No. 3 UCLA Women's Water Polo Wins at No. 10 Michigan, 10-4

Jan. 25, 2009

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Senior Tanya Gandy scored a game-high three goals to lead the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team past No. 10 Michigan, 10-4, on Sunday afternoon in the Bruins' final contest at the Michigan Invitational.

Gandy finished the weekend having scored three goals in each of the Bruins' three matches. Against Michigan, UCLA (3-0) also received two goals from sophomore Priscilla Orozco.

UCLA trailed, 2-0, midway through the first quarter before senior Kim Nelson found the back of the cage with 2:13 to play in the opening period, slicing the Wolverines' lead to 2-1.

The Bruins outscored Michigan by a 5-0 margin through the second and third quarters to assume a 6-2 advantage. Gandy and senior Anne Belden scored one goal each in the second frame. Senior Katie Rulon, Orozco and Gandy each added one goal in the third period.

In the fourth quarter, UCLA outscored Michigan by a 4-2 margin.

Senior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen registered a season-high 12 saves in the cage for UCLA. Michigan's Brittany May recorded 10 saves in the game's first three quarters.

The Bruins return to action at Long Beach State in a non-conference match against the 49ers on Thursday, Feb. 5. Game time is 7 p.m.

No. 3 UCLA at No. 10 Michigan

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 1 2 3 4 10
Michigan 2 0 0 2 4

UCLA Goals: Tanya Gandy 3, Priscilla Orozco 2, Anne Belden, Kim Nelson, Sarah Orozco, Katie Rulon, Hannah Sebenaler
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 12

Michigan Goals: Leah Robertson 2, Meagan Cobb, Sarah Roberts
Michigan Saves: Brittany May 10, Tara Brigham 0


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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