COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: FIFI BAIDEN
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UCSB senior midfielder Fifi Baiden is one of three nominees for LA Soccer News menís college player of the year and the Soccer News Net College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.
|Gauchos midfielder Fifi Baiden is nominated for the Soccer News Net College Boot and LA Soccer News Menís College Player of the Year.
photo courtesy UCSB Athletics
UCSB GAUCHOS RECENT NEWS
| BIG WEST IS ALL ORANGE
UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton win on the road, will meet for NCAA berth
UC Irvine and cross-Orange County rival Cal State Fullerton advanced to the Big West Conference men's tournament's title game with semifinal victory Wednesday on the road, and the victor in Saturday's clash at Anteater Stadium will head to the NCAA tournament.
DEPUY STRIKES AGAIN AND AGAIN
Streaking forward carries UC Santa Barbara men past Sacramento State
Nick DePuy scored two more goals, the second in overtime, and UC Santa Barbara's men wrapped up their regular season with a 2-1 triumph at Sacramento State and now prepare for the Big West Conference tournament.
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UC Santa Barbara's Nick DePuy
UC Santa Barbara's Nick DePuy is the LA Soccer News Menís College Player of the Week after leading the Gauchos to wins over UC Davis and Cal Poly, giving them the Big West Conference's North Division title and the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament that begins this weekend.
GAUCHOS WIN THE NORTH
UC Santa Barbara men beat Cal Poly, claim Big West divisional title
Nick DePuy scored two first-half goals and visiting UC Santa Barbara's men clinched the Big West Conference's North Division title Sunday with a 2-0 triumph over Cal Poly in front of 11,075 at Spanos Stadium.
BACK ON TOP
UC Santa Barbara men dominate UC Davis, nab share of Big West North lead
Nick DePuy scored in overtime and UC Santa Barbara's men vaulted into a share of the Big West Conference's North Division lead Wednesday night with a 1-0 triumph over visiting UC Davis.
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UC Santa Barbara's Axel Mendez
UC Santa Barbara's Axel Mendez is the LA Soccer News Menís College Player of the Week after helping the Gauchos to a Big West Conference romp over Sacramento State and in a comeback for a 2-2 draw with archrival Cal Poly.
BIG RALLY, BIGGER CROWD
UC Santa Barbara men tie Cal Poly in front of 14,345
UC Santa Barbara's men rallied from a two-goal deficit to claim a 2-2 Big West Conference draw Saturday night with visiting Cal Poly in a game that drew the second-largest, on-campus, regular-season crowd in NCAA soccer history.
GAUCHOS END SKID
Shorthanded UC Santa Barbara men rout Sacramento State
Axel Mendez scored two goals and assisted a third Wednesday night and UC Santa Barbara's men ended a four-game winless streak in which they were outscored, 8-1, with a 4-1 Big West Conference romp over visiting Sacramento State.