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No. 5 Pepperdine Opens Season With Wins Over No. 4 UCLA and Claremont-MecKenna


 
 

Sept. 13, 2003

The No. 5 Pepperdine men's water polo team opened its 2003 season on a successful note as it posted home victories over No. 4 UCLA and Claremont-McKenna Saturday afternoon at Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu.

The Waves (2-0) registered a 7-4 victory over UCLA (1-1) in its season opener and came back later in the day to record a 16-4 win against Claremont-McKenna (0-2).

Junior Morgan Matthies paced Pepperdine with a pair of goals against the Bruins, while junior Jordan Keitel had a goal and three assists.

Against Claremont, eight different Pepperdine players scored goals. Freshman driver Garrit Barth and freshman Doug Mann led the attack with three goals apiece, while senior driver John Ashby and Keitel scored twice.

Pepperdine is next in action on Satruday, September 20, when it travels to Irvine to compete in the SoCal Tournament.

No. 5 PEPPERDINE 7, No. 4 UCLA 4
UCLA 2 - 2 - 0 - 0 - 4
Pepperdine 3 - 2 - 2 - 0 - 7
Scoring Summary
First Quarter
PEP - Scott Harvey (Josh Acosta)3:51
UCLA - Brett Ormsby (unassisted) 3:39
UCLA - Grant Zider (Ormsby) 2:38
PEP - Jesse Smith (Jordan Keitel) 2:28
PEP - Keitel (Acosta) 1:45
Second Quarter
PEP - Acosta (Smith) 5:53
PEP - Morgan Matthies (Keitel) 4:03
UCLA - Ormsby (John Brisco) 3:25
UCLA - Zider (Tyler Krikorian) 2:45
Third Quarter
PEP - Matthies (Keitel) 4:03
PEP - Garrit Barth (Smith) 3:17
Goalkeepers: UCLA: Will Didinger. Pepperdine: Ben Tait

No. 5 PEPPERDINE 16, CLAREMONT 4
Claremont 0 - 2 - 0 - 2 - 4
Pepperdine 8 - 1 - 4 - 3 - 16
Scoring Summary
First Quarter
PEP - John Ashby (unassisted) 6:18
PEP - Jordan Keitel (Ashby) 5:54
PEP - Garrit Barth (unassisted) 5:22
PEP - France Denk (unassisted) 4:53
PEP - Doug Mann (Ashby) 4:11
PEP - Matt Hahn (unassisted) 1:54
PEP - Barth (unassisted) 1:00
Second Quarter
PEP - Mann (unassisted) 3:46
C - Adam Lane (David Wes) 2:12
C - Lane (unassisted) :13
Third Quarter
PEP - Morgan Matthies (Ashby) 5:18
PEP - Keitel (Michael Hausmann) 4:18
PEP - Barth (Hausmann) 3:31
PEP - Hausmann (Josh Acosta) 1:15
Fourth Quarter
PEP - Mann (unassisted) 5:27
PEP - Ashby (unassisted) 3:37
C - Matt DeVore (Paul Flucke) 3:08
PEP - Mann (unassisted) :17
C - Wes (unassisted) :01
Goalkeepers: Claremont: Tim Birdsong. Peppedine: Michael Lee
Records: Claremont (0-2), Pepperdine (2-0)

 

 

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