Brown Water Polo Defeats George Washington 8-2

Princeton, NJ- Junior Joanna Wohlmuth (Manhattan Beach, CA) scored four goals to help lead the Brown women’s water polo team to an 8-2 win against George Washington at the Princeton Invitational this morning. The Bears improved to 3-0 on the season, and will now play Gannon at 4:10 p.m. this afternoon.

Brown tallied one goal in the first eight minutes of play and then went on to score two in the second quarter to gain a 3-1 advantage over the Colonials. The Bears had a big third quarter and outscored GW 3-0 to take a 6-1 lead, and closed out the fourth with two goals to earn an 8-2 victory.

Brown’s defense was solid throughout the game, holding the Colonials to just 2-12 on the power play. Leading the defense was senior Stephanie Laing (Ann Arbor, MI) with 12 saves in goal, while Wohlmuth led the offense with four goals.

Senior Lauren Presant (Poway, CA) added two goals for the Bears and senior Sarah Glick (Bonita, CA) added a goal, handed out two assists and drew three ejections. Freshman Brittany Westerman (Palo Alto, CA) also added a goal in the win.

Pictured (on right): Stephanie Laing '10 (by dspics.com)