ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

Harvard Men’s Water Polo Defeats No. 17 Navy at Princeton Invitational

PRINCETON, N.J. – The Harvard men's water polo team downed No. 17 Navy, 13-10, to give the Crimson its second win of the season.  In the final game of day one, Harvard fell to No. 14 Princeton to finish 1-1 on the first day of the Princeton Invitational.

Up by one at the half, the Crimson poured in eight more goals in the last two quarters to hand Navy its first loss of the season. Joey Colton, Ben Zepfel, Dan Stevens, Blake Lee, and Noah Harrison all netted two goals while Max Murphy, Vitkor Wrobel and Robbie Fluegge added one apiece. 

On the defensive end, Colin Woolway made eight saves and two steals in goal while nine Crimson contributed one or more steals in the win.

This is the second time that these two teams have met at the Princeton Invitational.  The Crimson have now evened out the record at 1-1.

In the second game of the day, Harvard could not outlast No. 14 Princeton as the Crimson fell, 14-7. Harvard was unable to battle back from a three-goal deficit heading into the half. Princeton capitalized and expanded its lead to six by the start of the fourth quarter. 

Rookie Colton paced the offense with two goals, an assist and steal while Harrison contributed four assists, Stevens and Wrobel two assists each and Woolway made seven saves.

Harvard is now 5-2 this season.  The squad returns to Denunzio tomorrow to take on Johns Hopkins and George Washington.
 

Harvard 13, Nayy 10

Goals
Colton, 2
Zepfel, 2
Stevens, 2
Lee, 2
Harrison, 2
Murphy
Wrobel
Fluegge

Assists
Harrison, 3
Lee, 2
Colton, 2
Wrobel

Steals
Zepfel, 2
Colton, 2
Stevens, 2
Lee, 2
Harrison, 2
Woolway, 2
Roller
Fluegge
Holland-McCowan

Saves
Woolway, 8

Princeton 14, Harvard 7

Goals
Colton, 2
Roller
Fluegge
Holland-McCowan
Stevens
Harrison

Assists
Zepfel
Colton
Holland-McCowan
Stevens
Murphy

Steals
Harrison, 4
Stevens, 2
Wrobel, 2
Miao
Colton
Murphy
Woolway 

Saves
Woolway 7