IRVINE — Senior Christian Hernandez scored in the 78th minute in the season opener Friday.
Andrew Fontein had two saves for UCI.
Ashford 3, Vanguard 2
COSTA MESA — The No. 4-ranked Lions were upset at home Friday.
William Pellow and Nikola Ilich had goals for the hosts (0-2).
TRACK & FIELD
DAEGU, South Korea — UC Irvine's Charles Jock finished fifth in his heat in one minute, 47.95 seconds and did not advance from the first round of the 800 meters Friday.
San Diego State def.
SAN DIEGO — The host Aztecs won, 25-19, 21-25, 25-14, 25-21, despite 23 kills by UCI's Aly Squires in the season opener Friday.