April 19, 2008

Jillian Stapf Records Career-High 20 Saves In 9-6 Victory Over Cal State San Bernardino

April 19, 2008

Northridge, Calif. - Jillian Stapf matched her career-high in saves with 20 in goal to help lift the 15th-ranked Cal State Northridge women's water polo team to a 9-6 decision over Cal State San Bernardino in a non-league game Saturday afternoon at Matador Pool.

Last year against UC Santa Barbara, Stapf had 20 saves.

Earlier in the day, Stapf recorded 14 saves in a 12-5 decision over 16th-ranked UC Santa Barbara in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) game.

Two-time All-American Allison Brookes and Chelsea Curran each collected three goals as the Matadors raised their season record to 12-17 overall. Cal State San Bernardino fell to 17-15.

Cal State Northridge led from the opening bell. Brookes scored at 6:00 of the first period, and Curran added two goals at 4:52 and 3:26 to give the Matadors a 3-0 lead.

Brookes scored her second and third goals of the game in the second period to help the Matadors take a 6-3 halftime lead.

Before the Cal State Northridge-UCSB game, seniors Allison Brookes, Dayna Van Gorder and Brianna Wilson were honored as they played their final home games at Matador Pool.

Cal State Northridge (12-17) 3 3 3 0 = 9
Cal State San Bernardino (17-15) 1 2 0 3 = 6
CSUN Scorers: Allison Brookes 3, Chelsea Curran 3, Jessica Coy 1, Dayna Van Gorder 1, Kirra Kylander 1
CSSB Scorers: Freyja Berg 3, Hayes 3
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 20, Nicole Concialdi 1; Bryanna Burns (CSSB) 11

First Period Scoring
6:00 - Allison Brookes (CSUN)
4:52 - Chelsea Curran (CSUN)
3:26 - Chelsea Curran (CDSUN)
2:06 - Ashley Hays (CSSB)

Second Period Scoring
6:48 - Allison Brookes (CSUN)
3:48 - Dayna Van Gorder (CSUN)
3:01 - Allison Brookes (CSUN)
2:18 - Frejya Berg (CSSB)
0:57 - Ashley Hays (CSSB)

Third Period Scoring
7:47 - Chelsea Curran (CSUN)
6:41 - Jessica Coy (CSUN)
2:21 - Kirra Kylander (CSUN)

Fourth Period Scoring
7:05 - Ashley Hays (CSSB)
2:07 - Freyja Berg (CSSB)
0:07 - Freyja Berg (CSSB)

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