Volleyball

‘Chos Take Aim at National Title

Due in part to the stellar play of sophomore middle blocker Dylan Davis, the Gauchos took care of business against No. 1 USC yesterday in Pennsylvania, winning 3-1 (29-27, 24-26, 25-15, 25-18) to adva...
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Gauchos Head East for Nationals

After beating USC in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men’s volleyball championships last week, No. 4 UCSB takes on the No. 1 Trojans again in the NCAA Final Four, hosted by Penn State today a...
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Gauchos Earn Spot in Final Four

UCSB shocked the world of men’s volleyball Saturday night with a five-set win over No. 1 USC at the Trojan’s Galen Center to capture the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament Champion...
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Gauchos Take MPSF Tournament Title Over USC

The UCSB men’s volleyball team defeated No. 1 USC last night to capture the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament Championship. The Gauchos receive an automatic bid to the Final Four of...
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Gauchos Advance to MPSF Finals

The UCSB men’s volleyball team established the program’s reputation as one of the best in the nation with a dominating 3-1 (25-17, 26-28, 25-20, 25-23) victory over No. 3 Long Beach State in the s...
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Gauchos Head to MPSF Final Four

Rankings have been thrown out the window, as No. 7 UCSB takes on No. 6 Long Beach State in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation playoffs tonight at 5 p.m. Both teams come off upset...
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Men’s Volleyball: Gauchos Upset No. 2 BYU, Advance to MPSF Semis

The UCSB men’s volleyball team shows up when it matters most. In the program’s first conference playoff appearance in five years, the No. 7 Gauchos upset No. 2 BYU in four sets (25-21, 23-25, 26-2...
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Gauchos Return to MPSF Playoffs

Postseason fever has swept through Gaucho athletics this year. The UCSB men’s volleyball team will compete in the 2011 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament for the first time since 2007, pl...
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Men’s Volleyball: UCSB Ousted By Trojans in Straight Sets

The No. 6 UCSB men’s volleyball team lost at No. 1 USC on Saturday in straight sets 25-21, 25-21, 30-28. The Gauchos (14-14 overall, 11-11 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) now enter the postseaso...
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UCSB Upset by Waves

The No. 6 UCSB men’s volleyball team never recovered after dropping the first set to No. 13 Pepperdine at the Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, eventually losing the match in straight sets 27-29, 16-2...
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‘Chos Face Waves Before Season Finale v. USC

Riding high after an upset victory over No. 3 Stanford on Senior Night last weekend, No. 6 UCSB takes on No. 13 Pepperdine in Malibu on Thursday night. With only two remaining matches left on the regu...
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Seniors Dominate in MPSF Win

Determined to give the home crowd one last win this season, the #6 UCSB men’s volleyball team upset #3 Stanford by a score of 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-23, 25-16) on Senior Night in the Thunderdome last...
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Gauchos Fall to Pacific

With a few tweaks to the starting lineup, the #6 Gauchos dropped a lead early in the match and lost to Pacific on Thursday night 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 25-23, 14-25, 15-13). UCSB looks to bounce back in t...
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UCSB to Play Final Two Home Games

Only two home matches remain in the 2011 regular season for the playoff-bound UCSB men’s volleyball team. The Gauchos (13-11 overall, 10-8 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) take on Pacific tonight...
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Menzel Not Enough

After clinching a playoff spot with a 3-0 win over UCSD last Thursday, #8 UCSB took on conference rival UC Irvine on Friday night in Rob Gym. Despite a season-high 24 kills from senior outside hitter ...
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