A goal by Alex Henry in the 85th minute of the match was enough for UC Davis, which clamped down defensively and shut out visiting UC Santa Barbara 1-0 Saturday in men's soccer.
Henry scored on a direct free kick for the Aggies, UCD reported. The Aggies (6-4-4, 4-1 Big West Conference) extended their winning streak to four matches at the expense of the Gauchos (8-2-3, 2-2-1).
It was the Aggies's first win over the Gauchos since Oct. 11, 2008, a span of six losses to UC Santa Barbara.
UC Davis trails conference leader Sacramento State (7-4-2, 4-0-1) by a point.
UC Davis women top Cal Poly in volleyball
The UC Davis women's volleyball team scored a 25-21, 25-11, 25-20 Big West Conference sweep of visiting Cal Poly, UCD reported.
Devon Damelio led the Aggies with 12 kills.
The Aggies (10-10, 4-3) got nine kills each from Victoria Lee and Valerie Brain in their win over the Mustangs (1-18, 0-7).
Former Davis High School standout Molly Pon had eight kills for Cal Poly, which lost its 15th consecutive match.
Visiting Sacramento State fought off several set points in an 18-25, 25-14, 28-26, 27-25 Big Sky Conference victory over Montana State, Sac State reported.
The Hornets (7-12, 3-7) were led by Janelle Currey (Rocklin High School) with 20 kills in the win over the Bobcats (11-6, 5-4), whose four-match winning streak ended.
Sherbakov advances for UCD men's tennis
UC Davis' Toki Sherbakov beat Jordan Bridge of Cal Poly 6-4, 6-1 at the UC Santa Barbara Classic tennis tournament, UCD reported. Sherbakov's win advanced him to today's fifth-place match of the A singles flight.
The Aggies' George Horowitz and Brett Bacharach (Del Oro High) won the C flight doubles title 8-3 over Adam Levie of UC Davis and UC San Diego's Justin Anderson.
Bee Sports staff
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