WATER POLO: AZTECS HOLD DOWN SANTA CLARA 4-1

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Senior goalkeeper Maura Cantoni had 12 saves

Source:  goaztecs.com

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March 28, 2019 (San Diego) - The No. 21 Aztec water polo team extended their win streak to three games after winning a defensive battle 4-1 over Santa Clara Thursday afternoon.

Maura Cantoni turned in an outstanding performance in goal and collected 12 saves and allowed a season-low one goal. Hannah Carrillo scored two of the Aztecs’ four goals. Shelby Kraft had a goal and an assist and Maddie Higginson scored one goal.

The Aztecs scored the first four goals of the game; one in the second quarter and three in the third. Their defense was outstanding all afternoon and they allowed just one goal in 20 shots.

THE STAT

The Aztecs allowed just one goal, their lowest of the year.

THE NOTE

The Aztecs improved to 4-1 in GCC play. They have the most wins in the conference.

No. 21 San Diego State 4, Santa Clara 1

SDSU: 0-1-3-0 – 4

SCU: 0-0-0-1 – 1

SDSU goals: Hannah Carrillo 2, Shelby Kraft 1, Maddie Higginson 1

SCU goals: Maggie Oys 1

SDSU saves:  Maura Cantoni 12

SCU saves: Lydia Dadd 7 

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