Gauchos Drop Two in Final Road Games

The No. 4 USCB men’s water polo team dropped to 15-9 overall and 1-5 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with losses to No. 5 Pacific and No. 4 Cal over the weekend. After starting the season 14-3, the Gauchos have now lost six of their last seven games in the MPSF. “We might have […]

UCSB Downed by No. 1 USC

The UCSB men’s water polo team lost its second straight Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game on Saturday to top-ranked USC 12-7. The loss was the Gauchos’ fourth in their last five games. The team drops to 1-4 in the MPSF and 15-7 overall for the season. The Trojans improve to 21-0 on the year, including […]

Gauchos Fall at Pepperdine

The No. 3 UCSB men’s water polo team moved to 15-6 overall and 1-3 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with their 11-7 loss to No. 6 Pepperdine over the weekend. “We just didn’t play well enough to win and they played great. You just have to tip your cap,” junior guard Dylan Baliani said. […]

UCSB Splits Weekend Matches

The No. 3 UCSB men’s water polo team split their two Mountain Pacific Sports Federation games over the weekend, losing 10-5 to UCLA on Saturday and beating UC Irvine 13-7 on Sunday, bringing their record to 15-5 on the season and 1-2 in MPSF play. On Saturday, against the No. 2 Bruins, the Gauchos started […]

Gauchos Earn Second in SoCal Tournament

The UCSB men’s water polo team placed second overall in the highly contested Southern California Tournament. With huge wins over UC San Diego, Stanford and UCLA, the Gauchos ran out of gas, falling short against USC in the championship game 14-5. “I have to give it to them — they played very good defense, they […]

UCSB Drops Two Straight

Campus Pool has not been kind to the UCSB men’s water polo team, as the No. 5-ranked squad dropped a pair of matches against No. 3 Berkeley and No. 8 Pacific at home this weekend. Both contests resulted in one-goal defeats for the Gauchos, as they lost 8-7 to Cal and 9-8 to Pacific. UCSB […]

No. 5 Gauchos Take Down No. 6 Waves at Home

The No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team came from behind against Pepperdine in Malibu on Sunday, sneaking away with a 16-15 overtime victory against the No. 6 Waves. With the win, the Gauchos improve to 14-7 overall and 2-2 in the MPSF. Meanwhile, the Waves drop to 12-9 overall and 2-4 in conference. “The […]

UCSB Beats No. 9 Long Beach, Falls to No. 2 USC

After defeating No. 9 Long Beach State 10-6 on Saturday to secure its first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference win, the UCSB men’s water polo team fell to No. 2 USC on Sunday. The Trojans proved to be too much to handle, beating the Gauchos 10-6. Santa Barbara now stands at 12-7 overall with a […]

No. 5 Gauchos Travel South to Face No. 9 UCSD

No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo takes a break from MPSF play for its final non-conference game of the season Friday against No. 9 UCSD. The Gauchos are 11-6 overall with a 0-1 conference record. At 11-5, the Tritons have won three of their last five, although they’re coming off a tough overtime loss to […]

UCSB 1-1 in Weekend Doubleheader

The No. 7 UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo home opener was spoiled last Saturday by an 8-6 overtime loss to No. 14 Concordia, but the Gauchos were able to rebound with a 9-8 victory against Pomona-Pitzer. UCSB is now 8-4 on the season. “At the end of the day, we missed a couple of […]