Harvard Remains Undefeated in Conference Play with 13-4 Victory Over Connecticut College

Pictured: Sophomore Kevin DiSilvestro scored four goals on seven shots against Connecticut College Thursday evening
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Harvard men's water polo team improved to 3-0 in CWPA Northern Division action with a 13-4 victory over Connecticut College Thursday evening at Blodgett Pool.  Overall, the Crimson improves to 5-12 on the season and remains in first place in the Northern Division standings.

Kevin DiSilvestro paced the Crimson with four goals on seven shots against the Camels, while Jeff Lee recorded a hat trick.  The duo of Mike Katzer and Alex Thompson each chipped in with two goals apiece, while Egen Atkinson and and Dan Furman added a goal each.  Thompson also drew four kickouts, while Evan Zepfel drew three kickouts.  Nikhil Balaraman made three saves, while allowing one goal, and Alexandre Popp also saw time in net, stopping four shots, while surrendering three scores by Connecticut College.  After holding a 7-3 lead at the half, Harvard outscored the Camels by a 6-1 margin in the second half.

The Crimson will remain at home to host Brown and Iona this weekend.  Harvard plays the Bears Saturday at 4:30 p.m., followed by a matchup with the Gaels Sunday at 2 p.m.