Event: Air Force Invitational
Teams: UC Davis vs. North Carolina State; Montana State; Akron; Air Force
Records: Aggies, 2-1; Wolfpack, 0-4; Bobcats, 1-2; Zips, 1-2; Falcons, 1-2
Where: Clune Arena – USAFA, Colo.
When: Friday at 9 a.m. and noon; Saturday at 9 a.m. and noon
Who to watch: Renee Ibekwe knows how to begin a season.
After opening last year with a 22-kill match against Northern Arizona, the senior outside hitter is off to a fast start again.
On Sunday at the season-opening Fresno State Invitational, Ibekwe powered 31 kills with 31 digs across seven sets to lead UC Davis to a pair of wins. For her performance, the Banning High grad captured all-tournament honors and was named Big West Conference Co-Player of the Week.
Did you know? UC Davis has yet to lose the third set of any match this season. In 2007, the Aggies were just 7-21 in the third set.
Preview: Three matches into her tenure and already head coach Jamie Holmes has UC Davis doing something it hasn’t done in years: win.
For the first time since 2003, UC Davis has a winning record.
The Aggies will look to keep it that way this weekend when they travel to Colorado for their second of three straight non-conference road tournaments.