Women's Water Polo: Sagehens Defeat Sonoma State 12-7 In Game Two Of Convergence Tournament

Women's Water Polo: Sagehens Defeat Sonoma State 12-7 In Game Two Of Convergence Tournament

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Water Polo team defeated non-conference opponent Sonoma State 12-7 in game two of the Convergence Tournament.

The Sagehens were led by senior Christina Williamson and sophomore Natalie Hill who each had a hat trick with three goals apiece.  

The Seawolves were led by Cassidy Mundt and Nicole Groat who shared a team-high with two goals each in the loss.

Senior Ahsha Earwood earned her second-straight win of the season as she tallied four saves and two steals in the win.

The Sagehens jumped out in front early on as Williamson scored her first goal of the game with 5:11 left in the first to give Pomona-Pitzer a 1-0 lead.

Sonoma State then answered with three-straight goals to take a 3-1 lead but the Sagehens found the back of the net one more time before the half as Anna Yu scored with 15 seconds left to cut the lead to 3-2 at the half.

The Sagehens came back to tie the game at 3-3 after Nohea Kahaulelio scored her only goal of the game and then took the lead after Williamson converted on a five meter penalty shot with 6:27 left in the third.

The Sagehens went on to score four of the next five goals in the quarter after goals from Castro, Hope Grant and back to back goals from Hill gave them a 6-2 advantage in the third as Pomona-Pitzer took a 8-5 lead heading into the fourth.

The Sagehens closed out the game strong as they score four more goals in the fourth off of shots from Williamson, Hill Samantha Martinez and Esma Dollaku to close out day one of the Convergence Tournament with a 2-0 record.

Up Next: The Sagehens will continue the Convergence Tournament as they take on Concordia at 11:45 a.m. and UC Santa Barbara at 7:15 p.m.