Busy Weekend for the Bruins at Spieker

March 8, 2013

LOS ANGELES - The No. 4 UCLA women's water polo team (16-3, 0-1) hosts No. 5 California (12-3, 0-1) in an MPSF game on Saturday at 1 p.m. and No. 7 San Diego State (10-6) in a non-conference game on Sunday at Noon at Spieker Aquatics Center.

BRUINS AMONG MPSF SCORING LEADERS
Sophomore attacker Alexa Tielmann is third on the team in scoring with 17 goals while Freshman defender Gisselle Naranjo are tied for fourth on the squad with 16 goals (0.9 goals per game).

IN THE CAGE
Redshirt sophomore goalkeeper, Sami Hill, is off to a great start in 2013 and is currently second in the MPSF in saves per game at 11.29. She is also third in the MPSF in goals against, giving up 5.71 per game. Hill also is tied for first on the team with 21 assists and is third on the squad with 14 steals.

FEMME FATTAL
True freshman Rachel Fattal leads the Bruins in steals (24), sprints won (24) and field blocks (11) and is second in scoring (35 goals) and third in assists (18).

HILL ON THE ASSIST
Freshman attacker Kodi Hill is tied for the team lead in assists with 21 on the year. Hill also has seven goals, 10 steals and is second on the squad with five field blocks on the year.

BROOKS ON DECK FOR YEAR FOUR
Brandon Brooks is in his fourth season as UCLA's head women's water polo coach in 2013. He was named the third head coach in program history on June 3, 2009, and has compiled a 87-22 (.798) record.

RECAPPING LAST WEEK
The Bruins were edged by Arizona State in their MPSF opener last weekend. UCLA had a 4-1 lead in the first half, but watched the Sun Devils turn it into a 7-5 advantage. The Bruins cut the deficit to 7-6 with two minutes left but couldn't net the equalizer.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
L, 4 - 13
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - TBA PST
vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:50 AM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 7:40 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 1:40 PM PST
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 20 - 1:00 PM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - 11:30 AM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Bakersfield, CA
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS