California State University East Bay

The Pioneer

Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

Photo+by+Melody+Platt%2FThe+Pioneer
Photo by Melody Platt/The Pioneer

Photo by Melody Platt/The Pioneer

Photo by Melody Platt/The Pioneer

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






A close game turned into a heartbreaker for the Cal State East Bay water polo team on Saturday at the Pioneer Pool.

With the game tied at 9 and 2:41 left in the final period, Sonoma State junior utility player Carleigh Robinson received an assist from fellow junior utility player Ellen Peterson and laced a shot past CSUEB junior goalkeeper Nikki Vaughan for the one point victory.

Robinson recorded a game-high 5 goals on the day for the Seawolves who are now 11-13 overall and 2-1 in Western Water Polo Association Conference games. The Pioneers fell to 13-10 overall and are now 0-2 in WWPA contests.

The Pioneers got things going when senior two-meter player Taylor Cross scored the game’s first goal on an assist from senior utility player Tori Dettloff to make the score 1-0. The Seawolves scored 4 of the next five goals to take a 4-2 lead before the Pioneers bounced back. CSUEB scored 3 consecutive goals to take back the lead 5-4 just before halftime.

Both teams exchanged goals in the final two periods until the game tied at 9 before the game-winning goal by Sonoma State sealed the home loss.

The final game of the regular season for East Bay is tomorrow at noon at Chabot College in Hayward when they will take on the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters (5-22, 0-2). The WWPA Conference championships are set for April 29 through May 1 at Chabot College in Hayward.

Photo by Melody Platt/The Pioneer

Leave a Comment




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Golden State Warriors: Opening Night and Competition

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Volleyball ends regular season with victories

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Men’s Basketball goes 0-2 in Pioneer Veteran’s Day Weekend Challenge

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Best rugby teams in the world meet in South Bay

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Women outperform men in international soccer

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Women’s basketball plays first game of the season

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Volleyball clinches playoff spot

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    World Cup hopes come to an end for men

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    The Raiders avoid a black hole

  • Water polo falls at home to Seawolves

    Sports

    Golden State Road Warriors make home at East Bay

California State University East Bay
Water polo falls at home to Seawolves