Women's Water Polo

Lions Advance to Title Bracket

Dora Szabolcsi was one of five Lions to score Friday.
Dora Szabolcsi was one of five Lions to score Friday.

Feb. 25, 2005

Santa Barbara, CA (Feb. 25) - The fifth-ranked Loyola Marymount University women's water polo earned a 5-4 win over 12th-ranked UC Davis in the first day of play in the 2005 Gaucho Invitational on Friday afternoon.

Freshman Christine Robinson broke a 4-4 tie in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to lift the Lions to the win. LMU improves to 8-1 on the season and will play Long Beach State at 11:30 a.m. at the Campus Pool at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday. The 49ers, who are ranked fourth nationally, won Group E play on Friday.

The Lions took an early 1-0 lead on Dora Szabolcsi's first period goal. UC Davis would answer with a pair of goals in the second period and Lindsey O'Farriell sent the game into halftime tied 2-2.

Both teams would score a goal each in the third frame, including a four-meter by Stacia Peterson. In the fourth quarter the Lions took a 4-3 lead on a goal by Jessica Conner. Davis would answer to set-up Robinson's game winner.

LMU	1	1	1	2	5
UCD	0	2	1	1	4

LMU Goals: Dora Szabolcsi, Christine Robinson, Lindsey O'Farriell, Jessica Conner, Stacia Peterson.





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