UCSB Men's Track and Field News

  • Masterson Sets Career-High at Texas Greatest Athlete Meet
    June 03, 2013
    DALLAS, Texas – UC Santa Barbara senior Derek Masterson scored a career-best Decathlon of 7631 at the Texas Greatest Athlete meet this past weekend at the St. Mark’s School of Texas.
  • Gauchos Come Up Short in Second Day of NCAA West Regionals
    May 25, 2013
    AUSTIN, Texas – Jenn Carey clinched a spot in tomorrow’s finals as she finished third in her heat with a time of 52.72 in the NCAA West Regionals at the University of Texas, Austin.
  • Two Gauchos Advance After Day One of NCAA Regionals
    May 24, 2013
    AUSTIN, Texas – Jenn Carey and Amanda Rodriguez both earned quarterfinals appearances in their respective events on the first day of the NCAA West Regionals at the University of Texas, Austin.
  • UCSB Well Represented at NCAA West Regional
    May 17, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara men's and women's track and field teams will be well-represented at the NCAA West Regional in Austin, Texas on May 23-25 as they will send 12 athletes who will compete in 14 events and two relay teams.
  • UCSB is Second in Both Track & Field Championships
    May 11, 2013
    The Long Beach State men and UC Davis women captured the 2013 Big West Track and Field titles on the final day of competition at Cal State Northridge's Matador Track and Field Complex.
  • Gaucho Men Second, Women First After Day One of Big West Championships
    May 10, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara women's track and field team leads the Big West Championship after the first day at the Northridge Track and Field Complex, and the Gaucho men's team is second. Cal Poly leads the men's competition while Hawaii is second in the women's.
  • Defending Champion Gauchos Look for Repeat at Big West Title Meet
    May 09, 2013
    After a successful weekend at the Big West Multi event last weekend the UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s track and field teams will continue to compete in the Big West Championship meet on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at Cal State Northridge.
  • Masterson Repeats as Big West Decathlon Champion
    May 03, 2013
    Derek Masterson of UC Santa Barbara won the decathlon and two of his teammates finished among the top-six at the Big West Conference Multi-Event competition and the first leg of the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships at Cal State Northridge on Saturday.
  • Masterson, Gauchos Begin Defense of Big West Titles
    May 01, 2013
    UCSB multi event series athletes will be heading to the Cal State Northridge track and field complex to begin the first weekend of the Big West Conference Championship, May 4-5.
  • Gauchos Sweep Past Cal Poly in Blue-Green Rivalry Meet
    April 27, 2013
    Several strong individual performances helped UC Santa Barbara to sweep of the men’s and women’s dual meets over Blue-Green Rival Cal Poly on Saturday.
  • UCSB Track and Field Travels to Mt. SAC Invitational, Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational
    April 18, 2013
    There will be a handful of the UC Santa Barbara men and women heading to the 55th annual track and field Mt. SAC Invitational as well as the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational. Many of them are looking to compete among some of the best athletes in the Nation.
  • Gaucho Women's Claim Title at Big West Challenge Cup; Men Finish Second
    April 12, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara women’s track and field team claimed the 21st Big West Challenge Cup on Friday, defeating second-place Long Beach State, 187.5 to 170.0. The Gaucho men finished second to the 49ers, 213.5 to 183.0.
  • Powers Leads Gauchos at Sam Adams Multi-Events Meet
    April 05, 2013
    UC Santa Barbara’s Mike Powers recorded a score of 6,806 in the decathlon to finish third at the Sam Adams Multi-Events Meet held on Friday and Saturday at Westmont College. Powers was the highest collegiate finisher at the meet.
  • Caldwell and Haag Named Big West Track and Field Athletes of the Week
    April 03, 2013
    UC Santa Barbara’s Marquis Caldwell and Mitchell Haag swept the men’s portion of the Big West Track and Field Athletes of the Week awards with standout performances at the Cal/Nevada Championships. As a team, UCSB finished in third at the UC San Diego hosted meet, but Caldwell and Haag both made first place efforts in their events.
  • UCSB Revs Up for High Powered Sam Adam Multi
    April 02, 2013
    The UCSB Decathletes and Heptathletes will be competing against a stellar field of top collegians, American elites and international multi-event athletes at Westmont College for the annual Sam Adams multi this Friday and Saturday. Quickly becoming one of the premier multi-event competitions in America, this year’s Sam Adams Combined Event will feature four Olympians and the world record holder and reigning Olympic Champion in the decathlon, Ashton Eaton.
  • UCSB Shines at Cal/Nevada Championships
    March 29, 2013
    Mitchell Haag won the high jump with a leap of 7’02.50” and was named the Field Athlete of the Meet, helping the UC Santa Barbara men’s team to a third-place finish at the Cal/Nevada Championships at UC San Diego on Saturday. The Gaucho women’s team finished fourth.
  • Gauchos Have Solid Showing at UCI Spring Break Classic
    March 24, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara men’s track and field team traveled to Irvine Friday and Saturday to compete in the UCI Spring Break Classic and had some solid performances.
  • Gauchos Claim Several Wins at Cal Poly ShareSLO.com Invitational
    March 17, 2013
    UC Santa Barbara won four events and had several other high finishes at the 2013 Cal Poly ShareSLO.com Invitation on Saturday in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
  • UCSB's Decathletes Shine in Northridge Invitational
    March 15, 2013
    Northridge, Calif. – UC Santa Barbara decathletes had a strong first outing at the Northridge Invitational. Both Gauchos Billy Britt and Ike Okpara competed in the weekend’s decathlon events and finished second and third overall, respectively.
  • UCSB Sweeps Past UC Riverside in Dual Track Meets
    March 10, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s track & field teams swept past UC Riverside in a pair of dual meets on Saturday afternoon in the Inland Empire. The Gaucho men rolled to a 112-62 victory while the women’s squad posted a 95-84 victory.
  • Gauchos Cruise to Victory at UC Invitational
    March 05, 2013
    The UCSB men’s and women’s track and field teams both took 1st place last weekend, defeating UC Irvine, UC Riverside and UC San Diego at the UC Invitational in Irvine. The women finished with a final score of 220, and the men finished with a score of 228.
  • Gauchos Fare Well at Season-Opening Gaucho Round-Up
    February 16, 2013
    The UC Santa Barbara track & field teams kicked-off the season with the Gaucho Round-Up on Saturday Feb. 16th and the men’s and women’s teams each came home with a victory.
  • Save the Date: Annual Gaucho Track & Field Round-Up Slated for Feb. 16
    December 26, 2012
    The annual Gaucho Track & Field Round-Up to help support the UC Santa Barbara men's and women's track & field programs is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 following the program's meet against Westmont College and Pepperdine which is scheduled to take place on the Westmont track in Montecito
  • Travis Anderson Named Assistant Track & Field Coach at UCSB
    September 14, 2012
    After a successful five-year run at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Travis Anderson has been named assistant coach at UC Santa Barbara, head coach Pete Dolan announced. Anderson, a former three-time All American sprinter at the University of Oregon will be responsible for the sprints, hurdles, horizontal jumps and pole vault.
  • Priester Steps Down, Will Pursue Development of Local Non-Profit
    August 01, 2012
    Josh Priester, who has served as the Associate Director of Track and Field at UC Santa Barbara since August of 2008 has resigned to pursue the development of a non-profit organization, the Women’s Athletic Performance Foundation, in Santa Barbara.