Nov. 16, 2009
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Women's basketball head coach Lindsay Gottlieb, whose team is seeking its 15th consecutive postseason berth, and women's volleyball All-American candidate Rebecca Saraceno, whose team has won 20 games for the first time in four years and is second in the Big West will be featured on Tuesday's Talk'n Gauchos, UCSB Athletics' weekly radio show. The show is broadcast from State and A Bar & Grill and airs live on AM 1490 KIST from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.
Fans are encouraged to show up at State and A, on the corner of State Street and Anapamu Street in Santa Barbara, for chances to win new UCSB gear, tickets to Gaucho games and even men's and women's basketball tickets. For more information on Talk'n Gauchos, click here.
Fans can e-mail questions to the weekly guests, which will be read live on air. Click here to send in your questions. In addition, the show will be streamed live and archived online and fans can hear it by clicking here. This new streaming audio is also available for men's soccer radio broadcasts as well as men's and women's basketball and baseball. UCSB is the only school to air men's soccer broadcasts live on commercial radio - on AM 1490 - and through our website.
Saraceno and the Gauchos will host their final two games of the regular season this Saturday vs. Cal State Northridge and then Tuesday, Nov. 24 vs. San Diego State. Both matches are at 7 p.m. in the Thunderdome. On Saturday, the Gauchos will host Senior Night and honor the team's lone senior, Rebecca Saraceno, who is a four-time Big West Player of the Week.
Gottlieb's squad will host two matinee home games this week - Sunday at 2 p.m. vs. Loyola Marymount and then again on Wednesday, Nov. 25 vs. Kentucky at noon. In her second season as head coach, Gottlieb is seeking to lead UCSB to its 15th straight postseason berth.
Freshman forward Sweets Underwood, who is on Gottlieb's squad, will also be part of the show.
Fans can purchase tickets to UCSB's final regular season home matches, as well as men's and women's basketball season tickets, by calling (805) 893-UCSB, visiting the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or clicking here.
Men's and women's basketball season tickets are now available, giving fans an opportunity to catch the Gauchos all season long.
Season tickets are only $125 for men's basketball and $100 for women's basketball (35% lower than last year). Similar to the successful men's soccer family plan, a new Family Plan season ticket is now available for both men's and women's basketball. Family plans, which include five season tickets (two adults and three youth season tickets), are $300 for men's basketball, $225 for women's basketball or get the combo plan (both men's and women's) for just $400. That's just $2.66 per game! UCSB faculty/staff will also receive 50% off pricing on all season tickets.
And, purchase tickets now to receive a complimentary Olé bobblehead doll! Click here to learn more about season ticket packages or to buy today!
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.