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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Women’s soccer preview

Teams: UC Davis vs. Nevada

Records: Aggies, 4-2-2; Wolf Pack, 0-6-2

Where: Mackay StadiumReno, Nev.

When: Sunday at 1 p.m.

Who to watch: Sarah Peters might be looking at her fourth shutout of the year. The Wolf Pack offense has been held scoreless five of its eight games.

Did you know? UC Daviscurrent three-game winning streak is the program’s longest since it won six straight in 2006.

Preview: The Aggies are out for revenge.

When they faced the Wolf Pack last year, they were picked apart at home, 4-1.

“That’s a game I’d really like to get back,head coach MaryClaire Robinson said.They came to our place and absolutely spanked us in a game where we made three mistakes and we were down 3-0. It was one of the worst results we had all year, and I’d like to get that back.

“Is it a non-conference game? Yeah. But I think there’s a little bit of pride on the line as well.

Sunday’s contest will be UC Davislast before it opens Big West Conference play on Oct. 3 at Long Beach State.

Before then, the Aggies hope to make some final tune-ups in Reno.

“What we need to focus on is creating more opportunities to score and how dangerous we can make ourselves,Robinson said.We need to be more productive on finishing.

UC Davis has yet to win by more than one goal.

 

Michael Gehlken

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