The Cardinal defeat No. 2 Cal 6-4 to capture conference title.
SAN JOSE, CA – The Stanford women's water polo team
defeated second-ranked Cal to win the Mountain Pacific Sports
Federation Conference Championship title. The Cardinal, who
were 0-3 against the Golden Bears this season before Sunday's
game used a four-goal first period to take an early lead and win
the championship game 6-4 for the first time in the history of the
Freshman Julie Gardner and junior Kris Koblik led the Cardinal
attack, scoring two goals each. Sophomore Margie Dingeldein
and junior Anne-Marie Keenan each recorded one goal to give
Stanford a total of six.
Margie Dingeldein, Julie Gardner and freshman Cardinal
goalkeeper Jackie Frank were all named First-Team MPSF
The Cardinal turned in a record of 5-0 in the MPSF Conference.
The squad's overall record improves to 22-4. Stanford will play
one more regular season game against UC Davis on April 14th.
Stanford 6, California 4
1 2 3 4 Total
California 1 1 1 1 4
Stanford 4 1 1 0 6
California: Breena Fleener 2, Beth Irwin, Julie Arnold
Stanford: Julie Gardner 2, Kris Koblik 2, Margie Dingeldein,