Noah Harrison had seven goals and two assists on day one at the Bruno Fall Classic (Photo Courtsey: Justine Agaloos).
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Harvard men's water polo team was unable to muster a win against No. 10 St. Francis (N.Y.), 10-7, No. 3 Stanford, 17-5, and No. 16 Brown, 8-7, at day one of the Bruno Fall Classic at Brown.
The Crimson fell to Stanford in the second game, 17-5. As the half came to a close, Harvard was trailing 6-3. The Cardinals responded with seven goals in the third and four goals in the fourth for the win. Jimmy Field recorded 11 saves in the game.
The team took on host Brown in the final game of the day. The Crimson, in search for their first win of the season came out strong. Harvard entered the fourth with a 6-3 advantage. The Bears rallied to score six goals in the final period of the game.
The Crimson had goals from seven different players throughout the day. The offensive efforts were highlighted by Noah Harrison, who ended the day with seven goals and two assists, Ben Zepfel (three goals), Blake Lee (three goals and eight assists) and Robbie Fluegge (two goals and two assists). Harvard used Colin Woolway (20 saves) and Jimmy Field (nine saves) in goal during the first day of action.
The Crimson return to the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center at Brown looking to record their first win of the season against Washington & Jefferson before taking on UC Irvine. All games at the Bruno Fall Classic are streamed live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
St. Francis (N.Y.) 10-7 loss
Stanford 17-5 loss
Brown 9-8 loss