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Hannah Juley setting the ball for attacker Chanel Hoffman. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus
Hannah Juley setting the ball for attacker Chanel Hoffman. Stephen Manga / Daily Nexus

Gauchos Hope To Take Advantage of Faltering Competition

With hopes of surpassing the .500 mark for its conference record, the UCSB women's volleyball team will look to capitalize upon this week's opponents UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton.
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Sydney Bast sends the ball over the net. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus

UCSB Capitalizes Against UC Davis, Falls Flat vs. Cal Poly

After picking up its second conference win against UC Davis on Friday, UCSB was unable to even take a set from its green rival Cal Poly Sunday night in a tough loss.
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Sydney Bast sends the ball over the net. Dustin Harris / Daily Nexus
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Gauchos Host UCD, Cal Poly at T-Dome

The UCSB women's volleyball team hopes to regain its composure and pick up two huge Big West wins against UCD and its bitter green rival.
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Gauchos Defeat Matadors, Lose Momentum at LBSU

The UCSB women’s volleyball team split a pair of conference matches this weekend, beating Cal State Northridge 25-18, 25-22, 21-25, 25-22, and losing to Long Beach State 28-26, 25-22, 25-18.
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Gauchos In Search Of First Conference Win

After being swept by Hawaii in its first Big West match, UCSB heads on the road to Northridge to try to pick up its first win of the conference season.
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Hanna Nielson sends over a tough serve. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

UCSB Swept 3-0 in Conference Opener

While UCSB has been a much-improved team from last season, defending Big West Champ Hawaii still proved to be too much for the Gauchos as they were swept in straight sets.
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Hanna Nielson sends over a tough serve. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
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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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