Ryan Allred, Jakub Bednarek, and Graham Saber each scored within the first seven minutes of the match, as the Tritons forced a 3-3 tie with the Bruins. UCLA's (13-3) Ben Hohl would break the tie with 47 seconds left and the Bruins would add two more before the end of the opening quarter to take a 6-3 advantage.
Bryce Madsen would provide the final UCSD goal of the match, bringing the UCSD deficit to four, 8-4, at the half. UCLA freshman goalkeeper James Hartshorne would net six saves in the cage while keeping UCSD scoreless through the second stanza. UCSD net-minder David Morton registered seven stops on the afternoon.
UCSD returns to action against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps this Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 6:00 p.m. in Canyonview Pool. The Stags are ranked No. 4 in Division III.