April 10, 2004
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - The Santa Clara University women's water polo team earned an 8-1 victory over Cal Poly this afternoon in San Luis Obispo. The Mustangs are the top-ranked collegiate club team in the country, according to the Collegiate Water Polo Association. The Broncos are now 17-15 with the win.
"It was a very physical game," head coach Keith Wilbur said post-match. "We built our lead slowly through each quarter, getting a couple of goals here and there, and the team did well in all phases of the game."
Santa Clara led 2-0 at the end of the first quarter, and 4-0 by intermission. The Broncos took a 5-1 lead after three frames en route to the victory.
The Broncos return to the pool next Saturday, visiting Cal State Hayward for a noon match. Santa Clara will return home to host its annual alumni contest, which will be at noon at the Leavey Pool. The Broncos conclude their season April 23-25 at the WWWPA Championships in Los Angeles.