March 9, 2012
Seven Gauchos Garner ACWPC All Academic Accolades
The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches has announced its 2011 Men’s All Academic Awards and among the honorees were seven UCSB men’s water polo players.
January 13, 2012
Nine Gauchos Garner MPSF All-Academic Honors
Nine members of the UCSB men’s water polo team have garnered Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic honors it was announced by the conference on Friday. The Gauchos had the third-most honorees among the conference’s teams following Stanford (14) and UC Irvine (10).
November 29, 2011
Three Gauchos Garner All-MPSF Honors
A trio of UCSB men’s water polo players have garnered All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Honorable Mention accolades it was announced on Tuesday by the conference. Junior Brian Shoemaker, sophomore Matt Gronow and freshman Chase Racich each earned their first career all-league award.
November 27, 2011
Gauchos Defeat Pepperdine, Take Seventh at MPSF Tournament
Staked to a 4-0 lead after the first quarter, No. 5-seed UC Santa Barbara held on for a 10-8 victory against No. 6-seed Pepperdine in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament’s seventh-place match Sunday morning at UCLA’s Spieker Aquatics Center.
November 26, 2011
Gauchos Suffer Another Heartbreaker, Fall to Pacific, 11-10
For the second consecutive day, the fifth-seeded UC Santa Barbara men's water polo team (15-12) was edged out, 11-10, at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship Tournament.
November 25, 2011
Fifth-Seeded Gauchos Edged Out by No. 4 Stanford, 11-10
The UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo team was edged out of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation semifinals by Stanford, which posted a 11-10 victory over the Gauchos in the first round of the 2011 MPSF Championship Tournament at UCLA’s Spieker Aquatics Center on Friday afternoon.
November 23, 2011
Fifth-Seeded Gauchos Head to MPSF Championship
UCSB will take on the nation's best at the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship Tournament, which is being hosted by UCLA this Friday through Sunday. The Gauchos earned the fifth seed into the tournament and will face No. 4 seed Stanford in the first round.
November 19, 2011
No. 5 Gauchos Fall to No. 1 UCLA, 11-4
No. 5 UC Santa Barbara was unable to overcome No. 1 UCLA, falling 11-4 in both teams’ final regular season contest on Saturday afternoon at the Bruins’ Spieker Aquatics Center.
November 18, 2011
No. 5 Gauchos Travel to No. 1 UCLA for Final Regular Season Game
UC Santa Barbara looks to finish the regular season strong against a tough, but beatable UCLA team on Saturday.
November 12, 2011
Gauchos Defeat UC Irvine in Final 2011 Home Game
In a battle of the nation’s fifth-ranked programs, UC Santa Barbara came out on top Saturday afternoon with a 12-10 victory over visiting UC Irvine in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game at Campus Pool.
November 10, 2011
No. 5 UCSB Hosts UC Irvine in Final Home Match of 2011
The Gauchos and Anteaters will play in a MPSF match on Saturday at noon at Campus Pool.
November 6, 2011
UCSB Loses Heartbreaker, 9-8, to No. 8 Pacific
No. 5 UCSB fought hard but were denied a victory by No. 8 Pacific. Brian Shoemaker had three goals in the loss.
November 5, 2011
Cal’s Big Second Quarter Too Much as Gauchos Fall at Home, 8-7
No. 5 UCSB comes up short against No. 3 Cal in a great physical match.
November 4, 2011
UCSB Hosts No. 3 Cal, No. 8 Pacific This Weekend in Conference Showdown
No. 5 UCSB will play No. 3 Cal and No. 8 Pacific this weekend at Campus Pool.
October 30, 2011
UCSB Wins Marathon Match over Pepperdine, 16-15
Ten Gauchos score in thrilling overtime victory at Pepperdine.
October 27, 2011
Gauchos Travel to Malibu for a Showdown Against No. 6 Pepperdine
The fifth-ranked Gauchos travel to Malibu for a match against No. 6 ranked Pepperdine.
October 23, 2011
Trojans Top Gauchos, 10-6
Fueled by a potent six-on-five offense, No. 2 USC defeated No. 5 UC Santa Barbara, 10-6, in front of a full house at Campus Pool on Sunday afternoon.
October 22, 2011
Gauchos Grab First MPSF Win, Defeat Long Beach State, 10-6
No. 5 UC Santa Barbara used benefited from an effective six-on-five offense on Saturday as the Gauchos defeated No. 9 Long Beach, 10-6, at the 49ers' Campus Pool.
October 20, 2011
No. 5 UCSB Travels to Long Beach, Hosts No. 2 USC in Busy Weekend
UCSB travels to Long Beach, Hosts No. 2 USC in two conference games over the weekend.
October 14, 2011
No. 5 UCSB Defeats No. 9 UC San Diego, 10-8
Chase Racich scores a hat trick in UCSB's final non-conference game of the season.
October 13, 2011
Fifth-Ranked Gauchos Travel to No. 9 UC San Diego, Host Alumni Game
Fifth-ranked UCSB will head to La Jolla on Friday to play No. 9 UC San Diego in a non-conference contest at the Triton’s Canyonview Aquatic Center. The following day, the Gauchos will return home to host their annual alumni game.
October 9, 2011
UCSB Loses Heartbreaker to No. 1 Stanford, 6-5
UC Santa Barbara’s upset bid ended with 4 seconds left in the game as Stanford’s Jacob Smith scored the game-winning goal to end a wild match at the Avery Aquatic Center.
October 8, 2011
No. 5 UCSB Travels to No. 1 Stanford for Conference Opener
Fifth Ranked UC Santa Barbara will take on No. 1 Stanford in Palo Alto for conference opener.
October 2, 2011
UCSB Defeats Pacific, UC Irvine to Place Fifth at SoCal Tournament
A sudden death goal from Jesse Gillespie lifts UCSB over Pacific and into fifth-place game against UC Irvine, where Gauchos win, 9-6.
October 1, 2011
Gauchos Defeated by No. 2 UCLA in Quarterfinals
UCSB defeats UCSD, 15-9, then loses to Bruins, 12-5, on opening day of SoCal Tournament.
September 29, 2011
UCSB Travels to Long Beach for 2011 Southern California Tournament
No. 8 ranked UCSB to take on UC San Diego in pool play at the 2011 Southern California Tournament in Long Beach, Calif.
September 24, 2011
Home Doubleheader Features Overtime Loss, Close Victory for UCSB
On a gloomy, cold day at Campus Pool, No. 7 UC Santa Barbara struggled to find its offensive spark as it lost to No. 14 Concordia, 8-6, in overtime and then escaped with a narrow victory over Pomona-Pitzer, 9-8.
September 23, 2011
UCSB Hosts Concordia, Pomona-Pitzer in Saturday's Doubleheader
UC Santa Barbara hosts home-openers this Saturday against Concordia, Pomona-Pitzer.
September 18, 2011
No. 8 UCSB Tops No. 6 UC Irvine to Finish 7th at NorCal Tournament
September 17, 2011
No. 8 Gauchos Split Matches on Day One of NorCal Tourney
September 15, 2011
UCSB Travels to Stockton for NorCal Tournament
The Gauchos will take on the Concordia at noon on Saturday, Sept. 17 to open action at the 2011 Northern California Tournament.
September 11, 2011
Wigo Captures Win No. 100, Gauchos Set New Scoring Record
Head men’s water polo coach Wolf Wigo captured his 100th win at UC Santa Barbara on Sunday as the Gauchos posted a pair of wins at the Inland Empire Classic.
September 10, 2011
No. 6 Gauchos Fall to UC Irvine
Sixth-ranked UC Santa Barbara (2-1) dropped a game to No. 8 UC Irvine, 13-8, on Saturday afternoon. The game was first of four that the Gauchos will play this weekend.
September 7, 2011
Wigo on Verge of 100th Win as Gauchos Face Busy Weekend
The UCSB men’s water polo team has a busy weekend ahead as the Gauchos head south for four games.
September 3, 2011
Gauchos Open Season with Pair of Wins
Seventh-ranked UC Santa Barbara cruised past La Verne and Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday at the UCLA Invitational to open the season with a 2-0 record. The Gauchos posted a 23-2 victory over La Verne before securing an equally convincing 16-4 win over Pomona-Pitzer in non-conference action at Spieker Aquactics Center.
September 2, 2011
2011 Water Polo Season Opens Saturday
The seventh-ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo team will open its 2011 season this Saturday at the UCLA Invitational, a round robin tournament being held at the Bruins’ Spieker Aquatics Center. The Gauchos will play a pair of regular season contests against La Verne and Pomona Pitzer while also mixing in a pair of exhibition games against No. 9 Pepperdine and No. 3 UCLA.