REDLANDS, Calif. (Mar. 26, 2016) – Freshman Brittany Percin (Moraga, Calif. / Stanford Online) netted a hat trick in the Caltech women's water polo team's 15-6 defeat at DIII No. 7 University of Redlands on Saturday morning.
The Beavers traded blows with the hosts throughout the first quarter to trail just 5-3 at the break. Redlands went off for six goals in the second quarter and four more in the third to put the game away, but Caltech did managed to tally a goal in each of the final three quarters.
Senior Soumya Kannan (Palo Alto, Calif. / Henry M Gunn) posted a characteristic all-around line of five steals, five drawn exclusions, three field blocks, two assists and one goal. Freshman Katie Johnston (Livermore, Calif. / Livermore) also drew five exclusions and scored once, along with senior Stephanie Wong (Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. / Palos Verdes Peninsula).
Head Coach Jon Bonafede and the Beavers host DIII No. 5 Cal Lutheran University (9-14, 1-2) on Wednesday, Mar. 30 at 5 p.m.