Women's Water Polo Tops Connecticut College in CWPA Championships Seventh-Place Game
Cyr finished the day with three goals, a helper and a steal (photo courtsey: Gil Talbot).
LEWISBURG, Pa. – The women's water polo team jumped on Connecticut College in the first half en route to a, 17-7, win at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championship. The Crimson finished in seventh place with a 1-2 record.
Yoshi Andersen finished the weekend with three goals, five assists and three steals to earn women's Eastern All-Tournament second team honors.
Melissa Balding paced the Crimson offense with five goals and an assist. Shayna Price and Jelena Cyr each added a hat trick, while Charlotte Hendrix delivered two goals and three helpers. Zoe Osborne, Andersen, Kalina Grabb and Emily Wang each scored once.
Harvard came out firing on all cylinders, scoring the first four goals of the game to take a, 6-3, lead after the opening eight minutes behind a pair of goals from Shayna Price and Melissa Balding. Harvard outscored the Camels in the second, 4-3 to give the Crimson a, 10-6, lead at the break.
After the intermission, Harvard pushed its advantage out to eight with a 4-0 scoring margin in the frame. The Crimson's momentum continued as Grabb, Frager and Price each registered a goal to lock up seventh place in the tournament.
Defensively, Price had four steals, while Ariel Dukes finished the day with two steals and eight saves.
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