UCSB Women's Soccer News

  • UCSB Adds Nine Recruits for 2013 Season
    February 22, 2013
    UCSB Adds Nine Recruits for 2013 Season The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer program has signed nine standout players to National Letters of Intent, head coach Paul Stumpf announced Friday.
  • 12 Gauchos Named to Big West Academic All-Conference Team
    January 16, 2013
    12 Gauchos Named to Big West Academic All-Conference Team Men's and women's soccer lead the way with four candidates apiece.
  • UCSB Drops Season Finale at Cal Poly, 1-0
    October 28, 2012
    UCSB Drops Season Finale at Cal Poly, 1-0 The UC Santa Barbara women's soccer team's season came to an end on Sunday afternoon when the Gauchos dropped a 1-0 decision to Cal Poly.
  • Riverside Scores Early Goal, Holds on to Top UCSB, 1-0
    October 21, 2012
    Riverside Scores Early Goal, Holds on to Top UCSB, 1-0 On Friday night, UC Santa Barbara scored a season-high four goals in a win at Cal State Fullerton. On Sunday the Gauchos struggled to finish and UC Riverside scored a goal in just the third minute of play and then held on to win, 1-0.
  • Gauchos Hit Road for Final Three, Travel to Cal State Fullerton Friday
    October 19, 2012
    Gauchos Hit Road for Final Three, Travel to Cal State Fullerton Friday UCSB will enter its Friday game against Cal State Fullerton with an overall record of 4-10-2 and a Big West record of 1-4-1. The Gauchos coming off a weekend when they posted a win over Hawai'i and a loss to Cal State Northridge. The Gauchos have a record of 1-5 in road games. The Oct. 12 win over Hawai'i ended a two-game losing streak and a six-game winless streak.
  • Gauchos Double-Up on Cal State Fullerton, 4-2
    October 19, 2012
    Gauchos Double-Up on Cal State Fullerton, 4-2 UC Santa Barbara scored three goals in the first half on the road at Cal State Fullerton and held on to defeat the Cal State Fullerton Titans, 4-2. With the win, the Gauchos move to seven points in league play
  • Late Goal Carries Northridge Past Gauchos, 1-0
    October 14, 2012
    Late Goal Carries Northridge Past Gauchos, 1-0 Taylor Hobson scored her first career goal in the 84th minute to give visiting Cal State Northridge a 1-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday afternoon. The game was the Gauchos’ final home contest of the season.
  • Ortega Scores Game-Winner on Senior Night as Gauchos Top Hawai'i, 1-0
    October 12, 2012
    Ortega Scores Game-Winner on Senior Night as Gauchos Top Hawai'i, 1-0 Fittingly, senior Erin Ortega scored her first goal of the season on Senior Night, to help UC Santa Barbara edge the University of Hawaii in Big West soccer action on Friday night, 1-0.
  • UCSB Plays Final Two Home Games This Weekend, Seniors Saluted Friday
    October 11, 2012
    UCSB Plays Final Two Home Games This Weekend, Seniors Saluted Friday The UCSB women’s soccer team will play its final two home matches of the 2012 season this weekend, hosting Hawai’i on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and Cal State Northridge on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. The game on Sunday will mark the final home appearance for a trio of Gaucho players: Erin Ortega, Dyanne Anderson and Lauren Kennedy. The three will be saluted prior to kick-off.
  • Big Second Half Leads UCI Past UCSB, 3-1
    October 07, 2012
    Big Second Half Leads UCI Past UCSB, 3-1 Freshman forward Angelisa Cortez rebounded after three weeks on the shelf with a sprained ankle to score a goal and give UC Santa Barbara a 1-0 lead, but the Gauchos couldn’t hold on to a 1-0 lead and dropped a 3-1 match at UC Irvine on Sunday afternoon in Irvine.
  • Gauchos Travel South, Play at Long Beach State, UC Irvine
    October 05, 2012
    Gauchos Travel South, Play at Long Beach State, UC Irvine The UCSB women’s soccer team will travel south this weekend to play a pair of Big West Conference games. On Friday night, the Gauchos will play at Long Beach State, which until this week, was ranked in the nation’s top-25. On Sunday UCSB travels to the league’s defending champion, UC Irvine, for a 1:00 p.m. match.
  • Gauchos Battle, Drop 2-1 Decision at Long Beach State
    October 05, 2012
    Gauchos Battle, Drop 2-1 Decision at Long Beach State UC Santa Barbara allowed two goals within a two minute span of the second half and dropped a 2-1 decision at Long Beach State on Friday night.
  • Late Goal Gives Gauchos 3-3 Tie With Pacific
    September 30, 2012
    Late Goal Gives Gauchos 3-3 Tie With Pacific Freshman Sara Feder’s goal with 3:25 remaining in regulation pulled UC Santa Barbara even with Pacific and neither team scored in the two overtime periods finishing in a 3-3 tie. The Gauchos battled back from a 3-1 second half deficit, but needed some help from the Tigers to do so.
  • Gauchos Drop OT Stunner to UC Davis, 2-1
    September 28, 2012
    Gauchos Drop OT Stunner to UC Davis, 2-1 A pair of defensive mistakes led to two UC Davis goals on Friday night as the visiting Aggies won a 2-1 overtime decision over UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Conference opener for both teams on Friday night.
  • UCSB Opens Big West Season This Weekend, Hosts UC Davis, Pacific
    September 26, 2012
    UCSB Opens Big West Season This Weekend, Hosts UC Davis, Pacific The UCSB women’s soccer team will open Big West Conference play this weekend with a pair of matches. On Friday night, the Gauchos host UC Davis in a 7:00 p.m. contest and on Sunday, they will play Pacific in a matinee that till kick-off at noon.
  • No. 17 San Diego State Tops UCSB, 3-1
    September 23, 2012
    No. 17 San Diego State Tops UCSB, 3-1 Megan Jurado scored two goals and an assist to lift visiting No. 17 San Diego State to a 3-1 win over UC Santa Barbara on Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 22 Pepperdine Blanks UCSB, 2-0
    September 21, 2012
    No. 22 Pepperdine Blanks UCSB, 2-0 No. 22 Pepperdine scored a pair of goals in the first half and didn’t look back as it ended UC Santa Barbara’s three-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory in Malibu, Calif., on Friday afternoon.
  • Paige Gankema Named to Soccer America Team of the Week
    September 21, 2012
    Paige Gankema Named to Soccer America Team of the Week UC Santa Barbara junior defender Paige Gankema was one of 11 players across the nation to be selected to the Soccer America Women's Team of the Week, announced the publication Wednesday.
  • Gauchos Put Three-Game Streak on the Line at. No. 20 Pepperdine, vs. No. 17 SDSU
    September 20, 2012
    Gauchos Put Three-Game Streak on the Line at. No. 20 Pepperdine, vs. No. 17 SDSU UC Santa Barbara enters its Friday afternoon match against No. 20 Pepperdine with a record of 3-4-1. Since opening the season with a record of 0-3, the Gauchos have gone 3-1-1.
  • Paige Gankema Selected Big West Defensive Player of the Week
    September 17, 2012
    Paige Gankema Selected Big West Defensive Player of the Week Junior Paige Gankema (Irvine, Calif./Northwood HS) provided a game-winning goal and anchored a stout defense in helping UC Santa Barbara post a 3-0 record, earning her Big West Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week plaudits.
  • UCSB Wins Third Straight, Tops Weber State 2-1
    September 16, 2012
    UCSB Wins Third Straight, Tops Weber State 2-1 The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team struggled to a 0-3 start in 2012. After five matches, the Gauchos were still winless at 0-3-1. On Sunday, in Sacramento, a neutral site, UCSB defeated Weber State 2-1, to win its third straight match and improve to 3-4-1. The Wildcats dropped to 2-7.
  • UCSB Parlays First Half Explosion Into 3-1 Win Over USF
    September 14, 2012
    UCSB Parlays First Half Explosion Into 3-1 Win Over USF UC Santa Barbara entered Friday night’s match against the University of San Francisco (3-3-3) with two goals in its first six outings, but during a 15 minute span of the first half the Gauchos (2-4-1) scored three goals to overcome a 1-0 deficit en route to a 3-1 win at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.
  • Gauchos Look to Build on First Win, Host San Francisco Friday
    September 13, 2012
    Gauchos Look to Build on First Win, Host San Francisco Friday UC Santa Barbara enters its Friday night match against the University of San Francisco with a record of 1-4-1. Since opening the season with a record of 0-3, the Gauchos have gone 1-1-1.
  • Gauchos Bounce Back With First Win of 2012, 1-0 at Cal State Bakersfield
    September 10, 2012
    Gauchos Bounce Back With First Win of 2012, 1-0 at Cal State Bakersfield UC Santa Barbara's Paige Gankema's shot bounced over Cal State Bakersfield goalkeeper Tori Ornela for the only score of the night as the Gauchos won for the first time in 2012, 1-0
  • UCSB Threatens But Drops 2-0 Decision to Oregon State
    September 08, 2012
    UCSB Threatens But Drops 2-0 Decision to Oregon State Oregon State scored goals early in the first and second halves and it was enough as the visiting Beavers beat UC Santa Barbara 2-0 on Friday at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.
  • UCSB Women's Soccer vs. Oregon State: Gameday Central
    September 07, 2012
    UCSB Women's Soccer vs. Oregon State: Gameday Central The UCSB women's soccer team hosts Oregon State in a showdown at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. Watch, listen and monitor the Livestats.
  • UCSB Remains at Home to Host Oregon State Friday
    September 06, 2012
    UCSB Remains at Home to Host Oregon State Friday UC Santa Barbara enters its Friday night match against Oregon State (4-1-0 overall) with a record of 0-3-1. In their last match, the Gauchos battled Indiana to a 0-0 tie, ending their season-opening three-game losing streak.
  • Henry Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week
    September 03, 2012
    Henry Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week UC Santa Barbara goalkeeper Makenna Henry was named Big West Defensive Player of the Week after blanking Indiana in a scoreless tie on Friday night, the league announced today.
  • UCSB, Indiana Battle to Scoreless Tie in Double OT
    September 01, 2012
    UCSB, Indiana Battle to Scoreless Tie in Double OT UC Santa Barbara played its best match of the 2012 season on Friday night as it battled Indiana University to a scoreless double overtime tie, ending a three-game losing streak.
  • UCSB Takes Aim at First Win, Hosts Indiana Friday Night
    August 30, 2012
    UCSB Takes Aim at First Win, Hosts Indiana Friday Night UCSB enters its Friday night game against Indiana with a record of 0-3. The Gauchos have dropped matches to Kansas (2-1 in overtime), Missouri (2-0) and No. 19 Illinois (1-0). The last time they started a season with a record of 0-3 was in 2001 and the last time they lost their first four games was in 1995.
  • UCSB Hosts Successful AYSO Skills Day
    August 28, 2012
    UCSB Hosts Successful AYSO Skills Day For the third consecutive year, the UC Santa Barbara soccer programs teamed up with local American Youth Soccer Organization Region 122 for AYSO Skills Day. This year’s event, which was held at UCSB’s Storke Field on Saturday, Aug. 25, drew over 1,500 AYSO players, families and coaches.
  • No. 19 Illinois Makes First Half Goal Stand in 1-0 Win Over Gauchos
    August 25, 2012
    No. 19 Illinois Makes First Half Goal Stand in 1-0 Win Over Gauchos Despite a late second half flurry of shots that included a couple near-misses, UC Santa Barbara couldn’t overcome a first half goal by No. 19 Illinois and dropped a 1-0 decision on Friday night at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.
  • Gauchos Make Home Debut Friday as No. 19 Illinois Visits
    August 22, 2012
    Gauchos Make Home Debut Friday as No. 19 Illinois Visits UCSB won’t catch much of a break as it hosts No. 19 Illinois in its home opener on Friday. The match against the Fighting Illini will mark the first of two consecutive Big Ten opponents to appear at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium. On Aug. 31, the Gauchos will host Indiana in another 7:00 p.m. game.
  • Gauchos Shutout at Missouri, 2-0
    August 19, 2012
    Gauchos Shutout at Missouri, 2-0 The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team completed its season-opening trip to America’s heartland on Sunday, dropping a 2-0 decision at the University of Missouri.
  • UCSB Edged in OT Season Opener at Kansas, 2-1
    August 17, 2012
    UCSB Edged in OT Season Opener at Kansas, 2-1 Ashley Williams pounded home a rebound of blocked shot in the 97th minute to give the University of Kansas (1-0) a tough 2-1 overtime win over visiting UC Santa Barbara (0-1) on Friday evening.
  • Young Gauchos Travel to the Heartland to Open 2012 Season
    August 15, 2012
    Young Gauchos Travel to the Heartland to Open 2012 Season The 2012 UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team has 30 players listed on its roster, 22 of which are either freshmen or sophomores and only a trio of seniors. Needless to say, the youthful Gauchos will be tested immediately as they travel to Kansas and Missouri this weekend to open the season.
  • Gauchos Debut With 6-2 Exhibition Victory at Westmont College
    August 14, 2012
    Gauchos Debut With 6-2 Exhibition Victory at Westmont College UC Santa Barbara exploded for four second half goals and cruised to an easy 6-2 win at Westmont College on Saturday night.
  • The Veteran: Jennings is Golden
    August 02, 2012
    The Veteran: Jennings is Golden Carin (Jennings) Gabarra, a UCSB alumnus and current head coach of the U.S. Naval Academy’s women’s soccer team, has had a prolific career. She was an Olympian and was a forward for the U.S. national team for nine years, from 1987-1996.
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