Women's Water Polo
    No. 1 USC Spreads The Wealth With 12-5 Win Over Hawaii

    April 16, 2004

    LOS ANGELES - Four players scored two goals Friday as the No. 1 USC Trojans defeated the No. 6 Hawaii Rainbow Wahine, 12-5, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation match to earn the regular season conference championship. The Women of Troy won the title by going a perfect 11-0 and extending its school-record winning streak to 20 straight matches.

    Hawaii held a 2-1 lead in the first period, four minutes into the match before USC rattled off six unanswered goals for a 7-2 lead at halftime.

    Eszter Gyori, Anna Pardo, Erika Figge and Brittany Hayes all scored two goals for the Women of Troy.

    The Women of Troy compete at the Long Beach State Tournament tomorrow and Sunday to close out the regular season. USC will host the U.S. National Team in an exhibition match on Sunday (April 25) before preparing for the MPSF Championship (April 30-May 2) in Los Alamitos, Calif.

    Team         1-2-3-4=Final
    Hawai`i      2-0-1-2=5
    USC          5-2-2-3=12

    Hawai`i Scoring: Kristy Bagnall, Beth Novick, Shannon Carroll, Colleen Schiman, Rilea Stober USC Scoring: Erika Figge 2, Anna Pardo 2, Brittany Hayes 2, Eszter Gyori 2, Erin Wilson, Lauren Wenger, Liz Simms, Jana Wenger