Heading into its last regular season game before the Big West Championships next week, No. 16 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (19-13, 2-5) looked for momentum with a win at No. 14 Cal State Northridge (20-11, 3-3).
With this being the last home match for seniors, Kacey Creek, Shelby Haroldson, Ruth Milne and Rachel Nelson, No. 16 UC Santa Barbara (19-10, 2-2) rode the emotions on Senior Day and pulled off the upset over No. 6 San Diego State University (20-9, 4-2) with an 8-5 victory.
The No. 15 UC Santa Barbara women's water polo heads to Loyola Marymount University on Thursday, March 14, at 3:30 PM to take on the Lions at Burns Recreation Center. The Gauchos will then head back home to host the annual UCSB Mini Tournament.
Coming off a weekend where No. 15 UC Santa Barbara (13-7, 1-0) defeated the No. 13 UC Davis Aggies, 8-7, the Gauchos traveled to No. 14 Loyola Marymount (9-7) looking to obtain a two game winning streak.