UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara Will Meet Again In Tournament Championship
For the third time in four years, UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara are going to battle for the championship of the Big West Men's Soccer Tournament. The top-seeded Anteaters moved into the finals thanks to a 2-0 win over UC Riverside, while the No. 2 seed Gauchos edged UC Davis 2-1 in semifinal action Wednesday.
Anteaters Sprint into Championship Match
UC Irvine wasted no time against UC Riverside taking an early lead and holding the Highlanders (9-6-4, 4-3-3) scoreless for a 2-0 win the Big West Tournament Semifinal punching its ticket to the Final.
UCSB Advances to Big West Championship with 2-1 Win Over UC Davis
Second-seeded UC Santa Barbara (14-5-1) has advanced to its fourth-consecutive Big West Tournament Championship game after defeating No. 3 seed UC Davis (7-8-4), 2-1, during a semifinal game on Wednesday night at Meredith Field at Harder Stadium.