April 16, 2011

Water Polo Splits in Maryland

Baltimore, MD- The Brown University women's water polo team fell 11-6 to Indiana University but picked up a 12-10 victory over George Washington at the University of Maryland on Saturday afternoon.   Freshman Kate Woods led the offense with eight goals, while Katharine Booher tallied seven steals for the Bears. 

In game one, the Hoosiers swam out to a 5-2 lead in the first eight minutes and built a 6-3 lead at the half.  Both teams tallied two goals in the third, but the Hoosiers outscored Brown 3-1 in the fourth to earn the 11-6 win.

Rita Bullwinkel and Woods led the attack with two goals apiece, followed by Sarah Presant and Katherine Stanton with one. Sarah Shin tallied six saves in the cage.

In the second game, Bruno gained a 3-1 lead over George Washington after the first quarter and took a 6-4 lead at the intermission.  Then, the Bears outscored the Colonials 4-3 in the third, but GW was able to edge Brown 3-2 in the fourth, but it wasn't enough as the Bears earned the 12-10 win.

Woods led the offense with six goals, while Booher followed with three.  Also adding to the scoring was Joanna Wohlmuth, who also drew four ejections, McNamara and Stanton.  Sarah Shin combined for 10 saves in the cage.

The Bears will now take on Princeton and Maryland tomorrow afternoon.