April 9, 2011

#16 Cal State Northridge Sweeps #15 UCSB (8-7), Cal Baptist (14-6)

April 9, 2011

Northridge, Calif. - Cal State Northridge stormed to a 6-0 lead and cruised to a 14-6 victory over Cal Baptist in a non-league women's water polo game on Saturday afternoon at Matador Pool.

The victory ended the home season for 2011 for the Matadors. Whitney Delgado scored three goals while Bethany Scamara and Lindsy Nelson each added two goals.

Before the CSUN/CBU match, seniors Scamara, Nicole Concialdi, Chelsea Curran and Sydney Sonoda were honored for their dedication and hard work in lifting CSUN to national prominence.

Earlier in the day, Leah Janke scored three goals and Cal State Northridge stopped a late UC Santa Barbara rally to record an 8-7 victory over the Gauchos in a battle of first place teams in the Big West Conference at Matador Pool.

The Matadors held a sizable 8-4 lead with 7:45 to play, but the Gauchos scored three straight goals to make it 8-7 with 1:53 on the clock.

Janke scored two of her first three goals in the first period.

Cal State Northridge outscored the Gauchos, 2-0, in the second period thanks to goals by Janke and Whitney Delgado to take a 5-3 halftime lead.

The Matadors mounted a 7-4 lead after three periods.

Dana Harvey recorded 17 saves for Cal State Northridge.

Cal State Northridge remained in first place with a 3-0 record while the Gauchos fell to 2-1. The Matadors are 20-11 overall. UCSB is 19-9. The loss broke UCSB's seven game winning streak.

Cal State Northridge (21-11) 5 3 4 2 = 14
Cal Baptist 0 2 4 0 = 6
CSUN Scorers: Whitney Delgado 3, Bethany Scamara 2, Sydney Sonoda 2, Lindsy Nelson 2, Melissa Doll 2, Heidi Pettinger 1, Jessica Goforth 1, Hayley Gurriell 1
CBU Scorers: Nicole Berry 2, Kylie Chevalier 1, Briana Tryon 1, Kim Latschaw 1, Emily Allen 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 7; Camryn Rogers (CBU) 3

1st Period Scoring
6:30 (1-0) - Whitney Delgado (CSUN)
3:56 (2-0) - Sydney Sonoda (CSUN)
2:58 (3-0) - Lindsy Nelson (CSUN)
2:06 (4-0) - Melissa Doll (CSUN)
1:53 (5-0) - Lindsy Nelson (CSUN)

2nd Period Scoring
6:00 (6-0) - Melissa Doll (CSUN)
3:37 (6-1) - Kylie Chevalier (CBU)
2:30 (6-2) - Briana Tryon (CBU)
1:57 (7-2) - Whitney Delgado (CSUN)
0:35 (8-2) - Heidi Pettinger (CSUN)

3rd Period Scoring 7:37 (9-2) - Sydney Sonoda (CSUN)
6:54 (10-2) - Jessica Goforth (CSUN)
5:25 (11-2) - Bethany Scamara (CSUN)
5:01 (12-2) - Bethany Scamara (CSUN)
4:06 (12-3) - Kim Latschaw (CBU)
3:18 (12-4) - Nicole Berry (CBU)
1:39 (12-5) - Nicole Berry (CBU)
0:54 (12-6) - Emily Allen (CBU)

4th Period Scoring
3:19 (13-6) - Whitney Delgado (CSUN)
1:54 (14-6) - Hayley Gurriell (CSUN)

#16 Cal State Northridge (20-11, 3-0 BWC) 3 2 2 1 = 8
#15 UC Santa Barbara (19-9, 2-1 BWC) 3 0 1 3 = 7
CSUN Scorers: Leah Janke 3, Lindsy Nelson 2, Whitney Delgado 1, Heidi Pettinger 1, Sydney Sonoda 1
UCSB Scorers: Bryce Walton 3, Claire Buchanan 2, Kathyn Nelson 1, Nanc Ruano 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 17; Ruth Milne (UCSB) 10

1st Period Scoring
7:36 (1-0) - Leah Janke (CSUN)
3:44 (1-1) - Kathryn Nelson (UCSB)
2:17 (1-2) - Claire Buchanan (UCSB)
1:46 (2-2) - Leah Janke (CSUN)
1:24 (2-3) - Claire Buchanan (UCSB)
0:47 (3-3) - Sydney Sonoda (CSUN)

2nd Period Scoring
4:24 (4-3) - Whitney Delgado (CSUN)
0:01 (5-3) - Leah Janke (CSUN)

3rd Period Scoring
5:32 (6-3) - Lindsy Nelson (CSUN)
4:19 (7-3) - Heidi Pettinger (CSUN)
0:40 (7-4) - Bryce Winton (UCSB)

4th Period Scoring
7:45 (8-4) - Lindsy Nelson (CSUN)
6:33 (8-5) - Bryce Winton (UCSB)
2:41 (8-6) - Bryce Winton (UCSB)
1:53 (8-7) - Nancy Ruano (UCSB)