Shelby Schaefer had one goal against UC Irvine
March 10, 2012
By Kathleen Spence
Athletic Media Relations
IRVINE, Calif.--The Colorado State women's water polo team had a tough day competing against nationally ranked UC Irvine on Saturday. The Rams put up a good fight against the Anteaters but still fell, 17-5.
"We are playing hard," said Head Coach Mike Moody. "We just keep getting beaten up on the road."
The game was put on a 30 minute delay due to the referee not showing up. Also, the team had some injuries which led to setbacks of player participation and there were many ejections throughout the entire game.
Senior Amber Bryan led the Rams with two goals, while Kallie Berry, Kelcy Barott and Shelby Schaefer each had one goal apiece. Junior goalie Melissa Fisher had nine overall saves.
"UC Irvine is a really good team," said Moody. "They are very disciplined, and they were just the better team."
Despite the loss, Moody looks forward to the rest of the season.
"We are gaining a lot of experience," said Moody. "We're just going to take it one game at a time."
The Rams compete next in the Loyola Marymount Tournament, starting Friday, March 16 and continuing through Saturday, March 17.
UC Irvine 17 vs. CSU 5
UCI 4-4-4-5 17
CSU Goals: Amber Bryan 2, Berry, Barott, Schaefer
Saves: Melissa Fisher 9
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