BAKERSFIELD, Calif. --- California Baptist University
achieved a sweep of top-notch opponents Saturday, beating No. 16 Hartwick and
top-25 Brown, both with final scores of 11-9.
The win over Hartwick is CBU's first win against a ranked
opponent this season. Today's pair of victories accounts for the Lancers tenth
and eleventh straight wins ranging back since Feb 25.
"We had two very good wins today," Head Coach Jacob Medina
CBU, who has received votes in the national polls for the
last three consecutive weeks, improves to 16-7.
To lead the Lancers, Tania Acavedo contributed a team-high seven
goals on the day, notching four goals against Hartwick and a hat-trick against
Against Hartwick, Petra Kovacs had a hand in eight of the
Lancers' 11 goals, scoring two herself and dishing out six assists. She also
tallied a hat-trick against the Bears.
To beat Brown, CBU jumped out to an early 7-3 lead at the
end of the first quarter and despite being outscored 5-2 in the second half,
including a shutout fourth quarter, hung on for the 11-9 victory. The Lancers
relied on their 6-on-5 attack offense, scoring on nine of 11 opportunities.