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UCLA Women’s Water Polo Beats SJSU 20-1, Faces UC Davis Today

Maddie Musselman led the Bruins with five goals in the season opener.


To say that the Bruins started the season strong might just be an understatement. They defeated San Jose State last night 20-1 in their first game of the season.

Freshman Maddie Musselman scored two goals in the first quarter and three more in the third in her UCLA debut while fellow U.S. Olympian Rachel Fattal added four goals in her return to the team.

The Bruins led 6-0 at the half due to Musselman’s two goals, two of Fattal’s goals and one each from Devin Grab and Alys Williams.

UCLA would add six more goals, three from Musselman and one each from Fattal, Jenna Hurst, and Alexa Tielmann, in the third quarter before finally giving up a goal to the Spartans with 40 seconds left in the quarter. Mackenzie Barr would add one more goal for UCLA to give the Bruins a 13-1 lead after three.

In the fourth quarter, UCLA would add seven more goals when Kodi Hill added three goals and Fattal, Grab, Grace Reego, and Kelsey O’Brien each added a goal.

Today, UCLA takes on #17 UC Davis in their second and last game of the LouStrong Invitational as well as an exhibition this morning against Stanford.

#3 UCLA Bruins (1-0)

Opponent: Stanford Cardinal (exhibition)
When: Sunday, January 15, 2017, 8:30 am PT

Opponent: #17 UC Davis Aggies
When: Sunday, January 15, 2017, 11:30 am PT

Where: West Valley College Aquatic Center, Saratoga, CA

Game Notes:

TV, Stream, Radio/Audio and Live Stats: None

Go Bruins!!!