SDSU & UCSD Women’s Water Polo Teams Win NCAA Play-In Games - NBC 7 San Diego

SDSU & UCSD Women’s Water Polo Teams Win NCAA Play-In Games

Aztecs & Tritons Advance to Round of 8

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    SDSU & UCSD Women’s Water Polo Teams Win NCAA Play-In Games
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    The UCSD Tritons beat Whittier 11-7 in their NCAA play-in game Tuesday. SDSU also advanced to the round of 8.

    Both the UC-San Diego and San Diego State women’s water polo teams advanced to the NCAA championship bracket Tuesday after winning play-in games hosted on UCSD’s campus.

    In the first play-in game, SDSU jumped out to a 3-0 lead against Wagner College and swam away with a 7-4 victory. 

    Nicole Ferrari helped drive the SDSU offense with 2 goals and 3 assists. 

    San Diego State goalkeeper Rachel Mitchell finished with 11 impressive saves.

    UC-San Diego bested Whittier 11-7 in the second part of the doubleheader. 

    Laurel Kistler and Julia Kirkland each tallied 3 goals for UCSD. 

    Tritons senior goalkeeper Courtney Miller collected 11 saves.

    The Tritons advance to play the 24-4 UCLA Bruins Friday at noon in the first round of the NCAA championship bracket.

    The Aztecs will also play Friday and will face top-seeded and undefeated USC at 3:30 p.m. PT at the Spieker Aquatics Center on the campus of UCLA.