Water Polo Sixth At Stanford Invitational

Stanford, Calif.-----The fifth-ranked San Jose State University women's water polo team could not get its offense going in the final day of the Stanford Invitational and lost to #1-Stanford, 11-6, and #10-Hawaii, 11-7.

            Co-captain Allie Stewart scored four times in the two matches for the Spartans (6-3). Three of her goals came in the Hawaii match.

            San Jose State trailed Hawaii, 7-6, heading into the fourth quarter, but could only manage one score against the Rainbow Wahine.

            The Spartans opened the final day of tournament action against #1-Stanford. The Cardinal broke open a 2-2 first-quarter tie with four second-quarter scores and kept San Jose State scoreless in a quarter for just the second time this season.

            San Jose State opens Mountain Pacific Sports Federation play, Saturday, February 11, when it gets a second chance in a week against Stanford. Match time at the Aquatic Center is 12:00 p.m.

 

Stanford Invitational Women's Water Polo Tournament
Avery Aquatics Stadium, Stanford, Calif.
February 5, 2012

  1 2 3 4 Total
#5-San Jose State (6-2) 2 0 2 2 6
#1-Stanford (5-0) 2 4 3 2 11

Goal Scoring

Stanford – Ashley Grossman, 3; Kiley Neushul, 2; Catherine Carpenter, Cassie Churnside, Monica Coughlan, Jillian Garton, Victoria Kennedy, Alexis Lo, 1, each.

 

San Jose State – Allie Stewart, 3; Anna Natalizio, 2; Ashlea Coski, 1.

 

Goalkeeping

Stanford – Kate Baldoni (3 qtrs.) – 8; Emily Dorst (1 qtr.) – 2.

San Jose State – Meagan Minson (2 qtrs.) – 2; Maddie Reardon (2 qtrs.) – 4.

Fifth-place match 1 2 3 4 Total
#10-Hawai'i (2-3) 2 2 3 4 11
#5-San Jose State (6-3) 1 2 3 1 7

Goal Scoring

Hawaii – Emily Scott, Amarens Genee, 4, each; Sivan Pardon, 2; Caity Lopes da Silva, 1.

San Jose State – Dani Curran, Rachel Henry, Natalie Jennings; Allie Stewart, Morgan Thomas, Ally Waasted, Sydney Witt, 1 each.

 

Goalkeeping

Hawaii –  Serena Bredin, 6.

San Jose State – Meagan Minson 6.