Ninth-Ranked Northridge Edges Sagehens

Ninth-Ranked Northridge Edges Sagehens

Redlands, Calif. - The ninth-ranked CSU Northridge Women's Water Polo team built a 5-1 lead after the first quarter and held off Pomona-Pitzer the rest of the way for a 15-10 win on Sunday afternoon at Redlands. 

The loss drops the Sagehens to 2-5 on the season, with three of the losses coming to nationally ranked teams, including No. 3 USC on Saturday. 

Senior Alyssa Woodward (pictured) had three goals for the Sagehens, while freshmen Morgan McCracken (three goals) and Erica Halaszynski (two goals) had strong performances against a top 10 opponent. Seniors Mahalia Prater-Fahey and Sarah Westcott also added goals.

Pomona-Pitzer will have two weeks off before returning to action at Cal Lutheran's Tina Finali Invitational on Feb. 27-28.