Santa Barbara Athletics News

May 28, 2016
No. 19 UCSB Blanked by UC Riverside in Regular Season Finale
Gauchos will learn their postseason fate on Monday morning at 9:00 AM.

May 27, 2016
Emde Leaps Her Way Into the NCAA Final
While the 2016 NCAA West Regional might make it's way into the record books for most weather delays and schedule changes in meet history, UCSB senior Jessica Emde was money in the bank, clearing her first three heights on first attempts, placing eighth out of 48 jumpers and qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.

May 27, 2016
Bieber Comes Out on Top in Pitchers Duel as UCSB Edges UCR 2-1
Righty becomes third Gaucho ever to win 11 games in a season.

May 27, 2016
Gaucho Duo Falls in Thrilling Match to Top-Seeded Team
Stefani Stojic and Palina Dubavets went down with a fight as it lost a tough three-set match to the top-seed at the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

May 27, 2016
Franklin and Rake Produce Long Throws Before NCAA First Round is Postponed for Inclement Weather
Two UCSB throwers were the first to compete at the NCAA West Regional. SR Melissa Rake placed fifth in the second flight and currently sits in seventh overall after releasing the second best throw of her career, 156-0 feet. SO Jeremy Franklin increased his hammer best to 202'4, also placing fifth in his respective second flight and tenth overall. As the third flights of each event were about to take place a severe thunderstorm rolled into Lawrence and marked the end of the first day or competition as the weather window never returned to Rock Chalk Park Thursday.

May 26, 2016
No. 19 UCSB Stumbles to 3-1 Defeat in UCR Series Opener
Chandler throws four shutout innings in loss

May 26, 2016
Dubavets, Stojic Cruise to Victory in First Round of NCAA Tournament
Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic became the first Gauchos in 21 years to win a doubles match at the NCAA Championships.

May 25, 2016
Twelve Gauchos Qualify for NCAA First Round in Kansas
Twelves UCSB track and field athletes have qualified for the NCAA First Round competition which will be held at the University of Kansas, Thursday-Saturday, May 26-28. Six men and six women are set to compete in individual events in search of a top-twelve finish, earning a trip to the NCAA Final at the University of Oregon. Four UCSB school record holders will be making the trip for the Gauchos.

May 25, 2016
No. 19 UCSB Wraps Up Regular Season by Hosting UC Riverside
Gauchos looking to head into postseason with momentum.

May 26, 2016
Softball Announces 2016 Summer Camps
UCSB softball will host youth camps and advanced showcases.

May 25, 2016
Seif and Pion Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors
Seif picks up academic honors for third consecutive year.

May 24, 2016
No. 22 Dubavets/Stojic to Take on No. 68 DePaul Duo in NCAA Doubles Championship Tournament
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.- No. 22 Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic will face off against No. 68 Rebeca Mitrea and Yulia Shupenia of DePaul in the round of 32 of the NCAA Doubles Championship Tournament on May 26 the NCAA announced Tuesday

May 23, 2016
Gauchos Come Back Again For 6-5 Walk-Off Win Over Gonzaga
Mitchell scores on wild pitch to give UCSB its fourth walk-off of the season.

May 22, 2016
Bush Drives in Seven to Lead UCSB to 9-5 Comeback Win Over UC Irvine
Gauchos win first series at UC Irvine in 30 years.

May 22, 2016
Fisher took the hard road to success
UCSB's Clay Fisher learned his baseball on the mean streets of La Quinta.

May 21, 2016
No. 20 UCSB Drops 5-4 Nailbiter to UC Irvine
Anteaters even series with walk-off single in the ninth.

May 20, 2016
No. 20 Gauchos Swing Past UC Irvine in Series Opener
Gradford doubles twice, Calica sets another hit by pitch record

May 20, 2016
Gauchos Add Standout Guard Clifton Powell to Recruiting Class
UCSB signs another prep standout to a National Letter of Intent

May 19, 2016
Vaziri and Tsolis claim Big West Track Athletes of the Year.
UCSB T&F Seniors, Shyan Vaziri and Tori Tsolis claim this year's Big West Conference Track Athletes of the Year.

May 18, 2016
UCSB Soccer Unveils Exciting 2016 Schedule, Featuring UCLA, Cal, Akron, and More
Other key opponents include Ohio State, Cal Poly, and Oakland.

May 18, 2016
Five Gauchos Named All-Big West, Clark Garners Second Career First Team Selection
Five Gauchos Earn all-conference accolades, including a record three all-freshman honorees.

May 18, 2016
Bauman Completes Season With 33rd-Place Finish at NCAA Regional
Brandon Bauman completes one of the most successful seasons ever by a UCSB golfer.

May 18, 2016
No. 20 UCSB Battles UC Irvine in Nationally Televised Series
Games will appear on Prime Ticket and ESPNU.

May 17, 2016
UCSB Athletics to Host Gaucho Huddle Before Saturday Baseball Game at UC Irvine
Event will begin at 5 PM, two hours before first pitch.

May 17, 2016
UCSB's 2016 Recruiting Class Ranked No. 24 in the Nation
UCSB now has had three top-30 recruiting classes in the past four years.