No. 1 UCLA Women's Water Polo Falls to No. 5 California, 8-6

April 7, 2012

2012 UCLA Media Guide

BERKELEY, Calif. - The No. 1 UCLA women's water polo team dropped an 8-6 decision at No. 5 California in an MPSF match on Saturday afternoon. Becca Dorst scored a team-leading three goals for the Bruins, who had a 10-game winning streak snapped.

Breda Vosters led the host Golden Bears (17-6, 4-2 MPSF) with four goals.

California claimed a 2-1 lead after the first quarter and entered the second half with a 5-2 cushion.

UCLA (16-2, 5-1) closed the gap to 5-3 on Dorst's second goal of the match at 5:38 in the third quarter. California twice extended its advantage to three goals in the third period, entering the final quarter with a 7-4 cushion.

Vosters found the back of the cage with 6:24 left in regulation, putting the Golden Bears ahead of UCLA, 8-4. The Bruins reduced California's margin to 8-6 with goals from KK Clark (6:07) and Sarah Orozco (4:06).

UCLA's Caitlin Dement recorded nine saves in goal, while California's Lindsay Dorst was credited with eight saves.

The Bruins return to action with a pair of non-conference matches next weekend. UCLA plays at UC Irvine on Saturday, April 14, at 1 p.m. The Bruins take on Loyola Marymount on the road Sunday, April 15, at 12 p.m.


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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