No. 5 UCLA Women's Water Polo Edged by No. 4 California, 4-3

Feb. 6, 2010

STANFORD, Calif. - The No. 5 UCLA women's water polo team dropped a 4-3 decision to No. 4 California in a first-round contest of the Stanford Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Bruins (3-2) received one goal each from sophomore Sarah Orozco and freshmen Emily Greenwood and Brooke Martin.

The Golden Bears (7-0) were paced by a game-high three goals from Emily Csikos. California's Stephanie Schnugg also added one goal.

UCLA claimed its only lead of the game in the first quarter on a goal from Sarah Orozco. The Golden Bears owned a 2-1 advantage after the first quarter and led 3-1 by halftime.

The Bruins reduced California's margin to one goal - a 4-3 deficit - after three quarters. Martin scored UCLA's second goal of the afternoon before Greenwood netted her lone goal of the day.

Neither team was able to find the back of the cage in the final period.

UCLA sophomore goalkeeper Caitlin Dement finished with six saves. California goalkeeper Stephanie Peckham logged seven stops.

The Bruins return to action against No. 3 Hawai'i at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

No. 5 UCLA vs. No. 4 California - Stanford Invitational

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 1 0 2 0 3
California 2 1 1 0 4

UCLA Goals: Emily Greenwood, Brooke Martin, Sarah Orozco
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 6

California Goals: Emily Csikos 3, Stephanie Schnugg
California Saves: Stephanie Peckham 7


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. San Diego State
Newport Beach, CA
W, 6 - 5
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Michigan
Newport Beach, CA
W, 14 - 8
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. Hawai'i
Irvine, CA
W, 10 - 6
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. USC
Irvine, CA
L, 7 - 10
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 22 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 9 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 20 - 5
Sunday, Mar 20
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
W, 6 - 1
Friday, Mar 25
at California
Berkeley, CA
W, 4 - 3
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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