Santa Barbara Athletics News

September 14, 2014
UCSB Drops Final Two Matches in Cal Molten Classic
BERKELEY, Calif. – In the final day of the Cal Molten Classic, UCSB fell in matches against Pacific and Cal after struggling to find consistency on offense.

September 13, 2014
Gauchos Victorious in Home Opener with 13-10 Win Over No. 9 UC San Diego
No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (5-1) opened its 2014 home schedule with a hard fought win over No. 9 UC San Diego (2-3).

September 13, 2014
Moreno wins UC Riverside Invitational to Lead UCSB Women to Second Place Team Finish, Men Third Overall in a Cross Regional Showdown
UCSB Senior Dani Moreno took the win for the second year in a row at the UC Riverside Invitational. Maxine Goyette finished third in the 172 woman field. The UCSB men placed two in the top-ten en route to a third place team finish in the field of 29.

September 12, 2014
Gauchos Battle, Tie against San Jose State 0-0 in Double OT

September 12, 2014
UCSB Offense Breaks Through in 4-1 Thumping of Colgate
No. 21 UC Santa Barbara had four different players score a goal on Friday night, doubling the team's season scoring total in one fell stroke and vanquishing the Colgate Raiders by a score of 4-1 at Harder Stadium in the first contest of a six-game homestand.

September 12, 2014
Gauchos Sweep Nevada in Cal Molten Classic Opener
BERKELEY, Calif. – Behind the solid attacking performances of Britton Taylor and Jaylen Villanueva, UCSB opened the Cal Molten Classic with a sweep over Nevada and have extended their winning streak to three matches.

September 11, 2014
Gauchos Defeat No. 9 Pepperdine, 12-6
No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (4-1) traveled south for a midweek showdown against No. 9 Pepperdine (2-1).

September 10, 2014
UCSB Travels to Berkeley for Cal Molten Classic
Last week, UCSB picked up its first win and first sweep of the season at the Sacramento State Invitational. The back-to-back wins snapped the team’s four-match losing streak. The Gauchos went 2-1 over the weekend with a 3-1 victory over Fresno State followed by a sweep of the host Hornets. Leading Santa Barbara’s offense was Britton Taylor with 3.23 kills per set, while Ali Santi quarterbacked the team’s attack in averaging 27 assists per set. With those numbers, both players were voted to the all-tournament team.

September 11, 2014
Gauchos Unveiled: Men's Water Polo

September 11, 2014
Cross Country Set to Take on Large Field at UC Riverside Invitational
The UCSB cross country teams will make their first road trip of the year, taking on a large field of challengers at the UCR Invitational.

September 11, 2014
Men's Soccer Opens Six-Match Homestand on Friday by Hosting Colgate
Friday's contest against Colgate will kick off a season-long six-match homestand for the Gauchos.

September 10, 2014
UCSB Remains at Home, Plays San Jose State as Part of Doubleheader Friday
UCSB remains at home for two games this weekend. On Friday, the Gauchos host former Big West Conference member San Jose State in the first game of a soccer doubleheader on Meredith Field at Harder Stadium with kickoff slated for 5:00 p.m. The men’s team will play Colgate in a 7:30 p.m. contest. On Sunday, UCSB welcomes an anagram to town when it hosts CSUB, or Cal State Bakersfield, in a 6:00 p.m. game.

September 9, 2014
No. 21 Gauchos Downed by Stanford
Nineteenth-ranked Stanford scored a trio of goals off set pieces within the first dozen minutes to claim an eventual 4-1 win over No. 21 UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday night at Cagan Stadium.

September 10, 2014
Gauchos Visit No. 9 Pepperdine for Midweek Action; Host No. 10 UC San Diego for Home Opener
No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (3-1) had a successful opening weekend at the Triton Invitational.

September 9, 2014
Cross Country Journal: Mammoth
UCSB senior Dani Moreno offers a snapshot of a Mammoth training day, revealing a unique team experience for the Gauchos.

September 9, 2014
A Great Example: Micaela Velasquez

September 8, 2014
No. 21 UCSB To Make 2014 TV Debut Tuesday Night at Stanford
The Pac-12 Network can be found on Cox channels 1286/286 (HD/SD) and DISH Network channels 5409/409.

September 7, 2014
Late OT Goal Gives LMU 2-1 Win Over UCSB
Sarah Sanger scored a goal in the waning seconds of the second overtime on Sunday, giving visiting Loyola Marymount a 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara.

September 7, 2014
Men's Water Polo Splits Pair of Matches on Final Day of Triton Invitational
One day after rolling through its first two matches, No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (3-1) came into day two of the Triton Invitational with two matches against highly ranked programs.

September 7, 2014
UCSB Finishes Sac. State Invitational 2-1, Santi & Taylor Named All-Tournament
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In securing both its first win and first sweep of the season, UCSB bombarded Fresno State and Sacramento State with efficient attacking and strong play at the net. Opposite Britton Taylor and setter Ali Santi were named all-tournament, as those Gauchos led the team’s dominant offensive performances on day two of the Sacramento State Invitational.

September 6, 2014
No. 7 UCSB Impressive with Two Opening Day Victories
In its first weekend of the new season, No. 7 UC Santa Barbara (2-0) rolled through its first two matches at the Triton Invitational. Matched up against Redlands University (0-2) at 1:50 p.m.,

September 5, 2014
No. 18 UCSB Battles Northwestern to 1-1 Draw
Sophomore midfielder Nick DePuy scored the first goal of his collegiate career and No. 18 UC Santa Barbara controlled the majority of possession throughout the contest, but the team could only muster a 1-1 draw against No. 22 Northwestern on Friday night at Harder Stadium.

September 5, 2014
UCSB Late Comebacks Not Enough in Sweep Against LMU
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – UCSB put on a pair of comeback efforts in the first and third sets, but Loyola Marymount held on to win the match 3-0 at the Sacramento State Invitational.

September 5, 2014
Another Moving Day For Nick DePuy
Nick DePuy is back in the midfield, but being asked to think more like a middleweight.

September 4, 2014
Men's Water Polo Opens 2014 Campaign at Triton Invitational
No. 7 UC Santa Barbara gets its new season under way at the Triton Invitational in sunny San Diego, Calif. Hosted by No. 10 UC San Diego, UCSB will compete in four matches during the two day competition.