Men's Water Polo Finishes Third At So Cal Tournament

Sept. 17, 2000

Corona del Mar, Calif. - Brian Brown scored consecutive extra-man goals in the third quarter to help the fifth ranked UCLA Bruins to a 10-7 victory over the No. 1 ranked California Bears in the third place game of the Southern California Tournament. In the semi-finals, the Bruins fell to the eventual tournament champions, USC, 5-4. After the tournament, the Bruins' record stands at 4-2.

In the third place game, Brown and Adam Wright led the Bruins with three goals each. Freshman Albert Garcia added a pair of goals, while Dave Parker and Andy Bailey scored one goal each. Goalie Brandon Brooks made four saves in net.

Against USC in the semifinal, Matt Flesher lead the Bruins with two goals. Bailey and Jeff Pflueger had one goal each. Brooks made 10 saves in net.

USC defeated Stanford 9-5 in the championship game. UC Irvine placed fifth, beating UC San Diego 11-7, while Long Beach State defeated Pacific 9-7 to place seventh.

The Bruins return to action next weekend when they play at the University of Pacific on Sunday at Noon.

Semifinal Game #1

USC     0    3    0    2=   5
UCLA    1    0    2    1=   4

USC- Daniel Lontay 2, Ivan Babic, Tim Wollthan, George Csaszar

UCLA- Matt Flesher 2, Andy Bailey, Jeff Pflueger

Saves: Darin Smith (USC) 5, Brandon Brooks (UCLA) 10

Third Place Game

California  2   1   2   2=   7
UCLA	    3   2   3   2=   10

California - Jerry Smith 3, Attila Banhiday 2, Mike West, Will Quist

UCLA- Adam Wright 3, Brian Brown 3, Albert Garcia 2, Dave Parker, Andy Bailey.

Saves: Russell Berstein (Cal) 6, Tim Kates (Cal) 6, Brandon Brooks (UCLA) 4.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 05 - 9:20 AM PST
vs. UC Davis
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Sep 05 - 1:20 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Concordia
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 1:50 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 8:00 AM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 11:45 AM PST
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 2:15 PM PST
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:20 AM PST
at Redlands
Redlands, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Whittier
Redlands, CA
Saturday, Sep 19 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Saturday, Sep 19 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Sep 20 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Sep 20 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Chapman
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Alumni Match
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 02 - 4:00 PM PST
at Pepperdine
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 03 - 12:00 PM PST
at Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 10 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 10 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - TBA PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Oct 18 - 2:00 PM PST
at San Jose State
San Jose, CA
Saturday, Oct 24 - TBA PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 2:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Pacific
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 08 - 12:00 PM PST
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - TBA PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Quarterfinals
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Nov 21 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Semifinals
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. MPSF Championships - ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. MPSF Championships - ...
Los Angeles, CA
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