Retired UCSB volleyball coach Ken Preston to become Legend of the Dome

  UCSB men’s volleyball will pay tribute to retired coach Ken Preston during the Gauchos’ regular-season finale against BYU on Saturday, April 7 at the Thunderdome. Assistant coach Vince Devany announced at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table that Preston will become a “Legend of the Dome” that night and a banner ceremony will be held after the second set of the Gauchos’ Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match with the Cougars. “Kenny will go up among the greats of the … [Read more...]

UCSB softball, men’s volleyball teams do some spring sweeping

UCSB’s softball and men’s volleyball teams enjoyed some breakthrough moments over the weekend. The softball team swept Cal Poly to kick off the Big West season. It was the Gauchos’ first sweep over the Mustangs since 2012, said coach Brie Galicinao. The men’s volleyball squad took a pair of matches from Hawaii, also a first since 2012. Two weeks ago, the Gauchos swept Cal State Northridge at the Matadome for the first time since 2011. “That was good hurdle to get over,” said assistant … [Read more...]