Roberta Gehlke - A Legend of the 'Dome

Roberta Gehlke
Sport: Women's Volleyball
Position: Outside Hitter
Years: 1996-99
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Unveiled: October 17, 2009
  • Three-time All-American
  • Four-time All-Big West First Team selection
  • AVCA All-District pick all four years
  • Named the 1999 Big West Player of the Year (first Gaucho to earn that title)
  • UCSB's all-time leader in career kills (2,153)
  • UCSB's all-time leader in career attack attempts (5,535)
  • UCSB's all-time leader in career kill average (4.67 per set)
  • Second on UCSB's career digs list (1,619)
  • Holds UCSB's single season record for kill average (5.35 in 1999)
  • Holds UCSB's single match record for kills (38 v. Long Beach State, 9/30/99)
  • Holds UCSB's single match record for attack attempts (98 v. Long Beach State, 9/30/99)
  • Propelled the Gauchos to four straight NCAA Tournament berths
  • Helped UCSB advance to the Elite 8 in 1997 and again in 1998
  • Led the Gauchos to a Sweet 16 appearance in 1999
  • UCSB went 112-26 during Gehlke's career  

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