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Geoffrey Acheampong plants his foot to take a shot on goal. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Geoffrey Acheampong plants his foot to take a shot on goal. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

Classic Blue-Green Rivalry Game Ends in 2-2 Tie

Instant classic. The Gauchos hosted the Mustangs on Saturday in front of the second largest campus crowd in NCAA history.
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Ryan Kokoska passes the ball to a teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Pushes Win Streak to Four With Wins over UCR and UCI

The Gauchos remain tied for first place after a pair of big wins this past weekend.
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Ryan Kokoska passes the ball to a teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
With his opponent fast approaching, Randy Mendoza slides to get the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
With his opponent fast approaching, Randy Mendoza slides to get the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Blue-Green Rivalry: Chapter Two

The time has arrived! After Wednesday night's 2-1 win over UC Davis, the most anticipated match of the year awaits for its Saturday tip-off as the No. 19 UCSB men's soccer team will host the No. 20 Ca...
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Nick DePuy  takes control of a botched pass. Spencer Brandt/Daily Nexus

Nick DePuy: UCSB’s Humble Beast

Over the past 13 months, Nick DePuy has meant everything to the Gauchos. His unreal rise to dominance has put him in the national spotlight, establishing himself as one of the country's most lethal go...
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Nick DePuy  takes control of a botched pass. Spencer Brandt/Daily Nexus
Defender Jack Birkenbeuel (left) and Nick DePuy struggle for the ball during the first half of the match. (Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus)
Defender Jack Birkenbeuel (left) and Nick DePuy struggle for the ball during the first half of the match. (Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus)

No. 19 UCSB Downs UC Davis in First of Crucial Three-Game Homestand

One down, three to go before the conclusion of the 2015 regular season. The Gauchos picked up a big win over UC Davis and will now prepare to face No. 20 Cal Poly this Saturday.
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Crucial Week for No. 19 UCSB Begins Tonight Against UC Davis

Two straight losses for the Gauchos has reduced their first place lead to just one point over UC Davis and Cal Poly.
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Ryan Kokoska kicks the ball toward the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Ryan Kokoska kicks the ball toward the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Preparing For Competitive Finish to the Season

With just four conference matches left on the season, the UCSB women's soccer team prepares for the final stretch of its season before the start of the Big West Tournament on Nov. 5th. The Gauchos cur...
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Kevin Feucht battles the ball away from a defender. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Drop Second Straight in Front of Near-Record Crowd at No. 20 Cal Poly

UCSB is now in a tight race for the No. 1 seed in the Big West North after losing its second straight game.
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Kevin Feucht battles the ball away from a defender. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Hannah Dearborn sets the ball for a teammate, gaining an assist. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Hannah Dearborn sets the ball for a teammate, gaining an assist. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Silences Cal Poly in Shutout Victory, Late Score Prevents Overtime Against UC Davis

The UCSB women's soccer team continues to climb its way up the Big West standings with wins over Cal Poly and UC Davis in the past week.
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Geoffrey Acheampong races up the field. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Sacked at Sac St., Face Cal Poly Next

Suffering its first loss of the season, UCSB will travel to face Cal Poly in a hostile environment this Saturday.
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Geoffrey Acheampong races up the field. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Kate Shoemake fights for possesion of the ball. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Kate Shoemake fights for possesion of the ball. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

UCSB Shifts Focus to Annual Blue-Green Clash

The Gauchos’ last victory over the Mustangs came in a 2-1 home win back in 2011. Despite being shutout in its last game against LBSU, UCSB has been on a roll since the start of September, winning ei...
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While dribbling down the field, Duncan Backus looks for an open teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Five Game Win Streak On the Line at Sac St.

The Gauchos have gone a perfect 4-0 to start Big West play.
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While dribbling down the field, Duncan Backus looks for an open teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Nick Depuy speeds the ball up the field. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus
Nick Depuy speeds the ball up the field. Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

Another Winner From DePuy Keeps Perfect Conf. Start Alive for No. 13 UCSB

Make it five straight wins for the Gauchos as Nick DePuy provides another classic moment late against Cal State Fullerton.
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Angelisa Cortez charges toward the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

LBSU Ends Gauchos’ Three-Game Win Streak

UCSB gets shutout for the first time in 11 games as it falls to the 49ers.
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Angelisa Cortez charges toward the goal. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Nick DePuy traps the ball as he flys through the air. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Nick DePuy traps the ball as he flys through the air. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Vom Steeg Becomes First to Reach 100 Big West Wins After UCR Shutout

Nick DePuy records his nation-leading sixth game-winner as the Gauchos defeat UCR. Tim Vom Steeg becomes the first head coach to reach 100 Big West wins.
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