LOS ANGELES — The Occidental women's water polo team played good defense in the first half, but Redlands pulled away in the third quarter to eventually secure a 12-4 win.
The Tigers fell behind 3-0 and then quickly rallied to end the first half down just 4-3. Oxy goalkeeper Mika O'Shea came up with big saves throughout the game, particularly in the second quarter, finishing with a total of 13.
Redlands went on a 8-1 run in the second half, scoring four of their goals on power play opportunities.
Oxy was coming off a 5-4 win against Austin on Wednesday night during which it played some of its best defense of the season.
Season Impact: The Tigers fall to 6-8 overall and 0-4 in SCIAC play.
Redlands improves to 9-11 and 3-2.
Next Game: Oxy is back in action at Whittier on Saturday at 11 a.m. The Tigers return home on March 23 against La Verne.Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram