Water Polo: UPS Cup Day 5 Highlights

2000 UPS International Cup
June 27-July 2, 2000
u.s. water polo national aquatic center
los alamitos, ca

Day Five Results-July 1, 2000

Australia….12
Team UPS……6

Italy…..5
USA…….8

Yugoslavia…4
Croatia……6

Scoring:
Australia: Marsden 2, Kovalenko 2, Boyd 1, Miller 1, Franklin 1, Woods
1, Thomas 4
Team UPS: Amr 2, Hudnut 1, Segesman 1, Netherton 2
Saves:
Australia: Dennis 1, Sterk 5
Team UPS: Aguilera 12
Man-Advantage:
Australia: 3 for 4
Team UPS: 1 for 2

Australia picked up its second win in as many days, this time toppling UPS, 12-6. The Australians scored three goals in every quarter and were led
by Whalan Thomas' four goals.
Team UPS received a pair of goals each from Omar Amr and Drew Netherton, and goalkeeper Chris Aguilera picked up another 12 saves in goal, and is now
averaging 11.3 goals per game for the tournament.

Italy 1 0 2 2 — 5
USA 0 4 2 2 — 8

Scoring:
Italy: Binchi 1, Calcaterra 2, Sottani 2
USA: Kredell 1, Lynn 1, Arroyo 2, Wigo 3, Humbert 1
Saves:
Italy: Attolico 11
USA: Hackett 7
Man-Advantage:
Italy: 3 for 10
USA: 4 for 13

Team USA secured themselves an appearance in tomorrow's championship game against Yugoslavia with an 8-5 win over Italy on Saturday, behind three goals
by Wolf Wigo.
Both teams had combined for 23 ejections by game's end, with the U.S. hitting on 4 of 13 chances (31%) and Italy connecting on 3 of 10 (30%). U.S. goalkeeper Dan Hackett had a solid outing in goal, stopping seven shots, while Italian counterpart Francesco Attolico notched 11 saves.
The U.S. lost to Yugoslavia on Friday night, 9-8.

Yugoslavia 0 0 1 3 — 4
Croatia 1 1 2 2 — 6

Scoring:
Yugoslavia: Savic 1, Jelenic 1, Uskokovic 1, Vujasinovic 1
Croatia:Dogas 1, Letica 1, Ivanis 1, Oreb 1, Hinic 2
Saves:
Yugoslavia: Sostar 6
Croatia Vican 14
Man-Advantage:
Yugoslavia: 2 for 12
Croatia: 4 for 9

Yugoslavia, who had already secured its berth in tomorrow's championship game against the U.S., fell to Croatia, 6-4, on Saturday.
Yugoslavia marched into the match as the field's top man-advantage shooting team at 65%, connected on only 2 of 12 opportunities against Croatia.
Croatia was led by goalkeeper Frano Vican, who totaled 14 saves on the day. Igor Hinic led all scorers with two goals for Croatia.

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