No. 1 UCLA Women's Water Polo Downs No. 12 Loyola Marymount, 13-6

Feb. 2, 2008

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team registered a 13-6 win over No. 12 Loyola Marymount on Saturday afternoon at LMU's Burns Recreation Center. Junior Tanya Gandy led the undefeated Bruins (5-0) with three goals in the non-conference victory.

UCLA took advantage of its 6-on-5 opportunities, converting each of five advantage situations. The Bruins led 6-1 after one quarter and raced to an 8-3 halftime lead against the Lions (0-1). UCLA outscored Loyola Marymount by a 5-3 margin in the second half.

The Bruins received multiple-goal performances from five players - seniors Courtney Mathewson and Jillina Kraus, junior Katie Rulon and freshman Kelly Easterday. Senior Gabrielle Domanic and freshman Priscilla Orozco each registered one goal for the visitors.

Loyola Marymount's Nicole Hughes led the host Lions with three goals.

Junior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen made five stops in the cage for UCLA. Loyola Marymount's Eliana Arellano registered eight saves.

UCLA returns to action in its home-opening contest against Hartwick on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Game time is 3 p.m. at UCLA's Sunset Canyon Recreation Center.

No. 1 UCLA vs. No. 12 Loyola Marymount

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 6 2 3 2 13
Loyola Marymount 1 2 2 1 6

UCLA Goals: Tanya Gandy 3, Kelly Easterday 2, Jillian Kraus 2, Courtney Mathewson 2, Katie Rulon 2, Priscilla Orozco, Gabrielle Domanic
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 5

Loyola Marymount Goals: Nicole Hughes 3, Alissa Volosin, Daisy Fish, Mary Ann Campos
Loyola Marymount Saves: Eliana Arellano 8


EVENT INFORMATION
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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)
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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
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Sunday, May 15
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4
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