2012 All Gaucho Reunion Soccer Events Announced

Erin Ortega (Photo by Tony Mastres)
Erin Ortega (Photo by Tony Mastres)

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The UCSB women's and men's soccer programs has announced its schedule for the 2012 All Gaucho Reunion, being held the weekend of April 27-29 on the UCSB campus. Highlights of the schedule include alumni games, a reception at Santa Barbara Yacht Club and a golf tournament.

The weekend will begin with the All Gaucho Athletics Reception at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27 in the Phil Womble Hall of Champions inside the Intercollegiate Athletics Building. The reception is open to all former Gaucho ICA athletes and hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served.

The same evening, the women's soccer team will host Cal State Los Angeles in a spring exhibition game at 5 p.m. at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.

On Saturday, the former Gaucho soccer players will convene at Harder Stadium for alumni games. The women's alumni game will be played at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a match between the UCSB and Westmont men's alumni over the age of 30 at 1 p.m. followed by a barbeque. Then, at 2:30 p.m., the under 30 alumni will play the current UCSB men's team.

At 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, there will be a soccer alumni post-game social at the Santa Barbara Yacht Club.

The weekend's festivities will conclude with the Eighth Annual UCSB Women's Soccer Golf Tournament – which is open to both men and women's alumni and friends – at Glen Annie Golf Club. The tournament is scheduled for a 9 a.m. start.

If you are a UCSB soccer alumnus interested in attending the All Gaucho Reunion events or if you would like more information, contact Christina Baglas at Christina.Baglas@athletics.ucsb.edu or (805) 893-5372.