Men's Water Polo Swept At North-South Invitational

Sept. 30, 2002

PRINCETON, NJ - The Colonials were unable to secure a victory over the weekend as they dropped all four matches at the Collegiate Water Polo Association North-South Invitational.

GW (2-8, 0-2 CWPA) lost to No. 14 Queens, as the Royals bolted out to an 8-3 halftime lead, and held off the Colonials in the last two quarters to notch the 13-7 victory. Sophomore Nicholas Koenemann led GW with three goals.

Iona used a strong defensive effort to hold GW to four goals on the match, shutting out the Colonials in two of the four quarters. The Gaels netted 12 scores of their own for the match, topping GW 12-4. Junior Pat Dodge scored two goals in the losing effort.

Harvard scored five goals in the first quarter, placing the Colonials in an early hole as The Crimson cruised to a 14-6 victory over GW. Dodge again led the Colonials in scoring with three goals and Koenemann added two more to his weekend total.

GW rallied from a 8-4 deficit in the first half with a strong third quarter in which they outscored the Bruins 3-1, pulling within two goals, 9-7 heading into the final period. Brown would match GW goal for goal in the fourth quarter as each squad tallied three scores giving the Colonials their fourth loss of the weekend, 12-10. Dodge and Koenemann continued their strong play, scoring four and three goals respectively.

The Colonials host Navy in their home opener on Thursday, October 3, in a 7:30 p.m. match.



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