No. 1 UCLA Advances to Face No. 2 USC at Stanford Invitational

Feb. 10, 2008

PALO ALTO, Calif. - The No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team defeated No. 7 San Jose State, 12-7, Sunday morning at the Stanford Invitational. The victory pits the Bruins (9-0) against No. 2 USC (4-1) in the invitational's championship match Sunday at 4:30 p.m.

Against San Jose State (6-3), the Bruins were led offensively by senior Jillian Kraus and junior Katie Rulon, who each tallied three goals. Tanya Gandy added two goals for UCLA.

The Bruins led 5-0 after the first quarter and owned 7-1 advantage at halftime. The Spartans cut into UCLA's cushion in the second half, outscoring the Bruins 3-2 in the third quarter. Both teams traded three goals in the final frame.

With her three goals Sunday morning, Rulon has now scored two goals or more in each of UCLA's nine matches this season. Rulon currently leads the squad with 24 goals.

San Jose State's Bridget McKee and Adrianna Vogt led the Spartans with two goals apiece.

Junior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen made five stops in the cage, and San Jose State's Kendra Adama totaled five saves in goal.

No. 7 San Jose State vs. No. 1 UCLA

1 2 3 4 F
San Jose State 0 1 3 3 7
UCLA 5 2 2 3 12

San Jose State Goals: Bridget McKee 2, Adrianna Vogt 2, Lindsey Olsen, Juliet Moss, Kelsi Okuda
San Jose State Saves: Kendra Adama 5

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


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
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 - 12:00 PM PST
vs. UC San Diego or ...
Los Angeles, CA
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