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Freshman Grace Pevehouse had team highs with three goals and six steals against Wagner.

No. 12 Tritons Fall Short in Overtime in NCAA Opening Round Against No. 17 Wagner, 10-7


LOS ANGELES - The No. 12 University of California San Diego women's water polo team fell short in its National Collegiate Water Polo Championship Opening Round contest to No. 17 Wagner, 10-7, in overtime on Tuesday night at USC's Uytengsu Aquatics Center.

Freshman Grace Pevehouse had team highs with three goals and six steals for UC San Diego (24-12), but the Tritons were outscored 3-0 in overtime. Junior Chanel Schilling notched two goals while junior Shelby Stender recorded two assists.

Junior Krista Schneider finished with one goal, one assist and four steals, while sophomore goalkeeper Reilly Gallagher tallied 10 saves in the cage.

UC San Diego led 5-3 after freshman Taylor Onstott's (Carlsbad/Carlsbad HS) goal with 3:11 left in the third quarter, but Wagner scored three straight goals to take a 6-5 advantage early in the fourth.

A goal by Pevehouse knotted the score, 6-6, and Schilling's second goal with 2:52 left in regulation made it 7-7 heading into overtime.

The result marked the end of the careers of UC San Diego captain Kayla Fedler and fellow senior Colleen Ratcliff (Jamul/Valhalla HS).

NCAA Championship Opening Round
No. 17 Wagner 10, No. 12 UC San Diego 7 (OT)
Score By Quarters

WC: 2 1 2 2 2 1 - 10
UCSD: 2 1 2 2 0 0 - 7

WC: Kristy Donkin 3, Kimberly Watson 2, Elise Begg 2, Erica Hardy, Daisy Nankervis, Jacqui Sjogren.
UCSD: Grace Pevehouse 3, Chanel Schilling 2, Taylor Onstott, Krista Schneider.

WC: Katherine Campbell 9.
UCSD: Reilly Gallagher 10.


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