April 10, 2014

No. 15 UCSB Takes On No. 5 UC Irvine and No. 11 Long Beach State

The Schedule
Saturday, April 12, 2014
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. No. 5 UC Irvine, 12 p.m.
at UCSB Campus Pool

Sunday, April 13, 2014
No. 15 UC Santa Barbara vs. No. 11 Long Beach State, 12 p.m.
at CSULB Campus Pool 

This Week in Competition
After a tough loss against No. 9 Hawaii last week, the Gauchos face No. 5 UC Irvine (18-7, 2-0) on Saturday at home. UCSB will then head down south to take on No. 11 Long Beach State (17-8, 1-0) on Sunday at 12 p.m.  

So Far This Season
The Gauchos are 10-12 overall and 1-1 in the Big West Conference. UCSB has been ranked No. 15 in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Poll the last two weeks.

Leading the Pack
Junior Lauren Martin has been a force in whole set the entire season. As one of the captains, she continues to lead the Gauchos in and out of the pool. Sophomore Jessie Porter and sophomore Bryn Hudson are among the top three leaders in goals this season. 

Up Next for the Gauchos
After concluding this weekend's competition, UC Santa Barbara faces off against No. 8 Cal State Northridge at home on Friday, April 18 at 4 p.m.