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UCLA edges Stanford for women's water polo title

5/13/2007 - UCLA Bruins

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. -- UCLA won its 100th NCAA title Sunday
when Courtney Mathewson scored three goals to lead the women's
water polo team to a 5-4 victory over top-seeded Stanford in the
championship game.

Goalie Emily Feher tallied nine saves, as Stanford made a fourth
quarter run after UCLA led 4-1 after three periods. Two of Lauren
Silver's three goals came in the final period, as her two scores to
start the quarter cut the UCLA lead to 4-3.

Mathewson then scored with 6:24 left, before Kira Hillman
countered with 5:38 left. Stanford had one last chance to tie it,
but could not convert with 34 seconds left.