No. 1 UCLA Women's Water Polo Tops No. 10 UC Irvine, 13-3

Feb. 15, 2008

IRVINE, Calif. - The No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team rolled past No. 10 UC Irvine, 13-3, Friday evening at Anteater Aquatic Complex. Seniors Kamaile Crowell, Jillian Kraus and Courtney Mathewson led the Bruins (11-0, 1-0 MPSF) to their first MPSF victory of the season.

Senior Brittany Rowe totaled two goals for the Bruins, and senior Gabrielle Domanic and freshman Megan Burmeister each recorded one goal against the host Anteaters (4-2, 0-1 MPSF).

UCLA led from the start, as Kraus scored the game's first goal just 86 seconds into the match. Rowe added an advantage goal with 1:55 to play in the first quarter, handing UCLA a 2-0 lead.

The Bruins outscored UC Irvine in the second quarter, 4-1. Goals from Mathewson and Crowell and two goals from Kraus handed UCLA a 6-0 cushion. The Bruins led UC Irvine at halftime, 6-1.

UCLA blanked the Anteaters in the third quarter, 3-0, and outscored the hosts in the final frame, 4-2.

Sarah Frost led UC Irvine, scoring the Anteaters' first two goals. Kat Plummer recorded UC Irvine's third goal of the evening.

Junior Brittany Fullen registered six saves in goal for UCLA. UC Irvine's Lauren Machanis made five stops through the first three quarters, and Lauren Davis tallied two saves in the fourth quarter.

UCLA returns to the water at No. 16 Cal State Northridge on Saturday, Feb. 16. Game time is 12 p.m.

No. 1 UCLA at No. 10 UC Irvine

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 2 4 3 4 13
UC Irvine 0 1 0 2 3

UCLA Goals: Kamaile Crowell 3, Jillian Kraus 3, Courtney Mathewson 3, Brittany Rowe 2, Megan Burmeister, Gabrielle Domanic
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 6

UC Irvine Goals: Sarah Frost 2, Kat Plummer
UC Irvine Saves: Lauren Machanis 5, Lauren Davis 2


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. USA Scrimmage
Los Angeles, CA
L, 13-4
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
W, 17 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Loyola Marymount
San Diego, CA
W, 14 - 7
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. UC Davis
San Diego, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. USC
San Diego, CA
L, 6 - 8
Friday, Feb 19
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
W, 11 - 6
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 - 11:00 AM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, May 13 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Los Angeles, CA
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