Two Sudden Death Contests Highlight Week 3 Women’s Water Polo Results

Week 3 of the collegiate women’s water polo season included 61 games, 21 contests between ranked teams and five Top 10 affairs.

The weekend brought two upsets and three overtime games, including two which went to sudden death. It took eight periods, including two overtimes and two sudden death stanzas for #21 Cal State Northridge to stave off RV Cal Baptist 11-10 as Katia Andon-Mateos punched in the game winner.


  • Sonoma State def. #25 Azusa Pacific 10-9 – The Cougars boasted a 4-1 lead in the opening stanza, but the Seawolves charged back to grab a 5-4 advantage with 7:31 to play in the third quarter. The teams traded goals tying at 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 before Annika Erickson put in the game winner to secure the upset for Sonoma State with 2:43 to go in the game. Erickson netted four goals, while Cassidy Mundt logged a hat trick. Kyra Kahahawai and Hannah Bradley put in two goals apiece for Azusa Pacific.
  • #11 UC Davis def. #7 Michigan 11-6 – The Wolverines scored the opening goal of the game, but the Aggies countered with three in a row.  After a tie at 3, Allyson Clague (2:32, 2nd), Julia Hartmann (:19, 2nd) and Emily Byrne (6:46, 3rd) helped UC Davis pull away again. The lead stood at 8-5 heading into the final eight minutes. The teams traded goals to start the fourth quarter before Abbey Pfefferlen (penalty, 2:19) and Hartmann (:39) iced the win for the Aggies. Byrne logged a hat trick for the Aggies, while Ava Morrant paced Michigan with three scores.


  • #21 Cal State Northridge def. RV Cal Baptist 11-10 2SD – The Matadors led 7-4 after three periods, but the Lancers outdid them 5-2 in the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime. Both teams scored once in the second overtime period, bringing on sudden death. After a scoreless seventh stanza, Cal State Northridge claimed the victory as Katia Andon-Mateos finished off a hat trick with 1:51 to play in the second sudden death period. Kylee Jansen also scored three times for CSUN, while Jamie Hutton and Kira O’Donnell put in three apiece for Cal Baptist.
  • #25 Azusa Pacific def. Cal State East Bay 8-7 OT – After falling behind 4-1 in the first quarter, Azusa Pacific rallied to take a 6-4 lead after three quarters. Goals by Auriel Bill and Adrien Van Dyke tied it up at 6-all with 5:56 to play. Miereia Tutusaus Alcaraz (2:52) put APU on top only to see Tahnee Trew level the score with 27 ticks left in regulation. Gabrielle Martinez scored the eventual game winner with 57 second to go in the first overtime period. The teams combined for seven shots from there but came up empty. Milena Guzman Ortiz led APU with three goals, while Bill logged a hat trick for East Bay.
  • La Verne def. Fresno Pacific 13-12 SD – The Leopards led 5-4 at the half, but Fresno Pacific outscored them 8-7 in the second half, including 4-3 in the final stanza to force overtime. After two scoreless overtime periods, Jassmine Kezman converted a power play opportunity with 2:27 to play in the first sudden death period. It was Kezman’s fourth goal of the day, to go with a hat trick by Nancy Trinh. Sam Witt put in four goals for Fresno Pacific.

Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Week 3 Results

Date Matchup Result
Jan. 31
3 p.m. #21 Cal State Northridge at RV Cal Baptist Cal State Northridge 11-10 2SD
5:30 p.m. Fresno Pacific vs. #22 Cal State Northridge Cal State Northridge 12-6
9 p.m. Fresno Pacific at RV Cal Baptist Cal Baptist 13-4
9 p.m. #13 San Jose State at #3 UCLA UCLA 18-10
Cross Conference Challenge (Tempe, Ariz.)
11 a.m. #25 Azusa Pacific vs. #10 Arizona State Arizona State 12-6
12:30 p.m. #3 Hawaii vs. Cal State East Bay Hawaii 18-1
4:30 p.m. #25 Azusa Pacific vs. Cal State East Bay Azusa Pacific 8-7 OT
Bruno Classic (Providence, R.I.)
5 p.m. Austin College at RV Brown Brown 14-6
7 p.m. Siena at RV Brown Brown 14-3
8:10 p.m. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. Austin College Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 14-4
Feb. 1.
1 p.m. Wittenberg at McKendree McKendree 23-9
6 p.m. Fresno Pacific at La Verne LaVerne 13-12 SD
Villanova One Day Tournament (Villanova, Pa.)
9 a.m. Salem at Villanova Salem 15-9
4 p.m. George Washington at Villanova Villanova 13-11
La Salle Invite (Philadelphia, Pa.)
9 a.m. George Washington at La Salle La Salle 12-10
6 p.m. St. Francis Brooklyn at La Salle (Exh.) La Salle 16-8
Cross Conference Challenge (Tempe, Ariz.)
11 a.m. #15 Princeton vs. Cal State East Bay Princeton 11-9
1:15 p.m. #3 Hawaii vs. #10 Arizona State Hawaii 9-7
1:30 p.m. Sonoma State vs. #25 Azusa Pacific Sonoma State 10-9
3:30 p.m. Cal State East Bay vs. #10 Arizona State Arizona State 11-4
6:15 p.m. #3 Hawaii vs. #25 Azusa Pacific Hawaii 17-4
6:30 p.m. #15 Princeton vs. Sonoma State Princeton 9-7
Bruno Classic (Providence, R.I.)
8 a.m. #18 Wagner vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) Wagner 19-6
9:15 a.m. LIU Brooklyn vs. RV Brown Brown 10-6
10:30 a.m. Siena vs. Austin Siena 16-13
11:45 a.m. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. #24 Marist Marist 12-6
1 p.m. Whittier vs. #17 Harvard Harvard 20-9
2:15 p.m. Siena vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) Saint Francis (Pa.) 17-15
3:30 p.m. #24 Marist vs. #23 Bucknell Bucknell 16-12
4:45 p.m. Whittier vs. LIU Brooklyn Whittier 14-13
6 p.m. #18 Wagner vs. #17 Harvard Harvard 11-10
7:15 p.m. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. RV Brown Brown 9-4
8:30 p.m. Austin College vs. #23 Bucknell Bucknell 13-8
Stanford Invitational (Palo Alto, Calif.)
1 p.m. #7 Michigan vs. #6 Cal Cal 10-8
2:15 p.m. #11 UC Davis at #2 Stanford Stanford 12-4
7:45 p.m. #7 Michigan at #2 Stanford Stanford 13-10
9 p.m. #11 UC Davis vs. #6 Cal Cal 13-11
UCLA Mini Invite (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Noon #14 Long Beach State vs. #16 Loyola Marymount Long Beach State 10-8
1:15 p.m. #13 San Jose State vs. #5 UC Irvine UC Irvine 11-7
2:30 p.m. #12 Fresno State at #3 UCLA UCLA 16-10
3:45 p.m. #1 USC vs. #16 Loyola Marymount USC 16-3
7 p.m. #5 UC Irvine vs. #12 Fresno State UC Irvine 15-11
Feb. 2.
10 a.m. Lindenwood at McKendree McKendree 14-6
La Salle Invite (Philadelphia, Pa.)
9 a.m. George Washington vs. Salem Salem 11-10
10:15 a.m. St. Francis Brooklyn at La Salle St. Francis Brooklyn 9-8
1 p.m. George Washington vs. St. Francis Brooklyn George Washington 12-6
2:15 p.m. Salem at La Salle Salem 18-9
Cross Conference Challenge (Tempe, Ariz.)
10 a.m. Sonoma State vs. #10 Arizona State Arizona State 18-5
11:15 a.m #15 Princeton vs. #3 Hawaii Hawaii 16-3
2 p.m. Ottawa (Ariz.) vs. Sonoma State Sonoma State 13-2
3:15 p.m. #15 Princeton vs. #10 Arizona State Arizona State 9-5
5:30 p.m. Ottawa (Ariz.) vs. #3 Hawaii Hawaii 16-1
Bruno Classic (Providence, R.I.)
8 a.m. Whittier vs. RV Brown Brown 11-3
9:10 a.m. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. #23 Bucknell Bucknell 7-5
10:20 a.m. Austin College vs. LIU Brooklyn LIU Brooklyn 12-4
11:30 a.m. Whittier vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) Whittier 13-10
12:40 p.m. #18 Wagner at RV Brown Wagner 17-11
1:50 p.m. Saint Francis (Pa.) vs. LIU Brooklyn Saint Francis 9-7
3 p.m. Siena vs. #23 Bucknell Bucknell 16-10
Stanford Invitational (Palo Alto, Calif.)
12:30 p.m. #7 Michigan vs. #11 UC Davis UC Davis 11-6
2 p.m. #6 Cal at #2 Stanford Stanford 10-6

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