Super Bowl: Key Matchups to Watch

Matchup: New York Giants’ Defensive Line vs. New England Patriots’ Offensive Line Much maligned for a good part of the season, New England’s O-line is finally healthy. It showed in the AFC championship game, as the group allowed only one sack to a dominant Ravens defense. They will have their hands full once again against […]

Gauchos Drop MPSF Weekend Openers

The No. 13 ranked UCSB men’s volleyball team opened MPSF play this weekend with two tough home losses coming at the hands of a pair of top-15 teams. Falling Friday to Pacific, the Gauchos (2-4 overall, 0-2 MPSF) improved with a tough showing against Stanford on Saturday to somewhat salvage the weekend. “I was pretty […]

UCSB Grabs Sixth at Home Tourney

The defending national runner-up UCSB men’s volleyball team opened their 2012 season with a sixth-place finish at the UCSB/asics Invitational Tournament on Saturday. The No. 14 Gauchos fell to No. 1 BYU in the sixth-place game on Saturday in three sets. Junior middle blocker Dylan Davis, the only returning starter from last year’s team, paced […]

UCSB To Honor Seniors During Rivalry Match

The UCSB women’s soccer team will have an opportunity to end its senior players’ successful careers in a strong fashion when the squad plays host to rival Cal Poly tonight. After losing their previous two league games, UC Santa Barbara currently stands at 6-11-2 and last place in conference at 1-6, but can still salvage […]

UCSB Wins First League Home Game

Entering the day winless in conference, Sunday’s 2-0 victory over visiting Riverside proved to be exactly what the UCSB women’s soccer team needed to bounce back after a heartbreaking start to Big West play. Junior midfielder Erin Ortega scored the go-ahead goal in the 50th minute to give the Gauchos their first conference win, improving […]

Gauchos Look for First Big West Victory at Home

Searching for its first conference victory of the season, the UCSB women’s soccer team returns home to host UC Riverside on Sunday after a disappointing trip south last week. UC Santa Barbara was shut out last weekend at Irvine and Northridge, losing both matches 1-0 to drop their record to 5-9-2 and 0-4 in conference. […]

UCSB Heads South for Big West Matchup

The UCSB women’s soccer team will hit the road this weekend, traveling to UC Irvine to take on the defending regular season Big West champs today before facing Cal State Northridge on Sunday. The Gauchos are coming off a devastating weekend, which saw things take a turn for the worse as they lost a pair […]

Heartbreaking Weekend for Women’s Soccer

Lady Luck was not on the side of the UCSB women’s soccer team this weekend, as the Gauchos lost a pair of overtime matches at home to Long Beach State and Cal State Fullerton. Santa Barbara (5-7-2 overall, 0-2 in the Big West) led by a goal against Fullerton (6-5-2, 1-1) on Sunday before allowing […]