2013-14 Women's Swimming and Diving Headlines

March 21, 2014
Ward Earns All American Honors With Record Butterfly At NCAA's
UC Santa Barbara's Andrea Ward recorded a time of 51.47 to finish 4th at NCAA Championships.

March 20, 2014
UCSB Earns Scholar All American Status from CSCAA
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The UC Santa Barbara women’s swimming and diving team has earned Scholar All American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. This is the second consecutive year in which Santa Barbara has garnered the accolade.

March 20, 2014
Ward looks far beyond All-American
Andrea Ward won't be dreaming about Brazil and the 2016 Olympics when she plunges into the NCAA Swimming Championships in Minneapolis on Friday.

March 16, 2014
Ward Heads to Minneapolis This Week for 2014 NCAA Swimming Championships
On the heels of an amazing run at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Women’s Swimming Championships, senior Andrea Ward is set to represent UC Santa Barbara at the NCAA Division I Swimming Championships this week in at the Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis.

February 23, 2014
Ward Named Swimmer of the Year, Wilson Named Coach of the Year as Gauchos Finish Second in MPSF Championships
Senior Andrea Ward took home swimmer of the year for the 2013-2014 season. Head Coach Gregg Wilson took home Coach of the Year honors. The Gauchos placed second to UC Davis in the MPSF Championships.

February 22, 2014
Ward Sets School Record in 100 Fly on Day Three of MPSF Championships
The UCSB women's swim and dive team sit in third place after day three of the conference championships. Senior Andrea Ward set a school record in the 100 butterfly, swimming a 51.92 in preliminaries.

February 20, 2014
Ward Sets School Record on Day Two of MPSF Championships
The UCSB women's swim and dive team concluded day two of the MPSF Championships in second place with 209 points, 11 points behind leader UC Davis. Senior Andrea Ward set a school record in the 500 freestyle (4:46.99).

February 19, 2014
Gauchos Sweep Relays on Day One of MPSF Championships
The UCSB women's swim and dive team got off to a fantastic start on Wednesday night in Monterey Park, Calif. The women swept the 200 medley relay and 800 freestyle relay, the only two women's events of day one.

February 18, 2014
Gauchos Head to MPSF Championships
The UCSB women's swimming and diving team will be competing at East Los Angeles Community College from February 19-22 in the MPSF Swim & Dive Championships.

February 6, 2014
Ward Named MPSF/Turbo Female Athlete of the Week
Senior Andrea Ward took Female Athlete of the Week honors for the fourth time this season. She took home four event victories against Cal Poly en route to a dual meet win, 183-110.

February 6, 2014
Men and Women Swimming Break Into Top 50 Rankings
For the first time in many years, both the men's and women's swim teams are ranked in the top 50 across the nation in Division 1. They each come in at the 45th spot according to the Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com rankings.

February 1, 2014
Gauchos Sweep Cal Poly in Dual Meet
The UCSB women's swimming and diving team defeated Cal Poly in a dual meet at Campus Pool. Final score: 183-110.

January 30, 2014
Gauchos Take on Cal Poly at Campus Pool this Saturday
The UCSB men's and women's swimming and diving teams will take on Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo in a dual meet on Saturday, February 1st at 10am.

January 24, 2014
Gauchos Fall to Davis; Defeat University of the Pacific
The UCSB women's swimming team had mixed results over the weekend. On Friday the Gauchos fell to UC Davis, 126-174. On Saturday, they rebounded and defeated UOP 156-105.

January 23, 2014
Gauchos Head on Road to Davis and Stockton
The UCSB women's swimming and diving teams will be competing on Friday at UC Davis. Following the dual meet, the women will head to Stockton to compete against University of the Pacific.

January 11, 2014
UCSB Sweeps Dual Meet Over UNLV
The UCSB women's swimming team defeated UNLV on Saturday at Campus Pool by the final of 148-114.

January 10, 2014
Gauchos Defeat University of Nevada in Dual Meet
UCSB women's swimming team defeated Nevada in a dual at Campus Pool. The final score was 119-82.

January 9, 2014
Gauchos Gear Up for Two Dual Meets at Home While Divers Head to UCLA
Gauchos compete in a pair of duals over the weekend as the divers head to UCLA for a diving invite. University of Nevada Reno (women only) will be coming into town on Friday, while UNLV competes on Saturday.

December 12, 2013
Ward Named MPSF Athlete of the Week After Record-Breaking Meet
After setting a trio of school records at last weekend's Texas Invite, senior Andrea Ward has been named the MPSF Female Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference.

December 7, 2013
Ward Sets School Record in 200 Freestyle on Day Two of Texas Invite
Andrea Ward headlined the three swims for UCSB on day two of the Texas Invitational, swimming a school record in the women's 200 freestyle.

December 7, 2013
Gauchos Wrap Up Texas Invite with Two School Records
Senior Andrea Ward set a new school record in the women's 200 butterfly while junior Wade Allen set his own school record in the men's 100 freestyle.

December 5, 2013
Gauchos Have Strong Opening Day in Texas
Four Gauchos provided personal records in six different events. Led by senior Andrea Ward's new school record in the 100 butterfly.

December 4, 2013
Gauchos Head to Austin for Texas Invitational
Four Gauchos will head to Austin to compete in the Texas Invitational. Andrea Ward and Katie Records will represent the women.

November 24, 2013
Gauchos Conclude Las Vegas Invitational

November 21, 2013
Gauchos Complete Day One in Las Vegas
UCSB women's swimming team competed against ten other schools in a two session day in Las Vegas. Junior Heren Alanis highlighted the action finishing with a school record in the 500 yard freestyle.

November 20, 2013
Swimmers Face Mid-Season Test at Las Vegas Invitational
UCSB men's and women's swimming teams embark on a three-day meet at UNLV. Tough competition including the No.1 Cal women and No.5 Stanford men, will test the Gauchos.

November 16, 2013
Lester Wright and Hannah Tomp Shine for Gauchos at Bulldog Invite

November 9, 2013
UCSB Hosts UC San Diego in Clash on Saturday
UCSB hosts UC San Diego in a dual meet on Saturday, November 9 at the Campus Pool. Although the Tritons compete in Division-II, they are always solid competition for the Gauchos.

November 9, 2013
UCSB Defeats UCSD in Dual Meet at Campus Pool
UCSB deafeated UCSD on Saturday at the campus pool. The women won 172-113.

November 1, 2013
UCSB Takes 2/3 in Quad Meet at UCLA
The UCSB women's swimming team took home two victories in a quad meet at UCLA, against FGCU and OSU while falling to the host UCLA. Final scores were: (UCSB 179, OSU 77), (UCSB 152.5, FGCU 144.5), and (UCLA 198, UCSB 99).

October 31, 2013
Ward Named MPSF/Turbo Female Athlete of the Week
Senior Andrea Ward was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Turbo Female Athlete of the Week after winning three individual events and three more relays as UC Santa Barbara swept a pair of victories in last weekend's tri-meet against Cal Poly and Hawaii.

October 31, 2013
UCSB Set to Take on Oregon State, FGCU & UCLA in Quad Meet at UCLA
UCSB hits the road in a quad meet at UCLA. Florida Gulf Coast University, Oregon State University, and host UCLA will all be competing.

October 25, 2013
UCSB Sweeps Cal Poly, Hawaii in Tri-Meet
The UCSB Men's and Women's Swimming team competed in an early season test at a 2-day tri-meet in San Luis Obispo, California. The UCSB Women defeated Hawaii, 208-161 and Cal Poly, 255-113. The Men split there team scores, defeating Cal Poly 247.5-119.5, and falling to Hawaii, 185-181.

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