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Gauchos Set for Conference Opener

Concluding its non-conference schedule with a 9-4 overall record, the UCSB women's volleyball team has a difficult opponent ahead to open Big West play as it will host No. 14 Hawaii Friday night.
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Devin Joos sends the ball right past the opponents' block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Sweep Through USF Tournament

UCSB is off to its best start since 2009 after winning the USF tournament in which newcomer Lindsey Ruddins shined and was named MVP.
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Devin Joos sends the ball right past the opponents' block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Jaylen Villanueva swings an outside hit around the SMU block into the deep corner.
Jaylen Villanueva swings an outside hit around the SMU block into the deep corner.

UCSB Wins Two Out of Three on Opening Weekend

The Gauchos started the season off the right way winning two of their three matches on the first weekend of action.
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Devin Joos reaches to pass a short ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Add Six Recruits, Earn No. 24 Class

Arguably the program's worst season ever, after a 7-20 overall and 3-13 Big West finish, the UCSB women's volleyball team will attempt to avenge its poor performance with a No. 24 recruiting class tha...
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Devin Joos reaches to pass a short ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Middle hitter Ryan Hardy prepares to swing off of a set from teammate Jonah Seif. Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus
Middle hitter Ryan Hardy prepares to swing off of a set from teammate Jonah Seif. Kenneth Song/Daily Nexus

No. 5 UCSB Men’s Volleyball Season Recap

Despite falling short in its five-set comeback attempt against No. 1 BYU, the No. 5 UCSB men's volleyball team excelled all season especially in the ending weeks of its schedule. Staff writer Ryan Bur...
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Hayden Boehle passes the ball, while Jacob Delson is ready to assist. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Fall Short in Comeback Attempt, Await Selection Process

Despite falling behind 2-0, the No. 6 UCSB men's volleyball team managed to nearly stage a victory in its comeback pursuit in its MPSF Semifinal matchup against No. 1 BYU.
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Hayden Boehle passes the ball, while Jacob Delson is ready to assist. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Parker Boehle passes a quick serve. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
Parker Boehle passes a quick serve. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Upset Alert? Gauchos To Visit Nation’s No. 1

After defeating Stanford in the first round of the MPSF playoffs, the No. 6 UCSB men's volleyball team will continue its quest to the national championship with its Final Four matchup against No. 1 BY...
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Soaring through the air, Bobby Curtis jump serves. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Begins MPSF Title Search at Stanford

After defeating No. 5 Stanford in its regular season finale at home last Saturday, the No. 6 UCSB men's volleyball team will look to build upon its five-match winning streak in its visit to Cardinal t...
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Soaring through the air, Bobby Curtis jump serves. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
As he is about to fall over, Austin Kingi passes the ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
As he is about to fall over, Austin Kingi passes the ball. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Clinch No. 5 Seed With Pair of Weekend Victories

Increasing its win streak to five matches with wins over No. 3 Stanford and No. 6 Pepperdine this past weekend, the No. 7 UCSB men's volleyball team is a lock as the No. 5 seed in the MPSF playoffs se...
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Hayden Boehle hits from the outside. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

No. 7 UCSB in Final Week of Season, Host No. 9 Pepperdine and No. 3 Stanford

As the MPSF conference tournament is scheduled to begin next Saturday on April 16, the UCSB men's volleyball team will attempt to build on its momentum heading into the postseason with two home matche...
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Hayden Boehle hits from the outside. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
With the rest of the team covering, Matt Marsh swings through the block. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
With the rest of the team covering, Matt Marsh swings through the block. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

No. 7 UCSB Peaking, Earn Back-to-Back Victories Over No. 8 Hawaii

At the halfway point of its stretch of home matches to end the season, the No. 7 UCSB men's volleyball team captured its second sweep of an opponent in its last three matches with its 3-0 victory over...
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Drew Pion jump serves the ball into play. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Begins Four-Match Home Stretch vs. Hawaii

With a current 9-2 home record, the UCSB men's volleyball team will attempt to capitalize on its four-match home stretch to close out the season beginning this Friday vs. the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.
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Drew Pion jump serves the ball into play. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Jacob Delson swings over the block into the back corner of the court. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Jacob Delson swings over the block into the back corner of the court. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Struggle Against No. 4 UCLA

UCSB falls to 9-7 in conference play after two losses, one at home and one on the road, to No. 4 UCLA.
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Hayden Boehle leans in to pass. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

No. 9 UCSB With Chance to Make a Statement, Will Face No. 4 UCLA Twice

The No. 9 UCSB men's volleyball team is looking to earn a pair of huge victories against No. 4 UCLA this week. The Gauchos will be in Bruin territory for tonight's match, but will return home to host ...
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Hayden Boehle leans in to pass. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
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Jenny Luo/Daily Nexus

No. 8 UCSB Successful at Home, Sweep USC and No. 15 Cal Baptist

After being swept by Stanford last week, the No. 8 UCSB men's volleyball team rebounded with sweeps of USC AND No. 15 Cal Baptist last week to improve to 13-6 overall and 9-5 in MPSF play.
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