Cal State Northridge Water Polo - Ninth Nationally - Highest Ranking In School History

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Feb. 17, 2010

Northridge, Calif. - A 9-2 overall record to start the 2010 season has catapulted the Cal State Northridge women's water polo team to a ninth-place national ranking in the weekly poll sponsored by the Collegiate Water Polo Association.

The weekly poll is released each Wednesday.

That is the first time in school history that the Matadors have broken into the nation's Top 10.

Cal State Northridge, the defending Big West Conference regular season champions, is one of four league schools to be ranked in the national Top 20. UC Irvine is eleventh, followed by UC Santa Barbara (14th), UC Davis (15th) and Pacific (16th).

Stanford is ranked #1 followed by USC, California, five-time defending NCAA UCLA, Michigan, Loyola Marymount, Arizona State, Cal State Northridge and San Jose State.

The next appearance for Cal State Northridge is Feb. 27-28 at the UC Irvine Invitational.

The 2010 Cal State Northridge Water Polo Statistics (9-2 overall, 0-0 Big West)

CSUN Scorers
Whitney Delgado 23
Sydney Sonoda 20
Alison Pierce 18
Renee Gargiulo 9
Kirra Kylander 8
Heidi Pettinger 8
Kristin McLaughlin 7
Leah Janke 4
Sabrina Anonas 3
Chelsea Curran 3Kylie Sarpa 3
Bethany Scamara 3
Danielle Berman 2
Katie Outzen 2
Jessica Goforth 2
Torrey Kylander 2
Alyssa Goldie 1
Totals 118
Opponents 68 1 2 3 4 = Totals
Cal State Northridge 33 29 30 26 = 118
Opponents 21 11 11 25 = 68

Goalie Saves
Jillian Stapf - 92
Nicole Concialdi - 22

Assists
Kirra Kylander 24
Whitney Delgado 15
Kristin McLaughlin 11
Renee Gargiulo 11
Heidi Pettinger 8
Alison Pierce 8
Sydney Sonoda 6
Torrey Kylander 5
Bethany Scamara 5
Jillian Stapf 4
Sabrina Anonas 3
Chelsea Curran 3
Jillian Stapf 3
Katie Outzen 3
Alyssa Goldie 2
Leah Janke 2
Kylie Sarpa 2
Ashley Rogers 1

Steals
Sydney Sonoda 13
Kristin McLaughlin 11
Whitney Delgado 10
Heidi Pettinger 9
Renee Gargiulo 6
Kirra Kylander 6
Torrey Kylander 4
Jillian Stapf 3
Leah Janke 2
Katie Outzen 2
Kylie Sarpa 2
Jillian Stapf 2
Nicole Concialdi 1
Chelsea Curran 1
Jessica Goforth 1
Alyssa Goldie 1
Alison Pierce 1
Ashley Rodgers 1
Bethany Scamara 1

January 29 - Cal State Northridge 18, Azusa Pacific 6 at Cal Baptist Invitational
Azusa Pacific 4 1 0 1 = 6
Cal State Northridge 5 5 4 4 = 18
CSUN Scorers: Kirra Kylander 2, Kylie Sarpa 2, Whitney Delgado 2, Alison Pierce 2, Renee Gargiulo 2, Sydney Sonoda 2, Kristin McLaughlin 2, Heidi Pettinger 1, Danielle Berman 1, Sabrina Anonas 1, Leah Janke 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 6; Nicole Concialdi 4

January 29 - CS Northridge 13, Claremont-McKenna Scripps 4 at Cal Baptist Invitational
CMS 1 0 2 1 = 4
Cal State Northridge 7 4 0 2 = 13
CSUN Scorers: Sydney Sonoda 3, Kirra Kylander 1, Leah Janke 1, Whitney Delgado 1, Chelsea Curran 1, Alison Pierce 1, Sabrina Anonas 1, Torrey Kylander 1, Kristin McLaughlin 1, Jessica Goforth 1, Danielle Berman 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 5; Nicole Concialdi 4

January 30 - Cal State Northridge 10, Cal Baptist 9 at Cal Baptist Invitational
Cal Baptist 4 1 1 3 = 9
Cal State Northridge 4 2 3 1 = 10
CSUN Scorers: Sydney Sonoda 4, Whitney Delgado 3, Chelsea Curran 2, Kirra Kylander 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 11

January 30 - Cal State Northridge 13, Fresno Pacific 2 at Cal Baptist Invitational
Fresno Pacific 1 1 0 0 = 2
Cal State Northridge 4 1 5 3 = 13
CSUN Scorers: Bethany Scamara 3, Leath Janke 2, Katie Outzen 2, Alison Pierce 2, Whitney Delgado 1, Kylie Sarpa 1, Alyssa Goldie 1, Sabrina Anonas 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 2; Nicole Concialdi 11

February 6 - Cal State Northridge 11, Marist 7 at UCSD Invitational
Marist 1 0 0 6 = 7
Cal State Northridge 3 4 2 2 = 11
CSUN Scorers: Alison Pierce 5, Whitney Delgado 2, Heidi Pettinger 2, Sydney Sonoda 1, Kristin McLaughlin 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 8; Nicole Concialdi 2

February 6 - Hartwick 12, Cal State Northridge 8 at UCSD Invitational
Hartwick 3 1 3 5 = 12
Cal State Northridge 1 2 2 3 = 8
CSUN Scorers: Heidi Pettinger 3, Kirra Kylander 1, Whitney Delgado 1, Alison Pierce 1, Sydney Sonoda 1, Kristin McLaughlin 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 9

February 7 - Cal State Northridge 14, Cal State Bakersfield 6 at UCSD Invitational
Cal State Bakersfield 1 0 1 4 = 6
Cal State Northridge 5 1 6 2 = 14
CSUN Scorers: Alison Pierce 4, Whitney Delgado 3, Renee Gargiulo 2, Sydney Sonoda 2, Torrey Kylander 1, Jessica Goforth 1, Heidi Pettinger 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 9; Nicole Concialdi 1

February 7 - Cal State Northridge 8, UC Santa Barbara 3 at UCSD Invitational
UC Santa Barbara 1 0 1 1 = 3
Cal State Northridge 2 3 1 2 = 8
CSUN Scorers: Sydney Sonoda 2, Kirra Kylander 2, Kristin McLaughlin 1, Whitney Delgado 1, Alison Pierce 1, Renee Gargiulo 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 16

February 13 - UCLA 9, Cal State Northridge at UCLA
Cal State Northridge 1 1 1 2 = 5
UCLA 2 3 2 2 = 9
CSUN Scorers: Whitney Delgado 3, Kristin McLaughlin 1, Alison Pierce 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 10

February 14 - Cal State Northridge 12, Hartwick 7 at Roadrunner Invitational Hartwick 2 3 1 1 = 7
Cal State Northridge 1 5 3 3 = 12
CSUN Scoresr: Sydney Sonoda 5, Whitney Delgado 3, Renee Gargiulo 2, Kirra Kylander 1 Alison Pierce 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 16

February 15 - Cal State Northridge 6, CS Bakersfield 3 at Roadrunner Invitational
Cal State Bakersfield 1 1 0 1 = 3
Cal State Northridge 0 1 3 2 = 6
CSUN Scorers: Whitney Delgado 3, Renee Gargiulo 2, Heidi Pettinger 1
Goalie Saves: Jillian Stapf 6