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GW Women's Water Polo Set for Princeton Invite

Senior Katherine Berry
Senior Katherine Berry

Feb. 6, 2014

WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's water polo team will play three games in two days at the annual Princeton Invitational this weekend at the Tigers' DeNunzio Pool. The Colonials will face Wagner and VMI on Saturday and Iona on Sunday.

2014 Princeton Invitational Schedule
Saturday, Feb. 8
GW vs. Wagner - 2 p.m.
GW vs. VMI - 6 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 9
GW vs. Iona - 12 p.m.

GW (1-0) is coming off a season-opening 13-11 victory at Villanova last Saturday, the Colonials' 10th straight win over the Wildcats. Senior Allison Littlejohn led GW with seven points on three goals and four assists and added three steals, while senior Rachael Bentley scored a team-high four goals.

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Junior Rachael Bentley scored a school-record 11 points, but the George Washington women's water polo team fell to Iona, 20-17, on the first day of the Lancer Invitational, co-hosted by California Baptist and University of Redlands. The Colonials dropped their second game of the day to Marist, 14-8.

Wagner (1-3), which is receiving votes in the most recent national poll, opened the season at last weekend's Brown Invite and defeated No. 19 Hartwick before falling to No. 20 Pacific, No. 13 Indiana and the host Bears. The Colonials will look to get their first win over the Seahawks since 2004.

VMI will open its season this weekend at the Princeton Invite. The Keydets were picked to finish fifth in the MAAC preseason poll after going 12-22 last season. GW is 3-0 all-time against VMI, including a 12-10 victory at the Charles E. Smith Center Pool in 2013.

Iona (0-3) is coming off a 16-15 double-overtime loss to Harvard last Saturday at the Villanova Invitational and has also dropped contests to No. 15 Indiana and No. 13 Michigan. The Colonials are 6-3 all-time against the Gaels after splitting a pair of matches last season.



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