Allen and Freeman Head to NCAA ChampionshipsSophomore Wade Allen and Senior Tim Freeman will be representing UCSB at the 2013 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, which are being held Thursday through Saturday at IU Natatorium in Indianapolis.
Gauchos Finish Seventh as Pac-12 Championships ConcludeThe UC Santa Barbara men's swimming and diving team finished in seventh place as the Pac-12 Championships came to a close Wednesday at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. Tim Freeman set his second school record in as many days, this time in the 200 breaststroke.
Freeman Sets School Record on Day 3 of Pac-12 ChampionshipsTim Freeman broke his own school record for the second time this season in the 100 breaststroke and UCSB broke another school record in the 400 free relay on day three of the Pac-12 Championships at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.
Day Two of Action Wraps Up at Pac-12 ChampionshipsDay two of the Pac-12 Championships came to a close Monday night at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash. For UC Santa Barbara the day was highlighted by their fifth place finish in the 200 free relay and Wade Allen's eight overall finish in the 50 free.
UCSB Splits Dual Meet at Cal PolyThe UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams traveled up north to take on Cal Poly at Anderson Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon. The Mustang women came up big on their senior day beating the Gauchos 172-128, while the UCSB men won a nail-biter 151.5-146.5.
Gaucho Men and Women Sweep Competition on Senior DayFor six seniors, it was their last meet at Campus Pool and their last chance to go out on a high note at home. UCSB accomplished just that on Saturday afternoon, as the Gaucho men defeated Pacific 152.5-109.5, while the women took down Loyola Marymount 176-85 and Pacific 161-101.
Gaucho Men and Women Edged Out at UNLVThe UCSB swimming and diving teams took on UNLV in a closely contested battle on Saturday afternoon at Buchanan Natatorium. In a meet that came down to the final events, the Gaucho men fell 155-143, and the women lost 155-145.
Former Gaucho Swimmer, Olympic Gold Medalist Jason Lezak Announces RetirementFor the last two Olympics, American swimmer and former UC Santa Barbara standout Jason Lezak was the oldest man on the United States Olympic Swim Team. Having no desire to make it a third, the 37-year old Lezak has officially announced his retirement today, wrapping a spectacular career that has spanned four Olympics and eight medals (four gold, two silver, and two bronze).
UCSB Swimming and Diving Sweeps Bakersfield in Dual MeetThe UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams were back in action on the road against Cal State Bakersfield Saturday afternoon at Hillman Aquatics Complex. In their first dual meet since Nov. 3, UCSB swept the competition with the men winning 184-115, while the women defeated CSUB 162-132.
First Day Complete at Arena InvitationalThe UC Santa Barbara swim teams wrapped up day one of competition down in Long Beach at the Arena Invitational. The event is being held at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool.
Gaucho Swimmers Head to Long Beach for Arena InvitationalThe UC Santa Barbara men's and women's swim teams head down south to Long Beach to compete in the three-day long Arena Invitational. The event is hosted by UC San Diego and will take place at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool starting Thursday Nov. 15.
UCSB Cruises to Two Victories Versus Cal PolyThe UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams were at it again Saturday afternoon battling Cal Poly in the Blue-Green Rivalry at Campus Pool. For the second straight day, the Gauchos swept the competition in both dual meets with the men topping the Mustangs, 191-107 and the women winning 167-133.
Gauchos Sweep UC San Diego in Home OpenerThe UCSB swim and dive teams cruised to a pair of dual meet victories in their home opener against UC San Diego. The men took down the Tritons, 170-128 while the women posted a 178-122 win.
Swim and Dive teams to face UC San Diego this Friday, Cal Poly on SaturdayThe UCSB swimming and diving teams will have their first meet at home this season, when they take on UC San Diego this Friday. The divers will begin the day at 11:00 a.m. and the swimming will get underway at noon. On Saturday, only the swim teams will face Cal Poly as the divers head south for the USC Invitational. That action begins at 11:00 a.m. at Campus Pool.
UCSB Women Win Two of Three, Men Fall to UtahThe UCSB swimming and diving teams opened up the 2012-13 season with the women claiming two victories out of their three match-ups. They defeated Oregon State, 195-98 and Utah, 183-115, however lost to UCLA, 185-110. The men’s team was defeated by Utah, 161-138.