Top-Ranked UC Berkeley Too Much For Aggies In 8-3 Victory

Senior George Dingeldein scored two goals against the top-ranked golden Bears on Saturday. (Matt Sayles)
 
Senior George Dingeldein scored two goals against the top-ranked golden Bears on Saturday. (Matt Sayles)
 

Oct. 11, 2003

BERKELEY, Calif. - Freshman Andrija Vasiljevic scored three goals and senior Attila Banhidy added a pair as the top-ranked UC Berkeley men's water polo team defeated No.12 UC Davis, 8-3, Saturday morning at Spieker Aquatics Complex.

With the loss the Aggies fall to 9-7 on the season while the Golden Bears improve to 11-3.

The game began with the Bears taking a 3-0 lead following the first period on goals by Vasiljevic, Banhidy and Brian Kinsel. The two teams played even second and third periods, scoring one goal each in both quarters. The Bears closed out the contest by outscoring UC Davis 3-1 in the fourth.

Senior George Dingeldein scored two goals for UC Davis while sophomore Tom Jay added the Aggies final score. Senior Zach Wordes made three saves while freshman Erik Acevedo blocked four shots as the two shared time in the Aggie net.

UC Davis will continue its weekend play with two matches on Sunday. The Aggies will face Princeton Sunday morning at 10 a.m. then go against the University of Pacific at 2 p.m. Both games will be played in Stockton.

UC DAVIS MEN'S WATER POLO
No.12 UC DAVIS 0 1 1 1 - 3
No.1 UC Berkeley 3 1 1 3 - 8
UC Davis Goals: George Dingeldein 2, Tom Jay
UC Berkeley Goals: Andrija Vasiljevic 3, Attila Banhidy 2, Brian Kinsel , Greg Panawek, Will Quist
UC Davis Saves: Zach Wordes 3, Erik Acevedo 4
UC Berkeley Saves: Tim Kates 6