February 10, 2008

Gauchos Finish Fourth in Triton Invitational

Feb. 10, 2008

LA JOLLA, Calif. - UC Santa Barbara suffered a pair of losses on Sunday at the Triton Invitational, held at UC San Diego's Canyonview Pool. The Gauchos began the day falling to San Diego State, 8-6, and ended the day loosing to UC Irvine, 10-5. The Gauchos ended their four-game winning streak and left the tournament with a fourth place finish.

Christie Clark led the Gauchos with two goals against San Diego State and Gillian Morgan led the Gauchos with three goals against UC Irvine. Jenny Gonzales saw a lot of playing time finishing with six saves against San Diego State and eight saves against UC Irvine.

Although UCSB finished the tourney with two tough losses, they will see both teams again this season. The Gauchos now have an overall record of 4-2 as they head to Long Beach, Calif. next Saturday. The Gauchos will play Long Beach State Saturday, Feb. 16th at 12:00 pm in their first conference event of the 2008 season.

UCSB 6, SDSU 8

      1  2  3  4  Final
UCSB: 0  1  2  3   6
SDSU: 1  3  2  2   8

UCSB Goals: Lindsay Knott 1, Katie Kepner 1, Claire Buchanan 1,
Christie Clark 2, Amanda Tipton 1

UCSB 5,UC Irvine 10

           1  2  3  4  Final
UCSB:      0  1  1  3   5
UC Irvine: 4  1  2  3   10

UCSB Goals:Gillian Morgan 3, Lindsay Knott 1, Katie Kepner 1