Stanford, Calif.----- #2-ranked Stanford University scored the first three goals of the match and never trailed in a 17-3 win over San Jose State University in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation regular-season finale for both teams.
The #16-ranked Spartans (10-17, 1-5 MPSF) trailed 7-1 at halftime and 14-3 after three quarters.
"They (Stanford) make you pay for any mistake you make. They converted all their opportunities really well," said San Jose State head coach Gabor Sarusi about the team's 10th game this season against a team ranked in the top-five nationally.
Jordan Raney and Jamie Neushul of Stanford (18-2, 5-1 MPSF) shared match-high scoring honors with four each.
San Jose State now has its sights set on the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament, Friday through Sunday, April 28-30, hosted by conference champion UCLA. The Spartans' first opponent will be the University of Southern California on April 28 at 12:45 p.m.
San Jose State University women's water polo
San Jose State vs. Stanford
Avery Aquatics Stadium, Stanford, Calif.
Final score -- Stanford 17, San Jose State 3.
|#16-San Jose State (10-17, 1-5 MPSF)||1||0||2||0||3|
|#2-Stanford (18-2, 5-1 MPSF)||4||3||7||3||17|
|San Jose State -- Klaudia Paradi, Donia Momen, Jennifer Liu, 1, each.|
|Stanford -- Jordan Raney, Jamie Neushul, 4, each; Maggie Steffens, 3; Mackenzie Fisher, 2; Dani Jackovich, Katie Dudley, Madison Berggren, Hannah Shabb, 1, each.|
|San Jose State -- Katelynn Thompson (2 quarters), 4; Tayler Peters (2 quarters), 2.|
|Stanford -- Gabby Stone, 5; Julia Hermann, 3.|
|San Jose State -- 7.|
|Stanford -- 4.|