Nov. 2, 2009
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Men's soccer head coach Tim Vom Steeg, women's soccer coach Paul Stumpf, and former Gaucho baseball player Brian Gump will be featured on Tuesday's Talk'n Gauchos, UCSB Athletics' weekly radio show. The show is broadcast from State & A Bar and Grill and airs live on AM 1490 KIST from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.
Fans are encouraged to show up at State & A, on the corner of State Street and Anapamu Street in Santa Barbara, for chances to win new UCSB gear, tickets to Gaucho soccer games and even men's and women's basketball tickets. For more information on Talk'n Gauchos, click here.
Fans can e-mail questions to the weekly guests, which will be read live on air. Click here to send in your questions. In addition, the show will be streamed live and archived online and fans can hear it by clicking here. This new streaming audio is also available for men's soccer radio broadcasts as well as men's and women's basketball and baseball. UCSB is the only school to air men's soccer broadcasts live on commercial radio - on AM 1490 - and through our website. Fans can listen to men's soccer's run to the College Cup as every match will then be broadcast.
Stumpf's UCSB women's team will open play in the Big West Tournament at Cal State Northridge on Thursday. The Gauchos enter the tournament as the No. 3 seed but have already beaten the Matadors once in 2009. Vom Steeg's men's team, which has already clinched a tie for the league's regular season crown, will play at Cal Poly on Wednesday night with a chance to secure the No. 1 seed in their Big West Tournament. UCSB will host UC Davis in its regular season finale on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. Gump was a standout on UCSB's baseball team for four years and is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies organization.
Fans can purchase tickets to UCSB's final regular season home soccer match, as well as men's and women's basketball season tickets, by calling (805) 893-UCSB, visiting the Ticket Office located inside the Intercollegiate Athletics building on campus or clicking here.
Men's and women's basketball season tickets are now available, giving fans an opportunity to catch the Gauchos all season long.
Season tickets are only $125 for men's basketball and $100 for women's basketball (35% lower than last year). Similar to the successful men's soccer family plan, a new Family Plan season ticket is now available for both men's and women's basketball. Family plans, which include five season tickets (two adults and three youth season tickets), are $300 for men's basketball, $225 for women's basketball or get the combo plan (both men's and women's) for just $400. That's just $2.66 per game! UCSB faculty/staff will also receive 50% off pricing on all season tickets.
And, purchase tickets before Nov. 1 to receive a complimentary Olé bobblehead doll! Click here to learn more about season ticket packages or to buy today!
The Intercollegiate Athletics Ticket Office now has two parking spaces adjacent to the building and is now open on Saturdays, making it easier than ever for fans to purchase tickets. The ICA Ticket Office will be open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays. The two parking spots, designated specifically for the ticket office, are already available during weekday hours, which are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.