Women's Water Polo Splits on Final Day of Princeton Invite
Feb. 22, 2009
PRINCETON, NJ - Freshman Allison Peotter scored three goals and the George Washington women's water polo team snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 17-7 victory over Villanova in its final game of the Princeton Invitational Sunday afternoon.
GW also got two goals apiece from senior Amy Moren, juniors Marissa Stamler, Emily Chereson and Sarah Fitch and freshman Megan Walker to earn its first win since topping Macalester, 18-6, last March. The Colonials broke open the game with a 10-1 run spanning the second and third quarters to lead 14-3 heading into the fourth period.
Juniors Tara Sullivan and Bernadette Karandy and sophomores Erin Delker and Melissa Sesana each added goals, while sophomore Charlotte Schou made six saves through three quarters and rookie Antonia Raris stopped four in the fourth to help the Colonials finish 1-3 at the Princeton Invite.
The Colonials opened Day 2 with a 14-4 loss to Harvard. Fitch led with two goals and Sesana and Stamler each added a tally. Schou (10) and Raris (two) combined for 12 saves as the Crimson grabbed control with a 5-2 second-quarter run after the teams' were tied 1-1 after the first period.
GW (1-4, 0-1 CWPA Southern Division) hosts Maryland in a CWPA Southern Division contest at Smith Center Pool Thursday at 7:00 pm.