UCSB's title run almost too good to be true

December 4, 2006
By Maria Burns
The UC Santa Barbara men's soccer title run reads like fiction. Actually, it's probably better than anything most writers could come up with, so it's better to just go with the true story.

The story goes something like this:





Once upon a time, not that long ago, an unseeded team called the Gauchos made it into the NCAA soccer tournament. This was a team that started the season 7-6, suffering two losses in a competitive, but by no means powerhouse conference. ...

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