Friday, January 30, 2015
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BRIEFS: UCD’s Varney sets milestone

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August 29, 2010 |

SALT LAKE CITY Ñ Despite losing each of the games by four points or less, the UC Davis womenÕs volleyball team dropped its first two matches of the season at the Utah Classic Tournament.

On Friday, Utah needed four sets to beat the Aggies, 25-22, 25-23, 16-25, 25-23, before UCD fell to Utah State on Saturday, 25-21, 25-21, 25-21.

Senior outside hitter Kayla Varney had a big weekend for the Aggies with 25 total digs to lift her career total to 1,021. She became the sixth player in school history to surpass the 1,000-dig mark, and the first non-libero since Kelly Gaudino achieved the feat in 2003. On Saturday, Varney led UCD with 12 kills, seven digs and two service aces.

In that match, Aggie senior opposite Melanie Adams added 4-for-12 hitting with five digs and junior middle blocker Katie Denny chipped in five kills and a pair of block assists.

In addition, UCD sophomore Allison Whitson tallied three of her 10 kills in the early going of the third set, helping the Aggies craft an 11-7 lead. A UCD hitting error later allowed Utah State to equalize at 14-14 before Denny and freshman setter Jenny Woolway teamed up on a block to restore the Aggie lead to three.

However, UCD committed three more hitting errors in allowing Utah State to score seven of the next eight en route to a 21-18 lead and then a set victory to win the match.

The Aggies also took an early lead in the first set, with Varney drilling four kills in her teamÕs 12-8 start. Utah State took the lead for good when a 4-0 run made it 22-18. UCD hit just .184 as a team after compiling a .247 efficiency rate against the host Utes.

In that match, junior middle blockers Betsy Sedlak and Denny combined for 31 kills against only three errors but it wasnÕt enough at Crimson Court on Friday.

Denny led all players with 16 kills, while Sedlak was right behind with 15. Kaitlyn Plum picked up a match-high 21 digs in her first match as the Aggie libero.

UCD stormed to a third-set win, knocking down 18 kills with just two hitting errors in the frame.

The Aggies continue early-season play at the SMU Doubletree Invitational on Friday. They will face Texas State and Texas Tech that day.

Labor Day Run

Have fun, get some exercise and support local cross country teams all at the same time.

The Golden Valley Harriers will host 10K and 5K runs along with a 1K fun run for kids in Davis on Monday, Sept. 6, with proceeds going to benefit the Davis High, Woodland High and Dixon High cross country teams, Marguerite Montgomery Elementary and Team Davis for athletes with special needs.

Runs begin and end at Davis Commons, at the corner of First and E streets. First race is at 8 a.m.

Pre-register at http://www.active.com by Thursday for $25 or on race day at Davis Commons for $27.

For more information, visit http://www.goldenvalleyharriers.org.

Õ80s golf tournament

The Davis Chamber of Commerce is proud to present a ÒLike, Totally Õ80s StyleÓ golf event on Monday, Sept. 13, at the El Macero Country Club.

The tournament begins with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. and will be followed by a poolside dinner and live Õ80s music featuring local band Cold Shot. Raffle tickets will be on sale for a variety of prizes.

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tickets for dinner only are $30 per person.

Contact the Chamber office at (530) 756-5160 for tickets and registration.

Volleyball clinics

The Davis-based Five Starz Volleyball club will host seven fall clinics for players in grades 4 to 8 with all levels of experience.

Former NCAA Division I player and coach Liz Towne-Gilbert is the director of the club and she will teach volleyball fundamentals and help players take their games to the next level.

All clinics will take place at Pioneer High School, 1400 Pioneer Ave. in Woodland with grades 4 to 6 going from 1 to 2:30 p.m. followed by seventh- and eighth-graders from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for younger kids and $20 for the older players.

Five Starz will put on the clinics every Sunday from Sept. 12 through Oct. 24.

For more information and registration forms, visit http://www.fivestarzvolleyball.com.

Golf tournament

Habitat for Humanity of Yolo County has postponed its scramble-format golf tournament to Saturday, Sept. 18. The fundraiser, Golf Fore Habitat, will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start at the Wild Wings Golf Club west of Woodland.

The cost of the event, which includes 18 holes, golf cart, lunch and entry into a raffle for golf prizes, is $95.23. The fee amount is what it costs to build one square foot of the Heidrick Ranch duplex Ñ Yolo County Habitat for HumanityÕs latest project.

Groups of four will enjoy Òfour for threeÓ pricing. The $285.69 price for a foursome works out to $71.42 per person.

Register online at http://www.habitatyolo.org or call Mark Restrepo at (916) 425-7994 for more information.

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