GW Loses to Bucknell on First Day of Bucknell Invitational
Host Bison Knock Off Colonials, 12-8
Feb. 19, 2005
LEWISBURG, PA - The Colonials (2-3) lost their opening match at the Bucknell Invitational, 12-8, to the host Bison on Friday, Feb. 18. GW, ranked eighth in this week's CWPA Top 10 poll, trailed, 7-2, after two quarters and never recovered.
Bucknell, the sixth-ranked team in CWPA Top 10 poll, led by the score of 3-2 after the first quarter and exploded for four goals in the second period to take a 7-2 advantage at the half. GW outscored the Bison 6-5 over the final two quarters, but suffered the four-goal defeat.
Megan Gins led the Bison with six goals in the contest and Katie Hartigan added four.
GW will play twice on Saturday, Feb. 19. The Colonials will take on Wagner at 4:00 p.m. and battle Penn State Behrend at 8:00 p.m.