March 2, 2014

#7 CSUN Sweeps All Four Games at Cal Lutheran Invitational

Thousand Oaks, Ca. – Cal State Northridge, ranked seventh in the nation, chalked up a perfect 4-0 record during weekend play at the Cal Lutheran Invitational.

Sunday afternoon, the Matadors dismantled Chapman College, 15-4. Lindsy Nelson, Kelcie Ferreira and Jenny Jamison each scored three goals to lead CSUN's balanced offensive attack.

CSUN exploded for eight goals in the second period to take a 10-1 lead at halftime.

Earlier in the day, on the strength of a balanced scoring attack that featured nine different scorers, the Matadors recorded a 17-2 victory over Occidental. Jenny Jamison led the offensive attack with four goals. Marisa Young and Celena Photopulos added three goals each.

Natalie Averell and Kiernan Davis continued to split time in the goalkeeping nets for CSUN. Averell collected four saves while Davis tallied three saves.

Cal State Northridge held Occidental scoreless until the third period. The Matadors led 5-0 after one period, and increased the advantage to 9-0 at the intermission.

On Saturday, CSUN recorded a 20-4 victory over Whittier, and a 19-5 decision over Cal State East Bay.

In the four games, CSUN outscored its opponents, 71-15.

Cal State Northridge raised its season record to 13-5.

CSUN (13-5)         2-6-4-1 = 15
Chapman (3-3)     0-1-0-3 = 4
CSUN Goal Scorers: Lindsy Duncan 3, Kelcie Ferreira 3, Jenny Jamison 3, MacKenzy Fowler 2, Missy Doll 1, Emily Fuller 1, Celena Photopulos 1, Marisa Young 1
Chapman Goal Scorers: Miranda Estrella 2, Emily Fong 1, Alison Quincy 1
CSUN Goalie Saves: Kiernan Davis 3; Natalie Averell 1
Chapman Goalie Saves: Jordan Gilmore

CSUN (12-5)         5-4-4-4 = 17
Occidental (1-6)    0-0-1-1 = 2
CSUN Goal Scorers: Jenny Jamison 4, Celena Photopoulos 3, Marisa Young 3, Taitum Herington 2, Kelcy Barott 1, Kelcie Ferreira 1, Mackenzy Fowler 1, Molly Henehan 1, Taryn Kamimoto 1
Occidental Goal Scorers: Katie Gibbs 1, Carly Zurcher 1
CSUN Goalie Saves: Kiernan Davis 3; Natalie Averell 4
Occidental Goalie Saves: Sofie Munoz 5, Geneva Perez 6