#13 Cal State Northridge Defeats CSUB, Falls to LMU

Feb. 12, 2011

La Jolla, Ca. - Cal State Northridge finished the first day (Saturday) at the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego with a 1-1 record.

In the first game, Whitney Delgado scored a career-high seven goals to lift 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge to a 13-11 victory over Cal State Bakersfield during first round play on Saturday morning.

The victory was close from start-to-finish. Both teams were even (2-2) after the first period, but the Matadors enjoyed a 6-4 half time lead. The Roadrunners shaved CSUN's lead to only one goal (9-8) after three periods.

Four other Matador players scored goals with Sydney Sonoda adding three goals and Melissa Doll collecting two goals.

In the second game on Saturday afternoon, sixth-ranked Loyola Marymount and Cal State Northridge met for the second time in the last two weeks. The results were the same, a Matador loss. Two weeks ago, LMU scored a 15-6 victory over CSUN at the Michigan Invitational. On Saturday afternoon at the Triton Invitational, CSUN fell 11-6 to the Lions. Melissa Doll scored two goals for the Matadors.

Cal State Northridge (5-4) will continue play on Sunday at 9:50 a.m. against the loser of the Michigan-Long Beach State at Triton Pool on the UC San Diego campus. Michigan and Long Beach State play this afternoon (5:20 p.m.).

For compete information on the Triton Invitational, go to UCSDTritons.com.

#13 Cal State Northridge (5-3) 2-4-3-4=13
Cal State Bakersfield 2-2-4-3=11
CSUN Scorers: Whitney Delgado 7, Sydney Sonoda 3, Melissa Doll 2, Leah Janke 1, Lindsy Nelson 1
CSUB Scorers: Hanson 4, Adams 2, Browning 1, McKenzie 1, Nesbit 1, Shead 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 9; Pezzolla (CSUB) 11

#13 Cal State Northridge (5-4) 3-0-3-0=6
#6 Loyola Marymount 3-2-1-5=11
CSUN Scorers: Melissa Doll 2, Whitney Delgado 1, Heidi Petinger 1, Chelsea Photopulos 1, Lindsy Nelson 1
LMU Scorers: Manke 3, Romero 3, Benedetti 1, Bonk 1, Carrillo 1, Flanks 1, Honny 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 8; Cato (LMU) 5