Twenty-six student-athletes from five fall sports earn All-Academic awards
Aggies take another step towards becoming one of the top programs in the Big West Conference
Ahr, Allaeddini, Damian, Minissian, Smith earn honorable mention; Allaeddini also selected to all-freshman team
Sunday’s game in San Luis Obispo marks the final appearance in a UC Davis uniform for six student-athletes
Stretch run starts Friday with a 3 p.m. home match against the 49ers
2015: BIG WEST ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM... Posted the third-highest number of shots (25), shots on goal (11) and assists (2)... Started all but one of her 17 games played... Scored a goal vs. UC Santa Barbara (10/18)... Collected assists vs. Eastern Washington (8/30) and Denver (9/6)... Took a season-high five shots at Pacific (9/13).
2014: Tied for No. 3 on the team in shots (15), shots on goal (7), and assists (1)... Earned her first start as an Aggie at Nevada (9/19)... Also started at Santa Clara (9/21), vs. Pacific (9/27) and UC Irvine (11/2)... Competed in 17 games... Recorded her first collegiate assist at UC Santa Barbara (10/12)... Seven of her 15 shots were on goal... Took a season-high four shots at San Diego State (8/24)... Posted a season-high two shots on goal at Santa Clara and against Long Beach State (10/19).
2013: Appeared in 17 games... Scored her first collegiate goal vs. Drake (9/1)... A season-high three of her 10 shots and two of her four shots on goal also took place in that game.
ST. FRANCIS HS '13: Four-year varsity letterwinner... Earned All-Delta River League honors on two occasions... Selected Delta River League and Sac-Joaquin Section Player of the Year as a senior... Graduated with a GPA of better than 4.0, earning the school's General Excellence award... Played club ball for San Juan Soccer.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Ana and Ignacio Damian... Her older sibling, Kristian, also attended UC Davis... Neurobiology, physiology and behavior major... Finishing with a 4.0+ GPA is her most meaningful personal accomplishment... Most people do not know (until now) that she is fluent in Spanish... Earning CIF Player of the Year recognition is her athletic highlight... Lionel Messi is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis because of its biology program... Prays before each game... Competed for the San Juan ECNL cub team for four years.