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.
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UCSB GAUCHOS RECENT NEWS
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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.
GAUCHOS SKID LENGTHENS
UC Davis men knock off UC Santa Barbara in overtime
Lucas Mohageg scored on an overtime header and UC Davis pulled out a 1-0 Big West Conference victory Saturday afternoon over visiting UC Santa Barbara, extending the Gauchos' winless streak to four games.
LIONS MAKE IT A ROUT
Loyola Marymount men conquer UC Santa Barbara
Loyola Marymount's men scored three goals in a 13-minute stretch of the second half Tuesday night to turn a tight game with visiting UC Santa Barbara into a 4-0 romp in their final tuneup for West Coast Conference play.
GAUCHOS HAPPY WITH DRAW
9-man UC Santa Barbara plays UC Riverside even in chippy clash
UC Santa Barbara's men overcame UC Riverside's dominance, a first-half deficit and two red cards to claim a 1-1 Big West Conference draw Friday night in the Inland Empire.
UC Santa Barbara women edge Hawaii with 9 seconds to play
Madison Beckley's header with nine seconds to go in regulation lifted UC Santa Barbara's women to a 2-1 Big West Conference victory Friday night over Hawaii.