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No. 2 UCLA Men's Water Polo Defeats No. 11 UC San Diego, 13-6
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  10/21/2012

Oct. 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES - Lucas Reynolds scored a game-high three goals to lead the No. 2 UCLA men's water polo team past No. 11 UC San Diego, 13-6, in a non-conference match at Spieker Aquatics Center on Sunday afternoon.

Reynolds was one of three UCLA players to score multiple goals, as Paul Reynolds and Danny McClintick each scored twice in the win over UC San Diego (9-7).

UC San Diego's Brian Donohoe led the visiting Tritons with two goals.

UCLA (19-2) earned its fifth consecutive victory and led from the start on Sunday. McClintick scored 16 seconds into the match, before Lucas Reynolds scored his first of three goals with 6:38 to play in the opening frame. The Bruins extended their cushion to 4-1 by the end of the first quarter.

Daniel Lenhart scored with 3:26 to go in the second quarter, giving UCLA a 5-1 cushion. UC San Diego responded with a goal from Donohoe (2:27) before Lucas Reynolds added his second goal of the day (2:07) to put the Bruins ahead, 6-2. Each team traded goals in the final two minutes before halftime, giving UCLA a 7-3 cushion.

UCLA's lead never fell to fewer than five goals in the second half. The Bruins pushed their margin to 10-3 after three quarters, receiving one goal from McClintick (4:40) and two from Paul Reynolds (3:14, 0:33).

UCLA goalkeeper Matt Rapacz was credited with five saves and allowed three goals in three-plus quarters (25 minutes). Stephen White surrendered three goals in the final seven minutes and made three stops.

UC San Diego goalkeeper Cameron Ravanbach logged nine saves in three-plus quarters (exited in the fourth quarter at 4:09), allowing 11 goals. Nick Michels made one save and allowed two goals in the final 4:09 for UC San Diego.

The Bruins return to action against No. 8 Pepperdine (10-6, 2-1) on Thursday, Oct. 25. Game time of the home MPSF contest is slated for 7 p.m. at Spieker Aquatics Center.

No. 11 UC San Diego at No. 2 UCLA

1 2 3 4 F
UCSD 1 2 0 3 6
UCLA 4 3 3 3 13

UCSD Goals: Brian Donohoe 2, Daniel Lorch, Matt Rahn, Brian Roach, Lukas Syka
UCSD Saves: Cameron Ravanbach 9, Nick Michels 1

UCLA Goals: Lucas Reynolds 3, Paul Reynolds 2, Danny McClintick 2, David Culpan, Chris Fahlsing, Daniel Lenhart, Paul Pickell, Maxwell Vilim-Brozyna, Griffin White
UCLA Saves: Matt Rapacz 5, Stephen White 3


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