Sports Highlights: March 26-April 9

UCSB has won six of its last seven men’s volleyball matches and will host Concordia tonight (Tuesday, March 26) at the Thunderdome before returning to conference play at Hawaii this weekend.

There will be baseball games at Westmont College on Wednesday and Thursday, and the Westmont Collegiate Classic track and field meet Saturday.

The public is invited to attend a banquet honoring Westmont’s NAIA championship women’s basketball team at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Reservations: Call Trisha Beaudin at 805-565-7164.

It will be a week before most high school baseball and softball teams resume league play, with Santa Barbara, San Marcos, Dos Pueblos, Bishop Diego and Carpinteria all in the mix.


Tuesday, March 26


Men’s volleyball – Concordia at UCSB, Thunderdome, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, March 27


Baseball – Vanguard at Westmont, 2 p.m.

Men’s volleyball – L.A. Pierce at SBCC, 6 p.m.


Track and field – Cate at Carpinteria, 3 p.m.

Boys volleyball – Santa Ynez at Bishop Diego, 5 p.m.

Thursday, March 28


Baseball – Vanguard at Westmont (2), 12 p.m.; Glendale at SBCC, 2:30 p.m.

Men’s tennis – Williams (MA) at Westmont, 2 p.m.


Baseball – Nordhoff at Bishop Diego, 2 p.m.

Softball – Santa Maria at Santa Barbara, 3:30 p.m.; Santa Ynez at Carpinteria, 4 p.m.

Boys volleyball – Fillmore at Bishop Diego, 5 p.m.

Friday, March 29


Baseball – Nipomo at Carpinteria, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 30


Track and field – Westmont Collegiate Classic, 10:30 a.m.


Baseball – Channel Islands at San Marcos (2), 11 a.m.

Monday, April 1


Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2


Baseball – Pepperdine at UCSB, 3 p.m.


Baseball – San Marcos at Santa Barbara, 3:15 p.m.; Carpinteria at Bishop Diego, 3:30 p.m.

Softball – Santa Barbara at San Marcos, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3


Men’s volleyball – Santa Monica at SBCC, 6 p.m.


Track and field – Santa Barbara at San Marcos, 3 p.m.

Friday, April 5


Track and field – Sam Adams Decathlon and Heptathlon, first day, Westmont College, 12 p.m.


Baseball – Cal Poly at UCSB, 3 p.m.

Men’s volleyball – BYU at UCSB, Thunderdome, 7 p.m.


Baseball – Santa Barbara at Dos Pueblos, 3:15 p.m.; Buena at San Marcos, 3:15 p.m.

Softball – Dos Pueblos at Santa Barbara, 3:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 6


Track and field – Sam Adams Decathlon and Heptathlon, second day, Westmont College, 11 a.m.

Roller derby – Bakersfield Rollergirls at Mission City Brawlin’ Betties, Earl Warren Showgrounds, 5 p.m.


Women’s water polo – San Diego State at UCSB, 12 p.m.

Women’s tennis – Cal Poly at UCSB, 12 p.m.

Men’s tennis – UC Riverside at UCSB, 1 p.m.

Baseball – Ventura at SBCC, 1 p.m.; Cal Poly at UCSB, 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 7


Baseball – Cal Poly at UCSB, 1 p.m.

Men’s tennis – UC Irvine at UCSB, 1 p.m.

Monday, April 8


Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table, Harry’s Plaza Café, 12 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9


Softball – Cuesta at SBCC, 2:30 p.m.


Softball – Ventura at Santa Barbara, 3:30 p.m.

Boys volleyball – Dos Pueblos at Santa Barbara, 6:30 p.m.; Ventura at San Marcos, 6 p.m.; Mission Prep at Laguna Blanca, 6 p.m.


Friday, April 26 – Special Olympics School Games, La Playa Stadium, 9 a.m.

Wednesday-Thursday, May 15-16 – Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race. Stage 4 (May 15): Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara. Stage 5 (May 16): Santa Barbara to Avila Beach. 11 a.m. start at Cabrillo Boulevard and Calle Cesar Chavez.

Monday, May 20 – 46th Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table Hall of Fame Banquet, Fess Parker’s Doubletree Resort, 5:30 p.m. Inductees: Faha Banks, Danny Beal, David Phreaner, Todd Rogers, Amber Stevens, and Joby Nunez. Reservations:


Information for most events:

MARCH: 30 – Kendra’s Sprint Triathlon, UCSB Campus Point.

APRIL: 6 – Are You Tough Enough? 100K Run and Relay, Toro Canyon to Nojoqui Falls… . 5K Run/Mile Walk for Brain Injury, Leadbetter Beach. 13 – Lakes of Love 4 Miler, Stow Grove Park. 20 – Chardonnay 10 Miler/5K, Leadbetter Beach. 27 – Gaucho Gallop, 1K dog dash, 5K run/walk, 10K run, UCSB Harder Stadium. 28 – 5K/10K Walk/Run for Mental Wellness, Lower Manning Park. .

MAY: 4 – Law Day 5K/10K Run, Palm Park. 11 – Wine Country Half Marathon, Sagunto Street, Santa Ynez. 18 – Arthritis Walk, 1 or 3 miles, SBCC West Campus.

JUNE: 3 – Platinum Performance State Street Mile, Pedregosa and State Street. 8 – Vicki’s 3,000 meters, Westmont College. 14DRTE 100-Mile Trail Run, Sage Hill Campground. 15 – Santa Barbara Trail Run (10K, 30K, 50K) and DRTE 100 finish, Rancho Oso Guest Ranch.

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