Brooks Leads Near Upset of No. 3 UCLA
MARY BROOKS, UC IRVINE – WOMEN’S WATER POLO PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior • Utility • Fresno, Calif. • Clovis West HS
Earning her fourth career Big West Women’s Water Polo Player of the Week accolade, UC Irvine senior Mary Brooks scored a total of eight goals against two ranked opponents.
• Brooks tallied a game-high five goals in a heartbreaking 13-10 overtime loss to No. 3 UCLA.
• The utility player scored four goals in the last nine minutes of regulation against the Bruins, helping the ‘Eaters climb back from a three-goal deficit to tie the game and force OT.
• Her fifth goal of the game against UCLA came at the 3:02 mark of the fourth quarter, tying it at 10-10.
• Brooks also posted a hat trick in UCI’s 12-6 win over No. 20 Indiana.
Others nominated: Tori Wilson (CSUN); Annie Kutt (UC Davis)