No. 5 UCLA Women's Water Polo Falls to No. 2 USC, 13-3

Feb. 7, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - The No. 5 UCLA women's water polo dropped a 13-3 decision to No. 2 USC in the third-place match of the Stanford Invitational on Sunday afternoon at Stanford's Avery Pool. The Bruins (5-3) received two goals from freshman Brooke Martin and one from junior Grace Reynolds.

USC (5-1) netted two goals from five players - Kristen Dronberger, Patricia Jancso, Alexandra Kiss, Kelly Lucas and Sarah Van Norman.

The Trojans led from the start, assuming a 4-0 lead after the first quarter. USC outscored UCLA by a 4-1 margin in the second period to claim an 8-1 cushion by halftime. Each team traded one goal in the third period, before the Trojans outscored UCLA, 4-1, in the final quarter.

Sophomore goalkeeper Caitlin Dement finished with 10 saves. USC's Tumua Anae netted 11 saves in the cage.

UCLA returns to action against No. 12 Cal State Northridge in the Bruins' home opener on Saturday, Feb. 13. Game time at UCLA's Spieker Aquatics Center is 4 p.m.

No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 2 USC - Third-Place Match, Stanford Invitational

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 0 1 1 1 3
USC 4 4 1 4 13

UCLA Goals: Brooke Martin 2, Grace Reynolds
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 10

USC Goals: Kristen Dronberge 2, Patricia Jancso 2, Alexandra Kiss 2, Kelly Lucas 2, Sarah Van Norman 2, Joelle Bekhazi, Kami Craig, Forel Davies
USC Saves: Tumua Anae 11


EVENT INFORMATION
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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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