No. 3 UCLA Women's Water Polo Falls to No. 4 Hawai'i, 13-12

Feb. 7, 2009

PALO ALTO, Calif. - The No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team dropped a 13-12 decision to No. 4 Hawai'Ii on Saturday evening at the Stanford Invitational. The loss snapped the Bruins' program-record 46-game win streak, as UCLA absorbed its first defeat since April 14, 2007.

Seniors Tanya Gandy and Katie Rulon each led UCLA (5-1) with four goals. Sophomore Priscilla Orozco and freshman Randi Bresee each recorded two goals.

Senior Kelly Mason led Hawai'i (5-1) with six goals. The Rainbow Wahine also received three goals from junior Dagmar Genee and one pair of goals from sophomore Saara Majuri.

UCLA led the contest at the end of each of the first three quarters. The Bruins outscored the Rainbow Wahine by a 4-3 margin in the first quarter and maintained a 9-5 lead at halftime.

Hawai'i closed the gap to 10-8 in the third quarter, outscoring the Bruins by a 3-1 margin. The Rainbow Wahine outlasted UCLA in the final period, assuming a one-goal lead by outscoring UCLA, 5-2.

Senior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen made five saves for the Bruins. Hawai'i goalkeeper Serena Bredin made four stops in the cage.

UCLA's last loss came against Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. The Bruins dropped a 7-6 decision on April 14, 2007. The Bruins' 46-game inter-season win streak comes after UCLA won 40 consecutive games from May 2004 through February 2006. Hawai'i captured its first-ever victory against the Bruins in 32 contests.

UCLA resumes play at the Stanford Invitational against the U.S. National Team on Sunday, Feb. 8. Game time is 9:10 a.m. The exhibition match will not count in UCLA's regular season record.

No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 4 Hawai'i

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 4 5 1 2 12
Hawai'i 3 2 3 5 13

UCLA Goals: Tanya Gandy 4, Katie Rulon 4, Randi Bresee 2, Priscilla Orozco 2
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 5

Hawai'i Goals: Kelly Mason 6, Dagmar Genee 3, Saara Majuri 2, Monika Eggens, Ryan Hanson-Swaner, Leonie Van Der Molen
Hawai'i Saves: Serena Bredin 4


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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