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UCLA's Krsto Sbutega Earns MPSF Co-Player of the Week Honors

Sept. 16, 2008

WOODLAND, Calif. - Senior attacker Krsto Sbutega of the UCLA men's water polo team captured MPSF Mikasa Co-Player of the Week honors on Monday after having scored a career-high five goals in the Bruins' 10-4 season-opening win at UC Irvine on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Sbutega, who shares the weekly honor with Stanford's Janson Wigo, netted the game-winning goal midway through the first quarter, breaking a 1-1 deadlock. The product of Kotor, Montenegro has scored 98 goals in 76 career matches and needs 21 more goals to crack the UCLA top-10 career goals list.

This marks the first time in his career that Sbutega has earned MPSF Player of the Week honors.

UCLA (1-0) continues its season at the annual NorCal Tournament this weekend and will open competition against host Pacific on Saturday, Sept. 20. Game time against Pacific is slated for 10:40 a.m. at Chris Kjeldsen Pool. The Bruins will face either Pepperdine or UC Davis in the afternoon.

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