Women’s Water Polo Falls to Saint Francis
Colonials will play Indiana or Harvard Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The George Washington women’s water polo team dropped its opening game in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championship to Saint Francis on Friday afternoon, 11-10.
GW held a 10-7 lead with 5:46 remaining in the game after Jacqueline Bywater’s fourth goal of the contest, but Saint Francis responded by closing the game on a 4-0 run to take the victory. The Red Flash tied it up, 10-10, on a goal from Emily Wickenheiser with 56 seconds remaining, then scored the game-winner as time expired on another goal from Wickenheiser.
The Colonials held a 7-2 halftime lead before Saint Francis pulled closer by winning the third quarter, 4-2. The teams then exchanged goals early in the fourth before the Red Flash went on their decisive run.
GW will play the loser of this afternoon’s Indiana-Harvard match on Saturday at 1:30 p.m.
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