The winner of the MPSF Tournament earns an automatic berth into the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship, May 9-11, also at USC. Since 1996, UCLA has won 10 MPSF Tournament titles, most recently in 2012.
In two meetings against CS Bakersfield this season the Bruins have prevailed. UCLA won 14-3 on Jan. 19 at the UCLA Invitational and 14-8 in a conference game at CS Bakersfield on Apr. 5. The Bruins lead the overall series with the Roadrunners, 5-0.
UCLA enters the game after winning its final two conference games against San Jose State (8-6) and USC (6-4). In the win against the Trojans, UCLA’s Emily Donohoe scored three goals and earned MPSF Player of the Week honors.
Following is the schedule for Friday’s games:
Game 1: UCLA (23-3) vs. CS Bakersfield (12-20)
Game 2: USC (22-2) vs. Arizona State (14-8)
Game 3: California (17-7) vs. San Jose State (20-11)
Click here to access the tournament information page.