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GW Women's Water Polo Falls Twice in Bracket Play at Southerns

Hannah Cox scored two goals against Harvard.
 
Hannah Cox scored two goals against Harvard.
 

April 12, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The fifth-seeded George Washington women's water polo team will play for fifth place at the CWPA Southern Division Championship on Sunday after falling to top-seeded Princeton and fourth-seeded Harvard in bracket play on Saturday at Blodgett Pool on the campus of Harvard University.

GW (11-15) will take on Mercyhurst in the fifth-place game on Sunday at 10 a.m.

The Colonials dropped a 16-2 decision to 10th-ranked Princeton in their first contest of the day. The Tigers scored the first 14 goals of the game, leading 7-0 at halftime, before freshmen Ally Bakos and Maddy Johnson found the back of the cage in the fourth quarter.

Junior Chandler Vilander and sophomore Caterina Sesana combined for five saves in the game.

Host Harvard defeated GW, 12-3, in the afternoon match. The Crimson led 6-2 at halftime and used another six-goal second half for the victory.

Sophomore Hannah Cox scored two goals for the Colonials while Johnson had one. Sophomore Caroline Sandri drew four ejections and Vilander recorded a pair of saves.

"Our goal is to finish up strong tomorrow," said Head Coach Scott Reed.

#10 Princeton 16, GW 2
GW - 0-0-0-2--2
PU - 5-2-7-2--16

GW Goals: Bakos 1, Johnson 1
GW Saves: Vilander 4, Sesana 1

Harvard 12, GW 3
GW - 1-1-0-1--3
HU - 5-1-2-4--12

GW Goals: Cox 2, Johnson 1
GW Saves: Vilander 2

 

 

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