No. 18 Women’s Water Polo Falls to No.11 Aggies

Photo by: Jeanie Wahl
Photo by: Jeanie Wahl

DAVIS, Calif.- In its first contest of five on the west coast, the No. 18 Harvard women's water polo team was stumped by UC Davis in a 10-7 decision. The Crimson moves to 12-3 on the season.

In rematch contest against UC Davis, the Aggies' Alyson Clague notched the first score of the game before the Crimson's Kristen Hong capitalized with the man up advantage for the counter. Junior Sofia Carerra-Justiz continued the Crimsons scoring drive in the second period with another six-on-five conversion followed by back-to-back-to-back goals from Hong, Grace Thawley and Olivia Price to move into the final half leading by one.

The third period saw a strong defense from both sides only allowing one goal each for the 7-6 mark, Harvard in the lead. With more than six minutes left on the clock the Aggies added to their score column, as the Harvard struggled to break through the defense and fell 7-10.

Harvard Highlights

  • Senior Kristen Hong collected two assistss and added three to her collection of career goals with only nine away from the 250-career milestone.
  • Sophomore attacker Olivia Price secured the ball away from the Aggies on three occasions.
  • Goal-tender Zoe Banks collected seven assists and a steal.

On Tap
The Crimson heads to Santa Clara tomorrow for a 3p.m. EST contest before adding three match ups throughout the trip.