Tarrago and Illes combined to score the Bears’ first five goals as Cal raced out to a 6-0 lead with 5:24 remaining in the third quarter. Freshman Emily Loughlin also scored for the Bears (15-4).
Freshman goalie Madeline Trabucco made six saves for the Bears, who played their third straight game without MPSF leading scorer Dora Antal. Junior starter Tiera Schroeder also missed her third consecutive match and sophomore Pippa Saunders sat out for the second game in a row.
Cal will return to action next Sunday against Cal State Bakersfield at 1 p.m. at Spieker Aquatics Complex.
No. 4 Cal 9, No. 9 Loyola Marymount 5
Cal 4 1 1 3 – 9
LMU 0 0 1 4 – 5
LMU Goals: Alexandra Honny 3, Ivana Castro, Erin Make.
Cal Saves: Madeline Trabucco 6.
LMU Saves: Claire Wright 10.