Aggies are going to work for their alma mater. The UC Davis Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Associated Students of UC Davis have partnered to create four yearlong fellowship positions for recent graduates. Each position is geared toward providing skills and experience to sports-minded alumni.

Yonni Michovska

Yonni Michovska ’17,

Development Fellow

Hometown:

Napa, California

Major:

Human development

Sports experience:

UC Davis women’s gymnastics, 2013–2017

Favorite sport:

“Gymnastics. I really like to watch basketball.”

Future career goals:

Earn a master’s degree in sports management

Favorite sports memory:

Getting a 9.9 out of 10 during a meet. “The pressure was on me to do really well, and I stepped up. That was so awesome — my biggest accomplishment, probably.”

Bryn Lutz

Bryn Lutz ’17,

Communications Fellow

Hometown:

Carlsbad, California

Major:

Animal science

Sports experience:

UC Davis women’s water polo, 2012–2016

Favorite sport:

Water polo

Future career goals:

“I would like to do something in the animal-related field. I’m still exploring options; I’m open to everything.”

Personal sports highlights:

Beating UC Irvine on its Senior Day, and making a buzzer-beater to break a tie with Arizona State. “We became ranked fifth, our highest ranking that season.”

Josh Gomez

Josh Gomez ’16,

Aggie Stadium and Events Fellow

Hometown:

Concord, California

Double major:

Spanish and linguistics

Sports experience:

UC Davis men’s club soccer, 2012–2016

Favorite sport:

Soccer

Future career goals:

“I like the atmosphere of being in sports. I could definitely see myself doing this in the long run.”

Favorite sports memory:

Watching the U.S.-Mexico World Cup qualifying game in Mexico. “The passion that you see within so many people was on another level when I went there.”

Katie Nogaki

Katy Nogaki ’17

Communications Fellow

Hometown:

Orange, California

Major:

Human development

Sports experience:

UC Davis women’s gymnastics, 2012–2017

Favorite sport:

Gymnastics (to compete) and water polo (to watch)

Future career goals:

“I plan to go to grad school in a healthcare field or pursue a career in sports.”

Favorite sports quote:

“You don’t inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire them by showing them how amazing they are.” (Robyn Benincasa, world champion adventure racer)