Five Garner MPSF All-Academic HonorsFive UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo players have been honored with Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic distinction it was announced Wednesday by the conference.
UCSB's Shoemaker Garners All-MPSF HonorUC Santa Barbara senior, Brian Shoemaker has garnered All-MPSF Honorable Mention. The accolade marks both Shoemaker’s second consecutive and second career all-conference nod.
Gauchos Lose Tight Match to Long Beach StateAfter suffering a loss to undefeated No. 1 USC on the first day of the MPSF Championships, eighth-ranked UC Santa Barbara entered the second day of the tournament looking to bounce back with a win.
No. 7 UCSB to Face No. 6 Long Beach State in Final Regular Season ContestNo. 7 UC Santa Barbara slated to host No. 6 Long Beach State in its final regular season game of 2012 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation action. The Gauchos will also celebrate seniors Myles Christian and Brian Shoemaker as they conclude their collegiate careers with their final contest at UCSB’s Campus Pool.
Gauchos Round Out Road Swing With Loss At CALOne day after No. 4 UC Santa Barbara (15-9, 1-6) suffered a loss at Pacific, UCSB traveled to No. 4 Cal (14-7, 4-3) to finish off their three game road swing and settle their national rankings as both teams are tied for the No. 4 ranking.
No. 5 UC Santa Barbara Looking for Upset at No. 1 USCEntering the fourth week of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference action, No. 5 UC Santa Barbara (15-6, 1-3) seeks to add another win to their record this Saturday with a victory over No. 1 USC (20-0, 5-0).
Gauchos Lose in Conference Action Against PepperdineAfter claiming their first Mountain Pacific Sports Federation conference win last weekend against UC Irvine, No. 3 UC Santa Barbara (15-6, 1-3) fell to No. 6 Pepperdine University (13-7, 3-2) in conference action by the score of 11-7.
No. 2 UCSB Victorious in Sunday DoubleheaderComing off a remarkable second place finish at the Southern California Tournament last week, UC Santa Barbara produced two more wins on Sunday at Campus Pool, improving its overall record to 14-3.
Gauchos Take Sixth at Northern California InvitationalNo. 5 UC Santa Barbara (8-2) split its final two matches at the Northern California Invitational, which was hosted by Stanford, to take sixth place at the tournament. The Gauchos posted an 8-4 victory over No. 8 Pepperdine before falling to No. 6 UC Irvine, 12-11, in overtime during the fifth-place game.
No. 5 UCSB Downs No. 12 UC Davis, Edged Out by No. 4 StanfordFifth-ranked UC Santa Barbara (7-1) opened the 2012 Northern California Invitational with a convincing 11-4 win over No. 12 UC Davis (5-2) before it dropped its first game of the season in a narrow 8-7 loss to host No. 4 Stanford (2-0) in Saturday's night cap.
Gauchos Seek to Maintain Momentum in Home OpenerSANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- After opening with a pair of wins at the UCLA Invitational, No. 5 UC Santa Barbara looks forward to improving their 2-0 record as they approach a busy schedule in week two of the 2012 season.
Gauchos Dominate Opponents on Opening DayFifth-ranked UC Santa Barbara (2-0) opened the 2012 season in victorious fashion with a pair of wins over No. 19 Cal Baptist (0-2) and Claremont Mudd Scripps (0-2) in day one of the UCLA Invitational.