Wildcats Finish Road Trip With 7-5 Win Over Chapman
March 6, 2014
ORANGE, Calif. - The Villanova women's water polo team (4-12) went 1-1 as the team concluded its California road trip Tuesday and Wednesday. The Wildcats lost at Whittier, 7-3, before defeating Chapman, 7-5, the following day.
Villanova finished its time in California 4-4 after competing in the Cal Lutheran Invitational last weekend.
Whittier 7, Villanova 3
The Wildcats finished the first quarter down 3-1 before scoring in the second and keeping Whittier off the board to go into halftime down 3-2. The Poets defense kept Villanova off the scoresheet for the rest of the game.
Goalkeeper Julie Conrath finished the game with 12 saves and two steals.
Villanova 7, Chapman 5
As the Panthers tried to tie the game, Edwards and Lizzie Newman scored to keep the Wildcats ahead. Chapman scored a final goal to get within two, but Villanova took the 7-5 victory.
Julie Conrath finished the game with 18 saves in net.
The Wildcats return to action on March 22 when the team hosts Marist and Siena at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, to start MAAC play.