Andrew Checketts, Bob Williams, Carlene Mitchell to Appear on Talk'n Gauchos

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – UCSB baseball head coach Andrew Checketts, men's basketball head coach Bob Williams, and women's head basketball coach Carlene Mitchell will be the guests on this week's edition  of "Talk'n Gauchos," UCSB Athletics' weekly radio show.

"Talk'n Gauchos" is broadcast live every Tuesday night from 6-7 p.m. at the Beachside Bar and Cafe, located on Goleta Beach and hosted by Gerry Fall - The Voice of the Gauchos. Fans are encouraged to come watch the show in person for the chance to meet the guests as well as participate in a raffle for UCSB and Beachside prizes.

The show can be heard over the air on KZSB AM 1290. Fans can also hear the show online at

Coach Checketts and the Gauchos will be kicking off baseball season this weekend, when they head to Fresno State to take on the 2008 College World Series champions in a three game series from Friday through Sunday. The 2013 baseball home opener will be next Tuesday, Feb. 19 against the UCLA Bruins. Tickets for that game can be purchased here.

Williams and Mitchell will each oppose the Cal Poly Mustangs on Saturday. The men will be on the road at 7 p.m., with the women hosting at the Thunderdome at 2 p.m in the annual Play 4Kay game to help raise breast cancer awareness. Each UCSB women's basketball player will decorate and wear a special pink warm-up shirt that will be available for purchase through a silent auction with the proceeds going towards cancer research.