Santa Barbara Athletics News

July 28, 2016
Third Annual Nick Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament Set for Sept. 18
The tournament will be hosted at the Glen Annie Golf Club.

July 26, 2016
Gaucho Assistant Coach Selected to Head German Heptathlon Squad
UCSB assistant track and field coach Annett Fleming has been named the Head Coach for the German 2016 Thorpe Cup team. Fleming will lead a young squad of German heptathletes against a veteran US squad in the annual US vs. German dual meet which will be hosted in Fayetteville by the University of Arkansas. The competition will be Friday-Saturday, July 29-30. The heptathlon portion of the meet will take each squads three best athletes and combine their total scores.

July 25, 2016
Women's Volleyball Earns AVCA Academic Team Award for Second Straight Year
UCSB was one of just only California schools to make the list.

July 20, 2016
Gauchos Land Talented Transfer From LSU
Simon Freund, a two-year starter for the Louisiana State University men’s tennis team, has transferred to UC Santa Barbara.

July 20, 2016
DePuy Named to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List
UCSB's star striker led NCAA last year with 15 regular season goals.

July 18, 2016
Rio Bound: From Collegiate Swimmer to Olympic Kayaker
Maggie Hogan's journey from UCSB team captain to Team USA's qualifier for the Olympic canoe sprint.

July 10, 2016
Checketts Agrees to Extension Through 2022 Season
Gaucho skipper led team to its first ever College World Series in 2016.

July 10, 2016
Former Gaucho Nwaba Qualifies for Rio after Winning Olympic Trials Heptathlon
Barbara Nwaba, a former UCSB All-American won the 2016 Olympic Trials in the heptathlon at Oregon's Hayward Field on Sunday afternoon, qualifying her for the Rio Olympics. Nwaba's final score of 6494 was 71 points ahead of the nearest competitor. Nwaba graduated from UCSB in 2012 and holds the Big West record in the heptathlon, a mark she set to earn NCAA runner-up honors.

July 9, 2016
Women’s Basketball Included Among NCAA’s Most Improved Teams
Henrickson leads Gauchos to historic turnaround season in the first year at the helm.

July 8, 2016
Gauchos Begin Summer Assignments Across the Country
Eleven Gauchos will be playing in summer collegiate leagues

June 30, 2016
Women's Basketball Signs Seattle Transfer Tal Sahar
Sahar was Seattle's top three-point shooter as a freshman.

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UCSB Places 37 Student-Athletes on Winter, Spring Academic All-Big West Teams
Women's track and field led the way with 11 of UCSB's 37 honorees.

June 22, 2016
UCSB's Historic College World Series Run Comes to An End With 3-0 Loss to Arizona
Gauchos finish season with 43-20-1 record

June 25, 2016
Nelson and Fisher Invited to Collegiate National Team Trials
Gaucho duo aiming to don the red, white, and blue.

June 21, 2016
UCSB Set to Battle Arizona on Wednesday in College World Series
The elimination game will appear on ESPN.

June 21, 2016
UCSB Promotes Matt Macedo to Head Swimming Coach Position
UC Santa Barbara has promoted Matt Macedo to Head Coach of its men’s and women’s swimming programs, Director of Athletics John McCutcheon announced Tuesday.

June 21, 2016
Pair of Gaucho Freshman Multis to Compete at USATF Junior Nationals
Two UCSB freshman have qualified and are set to compete at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships in Clovis, CA this Friday through Sunday at Buchanan High School. Hope Bender, a first year Gaucho from Newport Harbor goes into the meet ranked third in the nation on the heptathlon junior list. Wyatt Thompson-Siporen, a freshman from Ashland, Ore. ranks fourth nationally in the decathlon on the junior list. The JR lists include all athletes in the US who are under the age of 20 in 2016.

June 21, 2016
16 UCSB Swimmers Set to Participate in 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials
Sixteen former, current and future UC Santa Barbara swimmers will take part in the 2016 United States Olympic Trials which will get underway Sunday, June 26 in Omaha, Neb.

June 21, 2016
Four Gauchos Named to ACWPC All-Academic Team
UCSB tallies most all-academic recipients since 2013.

June 20, 2016
Gauchos Earn First College World Series Victory, Eliminate Miami
UCSB scored four runs after rain delay to break 1-1 deadlock.

June 19, 2016
UCSB to Face Miami Monday in College World Series
Gauchos must win to stay alive in CWS

June 18, 2016
Gauchos Edged 1-0 in College World Series Debut
Shane Bieber's eight-inning gem upstaged by complete game shutout for Thomas Hatch

June 17, 2016
Watch: Andrew Checketts Pre-CWS Press Conference

June 16, 2016
Fulfilling Phil's Dream
Phil Womble has been part of UCSB Baseball since 1969 and the Gauchos going to College World Series is a dream come true.

June 15, 2016
No. 8 UCSB Heads to College World Series For First Time Ever
Gauchos 5-0 so far in the postseason.