Gryphon volleyball men swept by fifth-ranked Gauchos

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The Guelph Gryphons were swept 3-0 by the California Santa Barbara Gauchos in exhibition men’s volleyball play Tuesday at the UC Santa Barbara Events Center.

UCSB won 25-21, 25-22, 25-21.

Individual stats from the match were not available.

The Gauchos are ranked fifth in the NCAA preseason poll.

UCSB is to start its NCAA season Jan. 9 at its own ASICS Invitational.

The Gryphs are to complete their California tour with matches against the California State Northridge Matadors Thursday and Friday.

The Gryphs are second in the OUA West Division at 6-3 and are to return to league play Jan. 11 with a match against the Nipissing Lakers at North Bay. The Lakers and Ryerson Rams are tied for second in the East Division at 5-3. Game time Jan. 11 is 3 p.m.


  • Guelph Sports Journal