#16 Cal State Northridge Falls To #4 Hawaii

March 12, 2011

San Diego, Ca. - For the second time this season, 16th-ranked Cal State Northridge fell to fourth-ranked Hawaii.

This time, it was a 9-5 loss at Saturday's Aztec Invitational at San Diego State. Earlier this year at the UC Irvine Invitational, the Matadors fell to Hawaii, 12-5.

Hawaii jumped to a 2-0 lead after the first period, but the Matadors made it a game at halftime with the Rainbow Wahine only leading 5-4.

The game remained competitive after three periods with Cal State Northridge only down, 7-5, to the Rainbow Wahine.

But Hawaii outscored Cal State Northridge, 2-0, in the final period to secure the 9-5 victory.

At 5 p.m., Cal State Northridge plays tenth-ranked San Jose State. Earlier today, the Spartans scored an 11-8 decision over ninth-ranked San Diego State.

Tournament action continues on Sunday when Cal State Northridge plays 18th-ranked UC San Diego at 10 a.m. followed by a 5:30 p.m. contest against San Diego State.

For complete information on the Aztec Invitational, go to goaztecs.com

#16 Cal State Northridge (13-9) 0 4 1 0 = 5
#4 Hawaii 2 3 2 2 = 9
CSUN Scorers: Whitney Delgado 3, Melissa Doll 1, Jessica Goforth 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 12