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Davis, California

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Women’s soccer preview

Teams: UC Davis vs. UC Santa Barbara; Cal Poly

Records: Aggies, 6-5-3 (1-3-1); Gauchos, 10-5-1 (3-1-1); Mustangs, 8-7-0 (3-1-0)

Where: Aggie Soccer Stadium

When: Today at 2 p.m.; Sunday at noon

Who to watch: Sophomore goalie Sarah Peters sits third in the Big West Conference with a 1.08 goals against average.

The Petaluma, Calif. native is looking for a bit of a bounce-back weekend, as she allowed two goals in a game for the first time since Sept. 7 in a 2-0 loss at Cal State Northridge Oct. 17.

Did you know? UC Davis will honor its five seniorsGabina Bohlman, Danielle Contro, Stephanie Schmidt, Molly Scott and Brianna Tsuiprior to the final home game of the season on Sunday.

Preview: After being shutout at Cal State Northridge, UC Davis returns to Aggie Stadium for a pair of home contests before traveling to Pacific to close out the regular season.

UC Davisweekend opponents, UCSB and Cal Poly, are a combined 6-2-1 in Big West play this season.

The Gauchos are coming off a 4-2 win over the Mustangs and are unbeaten in their past three games. Junior forward Genelle Ives leads the Big West in goals (eight), assists (five) and points (21).

Freshman goalie Ali Cutler ranks second in the conference with a 0.81 goals against average.

Cal Poly’s loss to UCSB was its first since Sept. 28. The Mustangs had won their previous three contests by a combined score of 8-3. After a 1-4-0 start, the team is 7-3-0 in its past 10.

Senior forward Ashley Vallis and sophomore midfielder Morgan Miller are tied for the team lead in goals with four apiece.


Adam Loberstein


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