Aggies Finish Third At WWPA Tournament

Brittany Russell scored four goals in the third-place game against Cal St. Bakersfield to give her eight total scores in the conference tourney.<br>(Mark Honbo, Sports Information)
 
Brittany Russell scored four goals in the third-place game against Cal St. Bakersfield to give her eight total scores in the conference tourney.
(Mark Honbo, Sports Information)
 

April 27, 2003

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. --- Brittany Russell matched her career high of four goals to lead UC Davis to an 11-8 win over host Cal St. Bakersfield in the third-place game of the women's Western Water Polo Association tournament Sunday.

The Aggies finish their season with a 20-11 overall record, posting their fifth straight 20-win season. The Roadrunners closes the year at 17-22.

Beth Jay added two goals in her final game in a UC Davis cap, finishing her four-year career with 72 goals. Melissa Agee also scored two goals, while Missy Duncan, Shannon McGee and Nicole Lorrimer each added one. Goalkeeper Kesley Whalen posted seven saves in net for the Aggies.

UC Davis trailed 3-2 after the first quarter but exploded for four goals in the second period while shutting out the 'Runners. The Aggies tacked on three more scores in the third quarter to build a 9-4 lead.

Allison Malczynski and Jennifer Nelson led CSUB with three goals apiece.

Russell and Alli Johnstone each finished the conference tournament with eight goals in three games.

Cal St. Bakersfield (17-22)

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UC Davis (20-11)

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GOALS - CSUB: Allison Malczynski 3, Jennifer Nelson 3, Coral Cozad 1, Jamie Baker 1. UC Davis: Brittany Russell 4, Melissa Agee 2, Beth Jay 2, Missy Duncan 1, Shannon McGee 1, Nicole Lorrimer 1.

GOALIES - CSUB: Sarah Ashbey 3 saves, 11 goals against (28:00). UC Davis: Kelsey Whalen 7 saves, 8 goals against (28:00).