Aggies Battle No. 10 Gauchos To 2-2 Draw

Jake Mogelson scored the game-tying goal in the 84th minute to send the game into overtime. (Wayne Tilcock, <I>Davis Enterprise</i>)
Jake Mogelson scored the game-tying goal in the 84th minute to send the game into overtime. (Wayne Tilcock, Davis Enterprise)

Oct. 12, 2007

Final Stats

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Juniors Quincy Amarikwa and Jake Mogelson each scored goals, and senior goalkeeper Brian Wickers tied a career high with seven saves to help UC Davis earn a 2-2 tie with No. 10 UC Santa Barbara in a Big West Conference men's soccer game in front of 1,092 fans at Harder Stadium Saturday night.

The Aggies, who were defeated by UC Santa Barbara 4-0 two weeks ago at home, move to 6-2-2 overall and 1-1-1 in conference. The Gauchos, who had not allowed a goal to a conference opponent entering the game, are 6-2-3 overall and 3-0-1 against conference competition.

The Gauchos outshot the Aggies, 20-8, and also took 12 more corner kicks (13-1).

Wickers tallied seven saves in goal for the Aggies, which ties his career-high that he initially set in the season-opener against Xavier.

Mogelson's first career goal came off an assist from Dan Campbell in the 84th minute and tied the score at 2-2. Campbell has now recorded a team-high three assists on the season.

Amarikwa scored his third goal of the season in the 8th minute to put the Aggies up 1-0 as he converted a shot on the far post that got past Gaucho keeper Bryan Rueckner. It would hold up as the only goal of the first half.

The Gauchos netted two goals in under a minute to claim the lead, 2-1, in the early part of the second half. Alfonso Motagalvan scored the first goal in the 64th minute and was followed just 49 seconds later by Tino Nunez.

In another extremely physical match, there were a total of 39 fouls, nine yellow cards and four red cards issued. In the 27th minute of the match a total of three red cards were given out - one to UC Santa Barbara and two for the Aggies. UC Davis was assessed another red card in the second overtime period to finish with a total of three.



UC Davis ends its two-game conference trip Sunday as they travel to Cal Poly for a 1 p.m. game with the Mustangs.