No. 1 Bruins Defeat Hawaii in MPSF Semi Finals, 10-5

April 30, 2005

In the Semi Finals of the MPSF playoffs, the top-seeded UCLA Bruins defeated the fourth-seeded Hawaii Wahine, 10-5. The Bruins held the lead throughout and outscored the rainbows 4-2 in the first quarter. UCLA moves its record to 29, which matches the longest single season winning streak in UCLA women's water polo history.

Natalie Golda, Thalia Munro, and Kelly Rulon stepped up for the Bruins and scored two goals apiece. Gabrielle Domanic, Jillian Kraus, Kacy Kunkel and Brittney Rowe each scored one. Goalkeeper Emily Feher had 10 saves. For Hawaii, Beth Novick scored twice and Anna Sieprath, Malia Tarayao, and Iefke Van Belkum had one goal.

UCLA will face Stanford in the Championship game on Sunday at 3:15 PM.

UCLA vs. Hawaii 4/30/05

1 2 3 4 F
Hawaii 2 0 1 2 5
UCLA 4 2 1 3 10

UCLA Goals: Natalie Golda 2, Thalia Munro 2, Kelly Rulon 2, Gabrielle Domanic, Jillian Kraus, Kacy Kunkel, Brittany Rowe.


UCLA Saves: Emily Feher 10,
Hawaii Goals: Beth Novick 2, Anna Sieprath, Malia Tarayao, Iefke Van Belkum.
Hawaii Saves: Meike De Nooy 11


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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