Four UC Davis players earn all-tournament nods
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
2014: Earned her first collegiate start at San Diego State (8/24)... Also competed at Sacramento State (8/22), vs. San Jose State (8/29), Quinnipiac (8/31), at Air Force (9/7) and against Utah (9/14)... Took one shot vs. Quinnipiac and at Air Force.
2013: Competed in five games: vs. Sacramento State (8/23), Drake (9/1), Cal (9/8), at Utah (9/13) and at Long Beach State (10/10)... Recorded a season-high two shots and one shot on goal vs. Cal.
PRESENTATION HS '13: Scored 35 goals with six assists during her career, including 11 as a senior, 13 as a junior... Helped team to 17-4-3 record and Central Coast Section title as a freshman... Played for Central Valley Chilipeppers (San Jose, Calif.) for four years... Helped team to NorCal State Cup titles in 2010 and 2011... Her soccer team also captured a CCS and West Catholic Athletic League titles in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, California... Majoring in communication... Parents are Randal Locke and Teresa Locke-Scheig... One of five siblings, along with Erica Himes (32), Angela Harris (30), Morgan Locke (19) and Brooke Scheig (10)... Career highlight was scoring two goals in 2013 State Cup championship game... Earned Best XI award at Nationals, her career highlight... Other than soccer, Locke loves to play lacrosse... Her favorite sports hero is Abby Wambach... She chose to attend UC Davis due to its great academics, athletics and community... Her favorite facility that she competed in is Manchester Meadows in South Carolina... If she won a million dollars, she would invest wisely... The title of her autobiography, if she were to pen one, would be "Small but Fierce"... Would love to visit Germany... Her advice to others is, "Never stop improving yourself."