February 27, 2010

Water Polo Shuts Down Wagner, 6-2

Princeton, NJ- The Brown women’s water polo team (6-1) defeated Wagner 6-2 in the first round of the ECAC Championships at Princeton University this afternoon. Lauren Presant led the offense with three goals, while Stephanie Laing picked up 12 saves in the goal to lead the defense. The Bears will now take on Marist College in the semi-finals at 8:30 p.m. tonight!

Wagner jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but the Bears were bale to rebound with Laing locking down the Wagner shooters as Presant and Sarah Glick took over on offense. The Bears outscored Wagner 2-0 in the second quarter, 3-0 in the third and 1-0 in the fourth to earn the 6-2 win.

To go along with her three goals, Presant also picked up four steals. Glick tallied two goals, an assist and three steals, while freshman Brittany Westerman added the last tally.