Santa Barbara Athletics News

July 28, 2014
Nwaba and Fleming Shine in Thorpe Cup

July 25, 2014
Gauchos Pileup All-Star Appearances in Summer Leagues
In a hopeful sign of things to come, numerous UCSB baseball players were played in their respective summer league all-star games in the last several days.

July 23, 2014
Two Gauchos Square off in Thorpe Cup

July 23, 2014
UCSB Soccer to Host "Meet the Team" Event Prior to Season Opener Against Westmont
Another exciting season of UCSB Soccer is on the horizon, and season ticket holders, friends, and family of the program can catch a sneak peek of the 2014 Gauchos at the annual "Meet the Team" event, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 2:00 p.m. prior to the season-opening exhibition matchup against Westmont that evening.

July 22, 2014
UCSB Women's Basketball Announces Demanding 2014-15 Schedule
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – With 12 games against 2014 postseason teams, the UCSB women’s basketball team faces a challenging schedule for the 2014-15 season.

July 21, 2014
Gauchos Open Great Alaska Shootout vs. Washington State
The UC Santa Barbara basketball team will open its first-ever Great Alaska Shootout on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 27, against Washington State of the Pac 12, it was announced last week. All of the games will be aired on CBS Sports Network.

July 1, 2014
UCSB Women's Basketball Adds Matt Schiff as Assistant Coach
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The UCSB women's basketball team has added Matt Schiff as its Assistant Coach/ Director of Basketball Operations it was announced by Carlene Mitchell on Tuesday.

July 21, 2014
Silva Providing Offensive Spark for DC United
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In overcoming an early season ankle injury, Luis Silva has led DC United’s offense and has them rolling as one of the MLS’s hottest teams. Now on a three-match winning streak, United has relished in the return of their attacking midfielder who has scored five goals in five games.

June 30, 2014
Serela Kay Hired as UCSB Women's Water Polo Head Coach
UC Santa Barbara has hired Serela Kay as its Head Women’s Water Polo Coach, it was announced Monday. Kay will take over the Gauchos’ program after serving the last three years as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Hawai’i.

July 9, 2014
Matt Macedo Hired as Associate Head Coach for Men's and Women's Swim and Dive Programs
Matt Macedo, former head men's swimming and diving head coach at UC San Diego, has been hired as Assistant Coach for the men's and women's swimming and diving programs at UC Santa Barbara, head coach Gregg Wilson announced today.

July 21, 2014
Yamauchi, Knight Earn Honorable Mention Scholar All-America Honors
UC Santa Barbara women's swimmers Sophia Yamauchi and Allie Knight each earned Individual Honorable Mention Scholar All-America for 2013-14, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced Friday.

July 16, 2014
My Santa Barbara: Women's Tennis Head Coach Simon Thibodeau at One Thousand Steps Beach

July 15, 2014
More than 100 Golfers Participate in the Nick Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament

July 14, 2014
Sit Down with Vom Steeg: 2014 Season Preview

July 11, 2014
Dillon Tate Q&A: His Experience With the Collegiate National Team
Dillon Tate, a junior right-handed pitcher with the Gaucho Baseball program, sat down with UCSB Athletics to discuss his time playing for the USA Collegiate National Team ahead of the squad's international tournament in Haarlem, Netherlands – featuring Japan, Chinese Taipei, and the host country – which begins today.

July 9, 2014
Jome Faces Rangers FC as Part of Summer Assignment with Ventura County Fusion
Coming of an electric rookie season featuring Big West Freshman of the Year and All-Region honors, UC Santa Barbara sophomore Ismaila Jome has made a short trip down the 101-South to ply his trade for PDL side Ventura County Fusion this summer, where he has continued his strong offensive play while taking on a pair of successful professional teams in the San Jose Earthquakes and Rangers FC, one of the United Kingdom's most historically significant clubs.

July 8, 2014
McKenna Features for Portland Timbers' U-23 Side This Summer
Looking to sustain momentum after a successful junior season, UC Santa Barbara senior winger Reed McKenna has been a regular for the Portland Timber's U-23 team, a member of the prestigious Professional Development League, the top amateur level of the American soccer system.

July 10, 2014
UCSB Women's Swim and Dive Earns Team Scholar All-America Award
The UC Santa Barbara women's swimming and diving team program was honored with a CSCAA Scholar All-American Team award after recording a collective 3.13 GPA over the winter quarter, it was announced today.

July 7, 2014
Future Gaucho Thrower Jeremy Franklin is Turning Heads and Hammers

July 7, 2014
UCSB Baseball Update: Gaucho Pitchers Dealing While Fredrick, Newell Rake in Summer Leagues
The 2014 collegiate summer league season has been a good one so far for the 25 participating members of the UC Santa Barbara baseball program, particularly on the pitching side where 11 Gauchos have combined for a 1.86 ERA over 111 innings pitched.

July 1, 2014
Recruit Report: Dugan Zier Mainstay for Northeast Division Champion NY Red Bulls Academy
New York Red Bulls U-18 defender and incoming Gaucho Dugan Zier just wrapped up his final season with the club, which featured a heartwrenching ending, but a solid overall campaign for both the New York native and his team show the promise that the young right back shows as he begins his collegiate career.

July 3, 2014
Celebrate The World's Game In Your Backyard

June 30, 2014
Tate Selected for Team USA Final Roster
UC Santa Barbara sophomore right-handed pitcher Dillon Tate has been named to the final 24-man Collegiate National Team, USA Baseball announced on Monday morning.

July 1, 2014
46 Gauchos Named to 2014 Winter and Spring Big West Academic All-Conference Teams

July 1, 2014
Gaucho in the Pros: Lochhead Named to MLS "Team of the Week"
Chivas USA defender and UCSB soccer alumnus Tony Lochhead has been named to the 11-man Major League Soccer "Team of the Week" for the week ending Jun. 29, it was announced today.