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Women's Water Polo

Jets WWP goes 2-0 at L.A. Valley College mini-tournament
Sep 11, 2017

The Miramar women?s water polo team opened its 2017 campaign with two wins at the LA Valley College mini tournament, earning a 7-5 win against host LA Valley and an 11-8 victory against Pasadena City.

In the first match against LA Valley, the Jets scored first after drawing an early ejection in the first minute and a half, with Antoinette Gonzalez finding the net. Maria Castaneda (2 goals), Jenelle Nelson and Meredith Muecke added first half goals. Gaby Rangel scored a buzzer-beater as the third quarter ended, and the Jets would add a late goal while stiffening on defense for the 7-5 win.

Match two saw Pasadena forge a 3-2 lead to finish the first quarter. Jets head coach Amy Jennings made adjustments and Miramar drew even 5-5 going into half time. Three unanswered goals by Muecke (2) and Castaneda created a 3-goal lead that the Lady Jets would not relinquish.

Jets WWP returns to the water on Wednesday, Sept. 27th, against Southwestern at 2:00pm at the Baumer Aquatic Complex at Miramar.

Consistent with the mission of San Diego Miramar College, Miramar Jets Intercollegiate Athletics will strive for academic and athletic excellence by offering model programs that fit the needs, interests, and abilities of our male and female student-athletes. In this context, excellence is focused on the physical, emotional, and intellectual well being to develop meaningful standards of character, respect, responsibility, integrity, leadership, and sportsmanship within the educational and social environment, through highly qualified educators, coaches, and state-of-the-art facilities.