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Sports - November 19, 2010

Sports Shorts

PREP ALUMS . . . UC Irvine senior goalkeeper Matt Johnson from Gunn High has been named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mikasa Player of the Week in men's water polo. Johnson recorded 17 saves in a 7-6 home win over UC Santa Barbara last Saturday, marking a season-high total for him and second-best in his career. The 17 saves are also the second-highest total in the MPSF this season. He had six saves in the first quarter when the Gauchos were held scoreless and had two stops in the fourth quarter when UCI rallied from a 5-4 deficit for the victory. Johnson has 161 saves in 22 starts this season, ranking fourth in the MPSF with an average of 7.32 stops per game . . .

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