PASADENA, Calif. -- The third-ranked Cal Lutheran women's water polo squad had 12 different players find the back of the net in their 19-4 win over Caltech on Wednesday afternoon in a SCIAC match-up.
The Regals scored four goals during their first five possessions and never looked back from there. Cal Lutheran ended the first period up 6-1 five different players scoring goals.
Anastasia Markovtsova scored the first goal of the second period to bring Caltech within 6-2 but the visitors scored three unanswered goals to finish out the stanza in taking a 9-2 edge at intermission.
Cal Lutheran continued their scoring push by scoring the first six goals of the third period in helping them take a commanding 15-3 lead into the final period.
The final eight minutes of action saw the Regals post a 4-1 scoring edge to close out the contest.
The Regals got hat tricks from a pair of players as Christina Messer and Illissa Mestas each scored three goals.
Connie Hsueh blocked 12 shots for the Beavers. It was the eighth time this season the first-year recorded 10 or more blocks in a game.