The Cal Poly women’s basketball team played in overtime for the second time in four games Saturday, this time an 80-70 double-overtime loss at Cal State Northridge.
With the loss, the Mustangs (10-8, 4-3 Big West Conference) fell into a fourth-place tie with Long Beach State in the conference standings.
Molly Schlemer had a team-high 21 points and a game-high 13 rebounds for Cal Poly.
The Matadors (11-9, 4-3) trailed by as many as 10 points in the second half but used a 12-4 run to tie the score at 58 with 29 seconds left in regulation before missing a game-winning shot at the buzzer.
The Mustangs held a 66-64 lead with 13 seconds left in overtime, but an Ashlee Guay layup with five seconds remaining tied the score at 66, sending the game into a second overtime where Northridge pulled away late with free throws.
Haley White led the Matadors with 21 points, and Guay added 18.
UCLA 4, Cal Poly 0
The Mustangs suffered their first loss of the season in the opening match of the ITA Kick-off Weekend against the No. 3-ranked Bruins at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
After UCLA captured the doubles point, No. 12 Marcos Giron defeated Cal Poly’s Andre Dome 6-4, 6-4, and Karue Sell swept the Mustangs’ Naveen Beasley 6-3, 6-3.
The Mustangs will face either South Florida or BYU today in a consolation match. The time of the match has yet to be determined.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
MEN: UC San Diego 179, Cal Poly 115;
WOMEN: Cal Poly 185, UC San Diego 115
The Mustangs split a nonconference dual meet at the Anderson Aquatic Center.
In the women’s 200-yard medley relay, Cal Poly’s Allison de Peralta, Angie Haven, Rachel O’Brien and Jill Jones finished in first place with a time of 1 minute, 45.87 seconds.
De Peralta, a freshman, won the 100 backstroke (58.14), while senior Haven won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:05.37), the 200 breaststroke (2:18.19), and finished second in the 200-yard individual medley (2:08.73).
O’Brien, also a senior, placed first in the 200 butterfly (2:01.82) and the 100-yard butterfly (55.97), and Jones took first in the 100 freestyle (52.08).
Cal Poly’s Katrina Anderson finished first in the 200 backstroke (2:05.87), and Amanda Maffris did the same in the 200 IM.
Sami McIntyre won both diving events for the Mustangs women, scoring 257.62 points in the 1-meter and 277.65 in the 3-meter.
On the men’s side for Cal Poly, winners included Paolo Stanchi in the 200 backstroke (1:52.41), Sonny Fierro in the 500 freestyle (4:37.07), Konrad Antoniuk in the 1,000 freestyle (9:33.18) and Micky Mackle in the 200 IM (1:52.27).