Women's Water Polo Falls to Top-Seeded Bucknell, 10-2
April 24, 2010
PRINCETON, NJ - The No. 4 seed George Washington women's water polo team scored the first goal of the second half to pull within 4-2, but top-seeded Bucknell closed the game with six unanswered goals to defeat the Colonials, 10-2, in the opening game of the CWPA Southern Division Championship at Princeton's DeNunzio Pool Saturday.
GW (7-16) will face No. 3 seed Maryland in the third place game Sunday at 11:30 am. The Colonials defeated the Bison, 12-11, in overtime to place third last season.
GW trailed 2-1 after a quarter and 4-1 at halftime, but managed to trim the margin to two early in the third period before Bucknell (14-9) surged to a 7-2 advantage after 24 minutes of play. The Bison then added three more goals over the final eight minutes for the 10-2 final margin.