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An Evening With Carli Lloyd: FIFA World Player of the Year

It's been a magical year for Carli Lloyd, who traveled to the Arlington Theater in downtown Santa Barbara this week to give fans a glimpse into her life and teach them what it takes to compete at the ...
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Nick DePuy attempts to header the ball. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Strike First, But No. 2 Clemson Pulls Off Late Sweet Sixteen Winner

The No. 15 seed UCSB men's soccer team's NCAA Tournament run fell just short in the Sweet Sixteen at No. 2 Clemson.
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Nick DePuy attempts to header the ball. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Geoffrey Acheampong takes a shot on goal with the free kick. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Geoffrey Acheampong takes a shot on goal with the free kick. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: Gauchos Travel to No. 2 Clemson

UCSB takes the No. 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament across the country to face the No. 2 seed Clemson Tigers as it looks to prolong its postseason and search for its first NCAA Champoinship since 2006.
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Kevin Feucht jumps up, kicking the ball away from the defender. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

Jome’s Right-Footed Strike in OT Sends No. 19 UCSB to Sweet 16

With his third goal of the year in the 93rd minute, Ismaila Jome gives the Gauchos their first NCAA Tournament win since 2011 and sends them to the third round to face No. 2 Clemson.
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Kevin Feucht jumps up, kicking the ball away from the defender. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Before CSU Fullterton's defense can get to it, Nick DePuy traps the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Before CSU Fullterton's defense can get to it, Nick DePuy traps the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Valiant Effort from No. 15 UCSB Falls Short in Big West Championship

Playing in their first Big West final since 2011, the Gauchos fell 1-0 to Cal State Fullerton despite a 22-6 advantage in shots.
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The UCSB men’s soccer team continued to elevate it’s program after another successful season. Despite not repeating as Big West champions, the Gauchos accumulated 14 wins this season increasing its win totals by two and extending its double digit win seasons to 14 straight. After earning a first-round bye, Santa Barbara’s biggest win came in the form of a NCAA tournament victory over South Carolina in the second round. UCSB’s second round victory has been the first time since 2011 that the team has moved on this far along the tournament. 
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Late Goal Springs No. 17 UCSB to Big West Final

After defeating UC Davis for the third time in 2015, the Gauchos will play in their first Big West Tournament Championship since 2011 this Saturday against Cal State Fullerton.
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The UCSB men’s soccer team continued to elevate it’s program after another successful season. Despite not repeating as Big West champions, the Gauchos accumulated 14 wins this season increasing its win totals by two and extending its double digit win seasons to 14 straight. After earning a first-round bye, Santa Barbara’s biggest win came in the form of a NCAA tournament victory over South Carolina in the second round. UCSB’s second round victory has been the first time since 2011 that the team has moved on this far along the tournament. 
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Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

Big West Tournament Semis: Time to Shine

The Gauchos haven't won a postseason game since 2011, but will have a great shot tomorrow at home against a UC Davis team they went 2-0 against in the regular season.
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Jessica Clegg pushes the ball forward. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Burkenroad Hat Trick Sinks Gauchos in First Round of Big West Tournament

Despite taking a 2-1 lead into halftime, UCSB faltered as it couldn't find a way to keep Fullerton off the board in the second half.
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Jessica Clegg pushes the ball forward. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Chace Schornstein passes the ball away from two defenders. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus
Chace Schornstein passes the ball away from two defenders. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Head into Postseason with No. 2 Seed

For the first time since 2009, the UCSB women's soccer team will compete in the Big West Tournament. In order for the Gauchos to bring the conference cup to UCSB, they must surpass Cal State Fullerton...
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Amanda Ball pushes the ball towards the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Sneaks Past CSFU With 1-0 Victory, Come Up Short in Overtime at CSUN

After a critical 1-0 win over Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, it was an admirable comeback attempt by UCSB's women's soccer team in its 4-3 loss to Cal State Northridge.
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Amanda Ball pushes the ball towards the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Ahinga Selemani fights for possession of the ball. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus
Ahinga Selemani fights for possession of the ball. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

No. 18 UCSB Defeats Sac St. Behind More DePuy Magic

Nick DePuy, the nation's leading goalscorer, recorded his third brace of the season in the Gauchos' big win over Sac St. on Wednesday.
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Mallory Hromatko takes possession of the ball, getting ready to score for the Gauchos. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Continue to Flourish by Trusting Guidance of Fearless Newcomers

It's been nearly six years since the UCSB women's soccer team made it into the Big West Tournament title match or the NCAA Tournament. But things seem different this time around with the Gauchos' yout...
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Mallory Hromatko takes possession of the ball, getting ready to score for the Gauchos. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Mallory Hromatko chest traps the ball. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus
Mallory Hromatko chest traps the ball. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Women’s Soccer Closes Season Looking to Secure First Place

Already having clinched a spot in the Big West Tournament, the UCSB women's soccer team plays its final regular season games hoping to overtake the No. 1 seed.
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Harder Stadium filled 14,919 seats on Saturday night. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

In Photos: Men’s Soccer vs Cal Poly Ends in a Draw

Photos by: Dustin Harris and Eric Swenson
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Harder Stadium filled 14,919 seats on Saturday night. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Ismaila Jome passes the ball in towards the box. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Ismaila Jome passes the ball in towards the box. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

No. 18 UCSB Seeks Revenge in Home Finale Against Sac St.

Still just a point in front of No. 22 Cal Poly for first place, the Gauchos need a win against a team that beat them 5-2 earlier this month.
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