No. 17 Women’s Water Polo Hits the Road for the Bison Invite

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot

CAMBRDIGE, Mass.- Starting the season off 5-0, the first time since 2011, the No. 17 Harvard women's water polo team looks to add more tallies in its win column this weekend during the Bucknell Bison Invite. The Crimson opens up play against Gannon, Saturday, Feb. 9 at 11:20 a.m. followed by a 3:20 p.m. match up with Salem. Water polo play continues into the next day as Harvard sees rematches against Siena at 8 a.m. and Wagner at 1:20 p.m. to close out invitational play.  

How to Follow
Tournament Central Page
Where: Kinney Natatorium, Bucknell University
When: Feb. 9-10, 2019 

What to Know

  • Harvard tied its best season start, 5-0, with the 17-0 shutout win over La Salle last Sunday.
  • The contest against Salem marks the first time in program history the two schools have competed against each other at the varsity level.
  • Harvard leads the series with Gannon 4-0, with its most recent 17-6 victory coming on March 26, 2017.
  • Senior Kristen Hong and first-year Inde Halligan collected Collegiate Water Polo Association weekly honors after their first week of play.

Up Next
Harvard takes a hiatus from game play as it prepares to host the Harvard Invite March 1-3. During the invitational, the Crimson will take on ivy foes Brown and Princeton while welcoming California Baptist, UC Davis and Bucknell. Broadcast will air on ESPN+.