Bruins Defeat Long Beach State, 11-10 in Overtime Thriller

Oct. 7, 2003

STANFORD, CA - The fifth-ranked men's water polo team (8-4) won twice on the second day of the Nor Cal Tournament to claim fifth-place at Stanford. UCLA avenged an earlier loss to Long Beach State with a 11-10 overtime victory in its first match of the day, before defeating UC San Diego 6-4 in the fifth-place match.

Joseph Axelrad collected ten saves to lead UCLA to the 6-4 victory over UC San Diego to clinch fifth at the NorCal Tournament. The Bruins led throughout the entire game, while Brett Ormsby scored three goals for UCLA.

Ted Peck scored the winning goal in the second overtime to help the Bruins defeat #6 Long Beach State, 11-10. Erik Geoffroy, who scored five goals for the 49ers, sent the game in overtime with a goal at eight seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 9-9. Peck had put the Bruins in front, 9-8, with a goal at 1:21 remaining.

California won the tournament title with a win over second-ranked Stanford in the championship match.

UCLA will return to Sunset Canyon Recreation Center on Wednesday afternoon with an exhibition match againt the U.S. National Team at 3:15 p.m. The Bruins will also host St. Francis at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday.

UCLA 2 1 1 2 = 6
UC San Diego 0 1 0 3 = 4
UCLA Scorers: Ormsby 3, Pietsch 1, Zider 1, March 1
UCSD Scorers: Eicholz 1, Smoker 1, Borso 1, Hopkins 1
Goalie Saves: Axelrad (UCLA) 10; McElroy (UCSD) 9

UCLA 3 2 3 1 1-1 = 11
Long Beach State 2 2 3 2 1-0 = 10
UCLA Scorers: Peck 4, Hewko 3, Pietsch 1, Briscoe 1, Belden 1
LBS Scorers: Geoffroy 5, Palda 1, Allard 1, Brady 1, Bartak 1, Scoles 1
Goalie Saves: Axelrad (UCLA) 5; Onyshko (LBS) 9


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Sep 05 - 9:20 AM PST
vs. UC Davis
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Sep 05 - 1:20 PM PST
vs. UC Irvine
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Concordia
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 1:50 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 8:00 AM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 11:45 AM PST
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 2:15 PM PST
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 12 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:20 AM PST
at Redlands
Redlands, CA
Sunday, Sep 13 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. Whittier
Redlands, CA
Saturday, Sep 19 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Saturday, Sep 19 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Sep 20 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Sep 20 - TBA PST
vs. NorCal Tournament
Stanford, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 11:00 AM PST
vs. ...
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Chapman
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Sep 26 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Alumni Match
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 02 - 4:00 PM PST
at Pepperdine
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 03 - 12:00 PM PST
at Loyola Marymount
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 10 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 10 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - TBA PST
vs. SoCal Tournament
Malibu, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - TBA PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Oct 18 - 2:00 PM PST
at San Jose State
San Jose, CA
Saturday, Oct 24 - TBA PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 2:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Pacific
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 08 - 12:00 PM PST
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
Sunday, Nov 15 - TBA PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Quarterfinals
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Nov 21 - TBA PST
vs. MPSF Semifinals
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 3:00 PM PST
vs. MPSF Championships - ...
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 22 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. MPSF Championships - ...
Los Angeles, CA
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