Volleyball

Top-Ranked USC Overpowers UCSB

The Gaucho men’s volleyball team put up a strong fight against #1 USC on Wednesday night at Rob Gym, but the Trojans were able to make a pair of key runs, allowing them to win the match in straight ...
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UCSB Takes On No.1 Trojans

It’s time for the Gauchos to bring the noise.
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Gauchos Pull Out Win v. Northridge in Straight Sets

Fifth-ranked UCSB men’s volleyball smashed #11 Cal State Northridge in straight sets Friday night (25-22, 25-9, 25-20) in one of its best offensive performances of the year. The Gauchos bounced back...
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Volleyball Hopes to Recover From Conference Losses, Faces #11 CSUN

After back-to-back losses, UCSB men’s volleyball (3-3 overall, 1-2 MPSF) looks to regroup with an away match against conference rival #11 Cal State Northridge (2-4,1-2) tonight at 7p.m. The Gauchos ...
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Gauchos Swept By Long Beach

In the men’s volleyball team’s third straight road game, #5 UCSB fell to #8 Long Beach State last night 25-18, 25-12, 25-22. With back-to-back losses, the Gauchos are now off to a 1-2 start in Mou...
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Gauchos Split Weekend MPSF Play Against San Diego, Irvine

In its first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference match, UCSB defeated UCSD on Friday in straight sets, 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-21). The Gauchos were unable to keep the ball rolling during the ...
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Gauchos Kick Off MPSF Play on Road Against UCSD, Irvine

Coming off a second place finish at the Gaucho Collegiate Invitational, the # 5 UCSB men’s volleyball team kicks off conference play against UCSD on Friday and #7 UC Irvine on Saturday.
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Gauchos Take Second in Home Tournament

In the final round of the Gaucho Collegiate Invitational this weekend, the UCSB men’s volleyball team fell to BYU by a score of 3-1 (15-25, 25-18, 25-18, 25-19), finishing the tournament in second p...
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Volleyball Hosts Tournament to Open Season Play

Some of the top men’s volleyball teams in the nation visit Santa Barbara this weekend as UCSB hosts the 2011 Gaucho Collegiate Invitational on Jan. 7 and 8. Seven of the eight competing teams are ra...
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2011 Season Set to Open

Stacked with seniors, the UCSB men’s volleyball team looks poised to make a run for the national title. The Gauchos won the UCLA SAC tournament in November and closed the fall preseason with a recor...
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Women’s Volleyball Caps 2010 Season with Win over Riverside

The UCSB women’s volleyball team closed out its 2010 season Saturday night on the road with a 3-0 sweep of UC Riverside.
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Women Look to End on High Note

The UCSB women’s volleyball team will close out its 2010 regular season campaign on the road Saturday night at UC Riverside.
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Gauchos Wrap Up Fall Season with Tourney

The UCSB men’s volleyball team closes out the fall pre-season this weekend at the SAC Tournament hosted by UCLA Nov. 19-20. Cal State Northridge and USC round out the four-team competition.
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Dana Vargas: Born to Dominate

Her “Dare To Be Great” poster hanging over the front entrance to the Thunderdome reads: “Dare To Win.” And that is exactly what senior setter Dana Vargas has done for the women’s volleyball ...
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Weekend Split All but Ends Gaucho Postseason Hopes

The UCSB women’s volleyball team split its final two home games of the year this weekend, beating UC Davis 3-2 before losing to Pacific by the same margin.
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