February 10, 2013

#17 Cal State Northridge Defeats UC San Diego, 9-7

La Jolla, Calif. – Leah Janke scored three goals while Molly Henehan and Marisa Young added two goals apiece to lead 17th-ranked Cal State Northridge to a 9-7 victory over UC San Diego on Sunday afternoon at the UCSD Invitational.

Tied 2-2 after period, the Matadors ended halftime with a 4-3 advantage. CSUN then broke the game open outscoring the Tritons, 4-1, in the third period, to take a 7-5 lead.

Kiernan Davis collected ten saves against UC San Diego.

Earlier in the day, Cal State Northridge fell to Long Beach State, 10-8, in double overtime at the UCSD Invitational.

A Lindsy Nelson goal with 3:29 to play gave the Matadors an 8-7 lead. But the 49ers tied the game with 2:55 left on the clock and eventually sent the game into overtime at 8-8.

In collegiate water polo, two five-minute overtimes are played. Long Beach State scored a goal in each overtime while CSUN was held scoreless.

Jenny Jamison and Nelson scored two goals apiece to lead the Matadors in scoring.

Cal State Northridge (8-3)            2-1-4-2 = 9                      
UC San Diego (4-4)                     2-2-1-2 = 7
CSUN Scorers: Leah Janke 3, Molly Henehan 2, Marisa Young 2, Jenny Jamison 1, Celena Photopulos 1
UCSD Scorers: Sarah Lizotte 3, Jolene Guiliana 2, Lauren Finwall 1, Alexis Wiesler 1
Goalie Saves: Kiernan Davis (CSUN) 10

Cal State Northridge (7-3)            1-3-2-2-0-0 = 8
Long Beach State (2-1)                2-1-2-3-1-1 = 10
CSUN Scorers: Jenny Jamison 2, Lindsy Nelson 2, Molly Henehan 1, Katie Kammer 1, Celena Photopulos 1, Marisa Young 1
LBS Scorers: Chelsea Parks 5, Christina Kotsia 3, Claire Martin 2
Goalie Saves: Kiernan Davis (CSUN) 10