May 1, 2014

Five CSUN Players Earn All-Big West Conference Accolades

Irvine, Ca. – For the second straight season, Marisa Young has earned first team All-Big West Conference honors.

Young joins four other Cal State Northridge water polo players who were honored today by their selection to the all-league teams. Jenny Jamison and Lindsy Duncan were named to the all-league second team. Kiernan Davis and Melissa Doll were accorded honorable mention status in a vote of the league's coaches.

During the 2013-14 season, Cal State Northridge chalked up a 23-9 record, finished in a tie for second place during the regular portion of the Big West Conference, and was ranked as high as seventh in the nation.

Kiernan Davis, Junior, Goalkeeper, Redlands, Ca.
Named Honorable Mention All-Big West Conference … Collected 212 season saves, ninth-best for a single season at Cal State Northridge … Tallied ten or more saves in seven games … Collected a season-high 13 saves against Long Beach State (4/12/14) … In three seasons at Cal State Northridge, she has collected 598 saves, third-best in school history.

Melissa Doll, Senior, Defender, Harleysville, Pa.
Named honorable mention All-Big West Conference … Scored 21 goals along with a shooting percentage of .350 … Scored a season-high three goals against Hawai'i (4/4/14) … Finished second on the team in steals (50) and assists (37) … Finished her four-year career ranked third in field blocks (81), fifth in career assists (140), fifth in career steaks (175), and ninth in career shooting percentage of .375.

Lindsy Duncan, Senior, Attacker, Murray, Ut.
Named second team All-Big West Conference … Scored 51 goals, second-best on the team … Scored at least one goal in 24 of the team's 30 games … Scored a season-high four goals against Cal Baptist (2/1/14) and Azusa Pacific (3/12/14) … In 17 games, she scored two or more goals … Led the team with 49 assists … Third on the squad with 25 field blocks … Finished her four-year Matador career with 211 goals, second-best in school history … Her 211 goals were only eleven short of the school record held by Allison Brookes (222, 2005-08) … Set the school record with 551 career field goal attempts and assists (196) … In the school record book, ranks second in field blocks (85) and seventh in career field goal percentage (.383).

Jenny Jamison, Senior, Utility, Camarillo, Ca.
Gained second team All-Big West Conference honors … Scored 48 goals, third-best on the team … Tallied a career-high six goals against Cal State Monterey Bay (1/26/14) … Scored at least two goals in ten games … Scored eleven goals in the last five games … Shot .432, the second-best mark on the Matadors … Finished her four-year career with 169 goals, sixth-best all-time at CSUN … Also ranks fourth in career field goal percentage (.404), fifth in career field goals attempts (418) and sixth in field blocks (41) in the school record book.

Marisa Young, Junior, Center, Fountain Valley, Ca.
Gained first team All-Big West Conference honors for a second straight season … Led the Big West Conference in scoring with 61 goals … She has led the Matadors in scoring in two of the last three seasons … Scored at least one goal in 23 of the team's 30 games … That included a career-high six goals against Concordia (3/23/14) … Scored five goals in two games … In 16 games, she scored two or more goals … Also led the Matadors in shooting percentage (.462, seventh-best for a single season in school history), field goal attempts (132), field blocks (40) … During her three seasons at Cal State Northridge, she has scored 177 goals, fourth-best in school history, and only 45 goals short of the school record held by Allison Brookes (222 goals, 2005-08) … She has never scored less than 51 goals during her three seasons at CSUN … Ranks third in the school record book in career field goals attempts (441) and career field blocks (84).

The 2014 Big West Women's Water Polo All-Conference Team

First Team
Marisa Young – Cal State Northridge
Jessy Cardey – UC Irvine
Paula Chillida Esforzado – Hawai'i
Hannah Croghan – UC Irvine
Hillary Estrada – UC Irvine
Coriann Snyder – Long Beach State
Danielle Warde – UC Irvine
Jillian Yocum – UC Irvine

Second Team
Lindsy Duncan – Cal State Northridge
Jenny Jamison – Cal State Northridge
Amy Carlson – Hawai'i
Hannah Curran – UC Davis
Danielle Lewis – Hawai'i
Lauren Martin – UC Santa Barbara
Chelsea Parks – Long Beach State

Honorable Mention
Kiernan Davis – Cal State Northridge
Melissa Doll – Cal State Northridge
Chloe Barr – Hawai'i
Emily Carr – Hawai'i
Mirella Coutinho – Hawai'i
Ally Hansen – UC Davis
Christina Kotsia – Long Beach State
Caitlin Lopes Da Silva – Hawai'i
McKenna Mitchell – UC Irvine
Samantha Murphy – UC Santa Barbara
Jessie Porter – UC Santa Barbara
Zoe Respondek – Hawai'i
Hillary Veselik – Long Beach State

2014 Big West Player of the Year
Danielle Warde – UC Irvine

2014 Big West Freshman of the Year
Chloe Barr – Hawai'i

2014 Big West Coach of the Year
Dan Klatt – UC Irvine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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