Men’s and women’s cross country
Picked to finish fourth and third in the Big West Conference preseason coaches poll, respectively, the Aggies’ men’s and women’s cross country teams start their seasons this weekend.
UC Davis will play host to the Aggie Open on Saturday. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Men’s water polo
A season removed from a school-record 22 victories and a 14-0 showing in Western Water Polo Association play, the Aggies hit the water with high expectations once again.
No. 11 UC Davis begins its season at UC San Diego’s Triton Invitational on Saturday.
The Aggies have to replace a pair of All-Americans in goalie Mike McGee and driver Nick Arrigo. The team, however, returns the likes of Adam Bennett and Grant Muenter, both of whom earned All-WWPA honors a season ago.
Overtime wasn’t too kind to the Aggies last weekend.
After dueling San Jose State to a scoreless double-overtime draw on Friday, UC Davis fell to Navy in overtime on Sunday, 2-1. Rochelle VanBuskirk scored the lone Aggie goal of the weekend, as UC Davis moved to 1-2-1 on the year.
The Aggies will face Central Florida on Sunday. The game begins at noon at Aggie Soccer Stadium.