Sports briefs: Seramin paces UCD golfers at Bandon Dunes

Keyed by two birdies over his final five holes, Matt Seramin finished with a 1-over 73 and tied for 31st place at the Bandon Dunes Championship on Sunday, helping the UC Davis men’s golf team to a tie for 14th in the team standings. Seramin led the Aggies for the second straight day, finishing at […]

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Young UCD divers on board for regionals

For the first time in more than nine years, UC Davis will have representatives competing in this week’s NCAA Zone E Diving Regional — a pair of freshmen, no less. But despite it being a breakthrough, head coach Phil Tonne is not treating this like it’s a one-time deal. The hope is that his young […]

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Which UCD men’s squad will show up in Anaheim?

The UC Davis men’s basketball team has taken on a thousand guises this season — and worn even more expressions. There have been some nights where the Aggies have looked capable of beating anyone with their torrents of 3-pointers and high-flying athleticism, and have swaggered off the court radiating confidence and optimism. And there have […]

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Youthful Aggie women enter tourney with confidence

Sometimes, youth just doesn’t know any better … And given the tender ages of a majority of UC Davis women’s basketball players going into Tuesday’s Big West Conference tournament, who’s to say these Aggies won’t be the upstart of the postseason? “For sure we can be the surprise team,” sophomore forward Syndee Fipps told The […]

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

JV/frosh roundup: Spring schedule under way for DHS understudies

The freshman baseball squad kicked off its 2013 season last week, going 1-1 in a couple of games that gave Davis High freshman coach David Watts much to be pleased about. The first game at Vacaville last Tuesday was called for darkness — just as the Blue Devils had scored four in the top of […]

March 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Aggie men have Senior Night spoiled

It just wasn’t their week. The UC Davis men followed up one tough basketball loss on Thursday with another one on Saturday, falling 88-85 to UC Irvine at The Pavilion after squandering a 19-point lead on Senior Night. Two days earlier, the Aggies (14-15, 9-9 Big West Conference) lost 77-76 to Long Beach State in […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD roundup: Bakersfield takes a pair from the Aggies

UC Davis third baseman Paul Politi and second baseman Steven Patterson each collected two hits while Mike Mazzara knocked in two runs, but CS Bakersfield rode early scoring to a 12-5 nonconference baseball win over the Aggies on Saturday afternoon at Dobbins Stadium. UCD (6-9) lost its third straight game, two of them against the […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD women encouraged despite loss

Usually a loss effectively kills any momentum a team has gathered. But for the UC Davis women’s basketball team on Saturday, coming up short might have had the opposite effect. The Aggies were a couple of missed shots away from knocking off the first-place team in the Big West Conference in Pacific. Instead, they fell […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS roundup: Injuries slow down Blue Devil boys lacrosse

Facing one of the top teams in the Bay Area on the road was already going to be tough enough for the Davis High boys lacrosse team. Doing it with a roster that was depleted by injury proved too much for the Blue Devils to overcome in an 11-1 loss to Marin Catholic on Friday. […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sharks feel the Blues in OT

SAN JOSE — Vladimir Sobotka recorded his first career hat trick and Patrik Berglund scored 72 seconds into overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues past the San Jose Sharks, 4-3, on Saturday. Scott Gomez had a goal and assist for San Jose, which has lost nine of its last 11 against St. Louis. Berglund’s […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

On the bump: Little League opening day

Davis Little League celebrated its Opening Day on Saturday as the teams were led by the Cal-Aggie Marching Band-uh in a parade to the Little League Baseball Complex. Once there, Mayor Joe Krovoza threw out the ceremonial first pitch and members of the UC Davis baseball team were on hand. 0310LilLeague1W The Cubs T-Ball squad is greeted […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Blue Devils wait out Honker ace, eventually win, 5-3

YUBA CITY — When Davis High’s Chris Daunt worked a two-out walk off Yuba City hurler Chandler Eden, it seemed like no big deal during the sixth inning on Friday night at Appeal-Democrat Park. To that point, the Honkers’ ace had allowed but two hits and no runs while striking out 13. Eden’s teammates had […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Woods still leads as Watney falls out of contention

DORAL, Fla. — Tiger Woods hit a tee shot that got stuck in a palm tree. That’s about the only thing that didn’t fall his way Saturday in the Cadillac Championship. Woods made seven more birdies on the Blue Monster at Doral, the last one from 15 feet on the 18th hole that gave him […]

March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UCD men’s attempt to win TV game just misses at the buzzer

Corey Hawkins gave a performance worthy of the national stage against Long Beach State on Thursday night. Unfortunately for Hawkins, the rest of the UC Davis men’s basketball team and the crowd of 5,670 at The Pavilion, the performance was cut short by a leg cramp suffered in the final minutes. The Aggies played on, […]

March 08, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,