Apr 282005
Authors: Collegian sports staff

The CSU women's water polo team will conclude its inaugural varsity season this weekend, competing in the Western Water Polo Association Championships in Davis, Calif.

Of the 12 teams playing in the tournament, CSU is the only non-California team. The Rams hold the 12th seed and will be paired against the fifth-seeded California State-San Bernardino Coyotes in the first round.

The Rams have compiled a 6-14 record this season and are ranked 37th in the nation in goals per game, averaging 6.6. They also rank 37th defensively, giving up 8.9 goals per game. Freshman Annie Quinn is tied for 54th in scoring, averaging 1.4 goals per game. Junior goalie Holly Sanfill ranks 19th with 7.7 saves per game.

The Coyotes enter the tournament with an 18-18 record. Freshman Freyja Berg is the Coyotes' top goal scorer with 56 goals this season. Goalie Lauren Cooper defends the net for the Coyotes and ranks second in the nation with 261 saves on the year.

The game takes place today at 8:45 a.m. If the Rams win, they will face Santa Clara at 1:45 p.m. If they lose, they will be in the consolation bracket. Win or lose, games will continue on Saturday and Sunday.

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