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, 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
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - TBA PST
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
Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:50 AM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 7:40 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 1:40 PM PST
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 20 - 1:00 PM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - 11:30 AM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Bakersfield, CA
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