NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
No. 1 Bruins One Win Away From MPSF Tournament Title

Nov. 27, 2004

STANFORD, Calif. - Senior attacker Brett Ormsby led top-ranked UCLA into the championship game of the MPSF Tournament with a 10-6 victory over fifth-seeded UC Irvine Saturday evening at the Avery Aquatic Center.

The Bruins (23-2) jumped out to a 2-0 first period lead, a 4-1 advantage at halftime, and exploded for four goals in the third period to take an 8-2 lead over the Anteaters. Senior Josh Hewko added two goals for the Bruins and senior goalkeeper Joe Axelrad tied career high with 14 saves.

The Bruins will face #2 Stanford in the championship match Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The contest will be televised by CSTV.

This season, UCLA is 2-1 against The Cardinal. Stanford beat the Bruins 8-7 on 9/19 but the Bruins claimed victory 10-9 on 10/3 and 7-4 on 10/30.

       1   2   3   4    F
UCLA   2   2   4   2 = 10
UCI    0   1   1   4 =  6

UCLA Goals: Brett Ormsby (2), Josh Hewko (2), Ted Peck, Chris Pulido, Thomas Foley, David Pietsch, Grant Zider, Michael March UCI Goals: Noon (2), Barry (2), Hutten, Mello UCLA Saves: Joe Axelrad 14 UCI Saves: Joe Wynne (8)

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