Bucknell Water Polo Completes 1-1 Day at Claremont Convergence with 8-5 Win over LaVerne
March 20, 2004
CLAREMONT, Calif. -- Meg Blitzer scored four goals and Bucknell used a big first half to pull away from LaVerne 8-5 Saturday evening at the Claremont Convergence. The Bison rebounded from a tough 11-10 overtime loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps earlier in the day and improved to 8-10 on the season.
Jessica Trimis scored twice and Kelly Hofstetter and Katie Hartigan tallied once each for the Bison, who scored three times in each of the first two periods to sprint to a commanding 6-2 halftime lead.
The Bison continue tournament play on Sunday afternoon with matches against San Bernadino and Whittier.
BUCKNELL 3 3 2 0 -- 8 LaVERNE 2 0 1 2 -- 5BUCKNELL BREAKDOWN: Goals - Blitzer 4, Trimis 2, Hofstetter, Hartigan. Assists - Sullivan, Keffer, Faas, Bynum.
Steals: Jensen 2, Keffer 2, Bynum 2, Hofstetter 2, Hartigan, Blitzer, Nogic.
Ejections Drawn: Hartigan 2, Kingerski, Fischer, Keffer.
Ejections: Hartigan 2, Aiken, Behrens, Kingerski.
Saves: Bynum 7.