The loss snapped a five game winning streak and dropped the Ducks the record to 11-4 on the year.
The Aggies, as they had done all series, opened the scoring with six runs in their first four at bats to take a 6-1 lead.
Oregon’s bats came alive in the home half with a four spot to cut the lead to one, then tied it in the fifth at six.
UC Davis took the lead for good with a pair of runs in the seventh then added an insurance run in the ninth.
Ray Soderman had the hot bat for the Ducks, going 3-for-5 at the plate with a RBI. Gabe Matthews drove in a pair of runs as did Jakob Goldfarb, each going 2-for-4 with Goldfarb launching his fourth home run of the season in the second inning.
Parker Kelly was a bright spot in relief, tossing three scoreless innings and striking out six. Peyton Fuller (0-1) win pinned with the loss.
Oregon will host Gonzaga Tuesday evening at 6;00 pm before beginning conference play Friday at Arizona State. California will open the home conference slate visiting PK for a three game set beginning Friday, March 23rd at 6:00pm.
~ Rick Morgan