The Aggies travel to Boise and Utah this weekend for duals with Boise State and Utah Valley State. (Randy Martin)
Feb. 7, 2007
Friday, Feb. 9 - at Boise State, 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 10 - at Utah Valley State, 1:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 2 - Defeated Oregon, 33-9
Friday, Feb. 2 - Defeated Oregon State, 21-11
Saturday, Feb. 3 - at All-California Tournament, No Team Scores
Saturday, Feb. 3 - Defeated Portland State, 40-0
The Aggies had one of the most impressive weekends in the history of the program as they swept three Pacific-10 teams to run their conference winning streak to six and continue as the only undefeated team.
The Aggies started the weekend on Friday with a dual against Oregon and Oregon State. The Aggies dominated the Ducks 33-9 behind pins from Omar Gaitan and Shawn Haratani. Later that night, the Aggies upset No. 19 and previously unbeaten Pac-10 foe Oregon State, 22-11, by winning four matches in the final seconds. Dustin Noack recorded his first pin of the season during that dual.
Against Portland State, the Aggies shutout the Vikings and earned a pin, technical fall and two major decisions. The shutout was the Aggies first since 2004 when they blanked Portland State, 48-0.
UC Davis wrestling will try to continue their impressive winning streak in Pac-10 competition as they travel to Boise, Idaho and Orem, Utah this weekend. The Aggies open up against Boise State on Friday night. The perennial power in the Pac-10, Boise State enters the match at 8-3 and 4-2 in the Pac-10. The Broncos have not competed since Jan. 28 when they lost to Oregon State, 32-6. Last year, the Broncos defeated the Aggies in Davis by a score of 25-14.
The match with Utah Valley State on Saturday afternoon will be the Aggies first non-conference match since Jan. 13 when they competed at the National Duals in Iowa. The Wolverines enter the match with an overall dual record of 3-7.
HEAD COACH Lennie Zalesky
On Last Weekend: "It was just a huge weekend all around. To beat Oregon by that score and come back later that night and beat a great Oregon State team is just incredible. It was a great win for our program and Northern California wrestling. We now need to move on from that and focus on our next opponents."
On Upcoming Duals: "Historically, Boise State has always been one of the top two teams in the Pac-10. They also have a fellow Hawkeye as a head coach, so that makes it fun. Utah Valley State will also be tough. We'll also be without Derek Moore at 141, so we'll have to wrestle well at each weight to be successful."
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