Brown Defeats Fresno Pacific; Falls to Arizona State
San Diego, CA- During its final day out west, the Brown women's water polo team earned a split when it defeated Fresno Pacific, 8-7, but fell to Arizona State, 15-5. Kate Woods led the Bears' attack with five goals against the Sunbirds, and Sarah Presant led with two goals against the Sun Devils with two goals.
Against Fresno Pacific, the Sun Birds gained a 3-1 lead after the first eight minutes, but the Bears went on to out-score their opponents 5-2 in the next two quarter to take a 6-5 lead. Both teams netted two goals in the final eight minutes, as the Bears were able to come away with the win to move to 9-11 on the year.
Against Arizona State, the Bears had trouble finding their offense as Arizona fired off five goals in the first and second to take a 10-1 lead at the intermission. The Sunbirds outscored Bruno 3-1 in the third, but the Bears were able to edge Arizona 3-2 in the fourth, but it wasn't enough as Arizona earned the victory.