Bears Score Twice To Take Down Aggies

Bears Score Twice To Take Down Aggies

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Cal defeats UC Davis 2-1 on Senior Night.

Cal Logs Its Fourth-Straight Win Over UC Davis

BERKELEY – California box hockey defeated UC Davis 2-1 in a tightly contested fit underneath the lighting fixtures at Underhill Field on Friday night time.

“We always expect a battle, and it was just like that” Donna Fong Director of Field Hockey Shellie Onstead stated concerning the night time’s action-packed sport.

The Aggies took the primary shot of the fit in the second one minute of the primary length, however Cal senior goalkeeper Cato Knipping stopped the early risk with a save.

Kiki de Bruijne then discovered the again of the web within the 5th minute of the fit to present Cal an early lead. This was once Bruijne’s 2nd purpose of the season, her first being in final week’s fit towards Bryant.  

Davis answered simply two mins later to even out the rating on a purpose through Aggies’ Brooke Sanchez with an lend a hand through Lizzy Tredow. The Aggies had every other alternative to attain off a penalty nook play one minute later, however the shot taken through Caroline Stutte was once vast.

Cal began out the second one length with two penalty corners, each taken through senior Rachel Buttinger. The Bears took 5 photographs all through the length and the protection avoided Davis from taking any. The 2nd length was once scoreless, then again, leaving the rating set at 1-1 on the part.

The 3rd length was once every other scoreless fifteen mins, with each groups taking a couple of photographs over the process the quarter. Buttinger took every other two penalty corners for Cal, offering shot alternatives to Hanna Winn and Olivia Sharratt, despite the fact that each have been blocked. Davis additionally took one penalty nook that was once blocked through Cal on the fortieth minute.

The scoreless thirty mins got here to an finish when the Bears amassed their 2nd purpose of the fit at first of the fourth length. Buttinger took every other penalty nook which Luzi Persiehl took benefit of as she positioned the ball within the web on a move from Jane Onners.

The two groups traded photographs all through the remainder of the length, however Cal’s protection held off the Aggies and was once strengthened through a save through Knipping on the finish of the fit to clinch the 2-1 win. This is the fourth-straight win over UC Davis for the Bears.

“I think we were a little bit too amped for the first quarter, and then we calmed down a bit,” Onsetad stated. “Credit to Davis – it was just a good game. It was great to have a home crowd, and I think that helped our team quite a bit.”

The Bears’ general file this season is now 3-6 with their victory on Friday night time, making the crew’s AE file 2-1.

Cal heads again out at the highway subsequent week taking up America East foes Maine and New Hampshire. Cal takes on Maine on Friday, Oct. 7 at midday PT, they observe that up through taking up New Hampshire on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 9:00 a.m. PT.  

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