UC Santa Barbara has hired Serela Kay as its Head Women’s Water Polo Coach, it was announced Monday. Kay will take over the Gauchos’ program after serving the last two years as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Hawai’i.
The No. 13 UC Santa Barbara women's water polo team heads to the Big West Championships this weekend. The Gauchos take on No. 10 Long Beach State in their first game of the tournament. Depending on their results, the Gauchos will face either UC Irvine or Northridge.
UC Santa Barbara junior Lauren Martin (Fresno, Calif./Clovis West HS) scored a pair of important goals to give her team momentum heading into the conference tournament, and she earned Big West Women's Water Polo Player of the Week honors.
The No. 15 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos head to Cal Lutheran to participate in the Cal Lutheran Invite. UCSB takes on No. 20 Michigan and Fresno Pacific on Friday, and have matches against Chapman and Villanova on Saturday.
No. 18 UC Santa Barbara will Travel to UC Irvine to attend the Irvine Invitational. The Gauchos will face No. 4 UC Berkeley in their first game of the tournament at 10:30am on Saturday, February 22. The rest of their matches depend on their previous games.