February 28, 2009

#12 Cal State Northridge Falls to #9 Loyola Marymount

Feb. 28, 2009

Westchester, Ca. - The ninth-ranked Loyola Marymount women's water polo team broke open a close game with five third period goals and went onto defeat 12th-ranked Cal State Northridge in a non-league game on Saturday.

The Matadors got two first period goals from Jessica Coy and Sydney Sonoda to take a 2-1 first period lead. Cal State Northridge kept the one goal lead with a 6-5 lead at halftime.

But the Matadors faltered in the third period as the Lions outscored CSUN, 5-1, to take a 10-6 lead.

Tara McGinley led the Matador attack with four goals. Coy had two goals.

Jillian Stapf recorded ten goals in goal.

The Matadors are now 5-11.

Cal State Northridge 2-4-1-3=10
Loyola Marymount 1-4-5-2=12
CSUN Scorers: Tara McGinley 4, Jessica Coy 2, Kirra Kylander 1, Renee Gargiulo 1, Sydney Sonoda 1, Kristin McLaughlin 1
LMU Scorers: Nicole Hughes 4, Anne Scott 3, Mary Ann Campos 2, Kimberly Benedetti 2, Diana Romero 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 10; Elise Ponce (LMU) 7; Eliana Arellano (LMU) 5

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