#14 Cal State Northridge Defeats Cal Baptist, Falls To #5 Hawai'i

March 24, 2008

Honolulu, Hw - Jessica Coy scored three goals to lead the 14th ranked Cal State Northridge women's water polo team to a 9-4 victory over Cal Baptist on Sunday afternoon at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.

Earlier in the day, Tara McGinley scored three goals, but it wasn't enough as the Matadors dropped a 15-9 decision to fifth-ranked Hawai'i in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) game.

In the victory over Cal Baptist, the Matadors jumped to a 3-0 lead after the first period, and advanced the lead to 7-0 at halftime. The lead expanded to 8-0 after three periods.

Chelsea Curran, Allison Brookes and Sydney Sonoda each scored a pair of goals in the win over Cal Baptist.

In the first game, Hawaii jumped to a 3-0 first period lead, and advanced its margin to four goals at halftime, 7-3.

All three of McGinley's goals came in the third period.

Allison Brookes added two goals for CSUN.

CSUN now is 8-10 overall and 0-4 in the MPSF.

Wednesday, the Matadors will play an exhibition game against the Canadian Junior National "B" team in Honolulu. Game time is 10:00 a.m. (ht).


Cal State Northridge (7-10, 0-4 MPSF) 0 3 2 4 = 9
Hawaii (10-3, 4-0 MPSF) 3 4 5 3 = 15

CSUN Scorers: Tara McGinley 3, Allison Brookes 2, Jessica Coy 1, Chelsea Curran 1, Renee Gargiulo 1, Bethany Scamara 1

Hawaii Scorers: Angela Turnbull 5, Kelly Mason 3, Leonie Van Der Molen 2, Carmen Eggens 2, Samantha Motekaitis 1, Ryan Hanson-Swaner 1, Anna Sieprath 1

Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) 8; SSerana Bredin 5, Sara Gralitzer 3, Liz Kiethley 1


Cal State Northridge (8-10) 3 4 1 1 = 9
Cal Baptist 0 0 0 4 = 4

CSUN Scorers: Jessica Coy 3, Chelsea Curran 2, Allison Brookes 2, Sydney Sonoda 2

Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf (CSUN) na