Men's Water Polo Drops Northern Division Contest Against Brown

Pictured: Sophomore Luka Babic was one of three Harvard players to score two goals Saturday.
Photo courtesy: Gil Talbot

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- A trio of Harvard men's water polo players netted two goals apiece, but the Crimson fell to Brown in a CWPA Northern Division matchup, 15-8, Saturday afternoon at Blodgett Pool.  Egen Atkinson, Max Eliot and Luka Babic all scored twice, while Bret Voith and Kevin DiSilvestro chipped in with a tally each. 

Harvard and Brown played a close first quarter, as the Crimson trailed by onle on score, 3-2, but the Bears went on a 6-0 run in the second to pull ahead, 9-2, before the half.  Nikhil Balaraman turned aside 11 shots in net for Harvard.  Alex Thompson drew four kickouts, while Eliot had three kickouts.  With the loss, Harvard falls to 3-1 in Northern Division contests and 5-13 overall.

The Crimson continues its home stretch, as the team welcomes Iona to Blodgett Pool Sunday at 2 p.m.