Junior utility Jojo Scheer tallied a game-high five points to lead the 12th-ranked Gauchos past the 9th-ranked UC San Diego Tritons, 10-9, in a thrilling victory for the UC Santa Barbara Women's Water Polo team. Scheer, a transfer from West Valley College, scored four goals and assisted another, with captain Leigh Lyter contributing immensely as well.

Why It Matters

The victory reflects the team's resilience and skill, marking their first upset win of the season, crucial for their morale and standing in the rankings.

State of Play
  • UC Santa Barbara Women's Water Polo celebrates a significant upset win against UC San Diego Tritons, showcasing their potential in the competitive season.
  • The team will now proceed to the ASU Invitational, facing No. 14 Arizona State in Tempe on Feb. 9.
What's Next

UC Santa Barbara will compete in the ASU Invitational, commencing with a match against No. 14 Arizona State.