Shaffer earns second coach of the year honor, Boateng named defensive player of the year
UC Davis heads to Southern California to take on Cal State Fullerton in first round clash
MacNamara, Wilson, Higgins, and Heptner named to second team; Barrett and Boateng earn honorable mention honors
Wilson nets his sixth goal of the season off assist by Power to beat UC Santa Barbara on the road
UC Davis welcomes Cal Poly in home finale before heading south to take on division-leading UCSB
2016: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Appeared in and started 19 of the team's 20 matches on the year... Finished tied for fifth on the team in scoring with four points on a goal and two assists... Scored his only goal of the season on the road at Cal Poly (Oct. 12)... Added assists in a 3-0 win against Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 8 and in a contest at home against Sacramento State on Oct. 22... Finished with 12 shots on the year, including a season-high three attempts against the Mustangs on the road.
2015: Key member of the Aggies' back line as a junior, appearing in 19 of the team's 21 matches, making 18 starts... Finished with five shots on the season, taking single attempts against San Jose State (Sept. 16), San Francisco (Sept. 27), Cal Poly (Oct. 14), Sacramento State (Oct. 17), and the Hornets again (Oct. 24), putting shots on goal against the Spartans and Mustangs.
2014: Appeared in 18 of the team's 20 matches, making four starts... Spark off the bench for the Aggies offensively, finishing tied for third on the team with three goals and seven points... Two of his three goals were "golden goal" game-winners against CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 13) and Cal Poly (Nov. 5)... Also added a goal in UC Davis' Big West Conference Tournament opener against Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 8)... Tallied his lone assist of the season in a 3-1 regular-season victory over the Titans on Oct. 2... Placed 11 of his career-high 21 shots on frame during the year (52 percent)... Finished with a season-high four shots against Canisius (Aug. 31) and had a pair of shots on goal four times during the year.
2013: BIG WEST CONFERENCE ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM... Came off the bench in 16 of his 17 appearances on the year, making his first career start at Sacramento State on Nov. 9... Finished tied for third on the team in scoring with seven points while also ranking third on the team with three goals scored... Netted his first career goal (and game-winner) in a 2-0 shutout of UC Irvine on Oct. 4... Added a second game-winning strike in a 3-1 win over UC Riverside in a first-round Big West Tournament match... Also scored to give the Aggies the early lead at Cal Poly on Oct. 22 that ended in a 1-1 draw... Tallied his first career assist at UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 2) in a 1-1 draw... Finished with only 12 shots on the season, but put seven on frame (58 percent)... Had two shots in a match four times, including two on frame against Sacramento State on Oct. 26 at home.
2012: Redshirted the season.
SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL '12: Two-year letterwinner at Sacred Heart Cathedral... Helped lead his team to the CIF-Central Coast Section Div. III Championship, assisting on the first goal of the game... Earning All-West Catholic Athletic League first team accolades... Selected as league's Forward of the Year during his junior season... Attended the San Francisco Waldorf School prior to enrolling at Sacred Heart Cathedral... Played for one year on the San Francisco Seals club team.
PERSONAL: Goes by "Dash"... Parents are Mark MacNamara and Barbara Roether... Youngest of three siblings, including Marina and Dylan, who played football for Bates College... political science major... Says not many people know that he lived in Morocco for two years.