Crimson Improves to 2-0 in Conference Play with 12-7 Win Over Queens

Pictured: Freshman Max Eliot netted a career-high five goals Saturday.
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot

QUEENS, N.Y. -- The Harvard men's water polo team won its second consecutive CWPA Northern Division game of the season, as the Crimson topped Queens (N.Y.), 12-7, Saturday afternoon.  With the victory, the Crimson improves to 2-0 in conference play and 4-8 overall.

Max Eliot led the Harvard charge with a career-high five goals, while he also made three steals and drew four ejections.  Bret Voith handed out five assists and scored once, and Egen Atkinson tallied two goals.  Also scoring for the Crimson were Mike Katzer, Thomas Bailey, Alex Thompson and Evan Zepfel who had one apiece.

Alexandre Popp stopped 15 shots in net to earn the win.  The Crimson will now head to California, as the team will take on Chapman and Ponoma-Pitzer at the Claremont Convergence Friday, Oct. 2.