Feb. 25, 2007
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - The Santa Clara women's water polo team (7-6) bounced back from a tough day yesterday at the UC Irvine Invitational and defeated WWPA foe and No. 14 ranked UC San Diego in overtime by a final score of 10-9. Brianna Anderson had a hat trick and Katie Radvanyi had four steals in the victory.
After Santa Clara took a 5-2 lead at halftime, UC San Diego battled back in the second half to narrow the gap to 8-6 at the end of the third quarter, and then scored two in the fourth to tie the game at 8-8 and send it to overtime.
In addition to Anderson's hat trick, Amy Lamb and Katie Radvanyi each had two goals. Allie Lamb, Emily Bonk and Claire Linney each added a goal. Radvanyi also had four steals and a kickout drawn. Kristin Barnes was solid in the cage and had eight blocks and a steal.
Santa Clara will conclude the UC Irvine Invitational against No. 15 Long Beach State later this afternoon.