Aggies Begin Final Push For Conference Championship With Pair of Road Games This Week

Junior Patrick Jacobson moved into seventh place on the single-season goals list following Sunday's win over Air Force. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 
Junior Patrick Jacobson moved into seventh place on the single-season goals list following Sunday's win over Air Force. (Wayne Tilcock/The Davis Enterprise)
 

Nov. 3, 2004

THIS WEEK
Friday, Nov. 5 - at Santa Clara, 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 6 - at UC Berkeley, 10:00 a.m.

LAST WEEK
Thursday, Oct. 28 - Defeated BYU-Hawaii, 9-4
Saturday, Oct. 30 - Lost to Loyola Marymount, 6-8
Saturday, Oct. 30 - Defeated Santa Clara, 11-7
Sunday, Oct. 31 - Defeated Air Force, 11-6

NOTES
UC Davis reached season-high ranking (13) in latest CWPA poll... After playing last eight games at home (5-3), Aggies hit the road for three straight before WWPA Championships at Schaal Aquatics Center (11/18-20)... Aggies went 3-1 at Aggie Shootout, falling only to No.6 LMU, 8-6... Patrick Jacobson Patrick Jacobson led UC Davis with nine goals during Shootout, including four against BYU-Hawaii... Tom Jay and Kevin Bacharach both had four goals in win over Santa Clara... Jacobson has 58 goals on season, moving him into 7th place on single-season list at UC Davis... Jacobson has scored in 24 of 27 games this season... needs four more goals to break into the top 10 single-season performance list... Sophomore David Welch leads the team with 26 assists and is third in scoring with 30 goals... Freshman goalie Mike McGee has recorded 190 saves on the season, and needs 14 to tie Greg Allen (1993) for the sixth-most single-season saves in school history... He saved season-best 16 against LMU... The 2004 schedule is without a doubt the strongest in school history with dual matches against national powers Stanford (No. 2), UCLA (1), UC Berkeley (4), Loyola Marymount (6), UC San Diego (8), Univ. of the Pacific (15) and BYU-Hawaii (14), along with competing in both the NorCal and Southern California tournaments... This year's team boasts no seniors and just five juniors.

HEAD COACH Steve Doten
"We have to work on executing and finishing our shots. I'm happy about how coordinated we are and how well we're understanding the system. We're getting the opportunities, so the next skill is to put our shots in the cage."

UPCOMING OPPONENTS
UC Davis visits No.19 Santa Clara on Friday then moves up the bay to face No.4 UC Berkeley Saturday morning... The Aggies have defeated Santa Clara twice already this season, both times at the Schaal Aquatics Center... The Broncos come in with a 9-16 record... UC Berkeley has defeated the Aggies three times already this season and enter the week with a 13-7 record.

AGGIE STATISTICAL LEADERS
Goals
Patrick Jacobson 58
Tom Jay 31
David Welch 30

Multi-Goal Games
Patrick Jacobson 19
David Welch 10
Tom Jay 9

Hat Tricks
Patrick Jacobson 11
Nicholas Arrigo 3
Conor Duignan / David Welch 2

Saves
Mike McGee 190
Erik Acevedo 23
Stephen Sampson 13

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