CSUN Ends Season With 9-7 Loss To UC Davis

May 1, 2011

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Cal State Northridge ended the 2011 season with a 9-7 loss to UC Davis on Sunday afternoon at the Big West Women's Water Polo Tournament at UC Santa Barbara.

The Matadors ended the year with a 21-16 record.

The loss meant the Matadors finished fourth at the league tournament.

The third quarter proved to be pivotal point of the game. Down only 6-5 at halftime, CSUN was outscored in the third frame, 3-1, to fall back 9-6.

Cal State Northridge had three extra man opportunities in the final period but couldn't convert.

Heidi Pettinger posted a hat trick for CSUN. She scored on two 6-on-5 goals and a five-meter penalty shot.

Cal State Northridge (21-16) 3 2 1 1 0 = 7
UC Davis (20-12) 2 4 3 1 0 = 9
CSUN Scorers: Heidi Pettinger 3, Leah Janke 2, Melissa Doll 1, Jessica Goforth 1
UCD Scorers: Jessica Dunn 2, Carmen Eggert 2, Alicia Began 1, Carey Faber 1, Ariel Feeney 1, Dakotah Mohr 1, Becca Smith 1
Goalie Saves: Dana Harvey (CSUN) 12; Woods (UCD) 7

Big West Tournament - Campus Pool, UC Santa Barbara
Friday, April 29, 2011

#5 UC Davis (19-11) 8, #4 Pacific (20-12) 4
#6 Long Beach State (13-16) 4, #3 UC Santa Barbara (16-12) 3

Saturday, April 30, 2011
#1 UC Irvine (20-8) 15, #5 UC Davis (19-12) 9
#6 Long Beach State (13-16), #2 Cal State Northridge (21-15)

Sunday, May 1, 2011
#4 Pacific (21-12) 6, #3 UC Santa Barbara (16-13) 4 - 5th Place Game
#5 UC Davis (20-12) 9, #2 Cal State Northridge (21-16) 7 - 3rd Place Game
2:30 p.m. - #1 UC Irvine (21-8) 11, #6 Long Beach State (14-17) 5 - Championship Game