No. 16 Women’s Water Polo Hosts Harvard Invite

Photo by: Gil Talbot
Photo by: Gil Talbot
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.- The No. 15 Harvard women's water polo team resumes pool play as it goes head-to-head against Brown, No. 18 Princeton, No. 24 California Baptist, No. 11 UC Davis and No. 24 Bucknell for the 2019 Harvard Invite from March 1-3.  All games will broadcast on ESPN+.

How to Follow
Broadcast:
Brown: EPSN+ | International Portal
Princeton: ESPN+ |  International Portal
California Baptist: ESPN+ |  International Portal
UC Davis: ESPN+ |  International Portal
Bucknell: ESPN+ |  International Portal
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Where: Blodgett Pool

Twitter: @HarvardH2OPolo 

The Crimson looks to continue its year of firsts by adding more victories to its 9-0 record as it hosts the Harvard Invite this weekend, March 1-3. Harvard additionally opens up conference play Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. as the team takes on Brown before another conference matchup with No. 18 Princeton the following morning at 10:30 a.m.

Saturday afternoon play carries on as the Crimson takes on west-coast visitor No. 24 California Baptist at 2:15p.m. Rounding out the final day of competition, Harvard begins the day with a morning match-up against No. 11 UC Davis before concluding its tournament play at 2:15 p.m. against No. 24 Bucknell.

What to Know

  • Senior Kristen Hong leads the Crimson with 29 goals while also collecting 12 assists
  • First-year Zoe Banks collected Defensive Player of the Week on Feb. 12 after tallying 38 saves, five assists and five steals in her weekend performance. Banks currently totals 59 saves with 10 steals and nine assists.
  • The Crimson is off to its best start in program history with a 9-0 record.
  • Harvard looks to capture its first victory over No. 11 UC-Davis as the Aggies lead in all-time series, 8-0

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