Two weekends ago, the women’s field hockey team ended their tumultuous season on a strong note with a satisfying 5-2 victory over Pacific. The team’s performance was a showcase of all of the hard work, time and heart they have put into each and every single one of their games, at home and on the road.
The Aggies end their season with a 8-12 overall record and 3-3 conference record. Their eight wins are the most for the program in four years while their second-place finish in the NorPac West Division was another team-best.
This marked the third time UC Davis has won its season opener since restarting its varsity program two seasons ago, and its second straight shutout going back to the finale of the 2011 season. The team’s solid performance continued for another two games at home, against La Salle and Bryant University.
In their first game of the NorPac tournament, the Aggies fell 2-1 to the No. 4 seed Davidson, but were able to redeem themselves in their final game of the season.
UC Davis senior defender Casey Wollbrink was named to the All-NorPac Conference
West Division team for the third consecutive year while senior Emily Mecke was named to the All-Academic team.
Speaking of all of the seniors on the team and the outlook for next season, Campos had positive sentiments.
“Their hard work for the last four years is invaluable. Thanks to the foundation they have set, this program is headed in a great direction. I am so proud of this year’s team and we are ready to start the training for next year’s season,” Campos said.
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