College Roundup: Cal Poly falls to St. Mary’s in overtime

sports@thetribunenews.comSeptember 7, 2012 

Cal Poly goalkeeper Alyssa Giannetti stops a shot during a 1-0 overtime loss to St. Mary’s on Friday. Giannetti finished with five saves.

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The Cal Poly women’s soccer team lost its second game of the season, falling 1-0 in overtime to St. Mary’s at home Friday night.

The Gaels (3-3-0) netted the only goal in the first overtime period when Christina Tognetti scored off a cross from Caroline Beaulne.

St. Mary’s outshot the Mustangs (3-2-1) 15-7 in regulation.

Cal Poly freshman goalkeeper Alyssa Giannetti had five saves.

The Mustangs return to action Sunday with a home game against Oregon State at 11 a.m.

VOLLEYBALL

Notre Dame 3, Cal Poly 0

The Mustangs (1-5) were swept 25-17, 25-18, 25-20 in the opening game of the USC Classic in Los Angeles.

Holly Franks led Cal Poly with eight kills. Molly Pon added five, and Megan McConnell and Chelsea Hardin had three each for the Mustangs. Maddie Kuber had two blocks and a team-high 11 assists for Cal Poly.

Jeni Houser led the Irish (5-2) with 17 kills, Toni Alugbue had 10, and Taylor Morey had a team-high 11 digs for Notre Dame.

MEN’S WATER POLO

Cuesta at West Valley Tournament

The Cougars’ offense exploded in their first two games of the season as Cuesta defeated Merced and Cabrillo by a combined 35-6.

Against Merced, Luke Walton scored three goals, and John Meedering, Zach Westervelt, Stephen Hendersen and Lucas Lastra scored two apiece in the 13-3 win for Cuesta.

Brady Moore had 10 saves in goal for the Cougars.

Against Cabrillo, Lastra scored six goals, and Walton added four more in a 22-3 rout for Cuesta.

Moore had 11 saves, Spencer Silva had three goals, and Austin McCall, Joshua Prestidge and Austin Bauer had two goals apiece for the Cougars.

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