Quinn Leads Ram Water Polo to Tournament Win




Davis, Calif. - Colorado State freshman Annie Quinn scored a game-winning goal with 29 seconds to play as the CSU water polo team knocked off Cal State East Bay Saturday in the second round of the Western Water Polo Association Tournament in Davis, Calif.

The Rams, who trailed by a 3-1 score at halftime, used a goal by Quinn and two more by junior Marisa Fernandez in the third quarter to take a 4-3 lead into the final period.

The Pioneers knotted the game up with 4:14 to play and then took a 5-4 lead with 2:10 left on the clock but Quinn answered for the Rams with a game-tying goal with just under a minute to go in the match.

Just 30 seconds later, Pioneer Alissa Larimer was called for a 4-meter ejection setting up Quinn's game-winning penalty shot with 29 seconds to play.

Quinn finished the match with her third four-goal performance of the season while Fernandez scored two in the contest. CSU goalkeeper Holly Stanfill tied her own school record with 13 saves on the day to lead the Rams defensively.

Cal State East Bay was led by a three-goal day by Keri Gabriella and nine saves by Kim Johnson.

CSU (7-15)will face Cal State Monterey Bay in the ninth-place game on Sunday.

 

 

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