Liam Gaughan defends the goal against his opponent. Peoyuan Li/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Determined To Overcome Home Letdown

After enduring losses to No. 4 Cal Berkeley and No. 5 Pacific in its home conference opener last weekend, the No. 6 UCSB men’s water polo team prepares for its match against No. 11 UCSD in the SoCal tournament this weekend.

Back-to-Back Scoreless Fourth Quarters Doom Gauchos to Open MPSF Play

Opening up MPSF play against a pair of formidable opponents, the UCSB men’s water polo team fell just short with a pair of losses.

A UCSB Alumni player hammers home a shot far too quickly for the Gauchos' goalie, Kyle Garwick, to react. Jose Ochoa/Daily Nexus
Patrick Eggert prepares to pass the ball. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

Streaks at Stake in MPSF Opener

  The No. 6 ranked UCSB men’s water polo will begin its conference play this weekend at home against No. 4 ranked University of California-Berkeley, as well as No. 5 ranked Pacific University. The Gauchos have built up some confidence heading into league play as they are currently riding a five game win streak, including […]

UCSB Takes Early Exit in Big West Tournament

For the third consecutive year, the Gauchos suffer a first round exit

No. 14 Santa Barbara Opens Big West Playoffs Against No. 8 UC Davis

The Gauchos will face the Aggies for the third time this season. UCSB defeated Davis in both games played prior

Gauchos Enjoy Breakthrough Win Over No. 11 Long Beach State

The Gauchos got out of a slump by defeating No. 11 Long Beach State to claim the No. 4 seed in the Big West Tournament

Santa Barbara Battles Long Beach State in Regular Season Finale

The Gauchos are set to play their final game before the Big West Tournament

Gauchos Drop Final Road Conference Game

UCSB’s postseason chances are beginning to dwindle with less than two weeks before the Big West Tournament

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Bryn Hudson: Exploring Unknown Water

Bryn Hudson of the UCSB women’s water polo team moved from a small town in Oregon to the beaches of Santa Barbara.

Gauchos’ Urgency at a High as Big West Tournament Nears

Santa Barbara brings a two-game losing streak on the road to face No. 8 CSUN

Water Polo Falls to Hawaii in Kay’s Return

The Gauchos go to 1-2 in conference play after a tough loss on the road

Coach Kay Faces Former Team in Honolulu

Head Coach Serela Kay faces her old team for the first time.

Taylor Shore passes to a teammate. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Irvine Spoils Gauchos’ Home Conference Opener

Despite 13 saves from goalkeeper Mackenzie Brokaw, UCSB could not keep up offensively with the No. 5 Anteaters

Women’s Water Polo Kicks Off Conference Play at UC Davis

UCSB heads into the UC Davis Invitational prepared to play its first Big West match of 2015.

Elizabeth Hendrix reaches over the defense to shoot. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus
Jade Fitzgerald passes over a defender. Cameryn Brock/Daily Nexus

Women’s Water Polo Splits Sunday Doubleheader

The Gauchos’ record moves to 9-11 overall after a win versus No. 19 UC San Diego and a loss against CSU Bakersfield Sunday.