ONEONTA, N.Y. – Playing a ranked opponent for the fourth time in its last five games, the Bucknell women’s water polo team lost to No. 14 Indiana 12-7 Saturday afternoon at Hartwick. It was the second game of the day for the Bison, who lost earlier to No. 20 Harvard by a 9-5 margin.
Bucknell (13-15, 2-5 CWPA) was even with Indiana (14-8, 1-2 CWPA) 3-3 in the second half, but the Hoosiers had already built a 9-4 halftime edge.
Six different Bison scored goals in the game, led by a pair from Gigi Rojahn, who also posted a team-high two assists. Rojahn also recorded a pair of steals.
Sarah Myers led Indiana with four goals, while Sarah Young chipped in three as the Hoosiers defeated Bucknell for the 10th time in 12 all-time meetings.
The Bison will wrap up the regular season Sunday at 10:30 a.m. against Brown. Bucknell has won the last two games in the series.
BUCKNELL 2 2 0 3 -7
INDIANA 5 4 1 2 -12
Goals: Rojahn (2), Stanbach, Mooney, Konishi, Barron, Considine.
Assists: Rojahn (2), Mooney.
Steals: Considine (3), Mooney (2), Stanbach (2), Rojahn (2), Scuderi, Konishi.
Sprints: Barron (0-2), Konishi (0-2)
Saves: Herrera (5 svs., 6 GA, 16:00 min), Derrod (1 sv., 6 GA, 16:00 min.).
Bucknell Record: 13-15, 2-5 CWPA