May 2, 2012
Davis, Forget, Recknagel Lead UCSB's 2012 Big West Honorees
UC Santa Barbara's Marty Davis was named Big West Coach of the Year and Mathieu Forget and Benjamin Recknagel were named First Team All-Big West in singles, the league announced Tuesday.
April 29, 2012
UCSB Defeats UC Irvine 4-2, Will Play Cal Poly for Big West Crown Sunday
UC Santa Barbara, the No. 2 seed at the Big West Tournament, defeated UC Irvine 4-2 in a semifinal match on Saturday and will take on Cal Poly for the league title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
April 29, 2012
UCSB Drops Heartbreaking 4-3 Decision to Cal Poly in Big West Title Match
Playing at No. 6, Sebastian Bell battled back to edge UC Santa Barbara's Max Glenn in an epic championship-deciding match, 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3), giving Cal Poly the victory in the league's championship match, 4-3.
April 27, 2012
Gauchos Travel to Big West Tournament as No. 2 Seed
The UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team, ranked 65th nationally, will open play as the No. 2 seed at the Big West Tournament on Saturday in Indian Wells, Calif.
April 22, 2012
UCSB Completes Regular Season With 4-3 Marathon Loss at SDSU
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The No. 57 UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team battled No. 61 San Diego State in its final regular season match of the 2012 season. The Gauchos battled, and battled, and battled... Ultimately, UCSB dropped a 4-3 decision to the Aztecs. The regular season finale lasted five hours and 22 minutes. The decider came at No. 6 when Max Glenn lost a thrilling decision to Juan Florez, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8).
April 21, 2012
UCSB Completes Big West Play With 6-1 Win at UC Riverside
The 57th-ranked UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team completed its Big West schedule on Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 win at UC Riverside. The Gauchos will complete the regular season on Sunday at San Diego State in a non-conference match.
April 17, 2012
UCSB Loses 5-2 Decision to No. 34 Fresno State
The UC Santa Barbara mens' tennis team claimed the double point in its match at No. 34 Fresno State on Tuesday, but the Bulldogs battled back to claim a 5-2 dual match win.
April 11, 2012
No. 55 Gauchos Blow Past Loyola Marymount in Home Finale, 7-0
The UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team said goodbye to just one senior on Wednesday afternoon in its 7-0 win over visiting Loyola Marymount. Fittingly, that one player, co-Captain Mathieu Forget, led the team to victory with an easy win at No. 1 singles.
April 5, 2012
Forget Named Big West Athlete of the Week for Third Time in 2012
UC Santa Barbara senior Mathieu Forget was named Big West Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week on Wednesday. It was the third time in 2012 that Forget has selected for the award.
April 1, 2012
UCSB Sweeps Through Pacific, 7-0
No. 49 UC Santa Barbara completed its spring break in fashion, hanging a 7-0 shutout on visiting Big West Conference opponent Pacific on Sunday afternoon at the Recreation Center Courts.
March 31, 2012
No. 49 UCSB Edged By No. 54 Denver, 4-3
In anticipation of rain, the No. 49 UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team battled with No. 54 Denver on Saturday afternoon and the Pioneers won the doubles point and, ultimately, defeated the Gauchos, 4-3.
March 30, 2012
No. 49 UCSB Hosts Key Weekend Matches
The 49th-ranked UCSB men's tennis team will host No. 55 Denver on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Recreation Center Courts on campus. The match against the Pioneers, originally scheduled for noon, is the first of two key weekend contests for the Gauchos.
March 29, 2012
No. 49 Gauchos Top UC San Diego, 6-1
Coming off of a week of final exams, the 49th-ranked UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team returned the court and posted a 6-1 win over visiting UC San Diego on Thursday afternoon.
March 26, 2012
Mathieu Forget: A Great Example
The sky is the limit when it comes to the success and future aspirations of UCSB men’s tennis player Mathieu Forget. Climbing his way up to No.1 player on the team his senior year exemplifies nothing less than a competitive drive and persistent motivation to improve.
March 15, 2012
No. 61 Gauchos Upset No. 22 Texas Tech, 4-3
The 61st-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team recorded one of its biggest wins in a decade on Thursday afternoon, defeating No. 22 Texas Tech, 4-3 in dramatic fashion.
March 11, 2012
UCSB Blows Past Nevada, 6-1
UC Santa Barbara downed visiting Nevada by a 6-1 score in an exciting match at the Recreation Center Courts on Sunday afternoon.
March 5, 2012
No. 50 Gauchos Drop Showdown vs. No. 37 Santa Clara
The No. 50 UCSB men's tennis team was swept by No. 37 Santa Clara on Sunday afternoon at the Recreation Center Courts, 7-0.
March 3, 2012
No. 50 Gauchos Edged at No. 53 Cal Poly, 4-3
In a fiercely fought college tennis match, No. 50 UC Santa Barbara dropped a tight one at No. 53 Cal Poly, 4-3.
February 26, 2012
No. 61 UCSB Sweeps Past UC Davis, 7-0
The 61st-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team won the doubles point in Saturday’s match against visiting UC Davis and never looked back, sweeping the Aggies, 7-0.
February 24, 2012
Forget Earns Second Big West Player of the Week Honor; No. 61 Gauchos Host UC Davis
Senior Mathieu Forget has been named Big West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after leading 61st-ranked UC Santa Barbara to a 4-3 win over visiting nationally-ranked SMU last Saturday and a 5-2 win at No. 55 UC Irvine on Monday.
February 20, 2012
No. 62 Gauchos Top Big West Rival No. 55 UC Irvine, 5-2
The 62nd-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team overcame a 1-0 deficit after the doubles competition, winning five of six singles matches, to record a 5-2 Big West Conference win over No. 55 UC Irvine on Monday afternoon.
February 18, 2012
Gauchos Tame Mustangs, Defeat SMU, 4-3
The UCSB men’s tennis team defeated visiting SMU, 4-3, during a thrilling match that came down to the wire on Saturday afternoon at the Recreation Center Courts.
February 12, 2012
UCSB Loses at No. 29 Washington, Hosts SMU Next
Playing without one of its top players, the 62nd-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team dropped a match at No. 26 Washington, 7-0.
February 11, 2012
No. 62 Gauchos Edged at No. 69 Oregon, 4-3
The 62nd-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team lost a heartbreaking match at No. 69 Oregon on Saturday, 4-3.
January 28, 2012
No. 62 Gauchos Blow Past Westmont, 7-0
The 62nd-ranked UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team was too much for crosstown Westmont College, the sixth-ranked NAIA team in the nation, winning 7-0 on Saturday afternoon.
January 25, 2012
Forget Named First Big West Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week
UC Santa Barbara senior Mathieu Forget has been named the year's first Big West Male Tennis Athlete of the Week after posting three wins in his first five singles matches this season. He also recorded wins in three out of four doubles matches.
January 23, 2012
UCSB Battles Hard But Loses at No. 1 USC, 7-0
The UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team had its three-game winning streak ended on Sunday with a 7-0 loss to No. 1 ranked USC. The Trojans won the doubles point and the proceeded to win all six singles tallies en roiute to the win.
January 22, 2012
UCSB-USC Tennis Match Moved to Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
UCSB's tennis match against top-ranked USC, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21, was moved to Sunday, Jan 22 because of rain.
January 19, 2012
Gauchos Upset No. 36 BYU, Win Third Straight
In its first home dual match of the year, UC Santa Barbara upset No. 36 BYU by winning four of six singles matches to capture a 4-2 victory. The teams had to forgo the doubles matches and move play to UCSB’s Stadium Courts due to wet surfaces at the Recreation Center Courts.
January 18, 2012
UCSB Returns Home to Host No. 36 BYU Thursday, Travel to Top-Ranked USC Saturday
After opening the regular season with two wins in three matches at Hawai'i, UCSB returns to Santa Barbara for its home opener on Thursday against No. 36 BYU. The Gauchos then travel to Los Angeles on Saturday to play top-ranked USC.
January 15, 2012
UCSB Cruises Past Gonzaga, 6-1
UC Santa Barbara won five out of six singles matches as well as the doubles point to post a 6-1 win over Gonzaga on Saturday in Honolulu. The win was the Gauchos first of the season and evens their record at 1-1.
January 15, 2012
UCSB Completes Successful Trip with 4-3 Win Over Hawaii
HONOLULU - The UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team completed its time in Hawaii on Sunday with a thrilling 4-3 win over the host University of Hawaii. The win improves UCSB to 2-1 on the season.
January 13, 2012
UCSB Takes No. 16 Mississippi State to the Limit Before Losing, 5-2
The UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team dropped its season opener on Friday, losing to No. 16 Mississippi State by a score of 5-2 in Honolulu. The score, however, doesn’t tell half the story.
January 12, 2012
Gauchos Open Dual Match Season Friday in Hawai'i vs. No. 16 Mississippi State
The UC Santa Barbara men's tennis team opens its 2012 dual season on Friday, Jan. 13 when it plays 16th-ranked Mississippi State at the University of Hawai'i in Honolulu.
December 10, 2011
10 Questions With 2012 Distinguished Gaucho Wayne Bryan
Legendary tennis player, coach and ambassador, father of the greatest doubles team in history, and former UC Santa Barbara men's tennis player Wayne Bryan will receive the 2012 Distinguished Gaucho Award at a Feb. 18, 2012 dinner in his honor.
November 15, 2011
Gauchos Sign Top NorCal Prep Tennis Player Matt Alves to NLI
Matt Alves, who has been the No. 1 ranked junior tennis player in Northern California, has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play tennis at UC Santa Barbara, head coach Marty Davis announced Tuesday.
November 10, 2011
UCSB Hosts Final Fall Tournament This Weekend
The UCSB men’s tennis team will conclude its fall tournament play by hosting the “UCSB Classic” Friday-Saturday Nov. 11-12 at both the Recreation Center and Harder Stadium Courts on campus.
November 10, 2011
Bouillin, Recknagel Find Success at SoCal Intercollegiate
Axel Bouillin and Benjamin Recknagel advanced to the quarterfinals at the Southern California Intercollegiate Championships in doubles play, with an 8-5 win over Benedikt Eger and Frederik Wilkens of Azusa Pacific before being ousted by the top seeded pair Emilio Gomez and Yannick Hanfmann of USC by an 8-6 score.
November 4, 2011
UCSB Continues Play at SoCal Intercollegiate Tennis Championships
Benjamin Recknagel and Alex Bouillin represented the UCSB Men’s Tennis team in the main draw of the 55th annual Southern California Intercollegiate Tennis Championship on Thursday at UCLA. The So Cal Intercollegiates has a wonderful and rich history which have included past champions Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Brad Gilbert and more recently, Gauchos Cory Guy and Simon Shen.
October 23, 2011
Gaucho Doubles Tandem Falls to UCLA Duo at ITA Regional
The UC Santa Barbara’s doubles tandem of Mathieu Forget and Mbonisi Ndimande pushed the issue, but in the end, UCLA’s team of Alex Brigham and Dennis Mkrtchian had enough in the tank to record an 8-6 win in the third round of the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional in Malibu, Calif., on Saturday.
October 22, 2011
UCSB Continues Play at ITA Southwest Regional
Benjamin Recknagel advanced to the fourth round at the USTA/ITA Men’s Southwest Regional Championship before losing a 6-1, 6-3 decision to third-seeded Finn Tearney of Pepperdine on Friday.
October 9, 2011
UCSB Dominates on Final Day of UC Irvine Invitational
UC Santa Barbara had an outstanding final day at the UC Irvine Invitational on Sunday, collecting several wins in singles and doubles competition.
October 8, 2011
Gauchos Have Successful First Day at Irvine Pre-Regional
UC Santa Barbara opened its 2011-12 men’s tennis season on Friday at UC Irvine’s Pre-Regional and the Gauchos did so with a bang. UCSB won all 12 of its singles matches Friday and all three of its doubles contests.
24 Gauchos Garner Big West Academic All-Conference Distinction
A total of 24 UC Santa Barbara student-athletes that compete in winter or spring Big West Conference sponsored sports were honored with Academic All-Conference honors it was announced on Friday.