WALNUT, CA – The Cypress College women's water polo team (3-3, 0-2 OEC) moved to .500 on the season with a 3-1 performance at the Mt. SAC Water Polo Classic over the weekend.
The Chargers began the weekend with wins over Grossmont and Palomar on Friday. Cypress knocked off the Grossmont Griffins 7-5 to open up the tournament, led by 4 goals and 6 steals from Josie Miller. The Chargers followed that up with a 12-6 victory over the Palomar Comets, this time it was Natasha Velez leading the way with 7 goals, 8 steals, and 2 assists.
Cypress returned to the pool on Saturday where they picked up another win over Fresno, 12-8. Again, it was Velez leading the way with 6 goals and 2 steals. The Chargers came up short in their final game of the tournament against host Mt. SAC, 17-10. Cypress trailed the Mounties by just a point heading into the final quarter, but Mt. SAC would pull away, outscoring the Chargers 7-1 in the fourth quarter to prevent Cypress from going undefeated in the tournament.
Women's water polo will return to action at the San Diego Mesa Tournament on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29.
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