Cal State Northridge Goes 1-1 at Cal Baptist Invitational

Jan. 31, 2009

Riverside, Ca - The 13th ranked Cal State Northridge women's water polo team enjoyed its largest margin in the young 2009 season with a 15-3 decision over Cal Baptist on Saturday afternoon at the Cal Baptist Invitational.

Tara McGinley enjoyed a career-day with four goals, all in the fourth period. Four other Matador players scored two goals, Jessica Coy, Chelsea Curren 2, Whitney Delgado and Renee Gargiulo 2.

Jillian Stapf collected ten saves in goal for CSUN.

The Matadors scored three goals in each of the first three periods, and then exploded for six in the final frame.

In the second game of the day, the Matadors stayed competitive with seventh-ranked Arizona State, but fell at the final buzzer, 7-6.

The Sun Devils took a 3-0 lead in the first period, and led 5-1 at halftime. But the Matadors refused to fold, outscoring the Pac-10 Sun Devils, 5-2, in the second half.

Jessica Coy led Cal State Northridge scorers with three goals.

Cal State Northridge 3-3-3-6=15
Cal Baptist 0-1-0-2=3
Cal State Northridge Scorers: Tara McGinley 4, Jessica Coy 2, Chelsea Curran 2, Whitney Delgado 2, Renee Gargiulo 2, Kirra Kylander 1, Heidi Pettinger 1, Devin Sloan 1
Indiana Scorers: Jennifer Grutz 1, Kylie Chevalier 1, Collette Brown 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 10; Nicole Concialldi (CSUN 0; Camryn Rogers (CP) 8

Cal State Northridge 0-1-2-3=6
Arizona State 3-2-1-1=7
Cal State Northridge Scorers: Jessica Coy 3, Chelsea Curran 1, Whitney Delgado 1, Sydney Sonoda 1
Arizona State Scorers: Addison McGrath 2, Lynnlee Smith 2, Mariam Salloum 2, Jennifer Campo 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 9; Dana Harvey (ASU) 9

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