Photo by: Andy Wilhelm
Junior Chanel Schilling led the Tritons to two victories at the Claremont Convergence on Saturday.
No. 10 UC San Diego Sweeps First Day at Claremont Convergence
Release: Saturday 03/03/2018 

CLAREMONT, Calif. — The No. 10 University of California San Diego women’s water polo team swept two games on the first day of the Claremont Convergence on Friday, which is co-hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Pomona-Pitzer.

The Tritons defeated No. 23 Cal Baptist, 12-5, to begin the day before topping Pomona-Pitzer in the night cap, 12-6.

UC San Diego (11-9, 1-0 WWPA) has now won four of its last five games and seven of its last nine.

Game 1

Junior Chanel Schilling led the Tritons with four goals while freshman Taylor Onstott scored three goals, as UC San Diego defeated Cal Baptist for the second time this season.

Senior Kayla Fedler and junior Shelby Stender recorded two assists apiece, and freshman Ciara Franke tallied a team-high four steals. In addition, freshman goalkeeper Bennett Bugelli finished with seven saves and two steals.

The Tritons scored five goals in the first quarter and added four in the second to take a commanding 9-2 halftime lead before cruising to the victory.

Game 2

Freshman Grace Pevehouse scored four goals while fellow freshmen Franke and Onstott recorded three goals apiece to lift the Tritons past Pomona-Pitzer.

Junior Krista Schneider added a goal with two assists and sophomore goalkeeper Reilly Gallagher finished with seven saves.

UC San Diego led 5-4 at halftime before outscoring Pomona-Pitzer 7-2 in the second half.

The Tritons continue play at this weekend’s invitational on Saturday, as UCSD takes on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at 11:40 a.m. before facing Whittier at 3:40 p.m.


Sunday, March 25
W Water Polo vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, March 30
W Water Polo at Fresno Pacific
4:00 PM
Saturday, March 31
W Water Polo at Fresno State
12:00 PM
Friday, April 13
W Water Polo at UC Irvine
7:00 PM
WWP Triton Invite 2018