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Billy Fredrick follows through at bat. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Billy Fredrick follows through at bat. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Looks to Secure Third in Conf. Standings

Preparing for its home finale this weekend, UCSB is 23-4 in home games and will look to secure a series victory over UCR in order to clinch the third seed and a good seeding in the NCAA Regionals.
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During the heptathlon, Hope Bender throws the javelin. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos in Kansas for NCAA West Regional

A total of 12 athletes will represent both the men's and women's sides for the UCSB track and field team in the NCAA West Regionals beginning Thursday, May 26 and ending Saturday, May 28.
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During the heptathlon, Hope Bender throws the javelin. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
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Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

UCSB Anticipates Future, Rebuilding Roster With Recruits

Setting a program record for most consecutive Big West wins to close out the season, the UCSB men's basketball team has had a productive offseason with the addition of five recruits and one transfer.
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Devin Joos reaches to pass a short ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Add Six Recruits, Earn No. 24 Class

Arguably the program's worst season ever, after a 7-20 overall and 3-13 Big West finish, the UCSB women's volleyball team will attempt to avenge its poor performance with a No. 24 recruiting class tha...
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Devin Joos reaches to pass a short ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Amanda Atanasson returns the ball to the opponent. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus
Amanda Atanasson returns the ball to the opponent. Jenny Luo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Strong Pair Heads to Oklahoma for NCAA Tourney

After a successful regular season campaign, doubles pair junior Stefani Stojic and sophomore Palina Dubavets will look to dominate at the NCAA D1 Doubles Tournament beginning today.
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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Wins in Walk-Off Fashion Over Gonzaga

The Gauchos were able to win its final non-conference game of the season by scoring three runs in the final inning to defeat the Bulldogs.
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JJ Muno catches a ball after it bounced through the infield. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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Photo courtesy of nesn.com

#LeahStrong: Strength in Inches

Appearing in her father Devon Still's wedding as the flower girl some weeks back, the courageous battle of Leah Still is celebrated by Staff Writer Elliot Thornton.
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After fielding the ball, JJ Muno turns to throw it to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Score Two Road Victories at Irvine

UCSB picks up two solid wins at Irvine to maintain a solid conference record and third place standing with only one week left in conference play.
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After fielding the ball, JJ Muno turns to throw it to first base. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Chris Paul (left), Blake Griffin (middle), and Deandre Jordan (right). / Photo Courtesy USA TODAY Sports
Chris Paul (left), Blake Griffin (middle), and Deandre Jordan (right). / Photo Courtesy USA TODAY Sports

Clippers’ Dimming Future

After another season of not advancing past the second round, the Clippers are left in a sense of desperation as they look to move forward.
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The new Lakers new 'Big Three', Russell (left), Randle (center), and Clarkson (right), will try to bring the team back to relevancy. /courtesy of Getty Images

Lakers Looking To Become Winners Again

The Lakers must try new methods to turn the franchise back into a championship contender after another lackluster season and the firing of the team's head coach.
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The new Lakers new 'Big Three', Russell (left), Randle (center), and Clarkson (right), will try to bring the team back to relevancy. /courtesy of Getty Images
Head Coach Andrew Checketts has changed the culture of Gauchos Baseball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Head Coach Andrew Checketts has changed the culture of Gauchos Baseball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Checketts’ Method: A Winning Culture Reborn

Since his arrival in 2011 and his coaching debut in 2012, Head Coach Andrew Checketts has brought a winning culture back to UCSB baseball.
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Durant Still the Alpha Dog in OKC, Remains Amongst NBA’s Elite

Playing in 80 games this season after being limited to 27 contests last season due to a Jones fracture in his right foot, former NBA MVP Kevin Durant seems to have been overlooked as one of the game's...
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Attempting to strike out his opponents, Kevin Chandler pitches a fast ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
Attempting to strike out his opponents, Kevin Chandler pitches a fast ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Look to Enchance Playoff Chances at Irvine

Having not won a series at UC Irvine since 1986, UCSB will look to end that 30-year drought this weekend in order to climb up the conference ladder and make a run at making its second straight NCAA re...
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Samantha Lujan takes a swing at a low pitch. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Season Wrap Up: UCSB Softball Ends 28-28 Overall

Able to cap off the season winning four of its last six games, the UCSB softball team's season came to an end last Saturday in the team's road series at Cal State Fullerton. A total of five Gauchos we...
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Samantha Lujan takes a swing at a low pitch. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
As an opponent slides back into second base, Clay Fisher catches the ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus
As an opponent slides back into second base, Clay Fisher catches the ball. Christina DeMarzo / Daily Nexus

UCSB Sweeps UCLA For First Time Since 2006

The Gauchos narrowly defeated UCLA 4-3 at Jackie Robinson Stadium to secure a season sweep against the Bruins for the first time since 2006.
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