No. 2-Seed UCLA Earns 9-5 Victory Over No. 7-Seed San Diego State

April 27, 2012

MPSF Tournament Central

STANFORD, Calif. - Senior goalkeeper Caitlin Dement recorded 14 saves to lead the No. 2-seeded UCLA women's water polo team past No. 7-seeded San Diego State, 9-5, in a first round MPSF Tournament match at Stanford University on Friday afternoon.

UCLA used a 7-1 scoring run that spanned the second through fourth quarters to break open a 2-2 contest and earn a 9-5 victory at Avery Aquatics Center.

The win sends the Bruins (19-3) to a semifinal match against No. 3-seed USC (20-4) on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Emily Greenwood led UCLA with three goals, while KK Clark and Emily Donohoe each tallied two goals. The Bruins also received one goal each from Natasha Schulman and Becca Dorst.

UCLA led San Diego State, 2-1, after the first period. The Aztecs tied the game, 2-2, in the second period, before Donohoe scored with 1:30 to play before halftime, snapping the deadlock.

Goals from Greenwood and Clark put UCLA ahead, 6-2, as the Bruins pulled away from San Diego State. UCLA outscored SDSU by a 6-3 margin in the second half.

Anique Hermann scored three times to lead the Aztecs (21-10).

San Diego State goalkeeper Kelly Campoli registered eight saves in the cage.

Friday afternoon's win helped UCLA improve to 2-0 on the season against San Diego State. Previously, the Bruins earned an 9-4 victory in MPSF action at San Diego State on Saturday, Feb. 18.

No. 2-seed UCLA vs. No. 7-seed San Diego State (MPSF Tournament, first round)

1 2 3 4 F
SDSU 1 1 1 2 5
UCLA 2 1 3 3 9

SDSU Goals: Anique Hermann 3, Leanne Ford, Amber Pezzolla
SDSU Saves: Kelly Campoli 8

UCLA Goals: Emily Greenwood 3, KK Clark 2, Emily Donohoe 2, Becca Dorst, Natasha Schulman
UCLA Saves: Caitlin Dement 14



EVENT INFORMATION
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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
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San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
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San Diego, CA
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at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
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Irvine, CA
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Irvine, CA
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Irvine, CA
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
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Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
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Los Angeles, CA
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Bakersfield, CA
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