SDSU improves to 3-1 in GCC play
March 23, 2019 (Riverside) - The Aztec water polo team defeated T-No. 22 California Baptist 10-6 Saturday afternoon on the road. After giving up the first goal, SDSU would score nine of the next 11 goals on their way to their second road victory over a ranked GCC team in as many days.
Senior captain Hannah Carrillo provided the offense with three goals and two assists. Karli Canale scored twice, and Emily Bennett had a goal and assist. Senior goalkeeper Maura Cantoni collected 12 saves while allowing just six goals.
SDSU improves to 10-11 overall and 3-1 in GCC play with three straight conference wins.
Entering the weekend, the Aztecs were just 2-9 against ranked teams and had fallen out of the rankings. SDSU responded with two big road GCC wins against a pair of ranked opponents (No. 12 LMU and T-No. 22 California Baptist).
The Aztecs will host Santa Clara Thursday at 4:00 p.m. and then will play three games at the ASU Invitational over the weekend.
San Diego State 10, T-No. 22 California Baptist 6
SDSU: 4-3-1-2 – 10
CBU: 1-2-0-3 – 6
SDSU goals: Hannah Carrillo 3, Karli Canale 2, Emily Bennett 1, Sydney Hurst 1, Shelby Kraft 1, Casia Morrison 1
CBU goals: Katie Fugit 2, Madison Gonzales 2, Lizette Perez 1, Maddie Meza 1
SDSU saves: Maura Cantoni 12
CBU saves: Grace Ramirez 10