No. 1 UCLA Cruises Past No. 11 Arizona State, 14-5, in Season Opener

Jan. 26, 2008

ANN ARBOR, Mich - The top-ranked UCLA women's water polo team defeated No. 11 Arizona State, 14-5, Saturday morning in the season opener for both teams at the 2008 Michigan Invitational.

Bruin junior Katie Rulon led UCLA with four goals, and seniors Jillian Kraus and Brittany Rowe added three goals.

UCLA led 3-1 after one quarter and maintained a 6-4 advantage at halftime. The Bruins (1-0) raced past Arizona State (0-1), outscoring the Sun Devils 4-0 in the third frame and 4-1 in the final quarter.

UCLA junior Tanya Gandy recorded two goals. Seniors Gabrielle Domanic and Kim Nelson each added one goal.

The Bruins return to action against UC San Diego at Michigan's Canham Natatorium on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (PST).

No. 1 UCLA vs. No. 11 Arizona State

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 3 3 4 4 14
Arizona State 1 3 0 1 5

UCLA Goals: Katie Rulon 4, Jillian Kraus 3, Brittany Rowe 3, Tanya Gandy 2, Gabrielle Domanic, Kim Nelson
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 6

Arizona State Goals: Lauren Hayes, Katy Lawlor, Addison McGrath, Candice Phillipe, Amanda Stepp


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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS