Olympic Trials Action Continues for the GauchosFormer Gaucho Katy Freeman competed in her second U.S. Olympic Trials semifinal and first this year on Tuesday night and Bob Hwang made his 2012 trials appearance as action continued in Omaha.
Gauchos Head to Olympic TrialsOn June 25 the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials will begin in Omaha, Nebraska, and UCSB will make its presence felt. 16 Gauchos will compete in the trials, which end on July 1, as they try to bring a little Santa Barbara sunshine to London for the 2012 Olympics.
Ward and Yamauchi Head to NCAA ChampionshipsSophomores Andrea Ward and Sophia Yamauchi will be representing UC Santa Barbara at the 2012 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, which are being held Thursday through Saturday at Auburn’s James E. Martin Aquatics Center.
Gauchos Sweep Major MPSF Swimming HonorsComing off of its outstanding performance at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships this past weekend, the UCSB women’s swim team has been heavily honored by the conference, which announced its year-end awards today.
UCSB Takes Second Place at MPSF ChampionshipsThe UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving team finished second at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships, which concluded on Saturday night at East Los Angeles College.
Andrea Ward Named MPSF Athlete of the WeekSophomore swimmer Andrea Ward was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week after an outstanding weekend at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational, which saw her break three UCSB school records.
Andrea Ward Posts Third School Record in Three DaysDon’t mess with Texas? More like ‘don’t mess with Andrea Ward.’ The sophomore swimmer posted her third school record in as many days as the Gauchos closed out action at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational on Saturday.
Ward Sets New 100 Fly RecordAndrea Ward set a new UC Santa Barbara record in the 100 butterfly to highlight Thursday action at the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational in Austin, Texas.
Andrea Ward Named MPSF Athlete of the WeekSophomore Andrea Ward earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Athlete of the Week honors after an outstanding showing at last weekend’s Arena Invitational in Long Beach, Calif.
Men Finish Second, Women Take Seventh at Arena InvitationalThe UC Santa Barbara swim teams completed action at the 2011 Arena Invitational, which was being held at the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, on Saturday evening. The Gaucho men had an impressive showing, taking second overall, while the women placed seventh.
Yamauchi Earns MPSF Athlete of the Week HonorsFor the second time in three weeks, sophomore swimmer Sophia Yamauchi was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation’s Female Athlete of the Week it was announced today by the conference.
UCSB Men Top Mustangs, Women Come Up ShortThe UCSB swim and dive teams traveled up Highway 101 to Cal Poly on Saturday to compete in their second dual meet in as many days. The men’s team remained undefeated as it posted its third dual win of the season, 167-121. The women fell to the Mustangs, 177.5-117.5.
UCSB Men Defeat Denver, Women Edged OutDuring yet another beautiful afternoon at Campus Pool, the UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams split a dual meet with visiting Denver on Friday. The Gaucho men cruised to a 168-132 victory while the women were narrowly beaten, 151-149.
UCSB Hosts Denver on FridayThe UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams will continue their three week home stand on Friday as they host Denver in a dual meet. The diving events will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the swimming will get underway at noon at Campus Pool.
Yamauchi Named MPSF Swimmer of the WeekSophomore Sophia Yamauchi has been named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Female Athlete of the Week after posting three individual wins in last Saturday’s double dual meet against UCLA and Oregon State.