The exploratory student from Rocklin, California, previously won College Sports Madness Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday, then added Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Defensive Player of the Week earlier on Monday.
It was sophomore Devon King's one-on-one defensive stop on the goal line, which forced a San Diego fumble that resulted in a touchback with two seconds remaining, that lifted the No. 4 Aggies a 38-35 win over San Diego on Saturday afternoon at Torero Stadium.
Senior communication major TJ Shorts II and junior communication major Matt Neufeld led all scorers with 17 points in Saturday’s non-conference game at the Pavilion, junior communication major Rogers Printup came off the bench to score a season-high 13 points on 5 of 7 shooting overall, and freshman guard Caleb Fuller scored a career-high 12 points to help UC Davis defeat William Jessup, 83-65, in the final home game of 2018.
By scoring 12 of the first 14 points in Thursday's non-conference home game at the Pavilion, a five minute and 35 second block of action that included a 10-0 scoring run, UC Davis held an early double-digit advantage, one that grew to a game-high 18 points, in its 73-57 wire-to-wire victory versus Northern Arizona.