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.
In the third and final day the Wildcats grabbed their eighth victory of the season and have now won eight of their last nine games. Villanova won games over Chapman 9-5. Overall in the Cal Lutheran Invitational the Wildcats were 4-1.
In the second of the three days in the Cal Lutheran Invitational the Wildcats played against both Fresno Pacific and La Verne. Villanvoa beat Fresno Pacific by a score of 6-5 and La Verne 14-6.
The Wildcats began their three-day weekend at the Cal Lutheran Invitational in Thousand Oaks, Calif. by playing both CSU Bakersfield and Azusa Pacific. It was the first two of six games the Wildcats will play this weekend. In the first game of the day Villanova lost to CSU Bakersfield 11-5 and beat Azusa Pacific 14-12.
The Wildcats are riding a four game winning streak after winning all four games in the Villanova Invitational. The wins bring their record to 4-6 on the season. It is the Wildcats' first four-game winning streak since March 24, 2012.
The Villanova water polo team finally found what they have been looking for all season today; victories. The team's first win was over Mercyhurst this morning in their first game of the Villanova Invitational. The second game against Washington & Jefferson resulted in another win for the Wildcats with a final score of 17-8.
On a collegiate water polo team consisting of 17 student-athletes, leadership usually stems from its most experienced members. In the case of Villanova women's water polo, it falls on seniors Callan Edwards and Sadie Dutcher.
The women's water polo team was again competing in the Princeton Invitational and competed their third and fourth matches of the weekend. The Wildcats played in their second matchup of the year with Harvard and then No. 17 ranked Indiana.
The women's water polo team traveled to Princeton, N.J. to compete in the two-day Princeton Invitational and competed in their first and second of four matches this weekend. Villanova played a match first against ninth-ranked Princeton and then against CAMO.