Women's Water Polo Dominates In Win Against George Washington
Nine different players scores to lift the Beach over the Colonials
Long Beach, Calif. - In an offensive onslaught, No. 15 Long Beach State defeated George Washington 15-7 Sunday afternoon at Lindgren Aquatics Center.
LBSU (8-9, 1-0) jumped out to a 6-3 lead after the first quarter. Tori Morrissey netted the Beach's first goal of the game to give LBSU a 1-0 lead with 6:52 remaining in the first period.
George Washington quickly answered back to tie the game with a goal from Scarlett Hallahan, but goals by Raney Remme, Alexandra Massier and Emily Garcynski gave LBSU a 4-1 lead with 2:58 in the first quarter.
The Beach wasn't done there as Cara Vejsicky scored on a powerplay to give LBSU a 5-1 lead with 1:55 remaining in the opening period.
George Washington then went on a 2-0 run thanks to back-to-back power-play goals by Dara Bleiberg to cut LBSU's lead to 6-2 with 41 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
With 22 seconds remaining in the period, Annabel Harman 's first goal of the game gave the Beach a 6-3 lead after the first quarter.
George Washington opened the second quarter on a 2-0 run, but LBSU responded with goals from Maria Eleni Mimidi and Morrissey to go into halftime up 8-5.
The Beach continued its run in the third when Vejsicky netted her second goal of the game to take a 9-5 lead. Senior Luiza Moraes then scored back-to-back goals to open up an 11-5 lead with 3:41 remaining in the period.
LBSU finished the game on a 7-2 run and nine different players scored in the as the Beach took the win and went 2-0 this weekend.
The Beach will be back in action Thursday when they host Bucknell at 7 p.m.
Following their contest against the Colonials, the Beach welcomed back former players for the annual Alumni game.
No. 15 Long Beach State - 6, 2, 4, 3, | 15
George Washington - 3, 2, 1, 1, | 7
Morrissey 3, Mimidi 2, Remme 2, Moraes 2, Vejsicky 2, Bennett, Harman, Massier, Garcynski
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