Wildcats Fall to Marist 15-1
April 6, 2013
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - The Villanova Wildcats dropped a 15-1 decision to Marist here in the first of two games today.
The Villanova water polo team dropped a pair of matches over the weekend in the teams lone homestand of the season. The Wildcats were defeated 9-6 by Marist and 14-4 by Wagner with senior ceremonies before the latter.
The Villanova water polo team finished its spring break west coast trip in California with a pair of wins over Chapman and Whittier.
It took some time for the Villanova water polo team to adjust to the Pacific time zone as the Wildcats lost their first five matches in the Cal Lutheran Invitational this weekend. However, Villanova closed the weekend with a win to finish the invite at 1-5.
Villanova's Naomi Ng (Kapolei, Hawaii/Punahou School) has been named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week of February 15-21.
The Mercyhurst Invitational was all Wildcats as Villanova put together a perfect 4-0 weekend to win the invite and improve their season record to 7-5 overall.
The Mercyhurst Invitational in Erie, Pa. is the next stop for the Villanova Water Polo team as the Wildcats will play four matches in northeast Pennsylvania.
In the Princeton Invitational the Villanova women's water polo team earned their third win of the season, a 10-6 win over Cal Lutheran, but dropped its other four matches to finish the weekend with a 1-4 record.
The Villanova water polo team is back in the pool this weekend as the Wildcats join the Princeton Invitation to play five matches over three days. The 'Cats will play Cal Lutheran on Friday, Cal Baptist and host Princeton on Saturday and finish the weekend with Harvard and Bucknell on Sunday.