Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at 11 a.m.
No. 6 UC Santa Barbara (16-8, 3-4) vs. No. 2 UCLA (24-2, 4-1)
at Los Angeles, CA
For the Record
No. 6 UC Santa Barbara is 16-8 overall and 3-4 in the MPSF Conference. The Gauchos have been ranked No. 6 in the NCAA rankings all season.
Goalie on Fire
Sophomore Chris Whitelegge has been rated the number one goalie in saves per game in the MPSF Conference for multiple consecutive weeks. Whitelegge has racked up a remarkable 265 saves this season, averaging 14.52 saves per game.
Leading the Team
Junior Eric Van de Mortel has been a force on all ends of the pool. He has tallied 43 goals, 37 assists, 31 steals, and 12 ejections drawn. Senior Matt Gronow leads the team in goals with 54 of his own, as well as 34 assists, 12 steals, and 17 ejections drawn.
Up Ahead for the Gauchos
After the Gauchos take on No. 2 UCLA this weekend, they continue their season at the MPSF Conference Championships in Stockton, Calif. from Nov. 29 through Dec. 1, 2013.