The No. 13 UC Santa Barbara Women's Water Polo team split their matches at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, defeating the No. 13 Indiana Hoosiers 10-7 but falling to the No. 8 Michigan Wolverines 8-5. Camilla Mackay, Juju Amaral, and Leigh Lyter were key players in the victory against Indiana, while Annie Kuester stood out in the game against Michigan. Goalkeeper Madison Walker recorded 17 saves across both matches.

By the Numbers
  • UC Santa Barbara 10, Indiana 7
  • UC Santa Barbara 5, Michigan 8
State of Play
  • UC Santa Barbara defeated Indiana 10-7, leading throughout the game.
  • Despite a strong start against Michigan, UC Santa Barbara lost 8-5 after a comeback attempt fell short.
What's Next

The Gauchos will face either No. 7 Arizona State or No. 13 UC San Diego in their final match at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m. at UC Irvine's Anteater Aquatics Complex.

Bottom Line

UC Santa Barbara Women's Water Polo team splits matches at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, setting up an important final game against tough competition ahead.