Sonoma State
April 25, 2018
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SSU Sports Briefs

April 20, 2018

 21-15 slugfest win for SSU

In a game that featured seven home runs and saw a combined 36 runs cross the plate, Sonoma State managed their way to the winning end of a crazy 21-15 slugfest, earning a four-game split in Los Angeles.

Nick Vega earned the win out of the bullpen for the Seawolves pitching 2.2 innings of relief and giving up five runs. Sonoma State turned to Tanner Murphey and Joshua Media to close out the game, who combined for 2.1 innings of one-run ball. For the home team Andross was hooked with the loss, managing only two innings in his performance, giving up nine runs (six earned) and falls to 3-3 on the year.

The Seawolves improve to 22-16 and 18-14 in the CCAA. They return home next week to take on the first place Cal State Monterey Bay. The four-game series will begin Friday April 20. First pitch will take place at 2 p.m.


Seawolves fall in Davis

On Saturday the Seawolves traveled to Davis to take on Division I school UC Davis. As a result of the matchup, the Seawolves played with NCAA Division I rules where teams play best of 7. Each single game nets a point for a team and a team needs to win two of the three doubles matches to get the doubles point. The Seawolves fell 7-0 and fall to 15-7 on the year, while UC Davis improves to 14-4.

The Seawolves lost all their singles matches. UC Davis clinched the match after Isabella Von Ebbe defeated Julie Rea in singles six match (6-0, 6-1).


Seawolves fight hard in senior day battle

Sonoma State Water Polo played close with Division I Santa Clara on Sunday afternoon's Senior Day, but the Seawolves fell by a mere point to the Broncos in the 10-9 final at Dr. G. Edward Rudloff Pool.

The Seawolves suffered a pair of goals in the latter half of the fourth period and sought a comeback through the final minutes of play. With 1:59 left on the clock, Carlon fed JoJo Williams on a power play, allowing the junior to put her team within one. The Seawolves aimed for a buzzer-beater with 1.4 seconds remaining in the game to force overtime and made their shot from long range, however, the goal was disallowed as it was unable to beat the clock.

With the loss, the Seawolves fall to 6-17 and remain 2-4 in the WWPA heading into their final regular-season game at Fresno Pacific on April 21. Ball drop is expected at 1 p.m.


SSU falls to East Bay

The Sonoma State Water Polo team fell to WWPA conference rival Cal State East Bay Saturday afternoon by a final of 13-6. With the loss Sonoma State falls to 6-16 on the season and 2-4 in WWPA play.

In the fourth period, Sonoma State attempted to work their way out of the deficit but could not keep up with the Pioneers. Cal State East Bay outscored Sonoma 2-1 in the period and won the match.


Seawolves offense quiet in Chico

Saturday proved to be a tough day for the #18 Sonoma State Women's Softball team as they dropped both games to the #3 Chico State Women's Softball team, getting swept in their season series against the Wildcats. The Seawolves lost game one 6-2 and got shutout in the second game of the day 2-0.

Teresa Daneberg got the start for the Seawolves today, she pitched a complete game and gave up six runs (three earned) on four hits and struck out two wildcats. She moves to 2-3 on the year with the loss. Haley Gilham got the win for the Wildcats improving to 19-2. She gave up two runs (one earned) on five hits.

The Seawolves fall to 25-18 on the season while Chico State improves 39-3. Sonoma State currently sits tied for third place in the CCAA standing with Stanislaus State. Sonoma State returns home next week to take on the Gators of San Francisco State University. First game will take place Friday at 1 p.m.


Sonoma State clinches senior day win

Sunday morning marked the final regular season game for the Sonoma State Women's Tennis team as they welcomed UC Santa Cruz. The Seawolves won the match 9-0 and move to 16-7 while the Banana Slugs move to 2-11.

All singles matches were won by the Seawolves today. Clarissa Colling earned the start in the singles one match where she defeated Isabelle Brown. Jenna De Turk started for the singles two match and defeated Kayla Manz (6-1, 6-1) Katherine Long defeated Savana McDowell in the singles three match (6-1, 6-2). Other Seawolves who won their singles matches today were Hannah Highsmith in singles four, Julie Rea in singles five and Jennifer Kingsley in singles six.