The No. 2 UCLA men's soccer team got an overtime goal from player-of-the-year candidate Sasha Victorine to defeat No. 13 Cal State Fullerton and clinch the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Pacific Division title. The victory also ended the Bruins' three-game losing streak to the Titans and extended their winning streak to 14. . . . The No. 3 USC men's water polo team rebounded from a loss to No. 1 Stanford the weekend before to rout No. 12 Pepperdine, 12-2, Saturday.
The No. 7 UCLA women's volleyball team, perhaps the nation's hottest team entering last weekend, lost at No. 2 Stanford in four games Friday before a Pacific 10 season-high 5,291. The loss was the first in the conference for the Bruins, bringing the Cardinal to within one-half game of them, and ended UCLA's 19-match winning streak. . . . The Long Beach State women's volleyball team defeated UC Santa Barbara in four games Saturday, completing a sweep of its Big West rival.
In an all-USC final, second seeded Andrew Park defeated top-seeded Patrick Gottesleben, 6-2, 6-2, Sunday to win the ITA Region VIII South tennis championship, a fall regional tournament, held at Pepperdine. Pepperdine's Sebastien Graeff and Anthony Ross, seeded fourth in doubles, defeated top-seeded Ryan Moore and Nick Rainey of USC, 6-1, 7-6, Sunday to win the doubles title. With his title, Park automatically qualified for the national indoor championships in February.
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Best of the Week
NCAA tournament at UCLA's North Athletic Field, Saturday, 1 p.m.; at the Coliseum, Sunday, 1 p.m. : The No. 14 Bruins and No. 17 Trojans get byes in today's first round and will play for a spot in the round of 16 this weekend.
CS Dominguez Hills at Cal Poly Pomona, Saturday, 7 p.m. : After playing into quadruple overtime in the California Collegiate Athletic Assn. tournament last weekend, they go at it again in the NCAA tournament.
Azusa Pacific at Fresno Pacific, Saturday, 1 p.m.: After defeating Westmont in the regional semifinals last weekend, the Cougars travel to Fresno to face the Sunbirds in the regional championship.
UCLA at Washington, today, 1 p.m. : The No. 2 Bruins, winners of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Pacific Division, face the No. 21 Huskies, winners of the Mountain Division, in a regular-season finale with plenty of tournament-seeding implications.
MEN'S WATER POLO
USC at UCLA, Friday, 3 p.m.: Two of the top three teams in the nation face off in one of the biggest matches of the year.
SCIAC championship tournament at Caltech, Saturday and Sunday: Five of the seven SCIAC teams are ranked in the Division III top 10.
Pacific at Long Beach State, Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: Tied for the Big West Western Division lead, the No. 6 49ers and No. 5 Tigers meet in the regular-season finale. The Tigers defeated the 49ers in three games in their first meeting, when the Tigers were ranked No. 1.
Redlands at Cal Lutheran, Saturday, 1 p.m.: If playing for the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship wasn't incentive enough, Cal Lutheran (3-1 in the SCIAC) will be looking to avenge a 53-13 loss to Redlands (4-0) last season--a loss that angered the Regals so much, they have had the score painted inside their locker room all season.
Azusa Pacific at Chapman, Saturday, 1 p.m.: The Cougars face a Division III opponent in their final game before the NAIA playoffs begin. A victory and the defending NAIA champions are in, a loss and they become a bubble team.