Feb. 16, 2004
PRINCETON, NJ - The women's water polo team cruised past its competition at the Princeton Invitational, going 3-1 in the two-day event to improve to 4-1 on the season. The Bears defeated Wagner 14-2, before falling to Michigan, 9-4, on the first day of competition. On day two, Brown defeated George Washington, 8-3, and Marist, 11-3.
Against Wagner, junior Diana Livermore (Menlo Park, CA) led the Bears with five goals, while sophomore Allison Biner (Moraga, CA) added two goals. Seniors Heidi Wendt (Danville, CA), Jeanie Ward-Waller (San Antonio, TX), Jackie Parente (Los Angeles, CA), and Sonia Lamel (Lafayette, CA), and freshmen Claire Angyal (Sydney, Australia), Elizabeth Balassone (Los Altos, CA), and Paige Lansing (Newport Beach, CA) each added one goal. Parente also added four steals, while Wendt and Lamel each had three steals. In net for Brown, senior Keira Heggie (Miami, FL) stopped six shots.
In the next game on Saturday, the Bears fell to Michigan, 9-4. Angyal, Wendt, Lamel, and Lansing each scored for Brown, while Heggie made eight saves in the loss.
On Sunday, Brown won both of its games, starting with an 8-3 win over George Washington. Livermore and Lamel led the Bears with three goals and four steals each, while Parente added two goals. Ward-Waller drew three ejections and Heggie made four saves in the win.
Brown finished off its competition with a 11-3 victory over Marist. Freshman Meredith Daniels (Naperville, IL) led the Bears with five goals, while Lansing added four goals. Balassone and Angyal each had one goal, while freshman Caitlin Fahey (Seattle, WA) had four assists. Senior Lauren McGeoch (Cupertino, CA) and Balassone each drew three ejections, while Balassone drew one four-meter penalty. In net for Brown, Heggie notched 13 saves.
The Bears continue action on Saturday February 28th, when it hosts the Brown Invitational.