No. 10 Men's Water Polo Edges No. 16 Bucknell, 10-9

No. 10 Men's Water Polo Edges No. 16 Bucknell, 10-9

The No. 10 Crimson finished out the Princeton Invite by defeating No. 16 Bucknell. 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The No. 10 Harvard men's water polo team finished out the Princeton Invite with a 10-9 victory over No. 16 Bucknell on Sunday morning. The Crimson struck first against the Bison, thanks to a shot from junior Nathan Ondracek. Harvard took home the nail-biting victory after a defining goal from sophomore Austin Sechrest late in the fourth quarter. The game-winning goal was Sechrest's fourth of the game. 

The Crimson entered the fourth quarter tied with the Bison, 8-8, but a goal from freshman Dennis Blyashov secured the Crimson's ninth point. Sechrest finished the rally by tallying the final point for Harvard, off a steal from Jackson Enright

Freshman Bruno Snow helped secure five steals for the Crimson, which led the team. Blyashov followed suit with two steals of his own and one goal. The Crimson totaled 13 steals in the victory. 

Harvard Highlights:

Game Notes:

  • Harvard moves to 10-20 against Bucknell, having won the last three meetings between the two teams. 

What's Next:
Harvard resumes action next weekend at the Bucknell Invite, facing George Washington and Salem International on Saturday and Gannon on Sunday.