SoCal Tournament: Cal, UC Davis upset in early Sunday action

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No. 4 ranked Cal was upset again on Sunday as they lost to No. 8 Pacific, and No. 12 UC Davis also suffered another upset. The latest came against No. 19 St. Francis.

The 2012 SoCal Tournament is not as boring as the NorCal Tournament was a few weeks ago, where basically every higher seed advanced. After a few upsets on Saturday where Air Force defeated UC Davis, Cal lost to UC Irvine and Stanford fell to UCSB; both Cal and UC Davis were upset once again.

Cal is playing the seventh place game after they lost to No. 8 ranked Pacific Tigers 10-9 in overtime. This was a back and forth game the entire way. The game was tied at seven after regulation and then again at eight after the first of two overtime periods. In the second overtime period, Pacific's Alex Orbert scored the Tigers second goal of the period and it proved to be the game winner.

Cal was led by three goals from Collin Smith and goalie Michael Boggan finished with 12 saves. Orbert paced the way for Pacific with a game-high five goals, and their starting keeper Alex Malkis had 18 saves.

Next up for Cal is Pepperdine, and the two will play for seventh place at 4:40 p.m. ET, and Pacific is in the fifth place game going up against Stanford at 6 p.m. ET.

As for UC Davis, they fell victim to No. 19 St. Francis 12-7. This was a surprise win, mainly due to the ranking disparity between these two teams. Plus, seeing UC Davis lose by five goals to a St. Francis team that is the fourth best on the East Coast. Regardless, this is one of the biggest wins in the history of the St. Francis program.

With UC Davis now losing their third straight game they will be playing Santa Clara for 15th place at 4:40 p.m. ET. While St. Francis will be facing the Princeton Tigers for 13th place at 6 p.m. ET.

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