March 2, 2012
#14 Cal State Northridge Overpowers Fresno Pacific, 15-3
Thousand Oaks, Calif. – It was a great start for 14th-ranked Cal State Northridge during Friday morning action at the Posada Royal Invitational at the Samuelson Aquatics Center on the Cal Lutheran campus.
The Matadors recorded its biggest one-sided victory of the season with a 15-3 decision over Fresno Pacific.
Cal State Northridge featured a balanced attack as nine different CSUN players scored at least one goal. Freshman Marisa Young
led the attack with four goals. Lindsy Nelson
and Melissa Doll
each added a pair of goals.
The Matadors jumped to a 5-0 lead after one period, and increased their lead to 8-0 at halftime.
Both CSUN goalkeepers saw action. Dana Harvey
played the first half with two saves. Freshman Kiernan Davis
played in the second half. Davis
collected five saves.
The victory raised CSUN's record to 5-11. Fresno Pacific fell to 2-12.
At 3:30 p.m., Cal State Northridge will face Concordia (Irvine).
For complete tournament information, go to clusports.com.
#14 Cal State Northridge (5-11) 5 3 2 5 = 15
Fresno Pacific (2-12) 0 0 0 3 = 3
CSUN Scorers: Marisa Young 4, Lindsy Nelson 2, Melissa Doll 2, Kelcie Ferriera 1, Molly Henehan 1, Jenny Jamison 1, Katie Kammer 1, Leah Janke 1, Carson Nestler 1
FPU Scorers: Hicks 1, Jaimie Lugo 1, RaeAnn Sadler 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 2; Kiernan Davis (CSUN) 5; Gumea (FP) 5