March 14, 2013

UCSB Heads to LMU, Then Back Home to Host Mini Tournament

The Schedule
Thursday, March 14, 2013
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. No. 14 LMU, at 3:30 PM
at Burns Recreation Center

Sunday, March 17, 2013
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), at 8:00 AM
at Campus Pool

Sunday, March 17, 2013
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. Marist, at 10:30 AM
at Campus Pool

Sunday, March 17, 2013
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. Iona, at 3:45 PM
at Campus Pool 

This Week In Water Polo
The UC Santa Barbara women's water polo team will set off to Los Angeles, Calif. to play No. 14 Loyola Marymount University on Thursday, March 14, at 3:30 PM. The Gauchos will then head back home to host the UCSB Mini Tournament. They will play on Sunday at Campus Pool against St. Francis (N.Y.) at 8:00 AM, Marist at 10:30 AM, and Iona at 3:45 PM.

For The Record
UCSB enters this weekend with a 12-7 overall record and are 1-0 in the Big West conference.

Defending The Goal
Senior goalkeeper Ruth Milne has been a consistent defender for the Gauchos. She has tallied 88 saves overall, with an average of 8.6 saves per game.

Leading The Pack
Freshmen Jessie Porter, Samantha Murphy, and Bryn Hudson are leading the team in goals. Samantha Murphy has 37 goals overall, Jessie Porter has 29 goals, and Bryn Hudson has 24 goals. The freshmen have had a major impact on the Gauchos offense. 

Next Up For The Gauchos
After this weekend, the Gauchos stay at home to play their second conference game of the season. No. 14 UCSB will be playing No. 20 University of Pacific on Sunday March 24, 2013 at 12:00 PM at Campus Pool.