PASADENA, Calif. (Mar. 28, 2015) – Junior Soumya Kannan (Palo Alto, Calif. / Henry M Gunn) netted her seventh brace of the season as the Caltech women's water polo team hosted the University of Redlands in a SCIAC matchup on Saturday morning.
The Bulldogs got out to an early lead and distanced themselves late in the second quarter to post a 14-3 victory. Redlands improves to 3-21 overall and 1-2 in the SCIAC while Caltech is now 0-12 (0-2).
Redlands scored the first three goals of the contest before Kannan struck at the 1:09 mark in the first quarter on an extraman opportunity. The Bulldogs netted the opener in the second quarter but senior Monica Enlow (Suwanee, Ga. / North Gwinnett) answered with her fourth of the season to pull the margin back to two at 4-2. Redlands would net four more late in the quarter to lead 8-2 at halftime and increased it to 10-2 before Kannan completed her brace with just 37 seconds remaining in the third quarter. The Bulldogs struck for four more in a shutout fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.
Head Coach Pat Beemer and the Beavers will head to Cal Lutheran (5-15, 1-2) for their first road SCIAC matchup of the season on Wednesday, Apr. 1 at 4:00 p.m.