The 2011 SB Awards

DATE: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
TIME: 5:30 p.m. (PT)
VENUE: IV Theater
HOST: Gerry Fall (Santa Barbara News-Press, radio voice of Gaucho Men's Basketball and Soccer)

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Men's Team of the Year: Volleyball
Women's Team of the Year: Cross Country
Male Athlete of the Year: Jeff Menzel, Volleyball
Female Athlete of the Year: Amanda Moreno, Cross Country and Track
Men's Sport Coach of the Year: Rick McLaughlin, Volleyball
Women's Sport Coach of the Year: Pete Dolan, Cross Country and Track and Field
Male Newcomer of the Year: Sam Garza, Soccer
Female Newcomer of the Year: Paige Bradley, Allie Knight, Andrea Ward, Sophia Yamauchi, Swimming
Male Performance of the Year: Orlando Johnson, Basketball (led UCSB to Big West Tournament title)
Female Performance of the Year: Barbara Nwaba, Track & Field (placed ninth in the pentathlon at the 2011 Indoor Track and Field Championships)
Team Performance of the Year: Men's Volleyball (won the MPSF Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA title match)
Mr. Gaucho: Cullen Irons, Men's Volleyball
Ms. Gaucho: Dana Vargas, Women's Volleyball
Dare to Make a Difference: Rick and Linda Ryu
Phil Womble Gaucho Heart Award: Waid Ibrahim, Men's Soccer