No. 4 UCLA Women's Water Polo Defeats No. 13 UC Irvine, 8-5

March 11, 2010

LOS ANGELES - Junior Priscilla Orozco scored a game-high four goals to lead the No. 4 UCLA women's water polo team registered an 8-5 victory at No. 13 UC Irvine in a non-conference match at Anteater Aquatics Complex on Thursday evening.

Orozco netted four goals for the second time this season. The junior attacker from Commerce, Calif., also recorded four goals in UCLA's 10-7 victory over Michigan (Jan. 24) at the Michigan Invitational.

UCLA (13-5) also received one goal from sophomore Sarah Orozco and freshmen Emily Greenwood, Brooke Martin and Heather Van Hiel.

The vistiting Bruins led UC Irvine (7-10) from the start, securing a 2-0 lead by the end of the first period. UCLA outscored the Anteaters in the second frame, 3-2, to own a 5-2 halftime cushion.

UC Irvine clipped the Bruins' advantage to 7-5 after three quarters. Priscilla Orozco's fourth goal of the evening in the final frame helped UCLA record the 8-5 victory.

Anteater senior Kat Plummer led UC Irvine with two goals.

UCLA sophomore goalkeeper Caitlin Dement finished with 11 saves. UC Irvine's Morgan Vickers netted seven saves in the cage for the Anteaters.

The Bruins return to the pool against No. 6 Arizona State on Saturday, March 13. Game time at UCLA's Spieker Aquatics Center is 1 p.m.

No. 4 UCLA at No. 13 UC Irvine (non-conference match)

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 2 3 2 1 8
UC Irvine 0 2 3 0 5

UCLA Goals: Priscilla Orozco 4, Emily Greenwood, Brooke Martin, Sarah Orozco, Heather Van Hiel
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 11

UC Irvine Goals: Kat Plummer 2, Katie Croghan, Cortney Collyer, Kelsey Klatt
UC Irvine Saves: Morgan Vickers 7


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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vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
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vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
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
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
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vs. Loyola Marymount
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Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
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at Michigan
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Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
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Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
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Bakersfield, CA
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