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Top-Ranked Stanford Downs No. 7 Pepperdine, 12-8
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 10/30/1999

Oct. 30, 1999

STANFORD, Calif. - Sean Joy scored a career-high five points to lead the top-ranked Stanford water polo team to a 12-8 victory over seventh-ranked Pepperdine in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation game on Saturday at deGuerre Pool.

Joy helped key a second period Cardinal rally as the senior scored three times, incluidng a two-point goal with 1:08 left. That turned a 3-2 Pepperdine lead into a 7-4 Cardinal lead at halftime.

Brian Heifferon added three goals as Stanford upped its season record to 15-2 overall and 5-1 in the MPSF. Greg Lonzo led the Waves with five points. Pepperdine, however, fell to 8-9 overall and 2-3 in league.

Sunday at noon, Stanford hosts third-ranked USC at deGuerre Pool.

Stanford (15-2, 5-1 MPSF)    2   5   3   2   =   12
Pepperdine (8-9, 2-3 MPSF)   3   1   2   2   =   8

Stanford scorers: Joy 5 (1, 2-point goal), Heifferon 3, Lipinski 2, Hudnut 1, Snider 1
Pepperdine scorers:
Lonzo 5, Wynn 1, Spataru 1, Ashby 1
Goalie saves:
Ellis (S) 7, Soltis (P) 7



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