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Women's Water Polo Dominates In Win Against George Washington

March 11, 2018

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.

In the cage, Mimi Harris and Eirini Patras split time as they tallied three and nine saves respectively.

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.

Box Score:

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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