No. 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.
One 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.
Entering 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).
After 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.
One day after falling to No. 2 UCLA (18-2, 2-0 MPSF), No. 3 UC Santa Barbara (15-5, 1-2 MPSF) bounced back with a win over No. 6 UC Irvine (14-5, 0-2 MPSF) at Anteater Aquatics Complex Sunday afternoon
In its second week of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play, third-ranked UC Santa Barbara (14-4) will host No. 2 UCLA (17-2) before traveling to face No. 6 UC Irvine (14-4) in two thrilling matchups.
After being ranked as the No. 2 ranked team, the school’s highest national ranking since winning the national championship in 1979, UC Santa Barbara defeated Iona and Harvard in a doubleheader last Sunday.
After an excellent weekend at the Southern California Tournament, the UC Santa Barbara men's water polo team has moved up four spots in the Collegiate Water Polo Association's Poll to a current ranking of No. 2 nationally.