Feb. 21, 2009
Irvine, Ca. - The 14th-ranked Cal State Northridge women's water polo team dropped a 14-10 decision to third-ranked Hawaii during first round action at the UC Irvine Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
The Matadors jumped to a 5-4 first period lead, but Hawaii took a 8-7 halftime lead, and blew the game open in the third period, outscoring CSUN, 4-1.
The Matadors will play the loser of the San Diego State-Michigan match at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday at Corona Del Mar High School.
Tournament action for Cal State Northridge will continue on Sunday at Corona Del Mar High School.
Cal State Northridge 5-2-1-2=10
CSUN Scorers: Jessica Coy 3, Tara McGinley 3, Whitney Delgado 2, Kirra Kylander 1, Alison Pierce 1
Hawaii Scorers: Kelly Mason 6, Lisa van Raalte 4, Leonie Van Der Molen 1, Samantha Motekaitis 1, Dagmar Genee 1, Saara Majuri 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 7; Serena Bredin (H) 6