Men’s Tennis heads to the NCAA’s

After winning the Big West Tournament, Men’s Tennis becomes the only team this spring to reach the NCAA tournament at UCLA this weekend.

On the Prowl for a Ripe Sound ft. Tennis and Solange Knowles

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Big West Champs Bring in Talented Recruiting Class

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It was an up-and-down 2013 season for the UCSB men’s tennis team. After losing three matches in a row to end the season and five out of their last six, the Gauchos found their form at the perfect time and ended up winning the Big West Championship to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA […]

Gauchos Are Tourney Bound

For the first time since 2009, the UCSB men’s tennis team will be competing in the NCAA tournament for a chance to win a national championship. The Gauchos qualified for the tournament thanks to a spectacular postseason run. After losing three matches in a row and five out their last six before entering the Big […]

UCSB Ends Regular Season As Big West Champions

  The UCSB men’s tennis team capped off an improbable run on Sunday by winning its first Big West Championship title since 2009 with a 4-2 win over No. 3 seed Pacific. The Gauchos had a disappointing end to the regular season, losing three games in a row and five out of their last six […]

UCSB Club Tennis Team Places in National Competition

TENNIS: 2013 Tennis on Campus

On April 11, UCSB’s club tennis team competed in the 2013 United States Tennis Association Tennis On Campus National Championship, a tournament drawing on over 600 college campuses across the nation hosted in Surprise, Arizona. The USTA Tennis on Campus tournament accepts only the top 64 colleges and universities in the country for their national […]

Gauchos Dominate Westmont at Home

The UCSB men’s tennis team got out to a hot start to open its season yesterday, sweeping Westmont at home 7-0. With the victory, the Gauchos begin the season with a 1-0 record. The Gauchos, who last year were much stronger in singles than they were in doubles, had no trouble in either match setting, […]

From Abroad to All-Big West

Seniors Mathieu Forget from Geneva, Switzerland and Natalia Lozano from Valladolid, Spain helped lead the way for the UCSB men’s and women’s tennis teams this season. Last week, Forget was named First Team All-Big West and Lozano was named Second Team All-Big West in singles. The doubles teams of Forget and junior Mbonisi Ndimande, and […]

UCSB Finishes Season at Indian Wells

The Big West Championship and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament came down to a tiebreaker in the last match, but the No. 65 UC Santa Barbara men’s tennis team lost 4-3 to No. 63 Cal Poly in Indian Wells yesterday. On Saturday, the women’s team lost 4-1 to eventual champion No. 43 Long […]

UCSB Victorious on Senior Day

On Senior Day for the UCSB women’s tennis team, the whole team dominated en route to a 7-0 win over UC Riverside after defeating Cal State Fullerton 6-1 on Saturday in Fullerton. The Gauchos end the regular season at 10-13 overall (5-3 in the Big West) and finish the year with a 7-2 home record […]