No. 11 Princeton Honors Seniors, Moves Closer To No. 1 Seed in CWPA Tournament – GoPrincetonTigers.com

PRINCETON, N.J. – The No. 11 Princeton Tigers continued their impressive run in Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) play with two more victories, dropping the George Washington Colonials, 15-10, and Brown Bears, 12-7, at DeNunzio Pool.
 
No. 11 Princeton 15, George Washington 10
Highlights:
Princeton scored the final seven goals to earn the win.
Haley Wan registered five tallies.
 
Recap:
First half featured a quick pace that saw 14 combined goals between the two squads. Princeton led 3-2 after eight minutes and 5-3 with 5:37 remaining in the second quarter. The Colonials registered three straight goals to in just over a minute to take its first lead of the contest, 6-5. This time it was Princeton to finish off the half with a flurry, scoring three straight to lead 8-6 at the break.
 
George Washington began the second half quickly, ripping off four consecutive goals to jump in front, 10-8, as the clock read 1:40 to go in the third quarter.
 
It would be the last time that the Colonials would score.
 
Princeton held George Washington off the scoreboard for the final 9:40 of game action. The Tigers scored the last three goals of the third quarter and four times in the fourth stanza to take the contest, 15-10.
 
Goals: Wan 5, Johnson 3, Castellano 3, Kelleher 2, McGeoy 1, Britt 1
Assists: Castellano 3, Wan 3, Johnson 1, Lawson 1, Grayson 1, Britt 1, Pendolino 1, Kelleher 1, Webb 1
Steals: Castellano 4, Cheong 3, Johnson 2, Kelleher 1, Webb 1
Drawn Ejections: Kelleher 3, Britt 2, Wan 2, Johnson 1, Lawson 1, McGeoy 1, Castellano 1, Blake 1
Blocks: Wan 3, Grayson 1, Castellano 1, Kelleher 1
Saves: Webb 10
 
No. 11 Princeton 12, Brown 7
Highlights:
Prior to the game, the team honored its three seniors, Sydney Cheong, Chelsea Johnson and Haley Wan.
Princeton locked down Brown to just two goals in the second half.
Wan and Lindsey Kelleher combined for eight goals.
 
Recap:
The Tigers snagged the last two tallies of the first quarter, leading 4-2 after eight minutes. Princeton kept Brown at bay in the next stanza, allowing just one goal, taking a 6-3 lead into the intermission. Head coach Becca Dorst‘s team whipped five shots into the back of the net in the third frame, pushing its lead to 11-5. Brown didn’t score in the final quarter and Princeton earned its sixth straight victory.
 
Dorst’s until wraps up the regular season tomorrow (Apr. 15) at DeNuznio Pool against Harvard (10:30 a.m.) and Bucknell (3:30 p.m.) With two wins, the Tigers can clinch the No. 1 seed in the upcoming CWPA Tournament. The game vs. Harvard can be seen on ESPNU while the Bucknell contest will be on the Ivy League Network.
 

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