GW Women's Water Polo Falls Twice in Bracket Play at Southerns
Colonials to Play Mercyhurst for Fifth Place on Sunday Morning
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.
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.
"Our goal is to finish up strong tomorrow," said Head Coach Scott Reed.
#10 Princeton 16, GW 2
GW Goals: Bakos 1, Johnson 1
Harvard 12, GW 3
GW Goals: Cox 2, Johnson 1