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’s strong first half pushed the Wildcats (6-2, 2-0 MAAC) over local conference rival La Salle (2-4, 0-2) Wednesday night at Kirk Pool. The win marked the sixth consecutive win for Villanova, including its second-straight over the Explorers.
After a 14-goal weekend at the Behrend Invitational, junior center Dominique Clark was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday.
– The Villanova water polo team went unscathed this weekend at the Behrend Inviational, defeating Mercyhurst 14-12, Lindenwood 11-3, and Gannon 10-7 at the Junker Center Pool on the campus of Penn State Behrend. Junior center Dominique Clark combined to score 14 goals over the weekend, scoring at least a hat trick in every game, including an impressive six-goal outburst against Gannon.
After a resounding 16-3 win over La Salle on February 13, the Villanova water polo team returns to action this weekend in Erie, Pa. on the campus of Penn State Behrend. The Wildcats are set to play Mercyhurst on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., Lindenwood at 1:30 p.m., and Gannon on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. All three of Villanova's matches will be streamed live on Penn State Behrend's website.
The Villanova water polo team defeated the La Salle Explorers 16-3 Monday night at the Villanova Swim Complex. The match marked La Salle's first match as a varsity program and was the Wildcats first home conference game of the season.
The Wildcats fell to Ivy League foes Brown (13-7) and Princeton (13-3) on Friday, but rallied to dominate McKendree 17-2 on Sunday morning at the Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center.
The Villanova water polo team will open up its season on Saturday, February 4 at the Bruno Classic in Providence, Rhode Island.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced today that junior center Dominique Clark (Berkeley, Calif.) was selected to the Preseason All-MAAC Team for the upcoming 2017 season.