Spartans Easy 13-6 Winner In Canadian Exhibition

San Jose, Calif.-----Freshmen Rae Lekness and Kelli Leabo combined for seven goals in the first three quarters as San Jose State University defeated a Canadian junior national team from British Columbia, 13-6, in an exhibition match.

            Lekness, the Spartans' leading scorer, had four goals by halftime and Leabo tossed in three more in a 2:55 span covering the end of the second and beginning of the third quarter.

            Rachel Henry and Anna Natalizio were two more San Jose State multi-goal scorers. Orla Brazell, who scored the first goal of the match, and senior Morgan Thomas rounded out the Spartans' scoring.

            Donia Momen of the Canadian team matched Lekness for match-high scoring honors with four. Hayley McKelvey scored the other two Canadian team goals.

San Jose State women's water polo

The Aquatic Center, San Jose, Calif.

February 8, 2013

Exhibition match

  1 2 3 4 Total
B.C. Canada 1 0 3 2 6
San Jose State 4 6 2 1 13

Goal scoring

B.C. Canada - Donia Momen, 4; Hayley McKelvey, 2.

San Jose State - Rae Lekness, 4; Kelli Leabo, 3; Anna Natalizio, Rachel Henry, 2, each; Orla Brazell, Morgan Thomas, 1, each.

Goalkeeper saves

B.C. Canada - Erica Marquez, 5.

San Jose State - Maddie Reardon, 6; Melanie Merritt, 1; Katie Lind, 4.