ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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Aisha Price Scores Eight; Women's Water Polo Sinks Villanova, Colorado State

Aisha Price had a big day for Harvard, as the Crimson won two contests at the Princeton Invitational Sunday (photo courtesy Gil Talbot).

PRINCETON, N.J. – Aisha Price score eight total goals against Villanova and Colorado State to propel the Harvard women's water polo team to a pair of wins at the Princeton Invitational Sunday. Harvard took down Villanova, 14-3, and upended Colorado State, 12-7.

The Crimson (4-2) easily won its second game of the year over Villanova after opening the first half with an 8-1 lead.

Aisha Price led Harvard with four tallies, while Monica Zdrojewski and Shayna Price added three. Shannon Purcell also found the back of the cage a pair of times. 

On defense, Aisha Price came up with five steals and Jasmine Griffin made eight stops.

Harvard blanked Colorado State, 4-0, in the first period and rode the advantage throughout the contest to get past the Rams.  After Colorado State mounted a push in the second period with a 3-1 advantage, Harvard regained control and won each of the last two frames, 4-3 and 3-1, respectively.

Aisha Price culminated her big day with four more goals to go along with two assists and two steals against Colorado State. The junior finished with eight goals, four assists and seven steals on the day.

Defensively, Ariel Dukes made nine saves and Devan Kennifer added six steals for the Crimson.

The Crimson revisits Princeton, N.J. Feb. 24-25 for the MAAC/East Challenge.

Stats
Villanova, 14-3 W

Goals
Aisha Price 4
Shannon Purcell 2
Riley Kessler
Monica Zdrojewski 3
Victoria Frager
Shayna Price 3

Assists
Aisha Price 2
Jelena Cyr
Devan Kennifer 3
Riley Kessler
Monica Zdrojewski
Victoria Frager 2

Steals
Aisha Price 5
Lizzie Abbott 2
Shannon Purcell
Jelena Cyr 4
Devan Kennifer 3
Riley Kessler 2
Elise Molnar 2
Monica Zdrojewski 3
Shayna Price 3

Saves 
Jasmine Griffin 8


Colorado State, 12-7 W
Goals
Aisha Price 4
Lizzie Abbott 3
Devan Kennifer 4
Monica Zdrojewski 

Assists
Aisha Price 2
Lizzie Abbott 2
Shannon Purcell 2
Devan Kennifer 2
Elise Molnar
Monica Zdrojewski

Steals
Aisha Price 2
Shannon Purcell 2
Devan Kennifer 6
Elise Molnar 2
Monica Zdrojewski
Victoria Frager 2
Ariel Dukes

Saves 
Ariel Dukes 9