Golden Bears Gear Up For Vistiting Pepperdine
Oct. 17, 1999
Pepperdine tallied a single-game school-record of four two-point goals and the Waves defeated UC Santa Barbara by a final score of 9-6 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) game played Saturday afternoon at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu.
John Ashby, Dallas Hitchcock, Sean Hylton and Greg Lonzo each scored two-point goals for the No. 9 ranked Waves.
Pepperdine improved to 5-7 overall and 1-1 in MPSF play while No. 10 ranked UC Santa Barbara dropped to 6-8 overall and 1-2 in MPSF action.
Tom Coughlan paced the Gauchos' offense with three points, including a two-point goal.
Holding a slim 4-3 lead, Pepperdine scored three points in the final 45 seconds of the third quarter to build a 7-3 advantage. Ashby tallied a two-point goal and Lonzo capped an extra-man situation on a goal with only two seconds remaining in the quarter.
UC Santa Barbara closed the gap to 7-4 on a goal by Chris Driscoll with 4:11 to play in the fourth quarter, but Hylton's two-point goal with 2:53 to play sealed the win for Pepperdine.
Gauchos' goalkeeper Andrew Fedders registered 12 saves in the goal, while Pepperdine goalie Michael Soltis recorded seven saves.
Pepperdine returns to action tomorrow (October 17) afternoon when the Waves play host to No. 4 ranked California in a MPSF contest at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool beginning at 1 p.m.
At Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool, Malibu, California
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation
Pepperdine 9, UC Santa Barbara 6
UC Santa Barbara 2 1 0 3 -- 6 Pepperdine 2 2 3 2 -- 9UC Santa Barbara Scoring: Tom Coughlan (2, including 1 two-point goal), Chris Driscoll (1), Scott Miller (1), Matt Nutcher (1)
Pepperdine Scoring: Greg Lonzo (2, including 1 two-point goal), John Ashby (1, including 1 two-point goal), Dallas Hitchcock (1, including 1 two-point goal), Sean Hylton (1, including 1 two-point goal)
UC Santa Barbara Goalkeeping: Andrew Fedders, 12 saves and five goals allowed
Pepperdine Goalkeeping: Michael Soltis, 7 saves and five goals allowed
UC Santa Barbara: 6-8, 1-2 in MPSF
Pepperdine: 5-7, 1-1 in MPSF