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Shauna Klein passes a high ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Shauna Klein passes a high ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Sweeps Season Series Versus CSUF, Split with UCR

A 3-1 win over Cal State Fullerton on Friday ended the UCSB women's volleyball team's five-match losing slump. While the Gauchos earned their third conference win against the Titans, they were swept i...
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Jaylen Villanueva dives for a short ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Confident Heading into Rematches After Success Earlier in Season

Two weeks remain on the schedule for the UCSB women's volleyball team. At 6-17 overall and 2-10 in Big West play, the Gauchos hope to emulate their winning performances against Cal State Fullerton and...
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Jaylen Villanueva dives for a short ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Emilia Petrachi returns a serve. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Emilia Petrachi returns a serve. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Inability to Close Sets Leaves Gauchos Frustrated with Losses to UCI & UC Davis

Unable to overcome its struggles in tight sets, the UCSB women's volleyball team encountered a 3-1 loss to UC Irvine on Saturday and was swept by UC Davis on Friday.
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While jumping in the air, Annie Hasselmann sets the ball. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

UCSB Not Willing to Concede as Season Winds Down

With just six matches remaining this season, the UCSB women's volleyball team attempts to find its footing in a adversity stricken season. Santa Barbara hopes to end its three-match losing skid with m...
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While jumping in the air, Annie Hasselmann sets the ball. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Alexis Rottman jump serves the ball. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Alexis Rottman jump serves the ball. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Career Night From UCSB’s Joos, Ends in 3-1 Loss for Gauchos

Freshman outside hitter Devin Joos made the most of her opportunity in last night's match versus Cal Poly but the Mustangs were able to prevail for the 3-1 victory in the Blue-Green rivalry.
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Elizabeth Sheffield takes a swing. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Host Cal Poly Looking for Upset Victory

Cal Poly defeated UCSB 3-1 the last time these two teams faced each other earlier this month. Can the Gauchos pick up the upset this time around?
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Elizabeth Sheffield takes a swing. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Devin Joos sends the ball right past the opponents' block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Devin Joos sends the ball right past the opponents' block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Inability to Close Leads to Disheartening Losses on the Road

After triumphant wins last weekend, inconsistencies in securing victories continue to plague the UCSB women's volleyball team as it experienced losses to Cal State Northridge and Long Beach State.
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Hanna Nielson sends over a tough serve. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Gauchos’ Pair of Rematches a Chance at Redemption

Coming off its first conference victory of the season, the UCSB women's volleyball team gears up for road matches against Long Beach State and Cal State Northridge. The 49ers and Matadors both managed...
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Hanna Nielson sends over a tough serve. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Ali Barbeau tips the ball over the block. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Ali Barbeau tips the ball over the block. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Earn First Conference Win, End 11 Match Losing Streak

In its return to the Thunderdome, UCSB women's volleyball earned its first conference and home victories of the season. The Gauchos ended their winless streak of 11 matches and are now on a two-game w...
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Britton Taylor and Phoebe Grunt reach to block a high hit. Spencer Brandt/Daily Nexus

Gauchos On the Cusp of First Big West Win

Fans of the Thunderdome have yet to witness a UCSB women's volleyball victory on home court this season. The Gauchos are set to face UC Riverside on Friday and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday in hopes...
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Britton Taylor and Phoebe Grunt reach to block a high hit. Spencer Brandt/Daily Nexus
Emilia Petrachi bump-sets the ball to her teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Emilia Petrachi bump-sets the ball to her teammate. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Continues to Struggle

Two more losses keep the Gauchos winless in Big West play.
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Annie Hasselmann and Elizabeth Sheffield put up a powerful block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Still Chasing First Conference Victory

Despite great performances in the first set of its last two matches, the UCSB women's volleyball team has yet to end its nine-game losing streak. The Gauchos will be on the road against UC Davis tonig...
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Annie Hasselmann and Elizabeth Sheffield put up a powerful block. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Shauna Klein receives the ball from her opponent. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus
Shauna Klein receives the ball from her opponent. Stephen Manga/Daily Nexus

Women’s Volleyball Suffers Third Straight Conference Loss

A 3-1 loss to CSUN puts the Gauchos in a difficult position through three games in the Big West.
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Shauna Klein drops low to position herself for the dropping float serve. 
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Gauchos Remain Motivated Heading into Conference Home Opener

After a difficult conference opening match against No. 10 Hawai'i, UCSB women's volleyball knows the pressure is slowing rising and wins versus Cal State Northridge and No. 24 Long Beach State this we...
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Shauna Klein drops low to position herself for the dropping float serve. 
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Senior oustide hitter Ali Barbeau attempting to make a block at the net.
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Senior oustide hitter Ali Barbeau attempting to make a block at the net.
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Gauchos’ Inconsistencies Too Costly in Conference Opener

UCSB women's volleyball opened its conference schedule with a road contest against No. 11 Hawai'i. The Rainbow Wahines' sensational offense clicked on all cyinders as they recorded a .380 hitting clip...
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