UC Davis will host San Jose State in Friday's home opener; face Quinnipiac two days later in first-ever head-to-head match
Inaugural games of the season include trips to area rival and San Diego State
UC Davis is one of five teams battling for two spots at this year's Big West Tournament; women's soccer program to honor eight graduating student-athletes in Sunday's Senior Day ceremony
This week's matches present inaugural opportunity to reach coaching milestone
UC Davis will
2014: Earned her first start as an Aggie at Sacramento State (8/22)... Also competed at San Diego State (8/24), vs. Quinnipiac (8/31), at Air Force (9/7). against Utah (9/14), at Nevada (9/19) and at Santa Clara (9/21).
2013: Appeared in 11 games... Recorded one shot in three games: vs. Iowa (8/30), Cal (9/8) and Texas Tech (9/20).
EL CERRITO HS '13: Earned all-league first team honors as a center midfielder all four seasons... Also received league offensive MVP in 2012... Helped El Cerrito's girls' soccer team to a league championship during her senior season... Earned scholar athlete accolades all four seasons.
PERSONAL: Parents are Linda and John Tinloy... Currently undecided on a major... Her sister, Julia, currently attends Chico State... Mia Hamm is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis because of its strong academic and athletics environment... Her non-sports hero is her grandmother, Francis Ratner... Would travel all over the world if she won a million dollars... Would love to visit Spain... Competed for the Bay Oaks club team in Oakland for three years... That team was ranked as high as No. 7 in Northern California.