No. 1 UCLA Women's Water Polo Defeats No. 5 San Diego State, 17-5

April 12, 2008

LOS ANGELES - No. 1 UCLA women's water polo defeated No. 5 San Diego State, 17-5, Saturday afternoon at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Junior Katie Rulon led the Bruins with five first-half goals, and senior Gabrielle Domanic registered three goals in the MPSF victory.

UCLA (25-0, 11-0 MPSF) received goals from 10 Bruins, as freshman Megan Burmeister chipped in with two. Rulon scored the game's first two goals, handing UCLA a 2-0 lead. After a goal from San Diego State's Jenna Schuster, narrowing the Bruins' margin to 2-1, UCLA used an 8-0 run to assume a 10-1 lead before halftime. The Bruins led, 11-1, after two quarters.

The Bruins outscored the visiting Aztecs (25-4, 7-3 MPSF) by a 3-0 margin in the third quarter. Both teams added three goals in the fourth quarter. Burmeister's two goals came in the second half - one with 4:18 to go in the third quarter and another with 3:34 remaining in the contest.

Junior Brittany Fullen continued UCLA's strong play in the final two quarters as she notched eight saves in the second half. Fullen finished with 13 stops in the cage.

San Diego State was led by Ronni Gautschi and Schuster, as each player tallied two goals. Aztec goalkeeper Heather Fenske finished with five saves in the cage.

No. 5 San Diego State at No. 1 UCLA

1 2 3 4 F
San Diego State 1 1 0 3 5
UCLA 4 7 3 3 17

San Diego State Goals: Ronni Gautschi 2, Jenna Schuster 2, Erin Lester
San Diego State Saves: Heather Fenske 5

UCLA Goals: Katie Rulon 5, Gabrielle Domanic 3, Megan Burmeister 2, Anne Belden, Brittany Rowe, Courtney Mathewson, Jillian Kraus, Tanya Gandy, Kamaile Crowell, Kim Nelson
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 13


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
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San Diego, CA
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vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
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San Diego, CA
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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
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vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
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Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
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at Michigan
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Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
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Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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Bakersfield, CA
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