No. 2 Bruins defeat UC Santa Cruz; Advance to the Championship Game vs. No. 1 Stanford at the Stanford Invitational

Feb. 9, 2003

No. 2 UCLA crushed UC Santa Cruz 19-0 to advance to the championship game of the Stanford Invitational. The Bruins will face No. 1 Stanford in a rematch of last year's NCAA title game.

The Bruins finished bracket play at the Stanford Invitational in dominating fashion, to improve their record to 3-0. UCLA's freshman continued their outstanding play at the tournament with freshman Katherine Belden leading all Bruin scorers with three goals. Kristyn Pulver, Kelly Rulon, Paloma Slezak and Leah Wilson all finished with two goals. Katie Flanagan, Lauren Heineck, Mari Joyce, Kristina Kunkel, Jessica Lopez, Devon McIntyre, Jody Schmidt and Ashley Stachowski each scored one goal. In her first career start for the Bruins freshman Tahlia Kerr had eleven saves

The championship game will be played at 5:00 PM at the Avery Pool. No. 1 Stanford was also undefeated in bracket play and is 4-0 on the year.

UCLA vs. UC Santa Cruz - 2/9/03

Teams 1--2--3--4--Final

UCLA 6--5--4--4--19

UC Santa Cruz 0--0--0--0--0

Goals: UCLA - Katherine Belden 3, Kristyn Pulver 2, Kelly Rulon 2, Paloma Slezak 2, Leah Wilson 2, Katie Flanagan 1, Lauren Heineck 1, Mari Joyce 1, Kristina Kunkel 1, Jessica Lopez 1, Devon McIntyre 1, Jody Schmidt 1, Ashley Stachowski 1.

Saves:UCLA - Tahlia Kerr, 11; UC Santa Cruz - Christina Martinez, 4


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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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