The UC Davis women’s volleyball team headed to the Beehive State hoping to come away with a victory. Unfortunately, the Aggies struggled in their first two games of the year to fall to 0-2 on the season.
The Utah Utes topped the Aggies in the first game of the Utah Classic, 25-22, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23.
Junior Katie Denny led all Aggies with 16 kills and junior Betsy Sedlak had 15 kills. Senior Kayla Varney had 18 digs to bring her career total to 1,014. Varney becomes the sixth Aggie to surpass the millennium mark in digs in a career.
UC Davis followed up its tough loss to the Utes by falling in the battle of Aggies Saturday afternoon.
UC Davis was swept by Utah St. in straight sets 25-21, 25-21, 25-21.
Varney led the Aggies with 12 kills, seven digs and two service aces. Senior Melanie Adams added four kills and five digs. UC Davis hit just .184 as opposed to .247 the night before against the Utes.
UC Davis will continue its preseason play at the Southern Methodist University Doubletree Open next weekend.
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