The Aggies will travel locally to face California on Friday at 6 p.m. and Pacific on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Madison Cohen, Briana Sooy, and Kate Young were honored in a pre-game senior ceremony. Nica Taglieri scored her third career goal to keep the Aggies within striking distance in the first half of Sunday's contest.
The Aggies will host the last two home games of the 2017 regular season at the Aggie Field Hockey Facility this weekend. UC Davis will face No. 14 Stanford for Friday's pink game, and Pacific for Sunday's senior day.
Goals from junior Nica Taglieri and senior Kate Young forced overtime against the Owls during Sunday's contest.
UC Davis will travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to face Saint Joseph's on Friday and Temple on Sunday.
2016: ALL-AMERICA EAST COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL... Competed in 14 games... Earned her first career start vs. Albany (11/3) in the America East Tournament quarterfinals... Scored her first goal as an Aggie in her only swing at Pacific (10/23)... Also recorded shots in back-to-back games vs. Drexel (9/16) and at Missouri State (9/24)... All three of her shots recorded throughout her sophomore season were on goal.
2015: Competed in 15 games... Made her UC Davis debut against the NCAA's reigning national runners-up when the Aggies faced Syracuse (8/29) in a neutral-site match at Stanford.
HUNTINGTON BEACH HS '14: Earned varsity letters in field hockey and golf... As a field hockey forward, she recorded the second-highest number of goals and received scholar-athlete recognition... The Oilers' field hockey team collected a Sunset League, LAFHA and Southern Sectional championship in 2012... As a golfer, she was named team captain, team MVP and earned additional scholar-athlete honors... Graduated as scholar with distinction and State Seal of Biliteracy... Received Principal's Honor Roll accolades all four years... Participated in her school's National Honor Society from 2011-14.
PERSONAL: Born in Fountain Valley, California... Her parents are Dr. Josette and James Taglieri... Her older sister, Gina, attends Washington & Jefferson... Gina also competes for her school's field hockey team... Enjoys soccer, zumba, water aerobics, ceramics, drawing and writing... Being recruited to play field hockey at a Division I school is her proudest personal accomplishment... Most people do not know that she is 100 percent Italian... Capturing a 2012 CIF crown is her career athletics highlight... Seeks to own her own gym before she turns 30... In order to adhere to her superstition, she cannot step on a painted line when taking the field.