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49er water polo finishes season with 9-3 victory over Pacific
Coriann Snyder had four goals for Long Beach State in their final game.

Coriann Snyder had four goals for Long Beach State in their final game.

April 29, 2012

Davis, Calif. - Coriann Snyder scored four goals as part of a five-goal push that put away the Tigers as Long Beach State finished the Big West Tournament with a 9-3 win over Pacific.

Long Beach State struck first as Melissa Matheson scored on a penalty shot to give the 48ers a lead, and after Pacific evened the score with a late tally to end the first quarter, Snyder took over the match for the 49ers.

Chelsea Parks scored after just over a minute gone in the second quarter to give the 49ers a lead, then Snyder scored three of the next four 49er goals as Long Beach State opened up a 6-1 lead over the Tigers. From there, the 49ers held on to take the 9-3 win behind 10 saves by sophomore goaltender Kelly Ringel.

Ringel's ten saves gives her 265 in her first season as a starter, the second-most saves in one season at Long Beach State.

With the win, the 49ers finish with an overall record of 12-17 in 2012.

Pacific - 1, 0, 1, 1 | 3
Long Beach State - 1, 4, 3, 1 | 9

PAC: Taylor Adair 2, Malena Prlain
LBSU: Coriann Snyder 4, Melissa Matheson 2, Julia Garyfallou, Heather McKeon, Chelsea Parks



PAC: Michele Relton, 10
LBSU: Kelly Ringel, 10

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