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Allie Taylor made 10 saves in each game of the Aztec Invitational on Saturday.
Tritons Upset No. 11 Indiana Before Falling to No. 18 Princeton
Release: Tuesday 03/17/2012 
by UCSD
SAN DIEGO - The 19th-ranked UC San Diego women's water polo team held No. 11 Indiana to just a single goal in the second half as the Tritons rallied for a 7-6 win in the opening game of the Aztec Invitational on Saturday morning at the Aztec Aquaplex. UCSD fell to No. 18 Princeton in overtime, 7-6, in the second game of the Invite.

Down 5-3 at the half against Indiana, UCSD scored two goals in each of the third and fourth quarters and limited the Hoosiers to a single score in the final 16 minutes. Goalkeeper Allie Taylor registered 10 saves in the game. Katherine Biehle and Jessica Tran scored a pair of goals. 

"Fantastic finish for the Tritons to beat Indiana 7-6. Great job ladies!!" UCSD head coach Brad Kreutzkamp tweeted after the game.

UCSD led 5-1 at the break against the Tigers, but Princeton outscored the Tritons 5-1 in the second half to force overtime. The Tigers scored the only goal in the extra session to prevail, 7-6.

Tran led the Tritons with three goals while Leah Gonzales, Sarah Lizotte and Bartow each pitched-in with a score. Taylor tallied 10 saves in goal.

UCSD resumes the Aztec Invite against Hawaii at 9:15 a.m. before facing Bucknell at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday.

UC San Diego 7, Indiana 6

UCSD 2-1-2-2--7 
IU 3-2-0-1--6

UCSD goals: Biehle 2, Tran 2, Lizotte 1, Bartow 1, Bates 1
IU goals: McNaught 2, Fourier 2, Redfern 1, Taylor 1

UCSD saves: A. Taylor, 10
IU saves: Wyckoff, 8

Princeton 7, UC San Diego 6

PU 1-0-3-2-1--7
UCSD 3-2-0-1-0--6

PU goals: Hooks 4, Dunstan 2, Holechek
UCSD goals: Tran 3, Lizotte, Gonzales, Bartow

PU saves: Ward, 10
UCSD saves: Taylor, 16


 

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