No. 4 UCLA Women's Water Polo Falls to No. 2 California 7-3

March 12, 2011

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LOS ANGELES - The No. 4 UCLA women's water polo team dropped a 7-3 decision to No. 2 California, in an MPSF match on Saturday afternoon at Spieker Aquatics Center. Junior Caitlin Dement led the Bruins (18-4, 1-2 MPSF) with seven saves in the loss.

California (16-3, 4-0 MPSF) was led by Emily Csikos and Breda Vosters, who each scored two goals. The Golden Bears also received goals from Kelly Mendoza, Katie Monton and Ashley Young.

UCLA took an early 1-0 lead on a penalty goal from KK Clark. Young scored the equalizer for California at the two-minute mark in the opening quarter. The two sides entered the second quarter tied, 1-1. In the opening seconds of the in the opening seconds of the period, Clark had a chance to give the Bruins the lead with a penalty shot. California goalkeeper Stephanie Peckham stopped the shot, recording one of her 12 saves on the afternoon.

The Bruins were blanked in the second and third periods, entering the final quarter trailing 4-1. Senior Noel Umphrey cut the lead to 4-2, but the deficit was too much, as California added three more goals to win 7-3.

UCLA returns to action at No. 1 Stanford in an MPSF contest on Saturday, March 26. Game time at Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center is 4 p.m.

No. 2 California at No. 4 UCLA (MPSF game)

1 2 3 4 F
California 1 1 2 3 7
UCLA 1 0 0 2 3

California Goals: Emily Csikos 2, Breda Vosters 2, Ashley Young 1, Katie Monton 1, Kelly Mendoza 1
California Saves: Stephanie Peckham 12

UCLA Goals: KK Clark 1, Kelly Easterday 1, Emily Greenwood 1
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 7


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. San Diego State
Newport Beach, CA
W, 6 - 5
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Michigan
Newport Beach, CA
W, 14 - 8
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. Hawai'i
Irvine, CA
W, 10 - 6
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. USC
Irvine, CA
L, 7 - 10
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 22 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 9 - 5
Sunday, Mar 06
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
W, 20 - 5
Sunday, Mar 20
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
W, 6 - 1
Friday, Mar 25
at California
Berkeley, CA
W, 4 - 3
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
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