NCAA Water Polo Champions 2015
No. 4 UCLA Men's Water Polo Defeats No. 14 Pacific, 11-6

Sept. 20, 2008

STOCKTON, Calif. - Senior Krsto Sbutega scored a game-best four goals to pace the No. 4 UCLA men's water polo team past No. 14 Pacific, 11-6, in both teams' opening match of the NorCal Tournament at Pacific's Chris Kjeldsen Pool on Saturday morning.

UCLA led the entire game, opening the contest by outscoring the host Tigers, 3-0, in the first quarter. The Bruins (2-0) raced to a 6-2 halftime lead and owned a 9-4 advantage after three quarters. Both teams traded two goals each in the final quarter.

The Bruins received at least one goal from seven players, including freshman Clinton Jorth, who registered his first collegiate goal.

Pacific's Austin Delong led the Tigers with three goals.

Junior goalkeeper Chay Lapin recorded nine saves in the cage for UCLA. Pacific's Brian Domecus made 10 stops in goal.

The Bruins continue NorCal Tournament play against No. 5 Pepperdine (5-1) on Saturday. Game time at Chris Kjeldsen Pool is slated for 5:20 p.m.

No. 14 Pacific vs. No. 4 UCLA

1 2 3 4 F
Pacific 0 2 2 2 6
UCLA 3 3 3 2 11

Pacific Goals: Austin Delong 3, Evan Garcia, Shane Mahoney, Will Milcovich
Pacific Saves: Brian Domecus 10

UCLA Goals: Krsto Sbutega 4, Scott Davidson, Ben Hohl, Tyler Jemmett, Clinton Jorth, Jacob Murphy, Russell Simpkins, Scott Swanson
UCLA Saves: Chay Lapin 9


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 11 - 6
Friday, Nov 20
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 12 - 7
Saturday, Nov 21
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 3
Sunday, Nov 22
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
2OT
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 17 - 4
Sunday, Dec 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 10 - 7
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS