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Taylor Shore searches for a pass. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Taylor Shore searches for a pass. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

No. 17 Gauchos Recover from Slow Start in UCI Invitational

Losses to No. 3 Cal and No. 12 Pacific in the first day of the UCI invitational extended the UCSB women's water polo team's losing streak to five matches. However, the Gauchos managed to get back on t...
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After calling to a teammate, Bryn Hudson throws her the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

No. 17 Gauchos Prepare for UCI Invitational this Weekend

The UCSB women's water polo team will attempt to erase its three-match losing streak playing in the UC Irvine Invitational. Santa Barbara will participate in Group C" of this weekend's competition alo...
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After calling to a teammate, Bryn Hudson throws her the ball. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
After propelling herself from the water, Lauren Martin tries to block a shot on goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
After propelling herself from the water, Lauren Martin tries to block a shot on goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

UCSB Prepared for Triton Inviational After Weekend Off

The Gauchos will hope to continue their hot streak as they have won five of its last six matches.
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Sophie Trabucco blocks an opponent. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

No. 11 UCSB Goes 3-1 at Michigan Invitational

Back-to-back overtime wins highlighted a successful weekend for the Gauchos as they dropped just one game at the Michigan Invitational.
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Sophie Trabucco blocks an opponent. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Miranda Schrader takes a shot into the corner of the goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus
Miranda Schrader takes a shot into the corner of the goal. Dustin Harris/Daily Nexus

No. 11 UCSB Prepares for First Road Test of the Season, Will Participate in the Michigan Invitational

After hosting its annual Winter Invitational to begin the season, the UCSB women's water polo team will take its first road trip of the season to the Midwest to participate in the University of Michig...
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Sophie Trabucco lines up to take a shot on goal. Jose Ochoa/Daily Nexus

No. 13 Gauchos Close Out Winter Invitational at 3-2, Losses to No. 2 UCLA and No. 4 Cal

Despite falling to No. 2 UCLA and No. 4 Cal, the UCSB women's water polo team finished its Winter Invitational with a 3-2 record.
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Sophie Trabucco lines up to take a shot on goal. Jose Ochoa/Daily Nexus
Camila Schafer passes the ball to a teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus
Camila Schafer passes the ball to a teammate. Christina DeMarzo/Daily Nexus

Gauchos to Host Nation’s Top Teams in Winter Invitational

A total of 11 Top-25 teams will participate in the UCSB Winter Invitational, starting Friday.
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UCSB Avoids Sweep in MPSF Tournament, Captures Seventh-Place with Win over LBSU

Despite back-to-back losses to No.2 Cal and No. 7 UCI to start the MPSF Tournament, a narrow 7-6 victory over Long Beach State helped the No. 6 UCSB men's water polo team finish in seventh-place at th...
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The Gauchos put up a strong defense. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus
The Gauchos put up a strong defense. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus

No. 6 UCSB Opens MPSF Championship Run at No. 2 Cal

The Gauchos have never won an MPSF Championship, but they begin their potential run for their first ever this Friday.
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Scoring Spree in Season Finale Helps Gauchos Clinch No. 6 Seed in MPSF Tournament

For the first time since 2013, the No. 6 UCSB men's water polo team finished with a winning overall record at 15-9 after Its 17-8 rout of Pepperdine on Sunday. With the victory, the Gauchos captured t...
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MPSF Seeding at Stake in Regular Season Finale

The MPSF Tournament takes place next Friday, Nov. 20th, and the UCSB men's water polo team has a chance to solidify its chances in its final game.
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Mitchell Hamilton pump fakes, successfully distracting the defense. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

No. 6 UCSB Falls to No. 1 UCLA, Defeats No. 16 UCSD in OT

In their second to last weekend of the regular season, the Gauchos bounced back from a difficult matchup with the Bruins to pick up a win in a high scoring game with the Tritons.
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Mitchell Hamilton pump fakes, successfully distracting the defense. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Derek Shoemaker prepares to take a shot on goal. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus
Derek Shoemaker prepares to take a shot on goal. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Driven by Desire to Upset Top Ranked Bruins, Travel to No. 16 UCSD After

Only three games remain for the UCSB men's water polo team until the beginning of the MPSF Tournament on Friday, Nov. 20th. Currently in sixth-place in the conference standings, pulling off an upset a...
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Borislav Jovanovic passes the ball. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus

Gauchos Rise to the Occasion in Senior Day Duel

In its final home match of the regular season, the UCSB men's water team managed to persevere with a pivotal 6-5 comeback victory over UC Irvine.
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Borislav Jovanovic passes the ball. Benjamin Pu/Daily Nexus
Attempting to cherry pick, Mitchell Hamilton shoots a fast skip shot. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus
Attempting to cherry pick, Mitchell Hamilton shoots a fast skip shot. Eric Swenson/Daily Nexus

UCSB Still in Search of First Home Conference Victory, Host Anteaters

Currently in sixth-place in the MPSF standings, the UCSB men's water polo team is just one match ahead of UCI, who ranks seventh in the conference.
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