2013 UCSB Women's Soccer News
November 3, 2013
Gauchos Lose at Davis 1-0, Fall Short of League Tourney
Ashley Kawasaki scored her second goal of the season after a UC Santa Barbara defender and goalkeeper Beth Ritter collided, allowing her a wide-open goal. The loss ended the Gauchos' chances for a Big West Tournament bid.
October 25, 2013
Ariniello Scores Late But Gauchos Lose Tough Blue-Green Rivalry Game to Cal Poly, 2-1
Senior Allie Ariniello, playing her final home game on Senior’s Night at UC Santa Barbara, scored her fifth goal of the season in the 80th minute, but it wasn’t quite enough as visiting Cal Poly edged the Gauchos 2-1 in a renewal of the Blue-Green Rivalry on Friday night.
October 24, 2013
Seniors Play Final Home Game as Gauchos Host Blue-Green Rival Cal Poly Friday
The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team will host Blue-Green Rival Cal Poly on Friday night on Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. The game will be the Gauchos final regular season home game.
October 20, 2013
UCSB Battles to 1-0 Defeat at Fullerton
A depleted UC Santa Barbara team held Cal State Fullerton scoreless for most of the night, but the Titans scored a goal in the 88th minute to hand the Gauchos a tough Big West defeat on Sunday evening, 1-0.
October 18, 2013
Golden Goal by Martinez Lifts Depleted Gauchos to 1-0 OT win Over Riverside
UC Santa Barbara played Friday night’s Big West game against UC Riverside with seven starters sidelined because of injury, so it was fitting that a previously little-used freshman wo UC Santa Barbara played Friday night’s Big West game against UC Riverside with seven starters sidelined because of injury, so it was fitting that a previously little-used freshman would score the game-winning goal a little over four minutes into overtime, giving the Gauchos (9-6-1 overall, 3-2 BWC) a 1-0 win over the Highlanders (6-9-1, 3-2).uld score the game-winning goal a little over four minutes into overtime, giving the Gauchos (9-6-1 overall, 3-2 BWC) a 1-0 win over the Highlanders (6-9-1, 3-2).
October 16, 2013
Gauchos Host UCR in Breast Cancer Awareness Game Friday
The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team split its time this weekend, playing one game at home and another on the road. The Gauchos host UC Riverside on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. The Highlanders begin the weekend tied for first in the Big West Conference with a 3-1 record and nine points. On Sunday, UCSB travels to Orange County to face Cal State Fullerton, which will enter its Friday game with a 1-1-1 league record.
October 13, 2013
Ariniello's Goal Gives Gauchos 1-0 Win at Northridge
UC Santa Barbara’s Allie Ariniello came into her senior season without a goal in her career. She scored three times in the Gauchos first three matches and then was held scoreless for several encounters.
October 10, 2013
Late Goal Gives Hawaii 1-0 Win Over Visiting Gauchos
Forward Tiana Fujimoto scored a goal with less than 10 minutes remaining in regulation to lift the University of Hawaii (6-6 overall, 1-2 in Big West) to a 1-0 win over visiting UC Santa Barbara (7-6 overall, 1-2 in Big West) on Thursday night.
October 8, 2013
UCSB Travels to Hawaii, Northridge in Key Big West Weekend
The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team will travel for the second weekend of Big West Conference play as it plays at Hawai’i on Thursday, Oct. 10 and Cal State Northridge on Sunday, Oct. 13.
October 6, 2013
Gauchos Edged by Long Beach State, 2-1
On a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon at Harder Stadium, it took the UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team until the second half to warm-up, but by then, Long Beach State had already scored two goals en route to a 2-1 Big West Conference win.
October 4, 2013
UCSB Opens Big West Play With 1-0 Win Over UC Irvine
The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team scored a goal in late in the first half and then held on for a 1-0 win over UC Irvine in the Big West opener for both schools on Friday.
October 1, 2013
UCSB Kicks-Off Big West Play at Home with UC Irvine, Long Beach State
UCSB host its first two Big West Conference games of the season this weekend and it will be a major challenge. The Gauchos will open league play on Friday night against UC Irvine and then they will play Long Beach State on Sunday afternoon. Both the Anteaters and 49ers are among the favorites to win the Big West in 2013 and each has had tremendous success in recent years. In the annual preseason coaches poll, they were picked to tie for second behind the favorite, Cal State Fullerton. Long Beach has wins over two ranked teams this season (Texas Tech and BYU), while Irvine has one (BYU).
September 29, 2013
Gauchos Fall to No. 19 Denver on 2nd Half Penalty Kick, 2-1
A penalty kick goal in the 76th minute by Sam Harder proved to be the decisive score as visiting No. 19 Denver edged UC Santa Barbara on Sunday, 2-1.
September 26, 2013
Gauchos Host 19th-Ranked Denver in Final Non-Conference Tune-Up
UCSB will host the University of Denver on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 11:00 a.m. in its final non-conference skirmish of the season. The match against the 19th-ranked Pioneers will be the second in a row against a nationally-ranked opponent. The Gauchos will begin Big West Conference action on Friday, Oct. 4 when they welcome UC Irvine to Meredith Field at Harder Stadium for a 5:00 p.m. contest
September 23, 2013
Gauchos Host Alumni, Parents Weekend Oct. 4-6
The UC Santa Barbara women's soccer program will hosts its Alumni & Parents Weekend on Oct. 4-6, 2013 with very special events highlighting the three-day period.
September 22, 2013
Gauchos Fall to No. 17 Texas Tech, 2-0
17th-ranked Texas Tech parlayed a pair of second half goals into a 2-0 win over UC Santa Barbara at the Jack in the Box Classic at the University of New Mexico on Sunday. The loss ended the Gauchos five-game winning streak.
September 20, 2013
Gauchos Streak to Fifth Win in a Row, Shutout New Mexico on the Road, 2-0
The UC Santa Barbara women's soccer team continued its defensive mastery on Friday afternoon in Albuquerque, blankkng the host New Mexico 2-0. It is the Gauchos fifth straight win, all via shutout.
September 18, 2013
UCSB Takes 4-Game Winning Streak on the Road to UNM's Jack in the Box Classic
UCSB will remain on the road for two matches this weekend. The Gauchos will play at the Jack in the Box Classic in Albuquerque where they will take on the host University of New Mexico on Friday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. (PDT) and then No. 19 Texas Tech on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. (PDT).
September 15, 2013
UCSB Posts Fourth Consecutive Shutout, 2-0 at San Jose State
UC Santa Barbara scored a goal in each half and sophomore goalkeeper Beth Ritter came up with a career-high six saves in a 2-0 win at San Jose State on Sunday afternoon. It was the Gauchos fourth straight win - their longest streak in five years - all by way of shutouts.
September 13, 2013
In a Night of Firsts, UCSB Blanks Bakersfield, 3-0
It was a night of firsts at UC Santa Barbara's Harder Stadium on Friday night as three different Gaucho women's soccer players scored their first career goals in a 3-0 win over visiting Cal State Bakersfield. It was the team's third win in a row.
September 11, 2013
Gauchos Look to Add to Winning Streak, Host Bakersfield Friday
CSB will complete its three-game homestand on Friday, Sept. 13 when it hosts Cal State Bakersfield in a non-conference match that kicks-off at 7:00 p.m. The Gauchos will then go out on the road for a trio of games. On Sunday, Sept. 15, they will play at San Jose State and then they will travel to Albuquerque for a Sept. 20 game against New Mexico and a Sept. 22 contest against Texas Tech.
September 8, 2013
Mead's Goal in 88th Minute Lifts UCSB Past Cincinnati, 1-0
Indiana Mead played her best game of the 2013 season on Sunday and it paid off in the 88th-minute with her first goal, giving UC Santa Barbara a 1-0 win over visiting Cincinnati.
September 6, 2013
Cornejo's Golden Goal Gives Gauchos 1-0 OT Win Over Pacific
Miranda Cornejo scored on a header 3:20 into the first half of overtime to give UC Santa Barbara a 1-0 win over visiting Pacific on Friday night.
September 4, 2013
Gauchos Open Three-Game Homestand Friday With Pacific
UCSB will play its next three matches at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. Pacific is up first with a 5:00 p.m. match on Friday, Sept. 6.
September 1, 2013
UCSB Falls 1-0 as LMU Scores in 110th Minute
Jenni Benger scored on a header off of a corner kick by Jocelyn Blankenship in the 110th and final minute of overtime to lift Loyola Marymount past UC Santa Barbara 1-0 on a sizzling Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles.
August 28, 2013
Gauchos Battle Back Before Dropping 4-3 Decision at Southern Utah
UC Santa Barbara battled back from a 3-0 deficit on Wednesday, but a goal in the 88th minute gave Southern Utah a 4-3 win.
August 26, 2013
Gauchos Battle Back to Tie Weber State, 1-1
Allie Ariniello entered her senior season at UC Santa Barbara without having scored a goal, but two games into her final campaign the Carlsbad, Calif., native has scored a pair.
August 23, 2013
Gauchos Blank Fresno State in Opener, 2-0
What a difference a year makes. In 2012, the UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team needed six matches to score two goals. On Friday night, the Gauchos opened the 2013 season with a 2-0 win over Fresno State.
August 21, 2013
Gauchos Host Fresno State Friday Then Hit Road for Three
UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer will officially open its 2013 season at home before embarking on a three-game road stretch. The Gauchos host Fresno State on Friday, Aug. 23 in a match that will kick-off at 7:00 p.m. They will then play at Weber State (Aug. 26), at Southern Utah (Aug. 28) and at Loyola Marymount (Sept. 1).
August 21, 2013
UCSB Finishes with 1-1 Draw Against Westmont
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The UCSB women's soccer team made its 2013 debut with a 1-1 draw in an exhibition match against Westmont at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium on Tuesday night.
August 16, 2013
Jordan Calhoun Joins Gaucho Coaching Staff
Jordan Calhoun, a four-year star at Texas Christian University, has joined the UC Santa Barbara women’s coaching staff, head coach Paul Stumpf announced.
August 7, 2013
UCSB Soccer to Host AYSO Skills Day on Aug. 25
The Gauchos will host their fourth annual Skills Day on Aug. 25.