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.
UCLA vs. UC Davis
UCLA vs. San Jose State
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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