No. 3 UCLA Edged, 7-6, by No. 7 San Diego State in Overtime

Jan. 23, 2010

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team dropped a 7-6 decision to No. 7 San Diego State in overtime at the Michigan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 23. Junior Grace Reynolds led the Bruins with two goals in UCLA's second game of the contest.

San Diego State received one goal from each of seven players. The Aztecs led 1-0 after one quarter, before the Bruins scored five goals in the second frame to assume a 5-2 lead at halftime.

San Diego State outscored UCLA by a 4-1 margin in the second half to tie the contest, 6-6, through four quarters. The Aztecs scored the game-winning goal in the first of two three-minute overtime sessions and held the Bruins scoreless through the game's final 14 minutes.

UCLA also received one goal each from junior Kelly Easterday and freshmen Emily Greenwood, Leah Trella and Heather Van Hiel.

UCLA sophomore Caitlin Dement registered nine saves in the cage.

The Bruins return to action at the Michigan Invitational against against No. 10 Michigan and UC San Diego on Sunday, Jan .24. Game time versus Michigan is slated for 6:15 a.m. PT.

No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 7 San Diego State - Michigan Invitational

1 2 3 4 OT1 OT2 F
San Diego State 1 1 2 2 1 0 7
UCLA 0 5 1 0 0 0 6

San Diego State Goals: Sarah Brady, Melissa deJonckheere, Leanne Ford, Ronni Gaatchi, Ashley Novak, Ashley Pizzolla, Hillary Wheland
San Diego State Saves: Kelly Campoli (save totals unavailable)

UCLA Goals: Grace Reynolds 2, Kelly Easterday, Emily Greenwood, Heather Van Hiel, Leah Trella
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 9

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, May 14
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 7
Sunday, May 15
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4