UCSB Women's Swimming and Diving News

April 9, 2013
Six Gaucho Swimmers Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors
Six UC Santa Barbara women swimmers earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Scholar-Athlete honors it was announced Monday by the conference.

March 12, 2013
Gauchos Earn CSCAA Scholar All-American Status
The UC Santa Barbara women's swimming and diving team has achieved Scholar All-American status, the College Swimming Coaches Association of America announced this week.

February 24, 2013
Yamauchi Named Swimmer of the Year, UCSB Finishes Fourth at MPSF Championships
On the final day of the MPSF Championships at East Los Angeles College the Gauchos weren’t able to make up any ground and finished fourth place overall. UC Davis was able to hang on and win first place with 673.5 points, BYU finished second with 635.5 and Hawaii came in third with 610.

February 23, 2013
Day Three Comes to a Close, Gauchos in the Hunt for Championship
After an impressive win in the 400 medley relay, the Gauchos couldn't find the top spot again on the third day of the MPSF Championships at East Los Angeles College. They remain in fourth place but are only 41 points behind the leader with a full day of competition remaining.

February 22, 2013
Yamauchi Headlines Day Two of Championships
The UC Santa Barbara women's swim and dive team wrapped up a full day of events on the second day of the MPSF Championships held at East Los Angeles College. Sophia Yamauchi had the standout performance of the day with her victory in the 200 IM.

February 21, 2013
Gauchos Win Relay on First Day of Championships
On the opening night of the MPSF Championships at East Los Angeles College, the UC Santa Barbara women's swim team started the week off right by winning the very first event of the meet.

February 19, 2013
MPSF Championships Set for Wednesday
Coming off a tough loss to Cal Poly, the UC Santa Barbara women’s swim and dive team will look to regroup heading into tomorrow’s third annual MPSF Championships. Swimmers will compete at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, Calif., and the meet will run from Feb. 20-23. The diving competition will be held in Colorado Springs, Colo. and goes from Feb. 21-23.

February 9, 2013
UCSB Splits Dual Meet at Cal Poly
The UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams traveled up north to take on Cal Poly at Anderson Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon as a part of the Blue-Green Rivalry. The Mustang women came up big on their senior day beating the Gauchos 172-128, while the UCSB men won a nail-biter 151.5-146.5.

February 3, 2013
Gaucho Men and Women Sweep Competition on Senior Day
For six seniors, it was their last meet at Campus Pool and their last chance to go out on a high note at home. UCSB accomplished just that on Saturday afternoon, as the Gaucho men defeated Pacific 152.5-109.5, while the women took down Loyola Marymount 176-85 and Pacific 161-101.

January 28, 2013
UCSB Women Fall to UC Davis
The UCSB women's swimming and diving team squared off against UC Davis on Saturday afternoon in Fresno with the Gauchos falling to the Aggies 180-120.

January 19, 2013
Gaucho Men and Women Edged Out at UNLV
The UCSB swimming and diving teams took on UNLV in a closely contested battle on Saturday afternoon at Buchanan Natatorium. In a meet that came down to the final events, the Gaucho men fell 155-143, and the women lost 155-145.

January 15, 2013
Gaucho Divers Finish Up Weekend at UCLA Invitational
The UCSB men's and women's dive teams headed down south over the weekend to compete at the UCLA Invitational. The Gauchos posted three season-best scores in the one-meter and three-meter competitions.

December 16, 2012
UCSB Swimming and Diving Sweeps Bakersfield in Dual Meet
The UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams were back in action on the road against Cal State Bakersfield Saturday afternoon at Hillman Aquatics Complex. In their first dual meet since Nov. 3, UCSB swept the competition with the men winning 184-115, while the women defeated CSUB 162-132.

December 3, 2012
UCSB Wraps Up Weekend at AT&T Winter Nationals, Freeman Breaks School Record
Seven Gaucho swimmers traveled to Texas over the weekend to compete at the AT&T Winter National Championships. The event included elite swimmers from around the country, including many Olympic Champions, and was held at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas.

November 18, 2012
UCSB Men Finish Sixth, Women Take Eighth at Arena Invitational
After three hard fought days at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool, the action came to a close on Saturday evening. The UCSB men came away with a fifth place finish, while the women placed eighth.

November 17, 2012
Gaucho Swimmers Wrap Up Day Two at Arena Invitational
With day two of the Arena Invitational in the books, the UC Santa Barbara men moved up one spot into fifth place, while the women remained in eighth position at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool.

November 16, 2012
First Day Complete at Arena Invitational
The UC Santa Barbara swim teams wrapped up day one of competition down in Long Beach at the Arena Invitational. The event is being held at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool.

November 14, 2012
Gaucho Swimmers Head to Long Beach for Arena Invitational
The UC Santa Barbara men’s and women’s swim teams head down south to Long Beach to compete in the three-day long Arena Invitational. The event is hosted by UC San Diego and will take place at Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool starting Thursday Nov. 15.

November 3, 2012
UCSB Cruises to Two Victories Versus Cal Poly
The UC Santa Barbara swimming and diving teams were at it again Saturday afternoon battling Cal Poly in the Blue-Green Rivalry at Campus Pool. For the second straight day, the Gauchos swept the competition in both dual meets with the men topping the Mustangs, 191-107 and the women winning 167-133.

November 2, 2012
Gauchos Sweep UC San Diego in Home Opener
The UCSB swim and dive teams cruised to a pair of dual meet victories in their home opener against UC San Diego. The men took down the Tritons, 170-128 while the women posted a 178-122 win.

October 30, 2012
Sophia Yamauchi: A Great Example

October 30, 2012
Swim and Dive teams to face UC San Diego this Friday, Cal Poly on Saturday
The UCSB swimming and diving teams will have their first meet at home this season, when they take on UC San Diego this Friday. The divers will begin the day at 11:00 a.m. and the swimming will get underway at noon. On Saturday, only the swim teams will face Cal Poly as the divers head south for the USC Invitational. That action begins at 11:00 a.m. at Campus Pool.

October 12, 2012
UCSB Women Win Two of Three, Men Fall to Utah
The UCSB swimming and diving teams opened up the 2012-13 season with the women claiming two victories out of their three match-ups. They defeated Oregon State 195-98 and Utah 183-115, however lost to UCLA 185-110. The men’s team was defeated by Utah 161-138.

October 11, 2012
Women's Swimming and Diving Season Preview
The UCSB women’s swimming and diving team kicks off the season when it takes on Utah, Oregon State and UCLA in a triple dual meet this Friday at UCLA.