Gauchos find the legs to run Bruins ragged

December 4, 2006
By Doug McIntyre
Maybe it really was meant to be. Or maybe UC Santa Barbara simply wasn't going to be denied the national championship again. Either way, the odds were against UCSB winning its first College Cup title on Sunday. However, two years after a gut-wrenching loss to Indiana in the 2004 finale, the Gauchos put together a performance for the ages, beating storied SoCal rival UCLA 2-1 to take the title. In the process the Gauchos became the first unseeded team to win the College Cup since Connecticut in 2000.
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