Matt Bly, an alumnus of the UC Santa Barbara men's soccer program, was sworn in as a sergeant of the UCSB Police Department on Thursday morning following a multi-year stint as a detective on the force.
Come out and join Gaucho Athletics at the Annual Parent Click Kids Expo this Saturday at La Cumbre Plaza. Members of our men’s and women’s soccer teams, women’s volleyball, Ole’ and more will be at our booth from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm.
The UC Santa Barbara men's soccer team will open up their spring schedule against pro side Sacramento Republic this afternoon, weather permitting, kicking off the start of a run of matches featuring top amateur and pro teams from around California as the Gauchos look to stay sharp and retain the momentum that produced the second highest seed in the NCAA Tournament in program history this past season.
After successfully recruiting 11 standout players over the first two days of NLI signings last week, the incoming class for UC Santa Barbara soccer has been lauded as one of the best in the nation, including a No. 8 ranking by college soccer website Top Drawer Soccer.
After adding ten nationally renowned players to the men's soccer program on the first day of NLI signings, head coach Tim Vom Steeg picked up another star recruit on Thursday in midfielder Ryo Fujii of the LA Galaxy Academy.
After leading the UC Santa Barbara men's soccer program to an undefeated conference record and a No. 10 national seed in the NCAA Tournament, Ismaila Jome, Achille Campion, and Peter Schmetz were all named to the NSCAA All-Far West Region team, it was announced this morning.
In its first match of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, the UCSB men's soccer team was unable to hold off No. 16 Penn State after being dealt a red card in just the sixth minute of the match, ultimately falling to the Nittany Warriors by a score of 1-0 following a second half Connor Maloney strike.
No. 10 UC Santa Barbara ended up on the wrong side of a wild, see-saw second half in Friday night's Big West Tournament Semifinals, ultimately falling to visiting No. 25 CSUN by a score of 3-2 in front of 1,832 fans at Harder Stadium.
UC Santa Barbara winger Ismaila Jome was named the Big West Freshman of the Year, Tim Vom Steeg was tabbed as the conference Coach of the Year, and seven other Gauchos were selected to the 2013 All-Big West Men's Soccer Team, it was announced by the league on Monday afternoon.
Forwards Goffin Boyoko and Charlie Miller each scored a second half goal to give No. 12 UC Santa Barbara a 2-0 win over Blue-Green rival Cal Poly on Saturday night in front of 12,805 fans, the highest attendance of any NCAA match so far this season.
The first meeting of the season between these teams was a sellout at Cal Poly’s Spanos Stadium. Over 11,000 packed into the cement and metal bleachers for a 1-1 draw that helped UCSB clinch the Big West North Division title.
UCSB alum and four-time Olympic gold medalist Jason Lezak will be honored by the UCSB Alumni Association at the halftime break of this Saturday's nationally televised men's soccer game against Cal Poly.