UC Davis faces No. 12 Long Beach State (Saturday) and No. 5 UC Irvine (Sunday)
2006: ALL-WWPA SECOND TEAM... Scored 20 goals with 10 assists... Played 730 minutes for 21.5 per-game average... Ranked T2nd on team with 36 steals and led Aggies with 15 field blocks... Shot 8-for-13 in 6-on-5 situations... Had four multi-goal games, including a hat trick at home vs. Pacific (4/21).
2005: Scored 24 goals with 8 assists, 30 steals and a team-best 9 field blocks... Appeared in all 37 games, logging 786 minutes (2nd in Aggie history)... Enjoyed eight multi-goal games, including four in Aggies' six-game homestand in March... Had two hat tricks: first vs. Cal State East Bay (1/30), then against Cal State Bakersfield in WWPA first-round match (4/29)... Hit pair of 6-on-5 goals vs. Roadrunners, finishing season at 9-for-20 in such situations.
LAS LOMAS HS '04: Earned first-team All-North Coast Section and All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League honors as a senior... Also named to All-Contra Costa Times squad that year, scoring team-high 64 goals with 18 assists and 59 steals... Three-time All-DFAL pick... Earned second-team honors in 2001 as a goalie, then switched to 2-meters, where she twice captured first-team merit... Voted team MVP all three years on varsity... Won swimming team's Coaches' Award in 2002... Four-year CIF-NCS Scholar-Athlete honoree in both sports... Played two years of club ball for Diablo Water Polo in Alamo, Calif.
PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Clinical nutrition major... Parents are Tim & Cory Soza... Related to Pio Pico, the last governor of Mexican Alta California... Career goal is to become the sports nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers.
No. 10 UC Davis upsets No. 7 UC Irvine, 9-8
No. 10 Aggies host No. 7 UC Irvine
No. 10 Aggies edged by No. 5 Hawai'i
UC Davis prepares to face
No. 5 Hawai'i