Game 4: 13:30, Group B, NEW ZEALAND 19 UZBEKISTAN 6

Shanghai 2011 - Water Polo Games Reports

Quarters: 4-2, 4-1, 6-1, 4-2

Referees: Guy PINKER (RSA), Sergio BORRELL (ESP)

Extra Man: NZL: 2/4. UZB: 1/1

Teams:
NEW ZEALAND: Carina HARACHE, Emily COX (2), Kelly MASON (1), Danielle LEWIS (1), Amy LOGAN, Alexandra BOYD (1), Ashley SMALLFIELD (1), Lauren SIEPRATH (3), Johanna THEELEN (1), Casie BOWRY (2), Kirsten HUDSON (6), Alexandra MYLES (1), Brooke MILLAR. Head Coach: Eelco URI.
UZBEKISTAN: Elena DUKHANOVA, Daiana DADABAEVA (1) Aleksandra SARANCHA, Eseniya PIFTOR, Evgeniya IVANOVA, Liliya UMAROVA, Natalya PLYUSOVA (1), Anna SHEGLOVA (1), Ramilya HALIKOVA (3), Ekaterina MOROZOVA, Anastasiya OSIPENKO, Anna PLYUSOVA, Guzelya HAMITOVA. Head Coach: Akbar SADIKOV.

New Zealand opened the scoring in the first 20 seconds and kept the pressure on Uzbekistan for the rest of the game. New Zealand was allowed space and excellent shooting meant the score kept climbing. COX relished the two-metres position and HUDSON used her power shot to good use with three goals in the first half, followed by two more in the third and her sixth in the fourth.