Annie Hasselmann and Elizabeth Sheffield put up a powerful block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Still Chasing First Conference Victory

Despite great performances in the first set of its last two matches, the UCSB women’s volleyball team has yet to end its nine-game losing streak. The Gauchos will be on the road against UC Davis tonight and rival Cal Poly on Sunday in search of their first conference win.

Gauchos Determined To Overcome Home Letdown

After enduring losses to No. 4 Cal Berkeley and No. 5 Pacific in its home conference opener last weekend, the No. 6 UCSB men’s water polo team prepares for its match against No. 11 UCSD in the SoCal tournament this weekend.

Liam Gaughan defends the goal against his opponent. Peoyuan Li/Daily Nexus

NFL Round-Up Week 4: Cream of the Crop

Sports Editor Michael Jorgenson ranks the NFL’s current undefeated teams amongst each other. With just six teams remaining, the countdown continues as to who will be the next to fall and face defeat this Sunday.

The Return: 2015-16 NBA Season Close-Up

They’re playing baaaaaaaasketbaaaaaaall! The 2015-2016 NBA season is just three weeks away and Assistant Sports Editor Sean White gives us some insight on what to look forward to heading into the new season.

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Running towards the goal, Mallory Hromatko makes a move for the ball. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Two of Big West’s Best Face Off at Harder Stadium

UCSB women’s soccer has won eight of its last nine matches. The Gauchos hope to earn their second-straight conference victory against a stingy, defensive minded Long Beach State team that is looking to earn its second Big West of the season as well.

Men’s Tennis Set for Friday Home Opener

As the reigning Big West champions, the UCSB men’s tennis program has left its stamp on the conference, donning the conference crown in two of the last three years. The Gauchos hope to get off to a successful start in their annual UCSB Classic home opener this Friday.

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Randy Mendoza clears the ball to the midfielders. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

UCSB Reaching Peak With Undefeated Conf. Start

The UCSB men’s soccer team puts its three-game winning streak on the line in search of its third-straight conference win versus UC Riverside tonight. The Gauchos are hoping to extend their winning stretch past tonight in preparation for Saturday’s match against Cal State Fullerton.

DePuy Powers UCSB to Perfect Big West Start

UCSB was winless in its first four conference games in 2014. That wasn’t the case this time around, as the Gauchos went 2-0 away from home to start its Big West run.

Ahinga Selemani races his opponent to the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Hannah Dearborn moves the ball toward the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Second Half Surge Powers UCSB in Big West Opener

Amanda Ball scores in her return to the field to help spark the Gauchos to victory.

Back-to-Back Scoreless Fourth Quarters Doom Gauchos to Open MPSF Play

Opening up MPSF play against a pair of formidable opponents, the UCSB men’s water polo team fell just short with a pair of losses.

A UCSB Alumni player hammers home a shot far too quickly for the Gauchos' goalie, Kyle Garwick, to react. Jose Ochoa/Daily Nexus
Shauna Klein receives the ball from her opponent. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Women’s Volleyball Suffers Third Straight Conference Loss

A 3-1 loss to CSUN puts the Gauchos in a difficult position through three games in the Big West.

Men’s Swimming Falls to USC in Season Opener

The Gauchos took on a tough opponent to open the season in USC.

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Fantasy Sports Island: NFL Week 4

Our fantasy football aficionado, Mr. Moebus-Bowles informs us about the latest emerging players that we should all have on our radars heading into Week 4 of the NFL season.

NFC Championship Bound: Packers & Cardinals

Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback… ever Yeah, I said it. Bring it on. Read me the NFL record book, aka Peyton Manning’s biography. Make it about jewelry, how the 31-year-old QB has just one ring and miles to go if he’s going to catch Tom Brady or Joe Montana. Say he isn’t even the […]

Sydney Magnin kicks the ball to her teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Women’s Soccer Opens Big West

Following a controlled 1-0 victory against Pacific, the UCSB women’s soccer team tops off their first Big West match of the year with a one-game road trip to 3-6-1 University of Hawaii. While expectations are high for the Gauchos finishing nonconference play with a solid record of 7-3-1 Head Coach Paul Stumpf describes this beginning […]