No. 3 UCLA Tops No. 15 Hartwick, 16-3

March 29, 2006

Honolulu - The third-ranked UCLA women's water polo team won its 10th-consecutive match with a 16-3 victory over No. 15 Hartwick on Wednesday. The win improves the Bruins to 20-2 overall, while the Hawks fall to 17-9.

Junior Kelly Rulon and freshman Tanya Gandy led the way for the Bruins with three goals apiece. Sophomore Jillian Kraus and freshman Katie Rulon posted two goals each for UCLA.

UCLA jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first period after shutting out the Hawks for the first seven minutes of the match. The Bruins would lead 8-0 before Hartwick's Bronwen Knox ended the shutout with a goal at the 4:14 mark in the second period. UCLA would go on to lead 11-1 at the half.

Hartwick kept things close in the third period as the Bruins only outscored the Hawks 2-1 to lead 13-2 after three. UCLA would add three more goals in the fourth period while surrendering another goal to Knox with 25 seconds left in the match for its 16-3 win.

UCLA will next be in action on Friday, March 31 when the Bruins take on No. 5 Hawaii.

UCLA vs. Hartwick

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 6 5 2 3 16
Hartwick 0 1 1 1 3

UCLA Goals: Kelly Rulon 3, Tanya Gandy 3, Jillian Kraus 2, Katie Rulon 2, Kacy Kunkel, Thalia Munro, Brittany Rowe, Kristina Kunkel, Gabrielle Domanic, Anne Belden

UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 6, Brittany Fullen 4

Hartwick Goals: Bronwen Knox 2, Keri James

Hartwick Saves: N/A


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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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