Jan. 23, 2011
Ann Arbor, Mi. - Nationally-ranked Cal State Northridge challenged two of the nation's best teams but fell to both fourth-ranked UCLA, 11-5, and #6 Loyola Marymount, 15-6, during second day action on Sunday at the Michigan Invitational.
The Bruins sealed the victory early, outscoring the Matadors, 7-1, in the first period. However, CSUN and UCLA played even in the next three periods. Each team scored four goals.
Sydney Sonoda scored three goals to lead the Matador attack.
Earlier in the day, #13th-ranked Cal State Northridge fell to sixth-ranked Loyola Marymount.
The Lions built a 4-2 first period lead, and continued to their increase their lead as the game progressed. LMU led at halftime, 8-3, and 12-6 at three periods.
For complete tournament information, go to the University of Michigan's website (www.mgoblue.com).
Matador Memo ...
Sydney Sonoda scored eight goals during the four-game, two-day Michigan Invitational ... Heidi Pettinger had six goals while Whitney Delgado and Chelsea Curran each accounted for four goals each.
#13 Cal State Northridge (1-3) 1-1-2-1=5
#4 UCLA (4-0) 7-1-2-1=11
CSUN Scorers: Sydney Sonoda 3, Chelsea Curran 1, Heidi Pettinger 1
UCLA Scorers: Emily Greenwood 2, KK Clark 2, Becca Dorst 2, Kelsey McGinley, Priscilla Orozco, Hannah Sebenaler, Gisele Naranjo, Leah Trella
#13 Cal State Northridge (1-2) 2-1-3-0=6
#6 Loyola Marymount (2-1) 4-4-4-3=15
CSUN Goals: Whitney Delgado 2, Chelsea Curran 2, Melissa Doll 1, Heidi Pettinger 1
LMU Goals: Diana Romero 3, Mary Ann Campos 2, Hana Gosney 2, Erin Manke 2, Alexandra Honny 2, Kimberly Benedetti 1, Daisy Carrillo 1, Casey Flacks 1, Morgan Bonk 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (LMU) 8, Kristine Cato (LMU) 10