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Junior Emily Donohoe scored the game-winning goal with 0:17 remaining in overtime to lift No. 3 UCLA to a 10-9 victory Saturday over No. 4 California in women's water polo competition at the Stanford Invitational.

UCLA also defeated Michigan 12-3 in a morning match and will play San Jose State at 9:10 a.m. on Sunday. Should the Bruins beat the Spartans, they would advance to the championship match later in the day.

UCLA held off Cal for the entire game. The Bruins held leads of 2-0, 3-1 and 5-2, but the Bears fought back each time. Entering the fourth period, the teams were deadlocked, 5-5.

In the fourth period, goals by UCLA’s Rachel Fattal and Becca Dorst gave the Bruins another two-point lead at 7-5. Cal drew within one after a goal by Cal’s Roser Tarrago, but Dorst added her fourth goal of the game to give the Bruins an 8-6 lead with 1:19 left.

The Bears roared back again, scoring 19 seconds later on a goal by Hungarian freshman Anna Illes. Cal called its final timeout at 0:14 before freshman Dora Antal, also from Hungary, netted the tying goal with six seconds left to send the game into overtime.

In the first overtime, UCLA’s Alys Williams scored on a counterattack at 0:15 to give the Bruins a 9-8 advantage.

Cal tied the score for the third time on Ashley Young’s 6-on-5 goal, following Fattal’s exclusion. As the clocked ticked in the second overtime, Dorst earned an exclusion from Illes at 0:26, and then Donohoe scored the winner nine seconds later.

The victory raised UCLA’s record to 10-0 entering Sunday’s competition.

Against Michigan in their early morning game, the Bruins broke out with five goals in the first quarter and shut down the Wolverines’ attack in the first eight minutes. UCLA led 6-2 at halftime, and increased that margin to 10-2 at the end of the third quarter before switching goalkeepers. Starter Sami Hill recorded nine saves, including six from Michigan’s front court offense. Backup Alex Musselman added three saves in the final period.

UCLA players with multiple goals were Becca Dorst with four and Rachel Fattal with two. Two of Dorst’s goals came on power plays, and both of Fattal’s goals came as a result of counterattacks. The Bruins also scored three goals from 2-meter range.

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Saturday’s Boxscores
UCLA 12, Michigan 3
UCLA (5, 1, 5, 1—12)
Michigan (1, 1, 0, 1—3)
Goals: UCLA Becca Dorst-4; Rachel Fattal-2; Victoria Kent, India Forster, Mackenzie Barr, Charlotte Pratt, Alexa Tielmann, Emily Donohoe-1)
Michigan (Nolan-2, Pratt-1)
Saves UCLA (S. Hill-9, Musselman-3); Michigan (Browning-3)

UCLA 10, California 9 (OT)
UCLA(1, 2, 2, 3, 1, 1—10)
California (0, 2, 3, 3, 1, 0—9)
Goals: UCLA (Donohoe-4; Dorst-3; Williams, Fattal, Ronimus-1)
Cal (Antal, Illes, Tarrago-2, McKee, Schroeder, Young-1)
Saves: UCLA (S. Hill-11); Cal (Madeline Trabucco-10)

 

EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Jan 23
vs. Hawai'i
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 13 - 8
Saturday, Jan 23
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 8 - 5
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Long Beach State
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 4
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Michigan
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 7
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. USA Scrimmage
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 13
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - TBA PST
vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:50 AM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 7:40 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 1:40 PM PST
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 20 - 1:00 PM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - 11:30 AM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Bakersfield, CA
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