Riverside, Calif. – Cal State Northridge used a balanced attack to record an 11-2 victory over Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday afternoon at the Cal Baptist Invitational.
Cal State Northridge held a 2-0 lead after the first period. The Matadors then held Pomona-Pitzer scoreless while scoring four goals in the second period to take a commanding 6-1 halftime lead.
Cal State Northridge led 8-1 after three periods.
Dana Harvey was credited with eight saves in goal for Cal State Northridge.
Earlier in the day, Cal State Northridge rallied from a seven-goal deficit in the fourth quarter but eventually fell to 13th-ranked Hartwick, 14-11, in overtime at the Cal Baptist Invitational.
After three quarters, the Matadors (ranked 20th in the nation) trailed Hartwick, 11-4. But CSUN mounted a rally led by freshman Marisa Young who tallied four of the team's seven fourth-period goals.
Trailing 11-7, Young scored at the 4:48, 3:06 and 2:33 mark of the fourth period to cut the Hartwick lead to only one goal, 11-10. Young's fourth goal of the period came with only one second on the clock in regulation.
However, in the first overtime period, Hartwick scored two goals. The Hawks added another goal in the second overtime while holding CSUN scoreless in both overtime frames.
Young scored five goals to lead the CSUN attack.
Earlier in the day, sixth-ranked Arizona State jumped to a 2-1 first period lead and never looked back in eventually recording a 10-5 victory over Cal State Northridge at the Cal Baptist Invitational.
The game was relatively close throughout the first three periods. ASU led 2-1 after one period, 5-3 at halftime, and 7-5 after three periods. However, the Sun Devils outscored the Matadors, 3-0, in the final frame to win, 10-5.
Seven different players scored for Arizona State.
Dana Harvey had five saves in goal for Cal State Northridge.
Cal State Northridge (2-5) 2-4-2-3 = 11
Pomona-Pitzer 0-1-0-1 = 2
CSUN Scorers: Molly Henehan 3, Celena Photopulos 2, Haley Gurriell 1, Kalie Hanson 1, Jenny Jamison 1, Lindsy Nelson 1, Heidi Pettinger 1, Marisa Young 1
Pomona-Pitzer Scorers: Sarah Westcott 2
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 8; Sarah Tuggy (P) 3
Cal State Northridge (1-5) 0-1-3-7-0-0 = 11
Hartwick (1-1) 4-5-2-0-2-1 = 14
Hartwick Scorers: Sasha Freeborn 3, Lily Martinez 3, Sami Capparelli 2, Jemma Dandy Young 2, Lisa Bass 1, Shannon Leonard 1, Natalie Seabourn 1, Amma Zdolsek 1
Goalie Saves: Kiernan Davis (CSUN) 7; Guia Carlini (H) 8
Cal State Northridge (1-4) 1-2-2-0=5
Arizona State (6-0) 2-3-2-3=10
CSUN Scorers: Lindsy Nelson 2, Melissa Doll 1, Jenny Jamison 1, Marisa Young 1
ASU Scorers: Alicia Brightwell 2, Annabelle Carter 2, Anna Kertes 2, Makenzy Fowler 1, Shannon Haas 1, Petra Pardi 1, Mariam Solloum 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 5; Ianeta Hutchinson (ASU) 9