No. 3 UCLA Women's Water Polo Defeats No. 12 Cal State Northridge, 9-3

March 8, 2009

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Senior Katie Rulon scored a season-high five goals to pace the No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team past No. 12 Cal State Northridge, 9-3, Sunday afternoon at Cal Lutheran's Samuelson Aquatics Center.

The Bruins (15-3) also received a pair of goals from senior Anne Belden and one goal each from freshmen Randi Bresee and KK Clark.

Cal State Northridge (8-12) registered one goal from Jessica Coy, Kirra Kylander and Kristin McLaughlin.

UCLA led 3-1 after the first quarter and raced to a 7-3 halftime lead.

The Bruins held the Matadors scoreless in the second half, totaling one goal in each of the third and fourth quarters.

Senior goalkeeper Brittany Fullen recorded eight saves in the cage for UCLA.

The victory over Cal State Northridge marked UCLA's fifth consecutive victory. Earlier in the day, the Bruins downed host Cal Lutheran, 22-3, in UCLA's first of two contests at the Cal Lutheran Spring Tournament.

The No. 3 UCLA women's water polo team returns to action against No. 9 UC Irvine on Thursday at UCLA's Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Game time is 3 p.m.

No. 3 UCLA at Cal Lutheran - Cal Lutheran Spring Tournament

1 2 3 4 F
UCLA 3 4 1 1 9
Cal State Northridge 1 2 0 0 3

UCLA Goals: Katie Rulon 5, Anne Belden 2, Randi Bresee, KK Clark
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 8

Cal State Northridge Goals: Jessica Coy, Kirra Kylander, Kristin McLaughlin
Cal State Northridge Saves: not reported

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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vs. San Jose State
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W, 13 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Redlands
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W, 23 - 2
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
W, 25 - 3
Saturday, Apr 09
at USC
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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
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W, 17 - 4
Saturday, May 14
vs. Stanford
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L, 4 - 7
Sunday, May 15
vs. Michigan
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W, 5 - 4