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Cal Defeats UC San Diego, 13-7, at SoCal Invite

Jumping out to a 5-1 first quarter lead, the No. 5 Cal men's water polo team upped its record to 9-3 with a 13-7 victory over UC San Diego Saturday (Oct. 12) in the SoCal Invitational
By Cal Athletics on Sat, October 12, 2013

IRVINE, CALIF. – Jumping out to a 5-1 first quarter lead, the No. 5 Cal men’s water polo team upped its record to 9-3 with a 13-7 victory over UC San Diego Saturday (Oct. 12) in the Golden Bears’ opening match of the SoCal Invitational in Irvine. Cal was led by three goals from freshman Thomas Carroll, while junior Luka Ivanovic and sophomores Thomas Agramonte and Mitchell Hamilton added two goals apiece. Junior goalie Jon Sibley finished with 13 saves.

Kirk Everist’s squad will next face Bay Area rival and No. 4-ranked Stanford at 4:50 p.m. Saturday. The Cardinal had defeated UC Davis, 18-7, in an earlier first round match.

It was the second time this season Cal has defeated the Tritons from UC San Diego. On Sept. 7 at the Triton Invitational, the Bears topped host UCSD, 13-10. Earlier this season, Cal fell to Stanford, 12-10, Sept. 22 in the third place match of the NorCal Invitational, held at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

UC San Diego 1 1 3 2 – 7

California 5 1 4 3 – 13

UCSD: Tommy Friedrich 2, Joe Dietrich 2, Matt Michalko, Nick Alexander, Shane Troutman.

Cal: Thomas Carroll 3, Thomas Agramonte 2, Luka Ivanovic 2, Mitchell Hamilton 2, Aleksa Saponjic,

Blake Kelly, Farrel South, Collin Smith.

Saves: Cameron Ravanbach (UCSD) 10 (3 qtrs.), Daniel Schwartz (UCSD) 2 (1 qtr.)

Jon Sibley (Cal) 13.

FIRST QUARTER SCORING

6:06 – Ivanovic, Cal 0-1

4:54 – Saponjic, Cal 0-2

3:07 – Carroll, Cal 0-3

2:39 – Michalko, UCSD (EM) 1-3

:32 – Carroll, Cal 1-4

:11 – Agramonte, Cal 1-5

SECOND QUARTER SCORING

3:13 – Carroll, Cal 1-6

2:54 – Friedrich, UCSD 2-6

THIRD QUARTER SCORING

5:12 – Kelly, Cal 2-7

4:37 – Smith, Cal (PS) 2-8

3:37 – Dietrich, UCSD 3-8

2:53 – Friedrich, UCSD (EM) 4-8

2:32 – South, Cal (PS) 4-9

1:53 – Agramonte, Cal 4-10

1:02 – Alexander, UCSD (EM) 5-10

FOURTH QUARTER SCORING

7:13 – Dietrich, UCSD (EM) 6-10

5:21 – Hamilton, Cal 6-11

4:29 – Ivanovic, Cal (EM) 6-12

4:01 – Troutman, UCSD (EM) 7-12

3:46 – Hamilton, Cal 7-13

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