Gauchos to Host Open Practice Saturday

Destini Mason (Photo by Vince Agapito)
Destini Mason (Photo by Vince Agapito)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The UCSB Women's Basketball team will be hosting their preseason Open Practice Saturday Nov. 2 from 10am-noon at the Thunderdome.

Doors to the Thunderdome will open at 10am and all fans are welcome. From 10-11:30 spectators will watch the Gauchos practice as they prepare for the start of their 2013-14 season on Nov. 4 when they host Vanguard. Gaucho Head Coach Carlene Mitchell will also be mic'd up during the practice.

At noon, fans will have an opportunity to meet the players and even take on their favorite Gauchos in a series of Player vs. Fan events.

Some of the events include: Around the World, Conditioning Shots, Three-point Shooting Contest, and a Dance Off.

After the activities are finished, there will be an autograph session for those attending, followed by a lunch for all Fastbreakers and season ticket holders. During that time, there will also be a Q&A with the players.

If you are not a season ticket holder yet, you can become one today by calling the Ticketing Office at 805-893-UCSB (8272) or by clicking here.