Host UC Santa Barbara breaks through in 79th minute in 1-0 victory
Fifth-year senior scores three minutes into extra time to lift UC Davis into Big West Tournament semifinals
UC Davis faces off against CSUN in first round match-up on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Senior Kris Schultz ties career high with six saves as UC Davis qualifies for the fifth consecutive season.
Sacramento State scores in the ninth minute, holds off UC Davis attack for 1-0 win
2015: Appeared in 16 matches between the pipes for the Aggies, making 15 starts... Finished the year with a 5-7-1 overall record and a 1.39 goals against average to go along with 43 saves and a pair of shutouts in 1,360 minutes... Ranked eighth in the Big West Conference in saves, tied for sixth in shutouts, ninth in save percentage (.672), and sixth in goals against average... His minutes total ranks sixth on the school's all-time Division I single-season list... Finished with a season-high six saves against UC Santa Barbara in the regular season finale on Oct. 31 and had four saves in a Big West Tournament first round win over CSUN on the road on Nov. 7... Posted a shutout in wins over Pacific (Sept. 20) and UC Riverside (Oct. 1)... Won four straight decisions from Sept. 20-Oct. 1.
2014: Started the first seven matches of the season, and eight overall, before suffering a season-ending leg injury at CSUN on Oct. 11... Finished 2-0-6 in net for the Aggies with a 0.64 goals against average and a shutout against Ohio State in the season opener, facing a season-high 21 shots from the Buckeyes... Named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week after a scoreless draw with the Buckeyes and a 2-1 win over Canisius... Allowed only six goals in just over 849 minutes... Made four saves in his first career victory against Canisius (Aug. 31) and also posted a win at CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 13), making a season-high six stops... Finished with 26 saves on the season and an .812 save percentage... Went the distance in six of his eight starts, including all 110 minutes five times... Also combined with teammate Armando Quezada on a shutout of the Matadors on Oct. 11 before his injury, finishing with five saves... Finished ninth among Big West Conference goalkeepers in minutes, led the league in fewest goals allowed and goals against average, finished 10th in saves, and tied for second in save percentage.
2013: Did not play... Honored by the Big West Conference as the male 2013 Sportsmanship Award winner from UC Davis.
2012: Made his first career start at SMU on Sept. 16 in his only action of the season... Allowed one goal in a 1-0 loss to the Mustangs with one save.
NATOMAS HS '11: Started nearly every game of his prep career in goal, recording over 650 saves and 31 shut outs... Voted team captain three straight years and was selected to the All-Tri County Conference first team all four years... Named Tri County Conference's Most Valuable Player and was a Sacramento All-City honoree three consecutive years... Led Natomas HS to two CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championships and three league titles... Team captain for Davis Legacy Soccer Club which won California Cup and San Diego Surf Cup championships... Advanced to finals of the Disney Cup and was a two-time Dallas Cup quarter finalist... Selected team captain of Region IV Olympic Development 93B team in 2010, helping the team to an undefeated record in regional competition... ODP Regional Championship All-Tournament first team selection... Four-time 93B Cal-North state team selection, serving as team captain for three years.
PERSONAL: Son of Dave and Kathy Schultz... Sociology major... Notes that his career highlight was winning the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championship as a senior in honor of his coach and teammate who passed away before the season... Someday hopes to play for the U.S. National Team... He and Aggie teammate Matt Wiesenfarth are cousins.