Bruins Defeat Arizona State in Quarterfinals of MPSF Tournament, 11-7

April 28, 2006

Irvine, Calif. - The second-ranked UCLA women's water polo team defeated the ninth-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils, 11-7 in the Quarterfinals of the MPSF Tournament at UC Irvine. The Bruins move their record to 25-3, 11-1 in the MPSF conference and will face Stanford on Saturday in the Semifinals at 2:45 PM.

The Bruins scored four goals in the first quarter to take an early lead and added two more in the second quarter to take a 6-3 halftime lead. UCLA outscored the Sun Devils as well in the last two quarters, eventually winning 11-7.

Kelly Rulon led the Bruins in scoring with three goals. Kristina Kunkel, Jillian Kraus, and Brittany Rowe added two. Goalkeeper Emily Feher had seven saves.

UCLA vs. Arizona State

1 2 3 4 F
Arizona State 2 1 2 2 7
UCLA 4 2 3 2 11

UCLA Goals: Kelly Rulon 3, Kristina Kunkel 2, Jillian Kraus 2, Brittany Rowe 2, Thalia Munro , Gabrielle Domanic
UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 7
Arizona State Goals: Rowie Webster 4, Allison Doud, Kimberlee Stevens, Ashley Bower
Arizona State Saves: Caylinn Wallace 7


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. Hawai'i
Irvine, CA
W, 10 - 6
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. USC
Irvine, CA
L, 7 - 10
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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