Sports

Women’s Tennis Dominates the Month of April With Undefeated Big West Play

Coming into their last regular season game against Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, each team was undefeated in conference play, hence setting up a showdown of the undefeated teams. In the first doubles matc...
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UCSB Baseball Holds Down First Place in Big West With Long Beach Sweep

After snapping their 6-game winning streak in a 4-14 loss to the No. 14 UC Los Angeles Bruins, the Gauchos stayed in Santa Barbara to begin their series against Long Beach. UCSB set the tone of the se...
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Gauchos Sweep Series Against the Tritons

Finally, the afternoon game on Saturday provided the most thrilling feat of the whole series. The Tritons, hoping to recalibrate after losing in 2 straight near-blowouts, put up a good fight — with ...
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Comparing UCSB’s Volleyball Team to Hawai’i’s 2021 Championship Run

As the season comes to a close, UCSB is in a prime position to make a run at the national championship in Division I men’s volleyball. Similarly, Hawai’i was the winner of the Big West Conference ...
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UCSB vs. Chapman Men's Lacrosse
UCSB vs. Chapman Men's Lacrosse

UCSB Men’s Lacrosse Gears Up for Tournament Play

A win on Saturday meant first place in the Western Collegiate Lacrosse League (WSLL) Southern Division, but unfortunately the Gauchos could not get the job done. Despite this, there were good signs fo...
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Women’s Water Polo Looks To Find a Spark

To start the month of February, the Gauchos, ranked No. 16 at the time, lost a tough matchup 4-10 against the No. 1 University of Southern California Trojans in the first match of the Triton Invitatio...
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NBA Playoffs Are Upon Us

The newly made Play-In Tournament first occurred in the National Basketball Association (NBA) back when they had to implement a community bubble in Florida due to COVID-19 protocols. The NBA has since...
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Gauchos’ Baseball Sweeps Cal State Northridge

With his strong play in the series, freshman right-handed pitcher Ryan Gallagher was named Big West Pitcher of the Week. In his lone start of the series and the final one overall, Gallagher pitched 8 ...
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Men’s Volleyball Keeps Winning Against Quality Competition

On the season, the Gauchos improved their overall record to 16-6 and 5-2 in conference play, putting them in second place behind the only team they’ve lost to in conference, Long Beach State. In th...
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Gauchos’ Baseball Continues Strong Start to Season

The UCSB baseball team continued their hot start to the season beating Cal Poly in two of the three games over the weekend. On the run the Gauchos hitters have been consistent and the driving force to...
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FIFA World Cup Draw Held as USA Is Grouped With England and Iran

The favorite of Group B is the No. 5 team in the world, England, who have world-class players like forward Harry Kane and midfielders Phil Foden and Jack Grealish in attack. The United States, the No....
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Gauchos Miss Out on the March Madness

With the Gauchos being knocked out in the conference semi-finals in the Big West, it left them on the outside of March Madness. On the other hand, March Madness lived up to the name with many pets occ...
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UCSB Hosts First Track and Field Meet of the Year

UC Santa Barbara hosted its first outdoor track and field meet in two years, in which they excelled. The meet included a full heptathlon and decathlon, with the main meet on March 11, the UCSB Invite,...
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A National Comparison with UCSB’s Softball Team

In a struggling season for the UCSB softball team, there are many areas that point towards quick improvement for the team. With solid defense throughout the season, with minor improvements to their pi...
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Five Years Later, USA Women’s Soccer Wins Equal Pay

Yet, the U.S. women’s national team persisted, filing an appeal in 2021 that eventually found its way back to court. Despite years of denial, the U.S. Soccer Federation agreed last week to pay $24 m...
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