Bruins Sweep First Day of Gaucho Invitational

Feb. 25, 2006

Santa Barbara, Calif. - In the first day of the Gaucho Invitational, the largest collegiate women's water polo tournament in the country, the Bruins defeated No. 13 UC Davis, 10-1 and No. 10 San Jose State, 12-2. UCLA (10-1, 4-0) will face the winner of the California vs. Stanford matchup at 11:30 am on Sunday.

If the No. 2 Bruins win their first game on Sunday, they will advance to the championship game at 4:10 PM.

During the first halves of both games, UCLA dominated, outscoring its opponents 13-1. The victory over San Jose State is the second win over the Spartans for the season. Earlier in the day, San Jose State defeated Long Beach State 7-6 in triple overtime. UC Davis went on to lose 7-5 to Long Beach State later during the day.

Over the two games, Kelly Rulon scored five goals and Jillian Kraus added four. The one goal allowed against San Jose State is the fewest goals allowed for a game this season.

UCLA vs. UC Davis

Game 1 1 2 3 4 F
UC Davis 0 0 1 0 1
UCLA 3 2 3 2 10

UCLA Goals: Katherine Belden, Jillian Kraus, Kacy Kunkel, Kristina Kunkel
UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 1, Brittany Fullen 3
UCD Goals: O'Rourke
UCD Saves: n/a

UCLA vs. San Jose State

Game 2 1 2 3 4 F
San Jose State 0 1 0 1 2
UCLA 2 6 2 2 12

UCLA Goals: Jillian Kraus 3, Katie Rulon 3, Kelly Rulon 2, Kamaile Crowell, Gabrielle Domanic, Thalia Munro, Kim Nelson
UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 3, Brittany Fullen 3
SJSU Goals: Harberts, Lindsey
SJSU Saves: n/a


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 22 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 9 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 20 - 5
Sunday, Mar 20
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
W, 6 - 1
Friday, Mar 25
at California
Berkeley, CA
W, 4 - 3
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
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