No. 15 UCSB Takes On No. 9 Hawaii

No. 15 UCSB Takes On No. 9 Hawaii

The Schedule
Saturday, April 5, 2014
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. No. 9 Hawaii, 12 p.m.
at Campus Pool 

This Week in Water Polo
After defeating No. 16 UC Davis in their first conference match, the Gauchos face No. 9 Hawaii at home on Saturday. The Rainbow Wahine are 13-8 overall and 1-1 in the Big West Conference.  

The Leaders
Behind the goal, sophomore Mackenzie Brokaw has racked up 102 saves. Junior Lauren Martin is currently leading the team in goals, with sophomore Jessie Porter right behind her. Porter led the team in goals in their victory over UC Davis last weekend. Both Martin and Porter have been significant assets to the Gauchos team this year. 

On The Record
The Gauchos are currently 10-11 overall and 1-0 in conference. UCSB is ranked No. 15 in the Collegiate Water Polo Association poll, improving from their No. 16 rank the last two weeks. 

Fired Up Freshmen
The freshmen have helped the Gauchos significantly on both ends of the pool. Freshmen Brenna Thomas, Taylor Shore, and Carly Christian are among the top scorers for the Gauchos.  

What's Up Next
After this weekend, the Gauchos will take on No. 6 UC Irvine at home on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 12 p.m. This will be the Gauchos third Big West Conference match for the season.