SCU Women's Water Polo Opens Season at SJSU Invite, Play Continues Sunday

SAN JOSE, Calif. - In the opening games of Santa Clara's 2011 women's water polo season, the Broncos were beaten by nationally-ranked opponents, losing to No. 9 San Jose State 10-5 and No. 19 Pacific 16-4 Saturday at the SJSU Spartan Invite in San Jose.

The Broncos will play No. 3 Cal and No. 13 UC Davis on Sunday as pre-formatted tournament play continues at SJSU. 

#9 SJSU 10, SANTA CLARA 5

Santa Clara
2-0-3-0 = 5
San Jose State
4-3-3-0 = 10

SCU Goals: Espinosa (2), Burtness (1), Harkins (1)
SJSU Goals: Stewart (4), Curran (3), Buzzetta (2), Molnar (1)
Saves: SJSU 11 - Minson (6), Lewis (5); SCU 9 - White (9), Clements (0)
Ejections: SJSU (6); SCU (3)

#19 PACIFIC 16, SANTA CLARA 4

#19 Pacific
5-3-3-5 = 16
Santa Clara
0-1-2-1 = 4

UOP Goals: Martin (4), M. King (3), J. Loper (2), M. Loper (2), A. King (1), Quertermous (1), Relton (1), Tararahara (1), Waldron (1), Weir (1)
SCU Goals: Allen (1), Eadington (1), Harkins (1), Norris (1)
Saves: UOP 14 - Relton (14); SCU 7 - White (6), Clements (1)
Ejections: UOP (10); SCU (4)