Talk'n Gauchos to Feature Dolan, Wilson and Serna

Oct. 19, 2009

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Men's and women's cross country and track & field coach Pete Dolan, men's and women's swimming coach Gregg Wilson, and men's basketball player Jaimé Serna will be featured on Tuesday's Talk'n Gauchos, UCSB Athletics weekly radio show. The radio show is on Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. and airs live from State & A Bar and Grill and will air on AM 1490 KIST.

Fans are encouraged to show up to State & A, on the corner of State Street and Anapamu Street in Santa Barbara, for chances to win new UCSB gear, tickets to games and even men's and women's basketball season tickets. For more information on Talk'n Gauchos, click here.

Fans can e-mail in questions to the weekly guests, which will be read live on air. Click here to send in your questions. And those fans who cannot be in attendance at State & A can listen to the show live via streaming audio online by clicking here. In addition, the show will be archived online and fans can hear it here.

This new streaming audio is also available for men's soccer radio broadcasts. UCSB is the only school to air men's soccer broadcasts live on commercial radio - on AM 1490 - and through our website.

In addition, check back on on Wednesday morning to see video highlights of the Talk'n Gauchos show, or catch them on our new YouTube page.

Dolan is in his 21st year at UCSB. He has guided both the men's and women's cross country programs and the women's track program to Big West championships. He has guided numerous athletes to the NCAA Championships and almost every running record at UCSB was set during Dolan's tenure.

Wilson is a 26-time Big West Coach of the Year and he has guided his teams to a combined 39 league crowns. He has also coached Olympians and numerous NCAA qualifiers.

Serna is expected to be a starter on the UCSB men's basketball frontline. As a freshman in 2008-09, he averaged 6.1 points and 3.6 rebounds while starting 16 of 31 games.

Fans can purchase men's and women's basketball season tickets for the upcoming seasons by clicking here for our online ticket page. To purchase tickets, fans can also call (805) 893-UCSB, or visit the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus.

The Intercollegiate Athletics Ticket Office now has two parking spaces adjacent to the building and is now open on Saturdays, making it easier than ever for fans to purchase tickets. The ICA Ticket Office will be open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays. The two parking spots, designated specifically for the ticket office, are already available during weekday hours, which are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.