Bruins Top Arizona State in Conference Win, 9-3

March 11, 2006

Los Angeles, Calif. - On Saturday, the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team defeated the No. 8 Arizona State Sun Devils, 9-3. UCLA moves its record to 15-2, 6-0 in the MPSF conference, while ASU drops to 10-4, 2-1. UCLA's next home game is on Sunday at 1:00 PM against No. 7 San Diego State.

During the first quarter of the match, both teams struggled to get shots off and neither scored. This is the first time that UCLA has not scored in the first quarter of a game since the MPSF Semi-Finals match against Stanford in the 2004 season.

In the second quarter, UCLA took charge. Brittany Rowe, playing in her first game since her return from her injury, scored the first goal at 4:42 in the quarter. On the next possession, Thalia Munro notched in another. UCLA would end the half with a 3-1 lead.

At 6:47 in the third quarter, Munro again scored for the Bruins. UCLA would add two more goals while holding the Sun Devils to one to take a 6-2 lead at the end of the third.

In the fourth, UCLA put the Sun Devils away, scoring the first two goals, including a lob shot by Kelly Rulon at 6:33. Each team would score one more goal to make the final score 9-3.

Senior Thalia Munro led the Bruins with three goals. Rowie Webster was the leading scorer for ASU with two goals. Emily Feher recorded seven saves for ASU and Caylinn Wallace also saved seven shots. There were seven ejections against UCLA for the game and five against ASU. The bruins outscored the Sun Devils 3-1 in the second, third, and fourth quarters after the scoreless first quarter.

UCLA vs. Arizona State

1 2 3 4 F
Arizona State 0 1 1 1 3
UCLA 0 3 3 3 9

UCLA Goals: Thalia Munro 3, Kelly Rulon 2, Gabrielle Domanic, Kristina Kunkel, Courtney Mathewson, Brittany Rowe
UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 7
Arizona State Goals: Rowie Webster 2, Raelyn Ritchie Arizona State Goals: Caylinn Wallace 7


EVENT INFORMATION
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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
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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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