Top-Seeded UCLA Shuts Down Ninth-Seeded San Jose State, 12-1

April 25, 2008

SAN DIEGO - The top-seeded UCLA women's water polo team rolled to a 12-1 victory over ninth-seeded San Jose State in the quarterfinals of the MPSF Tournament on Friday afternoon at San Diego State. UCLA (28-0) was led by juniors Tanya Gandy and Katie Rulon, who each totaled three goals against San Jose State (15-14).

UCLA raced to a 5-0 lead early in the first quarter before San Jose State's Juliet Moss scored the Spartans' lone goal of the day with seven seconds to play in the period. In the second quarter, the Bruins blanked San Jose State, 5-0, to assume a 10-1 cushion at halftime.

UCLA outscored San Jose State, 2-0, in the second half, scoring one goal in each of the third and fourth quarters. Senior Brittany Rowe and junior Anne Belden each added two goals for UCLA. Senior Jillian Kraus and freshman Kelsey McGinley also added one goal for the Bruins.

Bruin goalkeeper Brittany Fullen totaled six saves in the cage. San Jose State's Kendra Adama netted four stops.

UCLA returns to action in the MPSF semifinals on Saturday, April 26, at 2:50 p.m. The Bruins will play No. 4-seed Hawai'i at the Aztec Aquaplex.

No. 9-seed San Jose State vs. No. 1-seed UCLA

1 2 3 4 F
San Jose State 1 0 0 0 1
UCLA 5 5 1 1 12

San Jose State Goals: Juliet Moss
San Jose State Saves: Kendra Adama 4

UCLA Goals: Tanya Gandy 3, Katie Rulon 3, Anne Belden 2, Brittany Rowe 2, Jillian Kraus, Kelsey McGinley
UCLA Saves: Brittany Fullen 6


EVENT INFORMATION
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Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
W, 17 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. Loyola Marymount
San Diego, CA
W, 14 - 7
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. UC Davis
San Diego, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Feb 14
vs. USC
San Diego, CA
L, 6 - 8
Friday, Feb 19
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
W, 11 - 6
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 - 12:45 PM PST
vs. California
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, May 13 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Los Angeles, CA
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