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Two Victories for UCLA in Invitational Action

Jan 19, 2014

Third-ranked UCLA won two more matches to complete its weekend with a 4-0 record as the UCLA Invitational concluded on Sunday night at the Spieker Aquatics Center.

A solid crowd watched the featured match between UCLA and Loyola Marymount, which the Bruins won 15-6. UCLA also won its morning game, 14-3 against Cal State Bakersfield.

In the LMU game, the Bruins scored the first two goals in the first two minutes, one on a 6x5 opportunity by sophomore Kodi Hill. After the Lions scored at 4:42, the Bruins went on a three goal run. Two of the goals were power play scores by senior Becca Dorst and Kelsey O’Brien, respectively. The Lions scored at 0:07 to end the first quarter looking at a 5-2 deficit.

Five more goals in the second quarter and solid defense limiting LMU to no scoring put the game away for UCLA, 10-2.

Nine different players scored for UCLA, led by sophomore Rachel Fattal, who netted a season-high of four goals. Sophomores Kodi Hill and Alexa Tielmann, freshman MacKenzie Barr, and senior Becca Dorst each added two goals.

LMU’s Alexandra Honny scored five goals to lead the Lions.

Eleven different players scored in the Bruins’ morning match against CS Bakersfield. Sophomore India Forster, and juniors Danielle Ferraro and Emily Donohoe each scored twice.

The Bruins will travel to the UC Santa Barbara Invitational, Jan. 24-26.

UCLA 14, CS Bakersfield 3
CSUB (0, 2, 1, 0—3)
UCLA (5, 2, 4, 3—14)
Goals: UCLA (Forster, Ferraro, Donohoe-2; Williams, K. Hill, Barr, Ronimus, O’Brien, Pratt, Tielmann, Dorst)-1)
Concordia (Barrett, DeLeon, Tsuruda-1)
Saves: UCLA (S. Hill-5; Musselman-1); CSUB (Wahlstrom-12).

UCLA 15, Loyola Marymount 6
LMU(2, 0, 3, 1—6)
UCLA (5, 5, 4, 1—15)
Goals: UCLA (Fattal-3; K. Hill, Barr, Tielmann, Dorst-2, Williams, Kent, Ferraro, O’Brien-1)
LMU (Honny-5; Beck-1)
Saves:UCLA (S. Hill-7, Musselman -1); LMU (Wright-15)

Sunday, Jan 19 Results
UCLA 14 vs. CS Bakersfield 3
Loyola Marymount 12, San Jose State 7
CS Bakersfield 19, Concordia 7
UCLA 15 Loyola Marymount 6
San Jose State 22, Concordia 3

To access the complete 2014 UCLA women’s water polo schedule click here.