Cal State Northridge Records 9-6 Victory Over Bucknell

March 11, 2009

Northridge, Calif. - The Cal State Northridge women's water polo team used a balanced scoring attack to withstand the challenge of Bucknell, 9-6, in the home opener for the Matadors on Wednesday afternoon at Matador Pool.

Cal State Northridge jumped to a 3-2 first period lead and then exploded for four second period goals to only one for the Bisons.

Seven different Matador players scored at least one goal with Alison Pierce and Heidi Pettinger each scoring two goals.

Jillian Stapf collected 15 saves.

Cal State Northridge 4-3-2-0=9
Bucknell 4-0-1-1=6
CSUN Scorers: Alison Pierce 2, Heidi Pettinger 2, Kirra Kylander 1, Jessica Coy 1, Renee Gargiulo 1, Sydney Sonoda 1, Tara McGinley 1

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