July 2, 2012
May Rounds Out Gaucho Olympic Trials Performances
Anne Marie May, an All-American and 2010 UCSB graduate, was the final UCSB swimmer to hit the pool at the 2012 Olympic Trials in Omaha.
June 29, 2012
Lezak, Freeman Advance at U.S. Olympic Trials
UCSB graduates Jason Lezak and Katy Freeman have kept their 2012 Olympic hopes alive by advancing in their respective events as the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha.
June 27, 2012
Olympic Trials Action Continues for the Gauchos
Former Gaucho Katy Freeman competed in her second U.S. Olympic Trials semifinal and first this year on Tuesday night and Bob Hwang made his 2012 trials appearance as action continued in Omaha.
June 26, 2012
Freeman Qualifies for 100 Breaststroke Semifinal
UCSB graduate Katy Freeman advanced to the 100-meter breaststroke semifinals at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials after finishing 15th overall in Tuesday morning's preliminaries
June 25, 2012
Gaucho Swimmers Complete First Day of Olympic Trials Action
Four UCSB swimmers opened action at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials on Monday in Omaha, Nebraska. A total of 17 current and former Gauchos are competing in the trials that run through July 2.
June 25, 2012
Gauchos ready for Omaha action
By Mike Takeuchi, Santa Barbara News-Press Correspondent
June 21, 2012
Gauchos Head to Olympic Trials
On June 25 the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will begin in Omaha, Nebraska, and UCSB will make its presence felt. 16 Gauchos will compete in the trials, which end on July 1, as they try to bring a little Santa Barbara sunshine to London for the 2012 Olympics.
April 25, 2012
Gauchos Receive Mid-Major All-American Honors
UC Santa Barbara swimmers Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi have earned Mid-Major All-American status, it was announced today by CollegeSwimming.com.
April 5, 2012
Seven UCSB Swimmers Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors
Seven UC Santa Barbara women swimmers garnered Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honors it was announced Thursday morning by the conference.
March 17, 2012
Ward and Yamauchi Wrap-Up Action at NCAA Championships
Sophomore swimmers Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi completed their event programs on Saturday at the 2012 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.
March 16, 2012
Ward Tackles the 100 Fly, Yamauchi Takes-On the 100 Breaststroke at NCAA Championships
One day after teammate Sophia Yamauchi made her NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships debut, Andrea Ward tackled her first event. Ward competed in the 100 butterfly, while Yamauchi swam in the 100 breaststroke during Friday’s preliminaries.
March 15, 2012
Yamauchi Opens NCAA Championships with the 200 IM
ophomore swimmer Sophia Yamauchi opened competition at the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championship on Thursday at Auburn’s James E. Martin Aquatics Center.
March 14, 2012
Ward and Yamauchi Head to NCAA Championships
Sophomores Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi will be representing UC Santa Barbara at the 2012 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, which are being held Thursday through Saturday at Auburn’s James E. Martin Aquatics Center.
March 6, 2012
Ward and Yamauchi Invited to NCAA Swimming Championships
The NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Committee has announced the participants in the 2012 NCAA Division I Swimming and Diving Championships including UCSB swimmers Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi.
February 21, 2012
Gauchos Sweep Major MPSF Swimming Honors
Coming off of its outstanding performance at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships this past weekend, the UCSB women’s swim team has been heavily honored by the conference, which announced its year-end awards today.
February 18, 2012
UCSB Takes Second Place at MPSF Championships
The UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving team finished second at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships, which concluded on Saturday night at East Los Angeles College.
February 17, 2012
UCSB Captures Three Event Titles, Sets Two More Records at MPSF Championships
UC Santa Barbara had another fantastic day at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships as the Gauchos captured three more event titles and set two more school and meet records. With one more day of action to go, UCSB is still very much in the hunt for their first MPSF team title.
February 16, 2012
UCSB Wins Three Events, Remains in Driver’s Seat After Day Two of MPSF Championships
The UCSB women’s swimming and diving team won three of Thursday’s five events at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships at East Los Angeles College and set its second school record. After two days of competition, the Gauchos continue to sit in first place.
February 15, 2012
Gauchos Sweep First Two Events at MPSF Championships, Set New Record
The UCSB women’s swimming team opened the 2012 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships with a bang on Wednesday night, sweeping the evening’s two events: the 200 medley relay and the 800 freestyle relay.
February 14, 2012
Gauchos Swimming and Diving Head to MPSF Championships
UCSB’s women swimmers will head south for the second Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship this Wednesday through Saturday.
February 8, 2012
Sophia Yamauchi Named MPSF Athlete of the Week
Sophomore Sophia Yamauchi was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week it was announced by the conference on Wednesday morning.
February 4, 2012
Gaucho Men Secure First Undefeated Season, Women Avenge Loss to Mustangs
On yet another beautiful Saturday at Campus Pool, the UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams closed out their 2011-12 dual meet schedule with a pair of wins over visiting Cal Poly.
February 1, 2012
Allie Knight Garners MPSF Athlete of the Week Honors
Sophomore swimmer Allie Knight has earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week honors after a standout week in the pool for UCSB.
January 28, 2012
UCSB Completes Northern California Road Swing with Win Over UC Davis
The UCSB women’s swimming and diving team captured its second dual win in as many days on Saturday as the Gauchos defeated UC Davis, 159-141, at the Aggies’ Schaal Aquatics Center.
January 27, 2012
Gauchos Tackle Tigers, Sweep Dual at Pacific
The UCSB swim teams collected a pair of dual meet wins on Friday afternoon at Pacific. The women captured a 153-109 win while the men defeated the Tigers, 158-100.
January 21, 2012
Gauchos Cruise to Pair of Victories Over Visiting Rebels
The UCSB swimming and diving teams defeated UNLV on Saturday in a dual at Campus Pool. The Gaucho women took down the visiting Rebels, 166-134, while the men posted a 134-122 victory.
January 18, 2012
Swimming Signs Six to National Letters of Intent
Six student-athletes have committed to join the UC Santa Barbara swim teams for the 2012-13 season by signing National Letters of Intent it was announced by head coach Gregg Wilson.
December 7, 2011
Andrea Ward Named MPSF Athlete of the Week
Sophomore swimmer Andrea Ward was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week after an outstanding weekend at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational, which saw her break three UCSB school records.
December 3, 2011
Andrea Ward Posts Third School Record in Three Days
Don’t mess with Texas? More like ‘don’t mess with Andrea Ward.’ The sophomore swimmer posted her third school record in as many days as the Gauchos closed out action at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational on Saturday.
December 2, 2011
Ward and Thompson Set School Records on Day Two of Texas Invite
Both the UCSB women's and men's 200 freestyle records fell on Friday, the second day of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational. Andrea Ward set her second school record of the weekend and Garrett Thompson captured his first Gaucho record.
December 1, 2011
Ward Sets New 100 Fly Record
Andrea Ward set a new UC Santa Barbara record in the 100 butterfly to highlight Thursday action at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational in Austin, Texas.
November 23, 2011
Andrea Ward Named MPSF Athlete of the Week
Sophomore Andrea Ward earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week honors after an outstanding showing at last weekend’s Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.
November 19, 2011
Several NCAA ‘B’ Cuts Posted on Day Two of Arena Invitational
The UC Santa Barbara swim teams had several fast swims on Friday evening, which marked the second day of competition at the 2011 Arena Invitational, which is being held at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool through Saturday.
November 19, 2011
Men Finish Second, Women Take Seventh at Arena Invitational
The UC Santa Barbara swim teams completed action at the 2011 Arena Invitational, which was being held at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, on Saturday evening. The Gaucho men had an impressive showing, taking second overall, while the women placed seventh.
November 18, 2011
UCSB Completes First Day of Arena Invitational
Chris Peterson’s victory in the 50 freestyle highlighted day one action for UCSB at the Arena Invitational, which is being held at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool through Saturday.
November 9, 2011
Yamauchi Earns MPSF Athlete of the Week Honors
For the second time in three weeks, sophomore swimmer Sophia Yamauchi was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s Female Athlete of the Week it was announced today by the conference.
November 5, 2011
UCSB Men Top Mustangs, Women Come Up Short
The UCSB swim and dive teams traveled up Highway 101 to Cal Poly on Saturday to compete in their second dual meet in as many days. The men’s team remained undefeated as it posted its third dual win of the season, 167-121. The women fell to the Mustangs, 177.5-117.5.
October 28, 2011
UCSB Men Defeat Denver, Women Edged Out
During yet another beautiful afternoon at Campus Pool, the UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams split a dual meet with visiting Denver on Friday. The Gaucho men cruised to a 168-132 victory while the women were narrowly beaten, 151-149.
October 27, 2011
UCSB Hosts Denver on Friday
The UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams will continue their three week home stand on Friday as they host Denver in a dual meet. The diving events will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the swimming will get underway at noon at Campus Pool.
October 26, 2011
Yamauchi Named MPSF Swimmer of the Week
Sophomore Sophia Yamauchi has been named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Female Athlete of the Week after posting three individual wins in last Saturday’s double dual meet against UCLA and Oregon State.
October 22, 2011
Gauchos Split Season-Opening Meet
The UC Santa Barbara women’s swimming and diving team opened the 2011-12 season on Saturday by splitting a double dual meet at Campus Pool. The Gauchos defeated visiting Oregon State, 158-104, while simultaneously falling to UCLA, 168-130.
October 21, 2011
2011-12 Season Opens Saturday
The UC Santa Barbara women's swimming and diving teams open the 2011-12 campaign this Saturday when they host UCLA and Oregon State in a triple dual meet at Campus Pool.
September 2, 2011
Ann Wright Hired as UCSB Diving Coach
Ann Wright has been appointed as UC Santa Barbara’s diving coach it has been announced by head swimming coach Gregg Wilson. Wright will be critical in helping the Gauchos’ resurrect their diving program, which was brought back last season after an 11-year absence.