UCD roundup: Aggie men take seventh at golf tournament

By From page B8 | September 24, 2013

Matt Hansen

UCD's Matt Hansen — seen here taking a swing in a tournament earlier this month — led the Aggies to a seventh-place finish at the Windon Memorial Classic. Tood & Barbara Photography/Courtesy photo

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Senior Matt Hansen finished in the top 15 for the second consecutive tournament to help the UC Davis men’s golf team tie for seventh at the Windon Memorial Classic, which ended on Monday at Northwestern.

Hansen posted his third consecutive par round to finish even for the event, tying for 13th in the 87-player field. Also for the Aggies, Jonny Baxter shot a 2-over 74 on Monday and tied for 22nd at 3-over, Luke Vivolo concluded with a 79 to tie for 31st at 7-over and Ben Corfee — who is from El Macero — tied for 43rd after his final-round 78 left him 9-over. Mike Brockington shot a 77 and tied for 79th at 17 over.

The Aggies were 13-over on Monday to finish at 17-over 881 and tie Arkansas for seventh place behind winner Northwestern (860).

UCD women’s golf

Aggies Paige Lee and Betty Chen were tied for 11th and teammate Andrea Wong was tied for 15th after Monday’s first round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge at Red Sky Golf Club.

The Aggies shot a 16-over 304 and were in fourth place in the team standings after the first day of the event, which brings together 18 teams from 18 different conferences.

Lee and Chen led UCD with 3-over 75s in the first round, while Wong was just one shot off that pace, firing a 76. Junior Beverly Vatananugulkit and senior Jessica Chulya each carded 78s and were tied for 30th.

UCD women’s volleyball

Sophomore Kaylin Squyres posted 15 kills while junior middle blocker Victoria Lee added 11 kills and a .579 average as the Aggies overcame a first-set loss for a 25-27, 25-23, 26-24, 25-18 victory over CSU Bakersfield on Sunday at The Pavilion.

With the win, the Aggies closed out the nonconference portion of their schedule at 9-5.

Lee committed no hitting errors in 19 swings for the match, junior Katie Quinn contributed 10 kills and a .348 average and junior Valerie Brain finished with nine and .304 in those categories. Senior setter Jenny Woolway led three UCD players with double-digit digs as she had 17, while senior Devon Damelio and junior Megan Lancaster each posted 14.

UCD men’s water polo

Despite a total of eight goals from junior utility Chris Richardson, the 13th-ranked Aggies were on the losing end of two games against Irvine-based programs in the NorCal Invitational on Sunday at Diablo Valley College on Sunday.

UCD (3-5) lost to No. 7 UC Irvine in a 12-11 overtime thriller, then fell to No. 16 Concordia of Irvine, 14-12, in the tourney’s 12th-place game.

Richardson netted a season-high five goals in the late loss to CUI while senior Bernie Rogers added a hat trick and junior Trevor Allen — a Davis High graduate — added another two scores.

In Sunday’s opener, UCD rallied back from an early 5-2 deficit to take a 10-9 lead in the fourth quarter before falling in overtime. Richardson scored three goals against the Anteaters, while Rogers, Nicholson and Austin Beckwith each added two.

UCD men’s soccer

Aggie Matt Sheldon scored his team-high third goal of the year in the 24th minute of Sunday’s nonconference matchup at Loyola Marymount, but the game finished in a 1-1 tie after two overtimes at Sullivan Field.

On the scoring play, Alex Aguiar got his first assist of the season for UCD (3-4-1).

The score remained 1-0 until LMU’s Juan De Rada tied the match in the 33rd minute, a score that remained untouched throughout the rest of regulation and each of the two 10-minute overtime periods that followed.

DHS grad Ryan Gross led all players with three shots.

UCD women’s soccer

Even with the teams playing two extra periods, neither squad found the net on Sunday as the Aggies played host New Mexico to a 0-0 tie.

The contest was even throughout regulation as each team took nine shots and recorded one on goal.

Goalkeeper Taylor Jern had two of her four saves for UCD (2-5-2) as the action picked up in the first overtime.

Enterprise staff

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