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Michigan grinds out defensive win against UCSB, goes 2-2 in Barbara Kalbus Invitational

The No. 10 Michigan water polo team (7-8) escaped with a 5-4 win over No. 9 UCSB (9-7) on Sunday to close out the Barbara Kalbus Invitational with a 2-2 record. On Saturday, the Wolverines started strong with an 11-10 win over No. 7 California (10-5), but they could not keep that momentum. They were outplayed in a 7-2 loss to No. 2 UCLA (17-2) and then suffered a tough 9-8 loss to No. 6 UC Irvine (12-5).