March 11, 2014 > Pioneers wallop Occidental to conclude Cal Lutheran Invitational
Pioneers wallop Occidental to conclude Cal Lutheran Invitational
Submitted By Scott Chisholm
Cal State East Bay finished off its weekend schedule on March 2nd with a resounding 14-5 victory over NCAA Division III squad Occidental on Sunday afternoon at the Cal Lutheran Invitational. The Pioneers fell 11-3 to nationally ranked No. 12 Division I program Long Beach State earlier in the day at the Samuelson Aquatic Center.
After surrendering their first quarter lead to Occidental (1-7), the Pioneers stormed back outscoring the Tigers 12-2 over the final three quarters. KaÕiliponi McGee, Allison Zell, and Sara Hudyn scored four goals each to lead the offense.
McGee and Zell had efficient shooting performances with each scoring four goals on only five attempts. Zell led the Pioneers with four assists, as did Hudyn with three steals.
East Bay goalkeeper Marrina Nation made 13 saves in the victory. She held the Occidental offense to only one score over the final 20 minutes to pick up her fifth win in net this season.