Riverside Scores Early Goal, Holds on to Top UCSB, 1-0On Friday night, UC Santa Barbara scored a season-high four goals in a win at Cal State Fullerton. On Sunday the Gauchos struggled to finish and UC Riverside scored a goal in just the third minute of play and then held on to win, 1-0.
Gauchos Hit Road for Final Three, Travel to Cal State Fullerton FridayUCSB will enter its Friday game against Cal State Fullerton with an overall record of 4-10-2 and a Big West record of 1-4-1. The Gauchos coming off a weekend when they posted a win over Hawai'i and a loss to Cal State Northridge. The Gauchos have a record of 1-5 in road games. The Oct. 12 win over Hawai'i ended a two-game losing streak and a six-game winless streak.
Gauchos Double-Up on Cal State Fullerton, 4-2UC Santa Barbara scored three goals in the first half on the road at Cal State Fullerton and held on to defeat the Cal State Fullerton Titans, 4-2. With the win, the Gauchos move to seven points in league play
Late Goal Carries Northridge Past Gauchos, 1-0Taylor Hobson scored her first career goal in the 84th minute to give visiting Cal State Northridge a 1-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday afternoon. The game was the Gauchos’ final home contest of the season.
UCSB Plays Final Two Home Games This Weekend, Seniors Saluted FridayThe UCSB women’s soccer team will play its final two home matches of the 2012 season this weekend, hosting Hawai’i on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Cal State Northridge on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The game on Sunday will mark the final home appearance for a trio of Gaucho players: Erin Ortega, Dyanne Anderson and Lauren Kennedy. The three will be saluted prior to kick-off.
Big Second Half Leads UCI Past UCSB, 3-1Freshman forward Angelisa Cortez rebounded after three weeks on the shelf with a sprained ankle to score a goal and give UC Santa Barbara a 1-0 lead, but the Gauchos couldn’t hold on to a 1-0 lead and dropped a 3-1 match at UC Irvine on Sunday afternoon in Irvine.
Gauchos Travel South, Play at Long Beach State, UC IrvineThe UCSB women’s soccer team will travel south this weekend to play a pair of Big West Conference games. On Friday night, the Gauchos will play at Long Beach State, which until this week, was ranked in the nation’s top-25. On Sunday UCSB travels to the league’s defending champion, UC Irvine, for a 1:00 p.m. match.
Late Goal Gives Gauchos 3-3 Tie With PacificFreshman Sara FederÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¬ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…Â¾Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â¢s goal with 3:25 remaining in regulation pulled UC Santa Barbara even with Pacific and neither team scored in the two overtime periods finishing in a 3-3 tie. The Gauchos battled back from a 3-1 second half deficit, but needed some help from the Tigers to do so.
Gauchos Drop OT Stunner to UC Davis, 2-1A pair of defensive mistakes led to two UC Davis goals on Friday night as the visiting Aggies won a 2-1 overtime decision over UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Conference opener for both teams on Friday night.
No. 22 Pepperdine Blanks UCSB, 2-0No. 22 Pepperdine scored a pair of goals in the first half and didn’t look back as it ended UC Santa Barbara’s three-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory in Malibu, Calif., on Friday afternoon.
UCSB Wins Third Straight, Tops Weber State 2-1The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team struggled to a 0-3 start in 2012. After five matches, the Gauchos were still winless at 0-3-1.
On Sunday, in Sacramento, a neutral site, UCSB defeated Weber State 2-1, to win its third straight match and improve to 3-4-1. The Wildcats dropped to 2-7.
UCSB Parlays First Half Explosion Into 3-1 Win Over USFUC Santa Barbara entered Friday night’s match against the University of San Francisco (3-3-3) with two goals in its first six outings, but during a 15 minute span of the first half the Gauchos (2-4-1) scored three goals to overcome a 1-0 deficit en route to a 3-1 win at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.
UCSB Remains at Home to Host Oregon State FridayUC Santa Barbara enters its Friday night match against Oregon State (4-1-0 overall) with a record of 0-3-1. In their last match, the Gauchos battled Indiana to a 0-0 tie, ending their season-opening three-game losing streak.
UCSB Takes Aim at First Win, Hosts Indiana Friday NightUCSB enters its Friday night game against Indiana with a record of 0-3. The Gauchos have dropped matches to Kansas (2-1 in overtime), Missouri (2-0) and No. 19 Illinois (1-0). The last time they started a season with a record of 0-3 was in 2001 and the last time they lost their first four games was in 1995.
UCSB Hosts Successful AYSO Skills DayFor the third consecutive year, the UC Santa Barbara soccer programs teamed up with local American Youth Soccer Organization Region 122 for AYSO Skills Day. This year’s event, which was held at UCSB’s Storke Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, drew over 1,500 AYSO players, families and coaches.
Gauchos Make Home Debut Friday as No. 19 Illinois VisitsUCSB won’t catch much of a break as it hosts No. 19 Illinois in its home opener on Friday. The match against the Fighting Illini will mark the first of two consecutive Big Ten opponents to appear at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. On Aug. 31, the Gauchos will host Indiana in another 7:00 p.m. game.
Gauchos Shutout at Missouri, 2-0The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team completed its season-opening trip to America’s heartland on Sunday, dropping a 2-0 decision at the University of Missouri.
UCSB Edged in OT Season Opener at Kansas, 2-1Ashley Williams pounded home a rebound of blocked shot in the 97th minute to give the University of Kansas (1-0) a tough 2-1 overtime win over visiting UC Santa Barbara (0-1) on Friday evening.
Young Gauchos Travel to the Heartland to Open 2012 SeasonThe 2012 UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team has 30 players listed on its roster, 22 of which are either freshmen or sophomores and only a trio of seniors. Needless to say, the youthful Gauchos will be tested immediately as they travel to Kansas and Missouri this weekend to open the season.
The Veteran: Jennings is GoldenCarin (Jennings) Gabarra, a UCSB alumnus and current head coach of the U.S. Naval Academy’s women’s soccer team, has had a prolific career. She was an Olympian and was a forward for the U.S. national team for nine years, from 1987-1996.