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    Women's Water Polo: No. 18 Tigers Rout Fresno Pacific in First Game of Lancer Invite

    Mar 18, 2011

    Taking on Fresno Pacific in the first game of the day, Pacific's women's water polo team cruised to a 10-3 victory over the Sunbirds on Friday, March 18, 2011. With the win the Tigers improved to 13-8 on the season while the Sunbirds fell to 5-12 on the year.

    In the win the Tigers gained the three point lead in the first frame and from there Pacific never looked back. Despite giving up a pair of goals to Fresno Pacific in the second frame the Tigers maintained control of the contest, scoring three goals to take the 6-2 lead heading into halftime. Pacific went on to limit the Sunbirds to one goal in the second half while scoring four additional goals for the 10-3 win.

    Individually the Tigers were led by senior Dara Tawarahara (Honolulu, Hawaii) who completed the hat trick against Fresno Pacific. Freshman Michele Relton (Beaconsfield, QC, Canada) recorded eight saves thru three quarters for the Tigers, while senior Kailee Bucknum (Mission Viejo, Calif.) registered three saves in the final frame.

    Pacific continues action on Friday, March 18, at 5:15 pm against Marist.

    Scoring Summary

    Q1

    Q2

    Q3

    Q4

    FINAL

    Fresno Pacific

    0

    2

    0

    1

    3

    No. 18 Pacific

    3

    3

    2

    2

    10

    Goals
    Pacific: Tawarahara 3, Martin 2, A.King, Lloyd, Larsen, Kay

    Assists
    Pacific: Relton 2, Prlain, A.King, Quertermous, Tawarahara, Martin, Bucknum

    Steals
    Pacific: Relton 2, M.King 2, Lloyd 2, Prlain 2, McCarthy, A.King, Quertermous, Tawarahara, Martin

    Field Blocks
    Pacific: Martin

    Goalkeeper Saves
    Pacific: Relton 8, Bucknum 3