GW Closes Out 2005 with Loss to Bucknell
Colonials Place Eighth at Eastern Championship
May. 1, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, IN - The GW women's water polo team (13-17) closed out the 2005 campaign with a 10-5 loss to seventh-seeded Bucknell (23-11) in the seventh-place match at the CWPA Eastern Championship on Sunday, May 1 at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center. The Colonials finished 0-3 at the tournament and placed eighth.
Bucknell's Elizabeth Jensen scored two the Bison's first three goals as the Patriot Leaguers grabbed a 3-1 lead after the first period. The Colonials got goals from sophomore Jenna Burnett and senior Kendra Shanley and outscored Bucknell, 2-1, in the second frame to make it a 4-3 match at the half.
The Bison blew the game open in the third quarter, scoring four times in the period, including three by Meagan Gins, to increase its margin to five, 8-3, after three quarters. Sophomore Morgan Hooker and freshman Rebecca Stein found the back of the cage for GW in the final period, but Bucknell also scored twice to record the 10-5 victory.
Bucknell outshot GW, 25-17, and Gins finished with three goals, while Jensen and Meg Blitzer each scored twice.
Burnett and Shanley, who was playing in the final game of her career, also registered assists to go along with their scores. They were only two Colonials to notch multiple points in the contest. Junior Amy Heinemann (5) and freshman Julie Jacoby (2) combined to make seven saves in the cage for GW.
Get it to Grandma
Before she could turn her focus to a return to GW water polo, Maddy Johnson had more immediate concerns. After surgeries to repair torn labrums in both...
Women's Water Polo's Ponce Tabbed Co-Rookie of the Week
George Washington's Alana Ponce has been named Collegiate Water Polo Association Co-Rookie of the Week for her play on the final weekend of the regular season.
Women’s Water Polo Takes Regular Season Finale
George Washington women’s water polo edged Brown, 8-7, on Sunday afternoon in its regular season finale at Princeton’s DeNunzio Pool.
Women’s Water Polo Takes Down No. 19 Harvard
Alana Ponce posted three goals and four assists to power George Washington women’s water polo to a 14-12 win over No. 19 Harvard on Saturday evening at...
Women's Water Polo Closes Regular Season at Princeton
George Washington women's water polo finishes its regular season this weekend with a trip to Princeton, N.J., for four Collegiate Water Polo Association games.
Women's Water Polo Closes CWPA Weekend with Win
George Washington women’s water polo held Saint Francis (Pa.) scoreless into the fourth quarter in a 10-1 win Sunday afternoon to finish its opening...
Women's Water Polo Ready for CWPA Play
George Washington women's water polo kicks off Collegiate Water Polo Association play this weekend with four games, including three against ranked opponents,...
Women's Water Polo's Ponce Named Rookie of the Week
George Washington's Alana Ponce has been named Collegiate Water Polo Association Rookie of the Week.