Senior wide receiver and junior tight end Wesley Preece named to Preseason All-Big Sky Team
Aggie duo earns first team and second team honors respectively
Aggie Stadium hosts annual event; countdown to UC Davis' Aug. 30 season opener is officially underway
UC Davis fills up Big Sky's annual award list
Keelan Doss and Jake Maier named Big Sky Offensive Player and Newcomer of the Year; Wesley Preece joins that duo on one of three all-conference teams; five Aggies receive honorable mention
2016: BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM... Competed in all 11 games, and named a starter against Wyoming (9/17), Weber State (9/24), Eastern Washington (10/1) and Southern Utah (10/8)... Finished the season with eight receptions for 59 yards... Recorded a season-high 28 yards in the team's season opener at Oregon (9/3)... Caught a season-long 21-yard pass at Cal Poly (10/22)... Averaged 7.4 yards per catch.
ROCKLIN HS '16: Finished his three-year varsity career with 67 receptions for 1,007 yards and 16 TDs as a tight end... Senior year stats included 49 catches for 733 yards and 10 touchdowns... Opened that year with 145 yards on five catches against Del Campo HS, and followed that game with 109 yards on eight grabs against Whitney HS... Caught 5 TDs throughout that two-week timespan... Posted four games with at least two scores... Received first team honors from the Sacramento Bee (when the outlet announced its All-Metro teams), All-Sierra Foothill League and All-Sac-Joaquin Section... Selected to All-NorCal second team shortly after he received team Offensive Player of the Year honors... Earned all-league second team accolades as a junior after ended the season with 18 catches for 274 yards and six TDs... School bestowed its Most Passionate Player Award to Preece when he was a junior... Earned additional letters as a member of the school's basktball team.
PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif... Parents are Todd and Kelly Preece... Played eight years of AAU basketball... Served as an assistant coach with Rocklin Jr. Thunder... Spent four years as a Little Thunder basketball coach.