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Emilia Petrachi celebrates with Devin Joos after a series of scrappy plays led to a solid kill. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Emilia Petrachi celebrates with Devin Joos after a series of scrappy plays led to a solid kill. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Season in Review: Women’s Volleyball

In a season that started with a promising beginning but experienced its inconsistencies, the UCSB women's volleyball team still managed to avenge last year's losing finish. The Gauchos concluded 2016 ...
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Emilia Petrachi bump-sets the ball to her teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Unable to Overcome Slump, Swept in Season Finale

An end to its five match winning streak last week signaled a downward shift in the UCSB women's basketball team's 2016 season as the Gauchos ended their season on a three-match losing streak after bei...
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Emilia Petrachi bump-sets the ball to her teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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Gauchos Hope To End Season On a High Note

UCSB has improved mightily this season and even though there will be no NCAA appearance, it hopes to end the season with a win.
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Megan Rice tries to hit over the opposing team. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Fall to Defeat in Final Road Match

In its last opportunity at a possible postseason birth, the UCSB women's volleyball team saw its NCAA Tournament hopes fizzle as it was unable to defeat No. 14 Hawaii.
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Megan Rice tries to hit over the opposing team. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Elizabeth Sheffield goes up for a quick set. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Elizabeth Sheffield goes up for a quick set. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Pursuing NCAA Bid, Hopes To Upset No. 14 Hawaii

After suffering their first loss in the last five matches, the Gauchos will look to rebound by upsetting No. 14 Hawaii.
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After missing a block in the middle, Megan Rice, Phoebe Grunt and Chloe Allen struggle for the ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Weekend Split Might Have Dashed Postseason Hopes

UCSB split its weekend series after defeating Cal Poly, but falling flat against UCR in a tough match.
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After missing a block in the middle, Megan Rice, Phoebe Grunt and Chloe Allen struggle for the ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Hannah Juley tips the ball over the net. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Hannah Juley tips the ball over the net. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Peaking Towards Season’s Ending, at Home for Weekend

With the opportunity to extend its current four-match win streak on home soil, the UCSB women's volleyball team will play host to Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside this weekend.
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After kneeling on the line, Devin Joos passes a down ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Winners in Four Straight, Sweeps UCD & UCI Over Weekend

Winners in five of its last six matches, the UCSB women's volleyball team has now won four consecutive matches after defeating UC Davis and UC Irvine over the weekend.
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After kneeling on the line, Devin Joos passes a down ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
After receiving a quick set, Rowan Ennis hits down the middle. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
After receiving a quick set, Rowan Ennis hits down the middle. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Stakes Remain High With UCSB On Road

Despite no real shot at representing the Big West in the NCAA Tournament, the UCSB women's volleyball team remains motivated to win out the remainder of the season. The Gauchos will look to extend the...
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Lindsey Ruddings soars through the air while serving. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Splits Season Series vs. Mustangs, Earns Sweep

With one match on its schedule last week, the UCSB women's volleyball team was able to avoid a season sweep by its Blue-Green rival Cal Poly with a 3-0 victory over the Mustangs.
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Lindsey Ruddings soars through the air while serving. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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24 Chanel Hoffman

Steady Attack: Hoffman’s Gradual Ascension

Junior outside hitter Chanel Hoffman has had one of the more productive careers of any UCSB women's volleyball player thus far despite some big obstacles standing in her way.
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Gauchos Look to Break Even in Conf. Play on Road vs. Rival Cal Poly

With their next three matches away from home, the Gauchos will look to improve upon their road record of 3-5 starting with Cal Poly.
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Megan Rice jumps to hit an outside set. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Megan Rice jumps to hit an outside set. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB With Fourth Consecutive Split Result

Despite taking the Big West's top team in the standings in Long Beach State to five sets, the UCSB women's volleyball team fell short of an upset and endured another loss CSUN to close out the weekend...
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Gauchos Remain at T-Dome for the Weekend

The UCSB women's volleyball team will look to win back-to-back conference games for the first time this season as it faces LBSU and CSUN.
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Chanel Hoffman passes a serve. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Chanel Hoffman passes a serve. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Split Another Pair of Conference Matches

UCSB women’s volleyball split its two matches this weekend for the third straight time, as they haven’t been able to come away with back-to-back conference wins so far this season.
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