No. 1 UCLA Women's Water Polo Defeats No. 7 Cal, 15-6

April 10, 2005

The No. 1-ranked and undefeated UCLA women's water polo team defeated No. 7-ranked Cal, 15-6, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match Saturday at Spieker Aquatics Complex. The Bruins were led by Thalia Munro, Gabrielle Domanic, and Kelly Rulon with three goals. UCLA outscored Cal 11-4 in the first half and could not recover. UCLA improved to 23-0 overall and 8-0 in the MPSF, while Cal fell to 12-8 and 3-5 in the MPSF.

Thalia Munro scored two of her three goals for the Bruins in the first period as UCLA jumped out to a 6-2 lead. Sophomore Elsie Windes and junior Katie Gold tallied the Bears' goals in the opening quarter. In the second period, Gabrielle Domanic was the Bruins' leading scorer, tallying two of her team's five goals. Gold countered for Cal with goals at 4:50 in the second period and with 29 seconds left in the first half.

Freshman Vanessa Lindsey scored the Bears' lone goal in the third period, and Gold notched her third goal of the contest at 6:09 left in the match. Munro, Kelly Rulon and Domanic finished with three goals apiece for UCLA. The Bruins Emily Feher and Cal's Alex Feune de Colombi both had seven saves at the goal.

The Bruins' next game is Sunday, April 10 at Pacific.

UCLA vs. California 4/9/05

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 6 5 3 1 15
California 2 2 1 1 6

UCLA Goals: Gabrielle Domanic 3, Thalia Munro 3, Kelly Rulon 3 Natalie Golda 2, Brittany Rowe, Monique Blanchard, Kristina Kunkel, Jillian Kraus.
UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 7,
ASU Goals: Gold 3, Card, V. Lindsey, Windes.
ASU Saves: Feune de Colombi 7

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
W, 23 - 2
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
W, 25 - 3
Saturday, Apr 09
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 5 - 8
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 16 - 6
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 8 (3OT)
Friday, Apr 29
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
W, 10 - 3
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Stanford
Bakersfield, CA
L, 3 - 6
Sunday, May 01
vs. California
Bakersfield, CA
W, 7 - 5
Friday, May 13
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, May 14
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 7
Sunday, May 15
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4