Sunday, September 14, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

UCD survives a cold start to beat Long Beach

By
January 13, 2011 |

\n

A cold start doesn\’t always spoil a beach outing, especially if it starts to warm up as time goes on.

\n

The UC Davis women\’s basketball team experienced just that on Thursday in an 85-67 Big West win over Long Beach State at The Pavilion.

\n

After missing 14 of their first 15 shots, the Aggies warmed up to make 65.4 percent from the field in the second half after and turn back the 49ers.

\n

UCD\’s Paige Mintun scored 15 points to lead four Aggies in double figures, while Brandi Henton had 25 points for Long Beach, but only six after halftime. The victory pushed UCD\’s record to 13-4 and 3-2 in conference play and dropped the 49ers to 3-15 overall and 1-4 in the Big West.

\n

“We got good shots, we just knocked them down in the second half,” said Aggie head coach Sandy Simpson, whose team was 17-of-26 from the floor after the break.

\n

UCD won the game despite frigid shooting in the early going that saw them shoot just 28.2 percent in the first half. However, despite the early misses, the Aggies managed to counter LBSU\’s 56 percent from the field was up on the 49ers, 38-35, at intermission.

\n

In the second half, UCD made four straight 3-pointers during a three-minute span, while holding Long Beach without a point for nearly five minutes to take a 63-50 lead. The advantage swelled to as much as 19 points, fell to 13 and then was opened up to 20 points, before settling on the final margin.

\n

“Long Beach State came out and shot very well early,” Simpson said. “I thought our defensive intensity was better in the second half also in both the defenses that we played. So which team are we? First half or second half? I hope it\’s the team we saw in the second half. I was pleased with a lot of what we did in the second stanza.”

\n

Samantha Meggison and Vicky Deely each scored 13 points for the Aggies and Heidi Heintz added 12. Tipesa Moorer scored 14 for the 49ers who cooled to 42.9 percent from the field after halftime to shoot 50 percent overall.

\n

LBSU scored the first six points of the game, then stretched it\’s lead to 11-4 six minutes in. It led until Meggison\’s two free throws with 6:19 to go before the break capped an 8-0 Aggie run that put them in front 21-20.

\n

There were five lead changes in the first half, the final one coming when Lauren Juric canned a 3-pointer from the corner just before the halftime buzzer to put UCD up 38-35.

\n

The Aggies led 54-50 with 13:58 remaining but Juric\’s second trey was the first of four in a row for UCD, which also got them from Deely, Hannah Stephens and Brianna Salvatore to stretch the lead to 66-50 just over three minutes later. The 49ers didn\’t get closer than 13 points the rest of the way.

\n

Forcing 27 turnovers by Long Beach State, the Aggies also outrebounded the 49ers, 36-34, and held a 40-8 advantage in bench scoring. Meggison had seven rebounds to lead UCD, including five on the offensive side.

\n

Courtney Jacob had five assists for the 49ers, while Moorer had a team-high seven boards.

\n

The Aggies now take a break from games until traveling to face Pacific on Jan. 22 in Stockton.

\n

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

Psychologist casts doubt on Marsh insanity defense

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Looking for a few good residents

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Well levels drop around the county as drought presses on

By Elizabeth Case | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Snyder pleads no contest in UCD explosives case

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Try yoga, meditation at Holistic Health Center

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Sign up now for free Community Yard Sale

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

 
Friday night robbery leads to arrests, dog bite

By Elizabeth Case | From Page: A2

Bob Dunning: Now the weather nut is all grown up

By Bob Dunning | From Page: A2

 
Portuguese breakfast set in Woodland

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Youths can learn from DHS cheerleaders

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
West Nile virus holds strong in Davis area

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Davis Neighbors’ Night Out brings residents together

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Saylor meets constituents at Peet’s

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Hawaiian Luau set at Covell Gardens

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

Memorial playground approaches goal

By Lily Holmes | From Page: A4

 
Logos plans four events for October

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

White, Gaard will lead Yolo Superior Court in 2015-16

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Fourth annual Capay Crush celebrates farm life

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4 | Gallery

Climate change rally planned in Central Park

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Downtown history tour planned in October

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Gibson House hosts plant sale and workshop

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Farmers Market sets Fall Festival

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Renée Thompson to discuss her novel for Woodland Reads project

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Day of the Dead altar makers sought

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A6 | Gallery

MCCC will present justice awards at luncheon

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
New class offers parenting strategies

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

Genealogy club presents virtual tour of local resource

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A7

 
University Farm Circle reaches out to newcomers

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A8

Garden doctor: Our trees are getting thirsty

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
Public invited to 2014 Yolo Aging Summit

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

.

Forum

They don’t want him around

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: A5

 
Unexpected treasures from the summer

By Marion Franck | From Page: A5

Preventing RSV infections in our kids

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A5

 
She’s getting all the blame

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

The sacrificial lamb on the altar of denial

By Debra DeAngelo | From Page: A5

 
Is history repeating itself?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A12

Time for a progressive PD

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A12

 
A bad vote for our water

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A12

Bloggers, beware: They might be out to get you

By Derrick Bang | From Page: A12

 
Bob Englehart cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A12

Davis has options on innovation

By Our View | From Page: A12

 
Archer has worked hard for us

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A12

Speak out

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A13

 
.

Sports

Unlikely hero powers Republic in playoff opener

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
No more FBS, but UCD’s tough schedule continues

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1

DHS boys get a nice win with two big games looming

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Vintage pounds DHS on the ground

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Aggie offense is there, but UCD can’t stop Rams

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
JV Blue Devils drop a high-scoring affair

By Spencer Ault | From Page: B3

UCD roundup: Dons do just enough to edge Aggie women

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B4 | Gallery

 
Sports briefs: Blue Devils net a tournament win at home

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B8 | Gallery

Baseball roundup: A’s get a much-needed win in Seattle

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
.

Features

.

Arts

Apply now for Davis Community Idol

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
.

Business

Nugget Markets’ cheese specialists achieve certified professional status

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A9 | Gallery

 
Talks continue for proposed Old Soul site

By Wendy Weitzel | From Page: A9

Yolo County real estate sales

By Zoe Juanitas | From Page: A9

 
University lights way for hospital energy savings

By Kat Kerlin | From Page: A14 | Gallery

Davis leaders celebrate Engage3′s advances

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A14 | Gallery

 
Doby Fleeman: The opportunity is ours

By Doby Fleeman | From Page: A14

.

Obituaries

Virnelle Triebsch

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Sunday, September 14, 2014

By Creator | From Page: B8