ATHLETICS COMMUNICATIONS

UC Davis Athletics Communications is pleased to provide an assistance possible to members of the media covering any of the 23 varsity sports. The information below provides important information but is not comprehensive. Media are encouraged to contact the Athletics Communications office for specific information and requests.

Interview Policy
All interviews are to be coordinated through Athletics Communications office. Media are asked to request interviews at least 24 hours in advance in order to ensure student-athlete and/or coach availability. Student-athletes will return phone calls when requested. Contact information for student-athletes will not be provided to the media under any circumstances. Because of NCAA rules, student-athletes are not permitted to miss class for any media activities. Media are asked not to contact student-athletes through Facebook, Twitter or other social media. Student-athletes have been directed to refer all media requests to Athletics Communications.

Office Location
The Athletics Communications office is located in Hickey Gym, Rooms 120-122. 

Credentials
Accredited members of the media will be provided credentials to cover UC Davis Athletics on a game-by-game basis although media that cover a variety of Aggie sports can request an "all-sports" credential. All media covering football will be issued credentials on a game-by-game basis. Credentials will be available at general will call for all sports except football which will be available at the media will call at the West Entrance to Aggie Stadium.

Media Parking
For football games, media are directed to Lot 53 where names will be left with parking attendants. For all other events - including when on campus for interviews and practices, etc. - media are instructed to place a business card from their media outlet on their dashboard and park in non-metered, regular parking spaces. 

Gameday Services
Media will be provided pregame information, in-game statistics, and final statistics when applicable for home games. Working space in pressbox and at press table media areas will be allocated by request and when available. Please make requests at least 24 hours in advance (48 hours for football). Postgame interviews will be coordinated by Media Relations.

Internet Service
Internet access will be provided at Aggie Stadium (football, lacrosse, field hockey) and The Pavilion (basketball, volleyball, gymnastics). Other facilities do not have internet access.

Live Stats
Live stats via the internet are available for football, volleyball, men's/women's soccer, men's/women's basketball, baseball, softball through CBS College Sports' Gametracker (for football and basketball, select "media view" on Gametracker for near real-time updates). Links are provided the www.ucdavisaggies.com. Some road events will also feature live stats and media are encouraged to athletics websites for host institutions for more information.  

Photography
Credentialed media will be provided specific access to shoot game action at athletics venues. All other photography requests should be made to Athletics Communications at least 24 hours in advance. 

Practice
Media should check with the Athletics Communications contact for each sport regarding policies for attending practices.

Telephones
A complimentary phone line for visiting radio stations is availble by request at Aggie Stadium, The Pavilion and Dobbins Baseball Stadium. Phone lines are not available at other venues.

Website
The official athletics website, www.ucdavisaggies.com, is a source for all information related to UC Davis Athletics, including bios, media guides, statistics, schedules, etc.

STAFF CONTACTS
Mike Robles
Assistant Athletics Director, Athletics Communications
(530) 752-3680
Sport responsibilities: men's basketball, women's field hockey, women's soccer, women's golf, men's outdoor track and field, women's indoor/outdoor track and field. 

Mark Honbo
Assistant Director,  Media Relations
(530) 752-8050
Sport responsibilities: women's volleyball, men's water polo, women's water polo, women's lacrosse, women's gymnastics

Amanda Piechowski
Assistant Director, Media Relations
(530) 752-2663
Sport responsibilities: men's soccer, women's basketball, baseball, men's cross country, women's cross country, men's golf.

Ryan Burns
Assistant Director, Media Relations
(530) 752-3505
Sport responsibilities: football, women's swimming and diving, softball, men's tennis, women's tennis