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UCSB Crew Making Waves, Men & Women Claim National Championships

Competing across the country and often against NCAA Division II schools, UCSB has made a serious name for itself in the collegiate rowing scene.
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No Prior Experience Necessary: Matt Kuskey’s Unique Journey to the NCAA Finals

Most Division-I athletes have been excelling in their sport for years, but in the case of Matthew Kuskey, his transition to becoming one of the best Javelin throwers in college was a short one.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Best Sports Moment of the Year

Some moments in sports are things we will never forget, and a team winning its first conference championship in nearly 20 years is one of those moments.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Best Record Breaking Performance & Most Unexpected Team

One of the best things to witness in sports is record-breaking performances and watching a team outperform expectations.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Final Farewell: Morgan Mays & Tori Usgaard Prevail as Senior Standouts

Being a Division-I athlete is one of the hardest things to do in any sport, and these two captured the essence of being a competent athlete all throughout their collegiate careers especially their sen...
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Men’s Tennis and Women’s Tennis Claim Big West Titles Once Again

After dominating the Big West for a second straight year, both UCSB tennis teams sweep through the Nexus Sports Teams of the Year Awards.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Welcome to the Next Level: Armani Smith & Lindsey Ruddins Named “Nexus” Freshmen of the Year

Freshman don't produce, right? WRONG! Armani Smith and Lindsey Ruddins helped lead each of their teams despite being new to the collegiate scene.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Under the Radar: Porter & Toler Represent WBB Along With Men’s Soccer’s Feucht as Breakout Stars

Huge performances are better when they're least expected. Emerging for "Breakout Players of the Year" were Sarah Porter and Drea Toler for the UCSB women's basketball team, while Kevin Feucht held it ...
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Leading the Gaucho Pack: Bonnie Henrickson and Marty Davis Earn “Nexus” Coach of the Year Awards

Winning "Coach of the Year" were UCSB women's basketball's Bonnie Henrickson and UCSB men's tennis' Marty Davis.
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Through the Wire: WBB Remembered for Game of the Year

A near Big West title victory earned the UCSB women's basketball team "Game of the Year."
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2017 Nexus Sports Awards – Put the Team On Their Backs: Austin Bush & Amanda Ball Earn Player of the Year Awards

Take a look into this year's Nexus Sports Awards "Athletes of the Year" recipients Austin Bush and Amanda Ball.
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2017 NBA Finals: The Golden State vs. The Land Part III

The 2017 NBA Finals is finally upon us and Nexus Sports Editors Sean White and Jorge Mercado present to you the biggest storylines heading into part III of the Warriors/Cavs trilogy.
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2017 NBA Finals Key Individual Matchups

With the brightest stage in basketball set to tip-off today, the Nexus sports staff breaks down the biggest individual matchups of the 2017 NBA Finals!
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2017 NBA Finals Key Team Matchups

With the NBA Finals set to tip-off today, the Nexus sports staff decided to breakdown some of the key team matchups for both squads.
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Orlando Magic Forward Aaron Gordon Surprises UCSB, Trains in Thunderdome

Expect the unexpected as the possibilities are endless here at UCSB as Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon made an appearance Thursday night to show fans love and get some shots up in the Thunderdome. ...
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