Irvine, Calif. – Seventh-ranked UC Irvine broke open a close game in the fourth period to earn a 10-5 victory over 17th-ranked Cal State Northridge during Sunday morning action at the UC Irvine Invitational.
The Anteaters led 2-1 after one period, 4-3 at halftime, and 7-5 after three periods of play. However, UC Irvine outscored he Matadors, 3-0, in the final frame for the five-goal victory.
It was the second straight victory by the Anteaters over the Matadors this year. Earlier this season at the UCSB Invitational, UCI scored a 9-4 decision over CSUN.
Jenny Jamison paced the Matador attack with two goals.
The Matadors (4-10) will complete the two-day, four-game tournament with a 2:45 p.m. game against eighth-ranked San Jose State at Corona Del Mar High School. The Spartans were upset earlier this today, 9-8, by 15th-ranked UC Santa Barbara.
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#17 Cal State Northridge (4-10) 1-2-2-0 = 5
#7 UC Irvine (11-3) 2-2-3-3 = 10
UCI Scorers: Jessy Cardey 3, Danielle Warde 2, Annika Bergesen 1, Hannah Croghan 1, Katie Croghan 1, Layne Kipp 1, Amy Riddering 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 7; Jillian Yocum (UCI) 9