No. 13 Aggies host Pacific in dual season opener

March 1, 2018

DAVIS, Calif. — The UC Davis women’s water polo team went 3-1 last weekend at the Santa Clara Invitational, winning their games against No. 23 Cal Baptist, 10-9, Sonoma State, 22-2, and Redlands, 24-5, but falling to No. 16 Indiana, 8-5. With a current 13-7 overall record, the No. 13t Aggies remain at home this weekend as they welcome No. 7 Pacific to the Schaal Aquatics Center on Saturday at 11 a.m. for their first of eight dual matches prior to the Big West Conference Championships.

Recapping the highlights from the UC Davis victory games at Santa Clara Invitational, senior utility Paige Virgil led the UC Davis in the first game against No. 23 Cal Baptist with five goals, the last goal of which secured the close, but successful 10-9 victory at the five-second mark. On the second day of the tournament, which consisted of the Sonoma State and Redlands matchups, the Aggies collected a total of 46 goals, 22 coming from the first game, and 24 coming from the latter.

The 24 goals against Redlands tied the school single-game record, sharing the spot with the game against CSUMB’s team during the 2016 season. Among other Aggie accomplishments thus far this season, senior center Greta Kohlmoos is now tied for seventh in the UC Davis record book with 141 career goals, while Virgil trails close behind with 134 goals.

Aside from goals scored this season, junior utility Annie Kutt has tallied up a total of 29 assists, which raised her career total to 88, good for a sixth-place spot in the all-time record book.

The No. 7 Tigers are currently 7-4 overall this season, winning their their most recent game against Big West Conference school UC Irvine at a 12-11 final score.

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