MADRID, Spain – Incoming Cal freshmen Emma Wright and Kindred Paul combined for four goals as Canada defeated Italy 8-6 on Friday in the quarterfinals of the FINA World Women’s Youth Water Polo Championships.
Wright scored three goals to lift her total to 10 for the tournament. Paul scored her second of the championships.
Canada will next play Hungary on Saturday in the semifinals with the right to play for the championship on the line.
Paul will begin classes at Cal as soon as the tournament is over. Wright will remain with Team Canada until her national team obligations are complete.