2013-14 Men's Swimming and Diving Headlines

August 5, 2014
Gaucho Foursome to Compete at USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships
UC Santa Barbara will be represented by four swimmers at the USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships which will take place from Wednesday, Aug. 6-Sunday, Aug. 10 at the William Wollett, Jr., Aquatics Center, the home pool of Gaucho gold medalist Jason Lezak.

July 9, 2014
Matt Macedo Hired as Associate Head Coach for Men's and Women's Swim and Dive Programs
Matt Macedo, former head men's swimming and diving head coach at UC San Diego, has been hired as Assistant Coach for the men's and women's swimming and diving programs at UC Santa Barbara, head coach Gregg Wilson announced today.

May 22, 2014
Gauchos Swimming and Diving Signs 23 to NLIs for 2014-15 Campaign
A total of twenty-three student-athletes have committed to join the UC Santa Barbara Swimming and Diving teams for the 2014-15 season by signing National Letters of Intent, head coach Gregg Wilson announced Thursday.

March 29, 2014
Allen Completes His NCAA Experience With Solid Finish in 100 Free
UC Santa Barbara junior Wade Allen finished his time at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships with his best showing, finishing 31st in the 100 yard freestyle on Saturday.

March 28, 2014
Allen Completes 2nd Day at NCAA Championships
UC Santa Barbara junior Wade Allen completed his second day at the 2014 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships as he competed in the 100 yard butterfly prelims on Friday morning.

March 23, 2014
Wade Allen Headed to NCAA Championships
For the second consecutive season, junior Wade Allen has qualified for the NCAA Men’s Championships. In what has been a record-breaking season, Allen will look to continue his torrid swimming against the nation’s best.

March 9, 2014
Gauchos Place 7th at Pac-12 Championships
On the final day of the Pac-12 Championships the Gauchos were able to hold off Cal Poly to stay in 7th place. Several swimmers swam NCAA consideration times.

March 7, 2014
Gauchos Head Into Final Day of Pac-12 Championships with 125 Points
The UC Santa Barbara men's swimming team is sitting in seventh place after day three of the Pac-12 Championships. The meet will conclude on Saturday.

March 6, 2014
Allen Sets School Record in 50 Free on Day Two of Pac-12 Championships
The UCSB men's swimming team currently has 93 total points after day two of the Pac-12 Championships, good for 7th place. Wade Allen set a school record in the 50 free with a time of 19.45.

March 5, 2014
Gauchos Tied for 5th After Day One of Pac-12 Championships
The UCSB men's swimming team is tied for 5th place with the University of Utah after day one of the Pac-12 Championships in Federal Way, Wash.

March 4, 2014
Gauchos Set to Compete in Pac-12 Championships
The UCSB men's swimming team will be competing in Federal Way, Wash. against the best of the Pac-12 in the conference championships scheduled for March 5-8.

February 25, 2014
Wright to Compete in PAC-12 Diving Championships
UCSB will send one diver to the PAC-12 Diving Championships, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb.26. Freshman Lester Wright will be the lone Gaucho representative.

February 7, 2014
Men and Women Swimming Break Into Top 50 Rankings
For the first time in many years, both the men's and women's swim teams are ranked in the top 50 across the nation in Division 1. They each come in at the 45th spot according to the Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com rankings.

February 7, 2014
Gauchos Fall to Stanford in Final Home Meet
The UCSB men's swimming and diving team fell to Stanford, 108-91. The meet took place at Campus Pool in a shortened dual meet format and was the final home meet of the year for the Gauchos.

February 5, 2014
Men's Swimming Wraps Up Dual Schedule Against Stanford on Friday
The UCSB men's swimming and diving team will take on Stanford at Campus Pool on Friday at 2:00pm. This will conclude the regular season for the Gauchos as they prepare for Pac-12 Championships.

February 1, 2014
Gauchos Sweep Cal Poly in Dual Meet
The UCSB men's swimming and diving teams defeated Cal Poly in a dual meet on Saturday at Campus Pool. Final score: 203-85.

January 30, 2014
Gauchos Take on Cal Poly at Campus Pool this Saturday
The UCSB men's and women's swimming and diving teams will take on Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo in a dual meet on Saturday, February 1st at 10am.

January 25, 2014
Gauchos Fall to Davis; Defeat University of the Pacific
The UCSB men' swimming team defeated the University of the Pacific on Saturday in a dual in Stockton, California, 183-79.

January 23, 2014
Gauchos Head on Road to Davis and Stockton
The men's swimming team will take on University of the Pacific on Saturday, January 25th. No divers will be competing at this dual meet.

January 11, 2014
UCSB Sweeps Dual Meet Over UNLV
The UCSB men's swimming team defeated UNLV in a dual at Campus Pool. The final score was 158-104

January 9, 2014
Gauchos Gear Up for Two Dual Meets at Home While Divers Head to UCLA
Busy weekend for the Gauchos as they compete in a dual against UN-Reno, UNLV and divers head off to UCLA.

December 7, 2013
Gauchos Wrap Up Texas Invite with Two School Records
Senior Andrea Ward set a new school record in the women's 200 butterfly while junior Wade Allen set his own school record in the men's 100 freestyle.

December 7, 2013
Ward Sets School Record in 200 Freestyle on Day Two of Texas Invite
Andrea Ward headlined the three swims for UCSB on day two of the Texas Invitational, swimming a school record in the women's 200 freestyle.

December 5, 2013
Gauchos Have Strong Opening Day in Texas
Four Gauchos provided personal records in six different events. Led by senior Andrea Ward's new school record in the 100 butterfly.

December 4, 2013
Gauchos Head to Austin for Texas Invitational
Four Gauchos will head to Austin to compete in the Texas Invitational. Ryan Hanni and Wade Allen will be representing the men.

November 24, 2013
Gauchos Conclude Las Vegas Invitational
The UCSB men's and women's swimming teams completed their third and final day on Saturday in Las Vegas. The men's team came in 6th place overall with 261 points.

November 21, 2013
Gauchos Complete Day One in Las Vegas
UCSB men'sswimming team competed against five other schools in a two session day in Las Vegas.

November 20, 2013
Swimmers Face Mid-Season Test at Las Vegas Invitational
UCSB men's and women's swimming teams embark on a three-day meet at UNLV. Tough competition including the No.1 Cal women and No.5 Stanford men, will test the Gauchos.

November 16, 2013
UCSB Hosts UC San Diego in Clash on Saturday
UCSB hosts UC San Diego in a dual meet on Saturday, November 9 at the Campus Pool. Although the Tritons compete in Division-II, they are always solid competition for the Gauchos.

November 16, 2013
Lester Wright and Hannah Tomp Shine for Gauchos at Bulldog Invite

November 9, 2013
UCSB Defeats UCSD in Dual Meet at Campus Pool
UCSB defeated UCSD in a dual meet at the Campus Pool. The men won 184-113.

October 25, 2013
UCSB Splits Series with Cal Poly, Hawaii in Tri-Meet
The UCSB Men's and Women's Swimming team competed in an early season test at a 2-day tri-meet in San Luis Obispo, California. The UCSB Women defeated Hawaii, 208-161 and Cal Poly, 255-113. The Men split there team scores, defeating Cal Poly 247.5-119.5, and falling to Hawaii, 185-181.