13th-ranked Air Force beats 14th-ranked Santa Clara, 13-10
Oct. 19, 2014

Oct. 18, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Ben Rogers scored five goals and Max Benson made 14 saves to lead 13th-ranked Air Force to a 13-10 win over 14th-ranked Santa Clara in a Western Water Polo Association contest, Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Academy's Cadet Natatorium.

Air Force scored four goals in each the first and second quarters to build an 8-2 lead at the half. Santa Clara scored four goals in each the third and fourth quarters, but was unable to defeat Air Force in a key conference matchup.

Jantz Johnson and Riley Thomas each scored two goals for the Falcons while Petar Jackovich, Robby Stiefel, Eric Curia and Jack Empey all found the back of the net.

Air Force, 9-11 overall and 1-1 in the WWPA, travels to UC Davis on Oct. 23 and then competes in the Rodeo Tournament, Oct. 25-26, at Santa Clara.




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