Women's Water Polo
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Harvard managed only two goals in the second half after scoring seven in the first stanza on the road against the undefeated Tigers.
In the first home games of its 2014 campaign, the Harvard women’s water polo team (7-2) was able to build on its winning record behind strong performances from younger players. After dropping the first Saturday contest to Wagner, the Crimson came back with three straight wins against Sienna, Villanova, and Iona to close out the weekend.
Sophomore attacker Yoshi Andersen scored eight goals for the Harvard women's water polo team on Saturday.
In its second weekend of competition, the Harvard women’s water polo team (4-1) headed south to take on a trio of opponents at this year’s Princeton Invite. The Crimson came out strong with back-to-back wins to open the weekend before suffering the first loss of its season in the final game of the tournament.
Playing in a doubleheader at Villanova on Saturday, the Crimson achieved back-to-back victories over Villanova and Iona, 17-9 and 16-15, respectively.
This weekend should be another sunny one, so keep your coat in the closet and you and your friends outdoors before the chilly fall weather starts to set in.
Price doubles goal total in breakout sophomore season.
Sophomore goalie Ariel Dukes posted 246 saves as the women’s water polo team finished 18-16. Last year, Dukes only tallied 193 stops.
Junior attacker Shayna Price provided offensive intensity to the team, finishing second in goals behind her sister, Aisha.
Senior Aisha Price started in 14 women’s soccer games, tallying seven points, last fall before co-captaining the women’s water polo team in the winter and spring. She credits her coaches and Harvard’s Ivy League affiliation for allowing her to compete in two sports.
Several Harvard athletes compete on multiple teams. They would not have it any other way.
Freshman attacker Charlotte Hendrix, shown here in previous action, scored six goals at the CWPA Eastern Championships in Ann Arbor, Mich., over the weekend. The rookie finishes the season third on the team with 65 goals, behind sisters captain Aisha and junior Shayna Price.
After defeating Notre Dame (Ohio) in the first matchup, the Crimson (18-16, 3-3 CWPA) was eliminated from title contention by third-seeded Hartwick. Harvard played two consolation games in the next two days, winning one and losing the next to secure a sixth-place finish.