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Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
Halley Atkinson registered two goals in Friday's conference win.
Tritons Score Early and Often in 17-7 WWPA Win Against Cal State East Bay
Release: Saturday 02/10/2018 
by UCSD

LA JOLLA, Calif. - In its first Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) match of the season, the 15th-ranked University of California San Diego scored 16 goals over the first three quarters to roll to a 17-7 victory against Cal State East Bay Friday afternoon at Canyonview Aquatic Center.

UC San Diego improved to 4-5 overall with the win, while CSUEB fell to 2-2.

The Tritons exploded for six goals in the opening quarter and added five more in each of the second and third quarters.

Six different UCSD players had multiple goals, including freshman Ciara Franke (San Diego/La Jolla HS), who notched a hat trick. Halley Atkinson (Escondido/Mission Hills HS), Kayla Fedler, Carly Innis, Taylor Onstott (Carlsbad/Carlsbad HS), and Shelby Stender all netted two goals apiece. Jessee Ransone, Chanel Schilling, and Maddy Wieseler rounded out the Triton scoring.

Three different UCSD goalies saw playing time with Bennett Bugelli (La Jolla/La Jolla HS) and Tori Rainone each making three saves and Reilly Gallagher collecting two.

UC San Diego hosts its annual Triton Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 11. The Tritons begin action against No. 12 Indiana on Saturday at 9:20 a.m. For complete information, visit the tournament page.

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Friday, March 02
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W Water Polo at Pomona-Pitzer
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Saturday, March 03
W Water Polo at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
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W Water Polo at Whittier
3:40 PM
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Friday, March 09
W Water Polo vs. Sonoma State
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Saturday, March 10
W Water Polo at Bucknell
12:30 PM
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W Water Polo at CSUN
4:15 PM
San Diego (SDSU)
Sunday, March 11
W Water Polo at Hawai'i
8:00 AM
San Diego (SDSU)
W Water Polo at Harvard
2:30 PM
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Sunday, March 25
W Water Polo vs. Cal State Monterey Bay
12:00 PM
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WWP Triton Invite 2018