STANFORD, Calif. - No. 4 Stanford rebounded from a Saturday loss to USC, defeating No. 14 UC Irvine 17-7 on Sunday after a huge second half.
The Cardinal is now 15-4 on the year.
No. 4 Stanford 17 - No. 4 UC Irvine 7
Both teams started slow in the middle of a driving rain at Avery Aquatic Center. Goals were traded back and forth up until the end of the first half, with a score from Tyler Abramson to make it a 5-4 advantage for the Cardinal at the break.
The third period would belong to Stanford as the Cardinal scored five straight to open up a 10-4 lead and never looked back. Abramson's four goals on the day mark a new season-high, while Walker Seymour tallied his second hat trick of the weekend.
Ethan Parrish entered the weekend with one goal on the year, but after adding another against the Trojans and two on Sunday, featured his best two-game stretch offensively of the season.
No. 4 Stanford vs. No. 14 UC Irvine
Oct. 24, 2021 • Stanford, Calif.
UCI 1 – 3 – 1 – 2 = 7
STAN 1 – 4 – 7 – 5 = 17
UC Irvine Goals: Tyler Padua (2), Stewart Campbell (1), Grant Chiponis (1), NIkola Ilic (1), Zlatan Nikocevic (1), Dylan Patist (1)
Stanford Goals: Tyler Abramson (4), Walker Seymour (3), Ethan Parrish (2), AJ Rossman (2), Soren Jensen (1), Parker Killion (1), Ike Love (1), Jackson Painter (1), Riley Pittman (1), Larsen Weigle (1)
Saves: Nolan Krutonog (8), Liam Harrison (2), Harrison Land (3), Zayd Mahmoud (1)