from the Ticket Office in the Intercollegiate Athletics Building on campus, by calling 805-893-UCSB (8272) or online by clicking here.