Women’s Water Polo Drops A Pair At Triton Invitational
The Beach falls against two ranked teams on Sunday.
San Diego, Calif. - Long Beach State closed its time at the Triton Invitational with two defeats on Sunday, falling to No. 13 UC Santa Barbara and No. 12 Indiana.
In the opening game of the day, Long Beach State (1-6) fell behind No. 13 UC Santa Barbara (9-4) 3-0 in the first quarter, and the slow start continued as the Gauchos took a 6-1 lead into halftime.
Moving into their final game of the day, Long Beach State faced No. 12 Indiana (8-3), where three first quarter goals from Jennifer Beadle helped the Hoosiers take a 4-1 lead. Emily Garczynski scored a second goal for Long Beach State to start the second quarter that cut the lead to 4-3, but the Hoosiers would hang on for a 7-4 lead at halftime.
Two third quarter goals from Joelle Nacouzi helped Indiana increase their lead, offsetting a 2-1 fourth quarter edge for the Beach.
Long Beach State returns to action on Friday, February 23 when the Beach will take part in the UC Irvine Invitational.
#13 UC Santa Barbara – 3, 3, 1, 1 | 10
#11 Long Beach State – 0, 1, 1, 3 | 5
UC Santa Barbara: Snyder 4, Pipkin 2, Krieser, Martin, Selin, Simmons
Long Beach State: Remme 2, Harman, Riley, Smith
#11 Long Beach State – 1, 3, 1, 2 | 7
#12 Indiana -- 4, 3, 3, 1 | 11
Long Beach State: Massier 3, Riley 2, Garczynski, Harman
Indiana: Beadle 3, Kosokar 2, Nacouzi 2, Young 2, Powell
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