BALTIMORE, Md. – Marko Djordjevic netted four goals and three assists to lift the No. 17 Bucknell men's water polo team to a 12-9 victory over No. 18 George Washington Saturday evening at Newton White Athletic Center.
At halftime, Bucknell held a slim 4-3 lead. The third quarter proved to be the difference in the game at the Bison outscored the Colonials, 4-1, to open up an 8-4 advantage.
Jeff Hagen, who Saturday afternoon had a six-goal outing against Johns Hopkins, drew six ejections. Stupp led the way with seven steals.
In net, Charlie Niehaus reached the double digits in saves for the third-straight game, making 10.
With the win, Bucknell improves to 6-6 (2-0 MAWPC). The Bison next travel to Navy for their third MAWPC game of the weekend tomorrow at 11 a.m.
BUCKNELL 2 2 4 4 -12
GEORGE WASHINGTON 0 3 1 5 - 9
Goals: Djordjevic (4), Stupp (3), Joksimovic (2), Dolan, Jacuzzi, Hagen
Assists: Djordjevic (3), Dolan (2), Jacuzzi (2), Joksimovic (2), Stupp (2)
Ejections Drawn: Hagen (6), Schofield (2), Djordjevic, Joksimovic, Stupp
Steals: Stupp (7), Niehaus (4), Joksimovic (3), Blackwell, Djordjevic, Hagen, Jacuzzi
Saves: Niehaus (10 svs., 9 ga., 32:00 min.)
Sprints: Stupp (2-2)