Cal State Northridge Overpowers Penn State Behrend, 9-1

March 7, 2010

Thousand Oaks, Calif. - Tenth-ranked Cal State Northridge had a chance to use most of its reserve players to help the Matadors post a 9-1 victory over Penn State Behrend (Erie, Pa) during Sunday afternoon action at the Cal Lutheran Invitational.

The Matadors recorded four wins in five tournament games to give CSUN a 15-5 season record.

Six different Matador players scored at least one goal. Sabrina Anonas led the CSUN attack with a career-high three goals.

Cal State Northridge jumped to a 5-0 first period lead and extended the lead to 7-0 at halftime.

Earlier in the day, two goals apiece by Whitney Delgado, Kirra Kylander, Renee Gargiulo, Sydney Sonoda and Kristin McLaughlin powered Cal State Northridge to a convincing 13-6 victory over Villanova University.

Delgado finished the tournament with 15 goals to give her a team-leading 42 goals.

The Matadors got off to a strong start, taking a 5-3 first period lead, and extending the lead to five goals, 9-4, at halftime.

Eight different Matador players scored at least one goal.

Matador Memo
Two CSUN players are ranked in the Top 10 in career scoring ... Kirra Kylander is eighth with 82 goals, and Sydney Sonoda is ninth with 78 goals along with Lynzy Klein (2004-06) ... Just out of the CSUN career Top-10 in scoring is Whitney Delgado with 77 goals ... Delgado is the team leader in goals in 2010 with 42 goals ... Last year, Delgado scored 35 goals in 36 team games ... Delgado has recorded 42 goals in 20 games this year.

Cal State Northridge 5-2-0-2=9
Penn State-Behrend 0-0-1-0=1
CSUN Scorers: Sabrina Anonas 3, Alyssa Goldie 2, Bethany Scamara 1, Kylie Sapra 1, Ashley Rogers 1, Danielle Berman 1
PSN Scorer: MaryEllen Spooner 1
Goalie Saves: Nicole Concialdi (CSUN) 1

Cal State Northridge 5-4-2-2=13
Villanova 3-1-1-1=6
CSUN Scorers: Kirra Kylander 2, Whitney Delgado 2, Renee Gargiulo 2, Sydney Sonoda 2, Kristin McLaughlin 2, Chelsea Curran 1, Alison Pierce 1, Jessica Goforth 1
Villanova Scorers: Jen Soares 2, Kathleen Maloney 2, Sara Kane 1, Sarah Amel 1
Goalie Saves: na