Soccer

Gauchos Finish Nonconference Schedule at .500

With a chance to prove that it is a team on the rise, the UCSB women’s soccer team opens up conference play this weekend with two big games against Long Beach and Fullerton. UC Santa Barbara, which ...
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UCSB Falls in Big West Conference Opener

Conference openers are a team’s first chance to prove its prospective worth in league play, and for the UCSB men’s soccer team, that worth was not shown as the Gauchos fell to UC Riverside last ni...
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Gauchos Set for League Opener

The UCSB men’s soccer team will begin Big West play today when it travels to UC Riverside for its league opener. The Gauchos won both of last year’s regular season matches against UCR, including a...
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Santa Barbara Ties CSU Bakersfield

Trailing for most of the match, the UCSB women’s soccer team was able to salvage a 1-1 tie on the road at Cal State Bakersfield in double overtime game Sunday night. With the tie in their final nonc...
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Gaucho Midfielders Silva, David Propel UCSB to 2-0 Weekend

Undefeated weekends have become a growing trend for the UCSB men’s soccer team, as it followed up a 3-0 victory against visiting University of San Diego on Friday night with a 2-0 win against Sacram...
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Gauchos Face San Diego Friday, Sac State Sunday

After suffering its first loss of the season last Friday at UCLA, the UCSB men’s soccer team will return to action tonight at home against University of San Diego, and again on Sunday against Sacram...
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UCSB Splits Pair of Games Over the Weeekend

Borrowing a travel tip from the men’s team, the UCSB women’s soccer team took a red eye flight to Michigan last Wednesday night to get an extra day’s rest to prepare for their pair of matches th...
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Gauchos Tie Visiting Villanova

The result of Sunday’s game against visiting Villanova was not the shutout that the UCSB men’s soccer team was hoping for. However, the 0-0 double- overtime draw allowed the team to escape with a ...
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UCSB Dominates in Preseason Exhibition

The large number of tortillas flying onto the field made the match seem like a regular season rivalry game, yet the UCSB men’s soccer team’s 6-1 victory over Westmont College this past Saturday se...
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Sports Briefs

Men’s Basketball After upsetting #22 UNLV in Vegas 68-62 on Dec. 15, the Gauchos (7-5 overall) went 2-2 in their remaining games over Winter Break, with wins against Cal Baptist and Fresno Pacif...
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College Cup Team Previews: #4 North Carolina Tar Heels

Sometimes a victory takes playing even more than the usual 90 minutes. Sometimes it even takes more than one overtime period. For the North Carolina Tar Heels this postseason, victories have taken jus...
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College Cup Team Previews: #1 Louisville Cardinals

The #1 Louisville men’s soccer team began its 2010 campaign either unranked or ranked at, or near, the bottom of the list in all five of the major college soccer polls. Going undefeated and tying on...
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College Cup Team Previews: #10 Michigan Wolverines

After winning the Big Ten title, Michigan earned the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and ended the regular season ranked 19th in the country in only its 11th season as a program.
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College Cup Team Previews: #3 Akron Zips

Reaching the College Cup is nothing new for the University of Akron men’s soccer team. For the second consecutive year, the Zips will be playing for a chance to win the national championship.
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Gaucho Soccer: Cultivating a Legacy

As a fan of UCSB soccer, it would be easy to get used to the success: nine consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament, a National Championship in 2006, 16 All-Americans and 14 current professional playe...
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