Sports in Brief

Women’s water polo starts rolling


UC Irvine’s women’s water polo team improved its record to 5-1 with two wins on Feb. 4 at the Cal Baptist University Lancer Invite in Riverside. In the opening match, the Anteaters defeated the No. 13 Hartwick Hawks, 20-5. Junior Jessy Cardey led the way with four goals. UCI was up 7-3 at half, before outscoring the Hawks 13-2 in the second half.


In the second stage of the double-header on Saturday, UCI defeated Cal Baptist 11-5. The win extended the Anteaters’ win streak to five.


Irvine has double-headers on Feb. 11 and 12 at the UC San Diego Triton Invite in La Jolla.