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Colonials Notch Seven Unanswered Goals, Defeat Gannon, 11-7

John Hornberger scored twice to help GW overcome a three-goal deficit versus Gannon.
 
John Hornberger scored twice to help GW overcome a three-goal deficit versus Gannon.
 

Oct. 23, 2004

SALEM, WV - The GW men's water polo team (5-17, 1-8 CWPA Southern) rattled off seven consecutive goals to turn a 5-2 deficit into a 9-5 lead and went on to defeat Gannon, 11-7, on Friday, Oct. 22.

Trailing 5-2 in the first minute of the third quarter, GW notched the last seven goals of the period and outscored Gannon 7-1 in the stanza to take a 9-6 advantage heading into the fourth period. The Colonials recorded two more scores in the final quarter and held Gannon to just one to produce the final score.

Freshman Nick Eddy registered five goals in the win, while senior Taylor Woodbury and sophomore John Hornberger (Houston, TX/Strake Jesuit) each contributed two. Woodbury's performance gives him five goals in GW's last two matches. The two-meter position player scored a personal-best three markers versus Navy on Oct. 20.

Freshman Chris Whittam made nine saves in goal for GW.

The Colonials will tangle with Salem International and Slippery Rock on Saturday, Oct 23.

 

 

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