UCSB Women's Soccer News

  • UCSB Adds Nine Recruits for 2013 Season
    February 22, 2013
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.
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