February 13, 2011

#13 Cal State Northridge Defeats #14 Hartwick, 11-10

Feb. 13, 2011

La Jolla, Ca. - A pass from Whitney Delgado to Sydney Sonoda for a goal with seven seconds on the clock propelled 13th-ranked Cal State Northridge to an 11-10 victory over 14th-ranked Hartwick during second day action on Sunday afternoon at the Triton Invitational at UC San Diego.

Hartwick had one last chance to tie the game but Matador goal keeper Dana Harvey batted away a shot to preserve the victory.

Cal State Northridge ended the two-day tournament with a 2-2 record and a seventh place finish. The Matadors are 6-5 for the season.

Delgado ended the tournament with eleven goals. Her goal total included a career-high seven goals on Saturday against Cal State Bakersfield.

The Matadors trailed Hartwick, 8-7, after three periods but rallied for four goals in the final frame including the game winner by Sonoda.

On Sunday morning, Cal State Northridge dropped a 10-7 decision to Long Beach State, 10-7, at the Triton Invitational.

The Matadors held a 4-3 at halftime, but the 49ers exploded for five third-period goals compared to one for CSUN.

Melissa Doll led the Matador attack with two goals.

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

#13 Cal State Northridge (6-5) 2-2-3-4=11
#14 Hartwick 3-1-4-2=10
CSUN Scorers: Sydney Sonoda 5, Whitney Delgado 2, Melissa Doll 1, Lindsy Nelson 1, Celena Photopulos 1, Chelsea Yox
Hartwick Scorers: Capparelli 2, McKee 2, Mensink 2, Bass 1, Freeborn 1, Leonard 1, Young 1
Goalie Saves: Harvey (CSUN) 8; Dorman (H) 7

#13 Cal State Northridge (5-5) 1-3-1-2=7
Long Beach State 2-1-5-2=10
CSUN Scorers: Melissa Doll 2, Whitney Delgado 1, Jessica Goforth 1, Leah Janke 1, Lindsy Nelson 1, Heidi Pettinger 1
LBS Scorers: Matheson 2, Sieprath 2, Cerda 2, Leonard 1, Lantz 1, Snyder 1, McKeon 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 7; Stragler (LBS) 9