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, 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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS