Tyler Raber eagled the 18th hole for a par 72 to lead three UC Davis players in the top 10 as the host Aggies men's golf team finished second at the Winchester Classic in Meadow Vista on Sunday, UCD reported.
Raber finished sixth, while Jonny Baxter and Ben Corfee tied for eighth. UC Davis finished five shots behind Cal State Fullerton. Sacramento State was fifth and William Jessup last among 11 teams. Sam Johnston of Oklahoma Christian (70) won medalist honors.
The three-time defending champion UC Davis women took an eight-stroke lead after the first round of the Big West Conference championship in San Luis Obispo, the school reported. Defending medalist Beverly Vatananugulkit shot a 4-under 69 for a three-shot lead over teammate Demi Runas.
Sac State held third place after the first round of the Big Sky Conference women's championships in Chandler, Ariz., the school reported. The Hornets trailed first-place Portland State by 10 strokes.
Daniel Rockett hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting host Texas-San Antonio (21-18, 6-8 Western Athletic Conference) to an 8-5 victory over Sac State (22-17, 8-7) in baseball, Sac State reported.
Paul Politi went 4 for 5 with two home runs, four RBIs and four runs as host UC Davis (15-22, 3-9 Big West) won 19-8 over UC Riverside (17-18, 6-6) to complete a sweep of the three-game baseball series, UCD reported.
Justine Vela pitched a two-hitter for visiting UC Davis (19-23, 6-9 Big West) in a 1-0 softball win over UC Riverside (17-28, 1-13), UCD reported. Krista Bava hit a two-out RBI single in the seventh inning.
The Sac State women's rowing team finished last among nine teams in the Lake Natoma Invitational at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, according to the school. Top-ranked USC won the championship, No. 2 Cal placed second, and No. 9 Stanford tied for third with Notre Dame.
The host Sac State men's tennis team overcame a 3-1 deficit to post a 4-3 win over Saint Mary's, Sac State reported.
Bee Sports staff