Women’s Water Polo Set for Four Games in Three Days

Scarlett Hallahan had eight assists last weekend
Feb. 16, 2017

What: GW at Saint Francis & Mercyhurst Invitational
Where: Loretto, Pa. & Erie, Pa.
When: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 17-19
Weekend Schedule:
Friday, 7pm at Saint Francis
Saturday, 1:30pm vs. Bucknell
Saturday, 8pm vs. Grove City
Sunday, 11:15am vs. Siena

SETTING THE SCENE: The GW women’s water polo team plays four games in three days in Pennsylvania this weekend as it faces Saint Francis on Friday at 7pm before taking on Bucknell, Grove City and Siena in the Mercyhurst Invitational in Erie, Saturday and Sunday.

LAST TIME OUT: GW split four games at the Bison Invitational last weekend, taking wins over Mercyhurst and Gannon before falling to a pair of ranked opponents in No. 21 Harvard and No. 11 Princeton.

FRESH FACES: Six freshmen made their collegiate debuts last weekend with several making big impacts. Ally Jochim led the Colonials with nine goals, providing consistency with at least one goal in each of the four games including three vs. Gannon and Harvard. Classmate Kira Bruno had seven goals on the weekend, and in the cage, Samantha Runyon tallied 14 saves over the final three games.

JUNIOR JOLT: GW’s top two scorers from last season, Scarlett Hallahan and Jacqueline Bywater, spurred the season-opening win over Mercyhurst by scoring six goals and five goals, respectively. Bywater also had a team-best 14 steals while Hallahan led the way with eight assists.



LOOK AHEAD: GW plays just one game in the next two weeks, at VMI on March 4, before coming home to host the GW Invitational March 10-11 in the Charles E. Smith Center Pool.

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