January 30, 2010

Cal State Northridge Finishes Unbeaten At Cal Baptist Invitational

Jan. 30, 2010

Riverside, Calif. - It was indeed a good weekend for the Cal State Northridge women's water polo team.

The Matadors finished the two-day Cal Baptist tournament with two wins on Saturday including a 10-9 victory over Cal Baptist, and a 13-2 decision over Fresno Pacific.

In the first game of the day, Chelsea Curran scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with 7:06 seconds to play in the fourth period to give unbeaten Cal State Northridge a 10-9 decision over Cal Baptist.

The Matadors led 9-6 after three periods and Curran added an insurance goal early in the fourth period to give CSUN a 10-6 lead. But Cal Baptist scored three straight goals in the final four minutes in the final period to make the game close.

Whitney Delgado and Sydney Sonoda each scored three goals. Delgado scored all three of her goals in the first period.

Jillian Stapf collected seven saves in goal.

In the second game of the day, it was no contest as Cal State Northridge raced to a 4-1 first period lead, 5-2 at halftime, and 10-2 after three quarters.

Bethany Scamara scored a career-high three goals (all in the third period) to lead the Matadors to victory. Eight different Matadors scored at least one goal in the win.

Cal Baptist 4-1-1-3=9
Cal State Northridge 4-2-3-1=10
Cal Baptist Scorers: Jenifer Grutz 4, Collette Brown 2, Chelsea Gentry 1, Kylie Chevalier 1, Christina Webb 1
Cal State Northridge Scorers: Whitney Delgado 3, Sydney Sonoda 3, Chelsea Curran 2, Kirra Kylander 1, Heidi Pettinger 1
Goalie Saves: Camryn Rogers (CB) 6; Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 7

Cal State Northridge 4-1-5-3=13
Fresno Pacific 1-1-0-0=2
Cal State Northridge Scorers: Bethany Scamara 3, Leah Janke 2, Kathryn Outzen 2, Whitney Delgado 2, Alison Pierce 1, Sabrina Anonas 1, Alyssa Goldie 1, Kylie Scarpa 1
Fresno Pacific Scorers: RaeAnn Sadler 1, Brittney Guerrero 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 15; Jessica Esau (FP) 12

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