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Alumna Carpenter Named NISCA/Speedo Girls Water Polo All-American

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Alumna Kobe Carpenter ’18 has been named to the 2017-18 NISCA/ Speedo Girls Water Polo All-America team announced this week.

Carpenter was named to the Sac-Joaquin Section first team. She ranked fourth on the team in goals with 25 and recorded 46 points on the season. Sophomores Caroline Wilkins and Kendall Houck were second-team selections. Houck led the team in the goals with 44 and totaled a team-best 82 points. Wilsons was second on the team with 37 goals and 63 points.


Recent Grad Ariana Miggins to play Water Polo at American River College

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Recent St. Francis graduate Ari Miggins will continue her water polo career at American River College this fall.

“They have a really strong team and I like the training schedule,” said Miggins. “(Head Coach) Bethani (Black) has a similar coaching style to St Francis Head Coach Heather Moody so I know I can fit in easily.”

Miggins played in 21 games as a senior, making 148 saves while allowing just 69 goals.


2017 Water Polo Team Highlights

  • St. Francis was selected to play in the first-ever CIF Northern California Division 1 Championships, losing to top-seed and eventual champion Miramonte 16-1.
  • St. Francis was the No. 2 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I bracket, posting wins over No. 3 St. Mary’s (4-3), No. 7 Oak Ridge (10-7) a d No. 10 McClatchy (10-3). The Troubadours lost to champion Davis 14-2 in the finals.
  • The Troubadours posted a 20-9 overall record, including a 5-1 record and home and 4-1 record on the road. St.

Water Polo Earns No. 2 Seed in Section Bracket

Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Bracket

NAPA, Calif. – The St. Francis water polo team was selected as the No. 2 seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I bracket. The Troubadours have a bye in the first round and will play the winner of Oak Ridge and River City at 6:15 at Jesuit High School on Thursday, Nov. 2.

The semifinals will be held at Johannsen High School on Tuesday, Nov. 7 and the finals will be at American River College at 6:16 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11.


Water Polo Defeats McClatchy on Senior Night

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Senior Maddie Brown scored two times to help St. Francis to a 14-5 win over McClatchy on Senior Night at Jesuit High School.

Malia Arnott led all scorers with five goals, while Caroline Wilkins added two. Senior Kobe Carpenter scored once and added four assists, while sophomore Kendall Houck scored twice and contributed three assists.

St. Francis jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first quarter and added five more goals in the second to cruise the victory.


Get to Know: Water Polo’s #3 Chloe King

Chloe King is in her third season with the varsity water polo team and fourth year in the program. She is helping the coaches on the bench during game keeping statistics while her knee heals. She hopes major in public health or biology with the goal of medical school. She is a retreat leader with campus ministry. She has two dogs, a Neapolitan Mastiff and a Great Dane.


Get to Know: Water Polo’s #12 Hailey Malone

Hailey Malone is a returning letter winner with the varsity team. She also is a member of the St. Francis swimming team and swims for Arden Hills Rec team. She took up swimming in the sixth grade. She is a Campus Service Leader. She is the co-coordinator of WellSpring and the Pink Ladies for Breast Cancer.


Water Polo Records Comeback Win over Granite Bay

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Malia Arnott scored the go ahead goal to cap a big comeback as the St. Francis water polo team escaped with a 10-9 win over Granite Bay on Thursday.

“The biggest thing tonight was to remind them to fall back on the work they do in practice,” said Head Coach Heather Moody. “They work really hard and put a ton of energy into training. They should get confidence from that and build it into a game. They found that tonight.”


Water Polo Defeats Woodcreek

Houck Scores Four Goals in Win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sophomore Kendall Houck scored four goals and had seven steals to help the St. Francis water polo team to an 11-5 win over Woodcreek on Thursday.

“She played great,” said Head Coach Heather Moody. “Last year she struggled with the physicality against Woodcreek. This year she really took a deep breath and kept her composure. It really helped us throughput the game to get those four goals.”


St. Francis Water Polo Rallies Donation Effort for Fire Victims

More than $1600 and Five Trucks of Donations Collected

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis water polo program played a tournament in Napa last Saturday and will return for another at the end of the month. When the team, coaches and parents heard about the devastation caused by the recent fires in Northern California, they wanted to help.


Water Polo Wins Three at Grizzly Classic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Malia Arnott scored three goals including two in the opening quarter as St. Francis finished the Grizzly Classic with a 15-5 win over Mt. Whitney from Visalia. The Troubadours went 3-1 on the weekend with wins over Ponderosa (14-2), Valley Christian (8-6) and Mt. Whitney. The lone loss came to Drake in the first game on Saturday.

St. Francis (12-5) jumped to a 5-0 lead against the Pioneers behind Arnott with Kendall Houck, Reagan Garcia and Libby Slater. The Troubies extended the lead to 9-0 in the second quarter and cruised to the win.


Water Polo Defeats Monterey Trail

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Four players scored four or more goals each in a 31-1 victory over Monterey Trail on Tuesday in the home opener for the St. Francis water polo team.

“It feels good to contribute,” said junior Hayley Hoang, who scored four goals and added three assists and three steals. “We accomplished what we practiced and we put everything together today.”

St. Francis (9-4) scored nine goals in each of the first two quarters while the Mustangs managed just one goals.

“We wanted to be patient with the ball,” said Hoang.


Get to Know: Water Polo’s #7 Maddie Brown

Maddie Brown is in her third year with the water polo program and second year with the varsity team. She is a Campus Service Leader (CSL) with the campus ministry department. She has participated in the skit at Homecoming each of the last two years. She is the oldest of four children.

What does it mean to you to be a part of the water polo program?
“I am very honored that I am part of it and glad to be part of the team. I think we have a really great team this year. I am excited to see how we work together to accomplish our goals.”


Get to Know: Water Polo’s #5 Maddie Lima

Maddie Lima is on her first season with the varsity unit and second season in the water polo program. She did not play last season because of her commute from Penn Valley. But she prepped for last year for tryouts by playing polo in a lake near her house with alumna Sophia Rubino. Maddie’s top college choice at this time is Gonzaga. She is a part of several clubs on campus including Medicine & More, Keep Tahoe Green, Adventure Club and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.


Water Polo Wins at St. Mary’s

STOCKTON, Calif. – Sophomore Kendall Houck scored four goals as St. Francis overcame an early deficit to post an 8-5 win over St. Mary’s.

The Troubadours trailed at the half 2-1 but scored six goals in the second half to take the game. Houck scored three of her six goals in the second half. Senior Kobe Carpenter scored the first and last goals in the contest with Caroline Wilkins and Natalie Imboden also contributing.

SF hosts its first game On Tuesday Oct. 3 against Monterey Trail.

St. Francis 8, St. Mary’s 5