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Long Beach State tops Pomona-Pitzer in water polo

Chelsea Parks led Long Beach State with three goals.

March 24, 2012

Pomona, Calif. - POMONA, Calif. - Chelsea Parks scored three goals and Melissa Matheson added two as the 49ers defeated Pomona-Pitzer 8-5 on Saturday.

Parks got the 49ers started with a first period goal, but back-to-back goals from Matheson helped the 49ers open up a 4-1 lead in the second quarter.

Pomona-Pitzer cut the Long Beach State lead down to one with a penalty goal, but Julia Garyfallou's third period goal gave the 49ers a cushion, and Long Beach State went on to win 8-5. The 49ers have now won five of their last six matches.

Long Beach State - 1, 4, 1, 2 | 8
Pomona-Pitzer - 1, 3, 0, 1 | 5

LBSU: Chelsea Parks 3, Melissa Matheson 2, Julia Garyfallou, Julie Lantz, Coriann Snyder
PP: Westcott 2, Woodward 2, Hopkins

LBSU: Kelly Ringel, 5
PP: Tuggy, 5



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