UCSB Women's Track and Field News

August 9, 2013
Q&A: Carey, Anderson Prepare for World Championships
To say 2013 was a breakout year for Jennifer Carey would be an understatement. She leaves UCSB as the most accomplished female sprinter in school history and holds the 200m, 400m, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m school records. She was the 2013 Big West Champion in the 400m and took runner up in the women’s 200m after running an electric 23.69.

July 31, 2013
Carey Qualifies for IAAF World Championships in 400 Meters
Newly crowned Irish National Champion and former UC Santa Barbara star Jennifer Carey will be extending her season by a few weeks to represent Ireland in the IAAF World Championships in the 400 meters.

June 13, 2013
Jenn Carey Has Breakout Year Under Anderson's Tutelage

May 25, 2013
Carey Advances at NCAA West Regionals
AUSTIN, Texas – Jenn Carey's season will continue as she finished third in her heat with a time of 52.72 in the 400 meter dash in the NCAA West Regionals at the University of Texas, Austin.

May 24, 2013
Carey and Rodriguez Advance After Day One of NCAA Regionals
AUSTIN, Texas – Jenn Carey and Amanda Rodriguez both earned quarterfinals appearances in their respective events on the first day of the NCAA West Regionals at the University of Texas, Austin.

May 17, 2013
Gauchos Will be Well Represented at NCAA West Regional
The UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s track and field teams will be well-represented at the NCAA West Regional in Austin, Texas on May 23-25 as they will send 12 athletes who will compete in 14 events and two relay teams.

May 11, 2013
Gaucho Women First, Men Second After Day One of Big West Championships
The UC Santa Barbara women's track and field team leads the Big West Championship after the first day at the Northridge Track and Field Complex, and the Gaucho men's team is second. Cal Poly leads the men's competition while Hawaii is second in the women's

May 11, 2013
UCSB is Second at Big West Championships
The Long Beach State men and UC Davis women captured the 2013 Big West Track and Field titles on the final day of competition at Cal State Northridge's Matador Track and Field Complex.

May 9, 2013
Gauchos Travel to Big West Championship Meet This Weekend
After a successful weekend at the Big West Multi event last weekend the UC Santa Barbara men's and women's track and field teams will continue to compete in the Big West Championship meet on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at Cal State Northridge.

May 3, 2013
Usgaard Finishes 4th in First Big West Heptathlon Competition
Derek Masterson of UC Santa Barbara won the decathlon and two of his teammates finished among the top-six at the Big West Conference Multi-Event competition and the first leg of the 2013 Big West Track and Field Championships at Cal State Northridge on Saturday. Tori Usgaard finished fourth in her first Big West Championship meet.

May 1, 2013
Gauchos Head to Northridge for Big West Multi Competition
UCSB multi event series athletes will be heading to the Cal State Northridge track and field complex to begin the first weekend of the Big West Conference Championship, May 4-5.

April 27, 2013
Gauchos Sweep Cal Poly in Blue-Green Rivalry Meets
Several strong individual performances helped UC Santa Barbara to sweep of the men’s and women’s dual meets over Blue-Green Rival Cal Poly on Saturday.

April 18, 2013
UCSB Track and Field Travels to Mt. SAC Invitational, Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational
There will be a handful of the UC Santa Barbara men and women heading to the 55th annual track and field Mt. SAC Invitational as well as the Azusa Pacific Bryan Clay Invitational. Many of them are looking to compete among some of the best athletes in the Nation.

April 12, 2013
Gaucho Women's Claim Title at Big West Challenge Cup; Men Finish Second
The UC Santa Barbara women's track and field team claimed the 21st Big West Challenge Cup on Friday, defeating second-place Long Beach State, 187.5 to 170.0. The Gaucho men finished second to the 49ers, 213.5 to 183.0.

April 5, 2013
Usgaard Competes at Sam Adams Multi-Events Meet
UC Santa Barbara’s Mike Powers recorded a score of 6,806 in the decathlon to finish third at the Sam Adams Multi-Events Meet held on Friday and Saturday at Westmont College. Powers was the highest collegiate finisher at the meet.

March 29, 2013
UCSB Shines at Cal/Nevada Championships
Mitchell Haag won the high jump with a leap of 7’02.50” and was named the Field Athlete of the Meet, helping the UC Santa Barbara men’s team to a third-place finish at the Cal/Nevada Championships at UC San Diego on Saturday. The Gaucho women’s team finished fourth.

March 22, 2013
Kujore Stands Out as Gauchos Compete at UCI Spring Break Classic
Senior thrower Irene Kujore finished among the top-six in three events and several distance runners had outstanding finishes to pace the UC Santa Barbara women’s track and field team at the UC Irvine Spring Break Classic on Friday and Saturday.

March 16, 2013
UCSB Posts Several Victories at Cal Poly ShareSlo.com Invitational
UC Santa Barbara won four events and had several other high finishes at the 2013 Cal Poly ShareSLO.com Invitation on Saturday in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

March 10, 2013
UCSB Sweeps Past UC Riverside in Dual Track Meets
The UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s track & field teams swept past UC Riverside in a pair of dual meets on Saturday afternoon in the Inland Empire. The Gaucho men rolled to a 112-62 victory while the women’s squad posted a 95-84 victory.

March 5, 2013
Gauchos Cruise to Victory at UC Invitational
The UCSB men’s and women’s track and field teams both took 1st place last weekend, defeating UC Irvine, UC Riverside and UC San Diego at the UC Invitational in Irvine. The women finished with a final score of 220, and the men finished with a score of 228.

February 19, 2013
Gauchos Fare Well at Season-Opening Gaucho Round-Up
The UC Santa Barbara track & field teams kicked-off the season with the Gaucho Round-Up on Saturday Feb. 16th and the men’s and women’s teams each came home with a victory.

January 27, 2013
Kujore Represents Gauchos in Washington
The Gauchos traveled north to one of the top indoor meets of the year, The UW Invitational. The meet was held January 25-26 at the University of Washington at the Dempsey Indoor Stadium. Hundreds of collegiate athletes from around the United States attended, including our own, Irene Kujore.

December 26, 2012
Save the Date: Annual Gaucho Track & Field Round-Up Slated for Feb. 16
The annual Gaucho Track & Field Round-Up to help support the UC Santa Barbara men's and women's track & field programs is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 16 following the program's meet against Westmont College and Pepperdine which is scheduled to take place on the Westmont track in Montecito.

December 18, 2012
Irene Kujore: A Great Example

August 14, 2012
UCSB Assistant Coach to Compete at German Heptathlon Championship
Annett Fleming, a volunteer assistant coach with the UC Santa Barbara track & field program, will compete in the German Combined Event National Championships on Aug. 25-26 in Hannover, Germany.

August 1, 2012
Priester Steps Down, Will Pursue Development of Local Non-Profit
Josh Priester, who has served as the Associate Director of Track and Field at UC Santa Barbara since August of 2008 has resigned to pursue the development of a non-profit organization, the Women’s Athletic Performance Foundation, in Santa Barbara.