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Saturday, July 31, 2021

Aggie Digest

Softball

The UC Davis softball team hosted Cal State Fullerton on Friday and Saturday in a three-game Big West Conference series.

On Friday, the Aggies and the Titans opened the action with a doubleheader.

The Titans belted two home runs in the first game on their way to a 10-3 victory. The Aggies nearly rallied back from a four-run deficit in the second game before falling 5-4 for the sweep. Julie Stauder, Marissa Araujo and Alex Holmes each drove in two runs on the day for UC Davis.

UC Davis took a 1-0 lead in the second inning of game two. Kelly Harman started the frame with a walk and advanced to third on a double by Araujo. Holmes followed with a sacrifice fly to drive in Harman and give the Aggies their first lead of the day.

The Titans continued to trail by a single run until scoring five runs in the fourth. Trina Harrison had the big hit of the inning with a three-run homer.

UC Davis battled back with two runs in the sixth and added a run in the seventh, but ultimately fell short when the game ended on a fielder’s choice.

On Saturday, Cal State Fullerton scored six runs in the final three innings to overcome a 2-1 deficit en route to a 7-2 win.

Kelly Harman went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs for UC Davis (20-19, 4-5 Big West) while Erin Emde finished 2-for-3. Francesca Gonzales and Nicole Johnson each homered for Cal State Fullerton (19-17, 6-2 Big West) to cap off the sweep.

The Aggies are back in action on Apr. 18 when they begin a three-game series at UC Riverside. A doubleheader is scheduled for that Saturday followed by the finale on Apr. 19.

 

Aggie Digest is compiled by the California Aggie sports staff with briefs from the UC Davis athletics website, ucdavisaggies.com. 

 

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