11th-Ranked UCSB Defeats No. 12 Cal State Northridge 8-5 in 11th-Place Match

April 28, 2006

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The No. 11 seed UC Santa Barbara Gauchos defeated the No. 12 seed Cal State Northridge Matadors 8-5 in the 11th place match at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Women's Water Polo Championship at Anteater Aquatics Complex.

Gillian Morgan led UCSB with three goals. Aimee Stachowski, ZiZi Clark Amanda Tipton, and Jen D'Anna all scored one Gaucho goal each. Allison Brookes led all scorers with four goals for the Matadors. UCSB keeper Jenny Gonzales had 11 saves and CSUN keeper Graziella Caredda had 11 saves.

The Gauchos do not play another game in the MPSF tournament.

Team                  1   2   3   4   Total
Cal State Northridge  0   1   1   3   5
UC Santa Barbara      1   2   4   1   8
Cal State Northridge Scorers:  Allison Brookes 4,
Heather van Hemert 1
UC Santa Barbara Scorers: Gillian Morgan 3,
Aimee Stachowski 1, Jean Clark 1, ZiZi Clark 1,
Amanda Tipton 1, Jen D'Anna 1
Cal State Northridge Saves: Graziella Caredda 10
UC Santa Barbara Saves: Jenny Gonzales 11