Colonials Finish Sixth at ECAC Championship

Sept. 26, 2004

CAMBRIDGE, MA - The George Washington men's water polo team (2-9, 0-4 CWPA Southern) posted a sixth-place finish at the ECAC Championship after losing to Johns Hopkins, 10-9, on Sunday, Sept. 26.

Senior co-captain Nick Koenemann scored four fourth-quarter goals to tie the contest, 9-9, with 2:18 left in regulation. With 44 seconds to play, the Colonials had possession of the ball with a chance to win the game, but their shot hit the crossbar. The Blue Jays secured the rebound and notched the game-winner on the counter-attack with 22 seconds left.

GW overcame a 4-2 halftime deficit and trailed, 8-5, heading into the fourth period. Koenemann's four tallies led the team and junior Tom Mills finished with eight saves in the cage for GW.

The Colonials return home on Saturday, Oct. 2 when they square off against conference rival Bucknell at the Smith Center Pool at 12:00 p.m.



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