UC Davis will return home to Phil Swimley Field for its final series of the season, hosting UC Irvine beginning Thursday (May 24) at 2:30 p.m.
This weekend's series between the Aggies and the Lobos is set to conclude tomorrow (May 20) at 1 p.m. MT/ 12 p.m. PT at Santa Ana Star Field.
Senior Brad Pluschkell notched a career-high five RBI, while junior Ryan Anderson finished 4-for-6 with two doubles to help UC Davis to a 13-8 win over New Mexico in Friday's opener at Santa Ana Star Field.
For the first time in program history, the Aggies and the Lobos will meet on the diamond for a three-game set this weekend, beginning Friday (May 18) at 6:30 p.m.
UC Davis will face the Dons of San Francisco in its final midweek clash of the season on Tuesday (May 15) at 3 p.m. at Benedetti Diamond.
2017: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Ranked second on the team with a .310 average, starting 48 of the team's 51 games in the outfield... Ended the season with six assists and one error in the outfield... Scored 30 runs, collected eight doubles and a triple, to go with eight home runs and 29 RBI... Hit by a pitch 13 times to lead the team... Finished with 14 multi-hit games -- including a career-high four in the regular season finale at UC Irvine on May 27 -- and ranked second on the team with eight multi-RBI performances -- including a career-high four in the finale against the Anteaters... Hit safely in 10 consecutive games at one point in the season from April 13-May 5 -- including four-straight two-hit games -- and reached base safely in 13 consecutive contests... Also had an eight-game hitting streak from March 12-April 4... Finished with three hits twice against Oregon (March 6) and Grand Canyon (May 19).
2016: Appeared in 28 games, making 19 starts... Hit .282 with four doubles, a triple, a home run, and seven RBI... Slugged .408 on the season with a .388 on-base percentage... Finished with a quartet of two-hit games against UC Irvine (April 22 and April 24), UC Santa Barbara (May 8), and Long Beach State (May 22)... Collected his first career hit (a triple) and RBI against San Francisco (April 5)... Slugged his first career home run at Cal State Fullerton on April 17... Finished with a season-best six-game hitting streak from April 17-26, batting .381 (8-for-21) with four runs, a pair of doubles, and two RBI... Also had a five-game hitting streak from May 8-15, batting .333 (6-for-18), and had hits in eight of his last nine games.
2015: Appeared in four games as a pinch hitter... Drove home his first career run with a walk at Hawai'i on April 3.
2014: Redshirted the season.
CAMPOLINDO HS '13: Helped the Cougars to four-straight North Coast Section and Diablo Foothill Athletic League titles during his prep career... Named an All-DFAL first-team honors as a senior utility player... Hit .487 in league play while playing at four different positions (RF, LF, 1B, 3B) on defense as a senior... Rebounded from a season-ending injury as a junior to lead the league in hitting as a senior... Also played one season of football in 2012, earning all-league honorable mention honors.
PERSONAL: Born in San Ramon, Calif... Cognitive science major... Parents are Randy Hooper and Elizabeth Rogers... has a younger brother, Michael... His aunt, Kathleen, is a UC Davis alumna (Class of '89)... His father played baseball at California and, later, in the Oakland Athletics and Cleveland Indians organizations... his grandfather, Wayne, also played baseball at Cal.