No. 3 UCLA Cruises to 20-3 Win over No. 21 CBU
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- No. 3 UCLA (2-0, 0-0 MPSF) cruised to a 20-3 win over No. 21 California Baptist University (0-4, 0-0 GCC) on Saturday afternoon at the UC Santa Barbara Winter Invite at UCSB's Recreation Center. UCLA improved to 11-0 in the series history.
Freshman attacker Emma Lineback paced the Bruins' offense again with her second-consecutive hat trick. A total of 12 Bruins scored, including seven multiple-goal scorers. Junior attacker Fiona Kuesis, redshirt senior attacker Maddie Musselman, senior attacker Val Ayala, sophomore attacker Anneliese Miller, senior utility Katrina Drake, and freshman utility Nicole Struss added two scores apiece.
Redshirt junior goalkeeper Georgia Phillips got the start in the cage and played the first half, registering five saves while allowing two goals. Sophomore Sydney Chiang came on in relief in the second half, tallying seven stops while surrendering one goal.
CBU was led by a trio of players with one goal, which included Maddie Schwegler, Kira O'Donell, and Lahela Rosario.
> UCLA outscored CBU 5-0 in the opening period, including the first five goals of the game.
> Freshman attacker Grace Myers opened the scoring with a goal from the front court (5:22).
> Sophomore attacker Malia Allen made it 2-0 with a power play goal (4:25).
> Miller made it 3-0 with her first goal of the game (2:59).
> Senior defender Bella Wentzel pushed the lead to 4-0 with a power play goal (1:10).
> Musselman followed with another power play score to end the scoring in the first (0:32).
> The Bruins outscored the Lancers 8-2 in the second period, including the first six goals of the game.
> Ayala netted her first of the game from the front court (7:03) to extend the lead to 6-0.
> After a goal by CBU (6:09), Lineback scored her first goal goal of the game (5:45).
> Struss followed with her first of the game (5:01) before Musselman netted her second (3:52) to push the lead to 9-1.
> Drake scored her first of the contest for the Bruins' four-straight goal (2:34).
> After another score from CBU (2:17), senior center Ava Johnson scored from two meters (1:42).
> Ayala got her second score when she converted a penalty shot (0:24) to make it 12-2.
> The Bruins forced a turnover and called timeout with 0:13 left in the period. Lineback worked the 7-on-6 advantage to perfection as she scored her second of the game just before the buzzer (0:01).
> UCLA led 13-2 at the break.
> The Bruins outscored CBU 3-0 in the third frame.
> Lineback opened the third with a score to complete her hat trick (6:32).
> Miller then netted her second score of the game (4:01) to put UCLA up 15-2.
> Drake added her second goal of the game (2:39) and UCLA would take a 16-2 lead into the fourth quarter.
> UCLA outscored the Lancers 4-1 in the fourth period to provide the 20-3 final score.
> Struss scored her second of the contest (7:03) followed by the first collegiate goal for freshman attacker Molly Renner (5:51) to put the Bruins up 18-2.
> After a goal for the Lancers (4:54), Kuesis scored back-to-back goals (2:56 and 1:42) to end the scoring.
The Bruins will play one more game tonight when they take on OUAZ (Ottawa University Arizona) at 5:00 p.m. PT.
No. 3 UCLA vs. No. 21 California Baptist University (UCSB Winter Invite)
|No. 21 CBU||0||2||0||1||3|
|No. 3 UCLA||5||8||3||4||20|
6x5 - UCLA - 3/7 - CBU - 1/8
Penalties - UCLA - 1/1 - CBU - 0/0
CBU Goals: Maddie Schwegler 1, Kira O'Donell 1, Lahela Rosario 1
CBU Saves: n/a
UCLA Goals: Emma Lineback 3, Fiona Kuesis 2, Maddie Musselman 2, Val Ayala 2, Anneliese Miller 2, Katrina Drake 2, Nicole Struss 2, Bella Wentzel 1, Ava Johnson 1, Malia Allen 1, Molly Renner 1, Grace Myers 1
UCLA Saves: Sydney Chiang 7, Georgia Phillips 5