Cal Poly junior guard Drake U’u broke two bones in his left hand during the Cal Poly men’s basketball team’s 77-74 win over UC Irvine, head coach Joe Callero confirmed Sunday.
“He’ll meet with a specialist in the morning,” Callero said. “He has motion in his thumb, index finger and his middle finger, but not in the ring finger and the pinky.”
Callero said the injury may sideline U’u for a few weeks, but the coaching staff will continuously reevaluate him as the week progresses.
“We’ll approach it day-to-day,” Callero said, “But it might be more minutes for Jordan (Lewis), Maliik (Love) and probably for Matt Titchenal. All three of those guys are all capable and have contributed throughout the season.”
U’u is averaging 6.1 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game off the bench.
SOFTBALLArizona State 8, Cal Poly 0; Cal Poly 3, Texas Tech 0
Cal Poly managed just two hits against top-ranked Arizona State, falling to the Sun Devils in five innings during the final day of the Kajikawa Classic.
The Sun Devils scored three runs in the second inning, before scoring five in the third to take the eight-run advantage.Shortstop Kim Westlund went 1 for 2, and designated hitter Trista Thomas went 1 for 1 for the Mustangs (1-4).
In Saturday’s late game, Rebecca Patton pitched a complete-game shutout to give Cal Poly its first win of the season, defeating Texas Tech 3-0.
Patton gave up seven hits in as many innings, walked one and struck out five.
At the plate, outfielder Nora Sobczak went 2 for 2 with two runs and a walk, while Westlund went 1 for 3 with an RBI.Designated hitter Emily Ceccacci went 1 for 4 with an RBI, and Mariah Cochiolo went 1 for 3 with an RBI.
WOMEN’S TENNISUC Davis 4, Cal Poly 3
Cal Poly saw its 13-match home winning streak end against UC Davis.
The Mustangs (4-2) earned the doubles point after Alexa Lee and Jocelyn Davis defeated UC Davis’ Megan Heneghan and Kelly Chui, 8-4, and Gabby Gatewood and Jen Cornea defeated the Aggies’ Layla Sanders and Dahra Zamudio, 8-7.
But Jocelyn Davis and Kathryn Webb were the only two Mustangs two win in singles. Davis defeated Chui 7-5, 6-3, and Webb defeated Nicole Koehly 6-4, 6-2.
TRACK AND FIELDCal Poly at Husky Classic
Siera Hearne finished with a first place tie in the pole vault at the Husky Classic.
The Mustangs sophomore cleared 11 feet, 73⁄4 inches.
In the triple jump, Turquoise Williams and Shereese Cutler finished second and third, respectively. Williams finished with a mark of 38-31⁄2, and Cutler finished with a distance of 37-63⁄4.