The Cal Poly volleyball team dropped a 3-1 contest to UC Davis on Saturday evening by the scores of 25-20, 20-25, 25-19, and 25-16.
Raeann Greisen led the Cal Poly offense with 12 kills, while Caihla Petiprin, Hannah Schleis, and Taylor Gruenewald followed closely behind with nine kills each.
Taylor Nelson had 36 assists, Nicole Kessler picked up 11 digs, and Bailey Roach picked up 10 for the Mustangs.
Cal Poly swimmer Sage Speak had the third-fastest 200-yard breaststroke in school history en route to a victory during the Blue-Green Rivalry dual meet against UC Santa Barbara.
Speak, a true freshman, touched the wall with a time of 2 minutes, 19.59 seconds, tying teammate Gabby Lindblad for the third-best time in program history.
Bonnie Diamond, another freshman, won the 200 freestyle in 1:53.35 and junior Allison de Peralta finished first in the 100 backstroke at 57.84 seconds.
Other victories for Cal Poly included junior Belen Enguidanos in the 200 fly (2:06.00), freshman Caitlin Cox (200 backstroke, 2:06.54) and Daniella Orlandi (100 fly, 57.81).
In the team score, the Mustangs fell to the Gauchos 150-144.
For the Cal Poly men, freshman Nolan Newland won the men’s 500 free in 4:38.29.
The Mustangs also won the 400 free relay with John Hornacek, Jeff Wynkoop, Alex Behman and Blake Faris clocking in a 3:12.23 time.
The Gauchos won 168-109.
Cal Poly at Gael Classic
Devin Barber added three wins for Cal Poly and fellow Mustang Corey Pang nearly beat a top-85 opponent at the Gael Classic at Korth Tennis Complex in Moraga, on Saturday.
Pang swept his first singles match 6-4, 7-5 against Sonoma State's Daniel Holz. Pang went on to win a set off the ITA's 81st-ranked player and the tournament's top seed, Cal junior Oskar Wikberg, before the former Swedish U-18 champion rallied for a 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (11-9) win.
Barber made it to the quarterfinals from a 2-6, 7-5, 1-0 (9-7) victory over Thomas Takemoto from San Francisco and a 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 1-0 (11-9) win against UC Davis rival Brett Bacharach. He'll go on to face the Aggies' top player, Alec Adamson (the bracket's No. 4 seed).
The tournament will conclude today.