Santa Barbara Athletics News

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.

June 15, 2016
Checketts Named A Finalist for National Coach of the Year
Gaucho skipper has the best winning percentage in program history.

June 15, 2016
Shane Bieber Earns First Team All-Region Honors
Gaucho ace has 12 wins this season, fourth-most in nation

June 13, 2016
Gauchos Will Play Opener at College World Series Saturday
The UC Santa Barbara baseball program, making its first-ever appearance at the College World Series, will also play the opening game of the tournament against Oklahoma State at 12:00 p.m. (PDT) on Saturday, June 18 at TD Ameritrade Park.

June 12, 2016
Cohen Walk-Off Grand Slam Sends UCSB to First-Ever College World Series
Gauchos come back from 3-0 deficit to stun Louisville in Supers

June 11, 2016
UCSB Tops Louisville 4-2 in Super Regional Opener
Gauchos are a win away from their first College World Series

June 11, 2016
Four Gauchos Picked on Final Day of MLB Draft
Calica to Indians, Carter to Dodgers, Bettencourt to Phillies, Kelly to Angels

June 10, 2016
Shane Bieber Selected in Fourth Round of MLB Draft by Cleveland
Gauchos ace goes 144th overall.

June 10, 2016
Gauchos Set to Battle Louisville in Program's First Super Regional
UCSB aiming for first ever College World Series berth

June 1, 2016
Pushing Her Limits; A Story of Incremental Gains for UCSB Senior
After winning 23 career collegiate meets in the high jump, back-to-back Big West titles and earning three trips to the NCAA First Round, UCSB senior Jessica Emde will conclude her outstanding UCSB run at Oregon's Histoic Hayward Field this Saturday at 3pm. She will graduate this Sunday with double majors in Psychology and Sociology.

June 9, 2016
2016 Season Tix Available for Defending Big West Women's Soccer co-Champions
2016 UC Santa Barbara women's soccer season tickets are now available for as low as $35.00 for the attractive 11-game schedule.

June 7, 2016
UCSB Announces 2016 Schedule
The Gauchos will face four teams that made the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

June 7, 2016
UCSB Athletics Raises $4.7 Million in Record Breaking Year
UC Santa Barbara record-breaking athletics year was not limited to the arenas and fields of competition in 2015-16, but also extended into the realm of fundraising.