Women's Water Polo Upsets UC Santa Cruz

April 29, 2001

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Sophomore Becky Hong tallied three goals as the Santa Clara women's water polo team upset UC Santa Cruz 6-4 to place fifth at the Women's Western Water Polo Association Tournament at Canyonview Pool. With the victory, the Broncos close their season with a 12-20 overall mark.

The match turned out to be the only upset during the weekend tournament, as the Broncos were seeded sixth, one spot below the Slugs.

Tied at two goals apiece at the half, Santa Clara used a three-goal outburst in the third quarter to take a 5-2 lead and hold on for the victory. Senior Kim Yost and sophomores Elizabeth Glotzbach and Kelley Mays registered one goal each to round out Bronco scoring.

UC Santa Cruz received two goals each from Emily Erksine and Maria Zavala.

7th Place Match
No. 7 CS San Bernardino def. No. 8 CS Hayward 6-5

5th Place Match
No. 6 Santa Clara def. No. 5 UC Santa Cruz 6-4

3rd Place Match
No. 3 UC San Diego def. No. 4 CS Bakersfield 9-5

Championship Match
No. 1 LMU def. No. 2 UC Davis 7-6