Women’s field hockey
The Aggies lost three games in Davidson, N.C. this weekend, all of which were against East Division opponents of the NorPac Conference.
UC Davis first fell 4-2 to Davidson at Belk Turf Field on Thursday. Davidson took a 2-0 lead into halftime and got up 4-0 before the Aggies could get on the board. Ashley Haight and Nadia Namdari each scored their first goal of the season for UC Davis.
One day later, the Aggies lost 2-1 in overtime at the hands of the Mountaineers of Appalachian State. Lindsey Valadez netted the lone goal for the Aggies.
UC Davis wrapped up the weekend with another tough loss, this time against Radford. Goalie Lauren Sawvelle finished with a career-high 16 saves, but it was not enough to outlast the Highlanders. Erin Lemmon scored her second goal of the season for the Aggies.
Next up for UC Davis (3-9, 0-2) is a West Division matchup with California (3-7, 1-0) in Berkeley on Saturday.
In the only home race of the season, the men’s side took first overall at the Doc Adams Open on Saturday.
Junior Kyle Suarez paced the Aggies with a time of 25:28.4 in the 8K event, good for second-place overall.
UC Davis‘ total score of 42 was just enough to outlast runner-up Santa Clara.
On the women’s side, sophomore Kristina Taylor was the top Aggie finisher in the 6K run with a time of 22:04.6.
UC Davis competed in the Fresno State Bulldog Classic this weekend, and left with a Flight B doubles title.
The UC Davis team of Nic Amaroli and Tyler Lee defeated the duo of Brian McPhee and Robert Zacks from Cal Poly by a score of 8-5.
With the victory, Amaroli and Lee completed their weekend with a perfect 4-0 mark.
The Aggies are next in action at the ITA Regionals in Berkeley on Oct. 23.
Aggie Digest is compiled by the California Aggie sports staff with briefs from the UC Davis athletics website, ucdavisaggies.com.