#17 Cal State Northridge Records Wins over Bucknell, Marist

March 16, 2011

Northridge, Ca. - Melissa Doll and Sydney Sonoda combined for six goals to lead 17th-ranked Cal State Northridge to an 11-9 victory over Bucknell in a non-league women's water polo game on Wednesday afternoon at Matador Pool.

Later in the day, Doll added another three goals to help lead the Matadors to a 10-7 decision over Marist.

Cal State Northridge held a 6-5 lead at halftime and a 7-6 margin over Marist at the end of three periods. The Matadors sealed the victory with three fourth period goals to earn the win.

Leah Janke and Heidi Pettinger each scored two goals for Cal State Northridge.

Against Bucknell, the Matadors held a slim 4-3 lead at halftime, but expanded the margin to four goals, 10-6, with 3:51 left in the game. However, Bucknell scored three straight goals to cut the CSUN lead to one goal, 10-9, with 59 seconds remaining on the clock. But Doll scored her third goal of the game with 32 seconds remaining to insure the CSUN win.

Dana Harvey recorded 12 saves in goal for Cal State Northridge.

#17 Cal State Northridge (15-11) 2 2 2 5 = 11
Bucknell 1 2 0 6 = 9
CSUN Scorers: Missy Doll 3, Sydney Sonoda 3, Whitney Delgado 2, Heidi Pettinger 2, Jessica Goforth 1
Bucknell Scorers: MacKenzie Ferry 3, Kandis Canonica 2, Hallie Kennan 2, Haley Prickett 1, Shannon Carroll 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 12; Brittany Connell (B), Rena Heim (B) 2

#17 Cal State Northridge (16-11) 2 4 1 3 = 10
Marist 1 4 1 1 = 7
CSUN Scorers: Missy Doll 3, Leah Janke 2, Heidi Pettinger 2, Alysssa Goldie 1, Jessica Goforth 1, Molly Henehan 1
Marist Scorers: Rosie Pauli 2, Yuriria Chavez 1, Desiree Desaulners 1, Katherine Farley 1, Kelly Kline 1, Agnes Konopka 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 6; Alexis Solaro (M) 6