Water Polo

Gauchos Travel to Face UCLA

After clinching the fifth seed in the MPSF tournament last weekend, the No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team will travel to face No. 1 UCLA on Saturday in their final regular season game of the year. La...
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Gauchos Clinch Postseason Berth

The No. 5-ranked UCSB men’s water polo team guaranteed itself a spot in the MPSF postseason tournament with a 12-10 win over No. 10 UC Irvine on Saturday. “This was a game that we really needed to...
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UCSB Drops Two Straight

Campus Pool has not been kind to the UCSB men’s water polo team, as the No. 5-ranked squad dropped a pair of matches against No. 3 Berkeley and No. 8 Pacific at home this weekend. Both contests resu...
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Big Weekend At Home For Polo

Fresh off a crucial come-from-behind win in overtime at No. 9 Pepperdine last week, the No. 5 ranked UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo team returns home for a set of matches against No. 3 California...
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No. 5 Gauchos Take Down No. 6 Waves at Home

The No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team came from behind against Pepperdine in Malibu on Sunday, sneaking away with a 16-15 overtime victory against the No. 6 Waves. With the win, the Gauchos improve t...
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No. 5 Gauchos Take on No. 6 Pepperdine

The No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team looks to move up in the standings Sunday with a win against No. 6 Pepperdine. With a record of 13-7 overall and 1-2 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, th...
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UCSB Beats No. 9 Long Beach, Falls to No. 2 USC

After defeating No. 9 Long Beach State 10-6 on Saturday to secure its first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference win, the UCSB men’s water polo team fell to No. 2 USC on Sunday. The Trojans...
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Freshmen Making Immediate Impact for UCSB

Most intercollegiate sports teams contain a few freshmen, and maybe one or two play a large role on the team, but that is not the case for the UCSB men’s water polo team, which contains several fres...
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No. 5 Gauchos Edge Out Tritons in SD

The No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team capped off its nonconference schedule with a 10-8 victory over No. 9 UCSD on the road Friday night. The Gauchos improve to 12-6 overall and remain at 0-1 in conf...
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No. 5 Gauchos Travel South to Face No. 9 UCSD

No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo takes a break from MPSF play for its final non-conference game of the season Friday against No. 9 UCSD. The Gauchos are 11-6 overall with a 0-1 conference record. At 11-5...
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Gauchos Continue Conference Competition

This past weekend, the No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo team (10-6 overall, 0-1 MPSF) hit a bump in the road, losing to No. 1 Stanford in a heartbreaking final second loss. Despite the defeat, the Gaucho...
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Gauchos Nearly Upsets No. Stanford, Falls 6-5

The UCSB men’s water polo team nearly completed an upset of No. 1 Stanford on Sunday, before late game heroics salvaged the match 6-5 for the Cardinal in Palo Alto. The Gauchos drop to 11-6 on the y...
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‘Chos Open Confrence Against No. 1 Team in Nation

Playing on the road is tough, but playing on the road to begin conference play against the number one ranked team in the nation is even harder. No. 5 UCSB men’s water polo (11-5 overall) will head n...
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UCSB Travels to SoCal Tournament

The No. 8 UCSB men’s water polo team (8-4 overall) has a busy weekend ahead of it, with four games in two days at the Southern California Tournament hosted by Long Beach State. The first game of the...
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UCSB 1-1 in Weekend Doubleheader

The No. 7 UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo home opener was spoiled last Saturday by an 8-6 overtime loss to No. 14 Concordia, but the Gauchos were able to rebound with a 9-8 victory against Pomona-...
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