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    Women's Waterpolo: No. 19 Pacific Defeats George Washington, 14-6

    Feb 13, 2011

    Taking on George Washington (GW) in the first game of the day on Sunday, February 14, Pacific women's water polo team defeated the Colonials 14-6. With the win the Tigers improved to 5-3 on the season.

    In the first frame the Tigers took an early 1-0 lead while shutting out the Colonials when freshman Michele Relton (Beaconsfield, QC, Canada) recorded 3 saves in the cage. Pacific then cruised to a seven point advantage after racking up an additional eight goals in the second quarter. Entering the second half leading 9-2 Pacific never looked back as the offense tallied five goals through the second half while giving up four goals to GW for a 12-6 final score.

    Individually the Tigers were led by senior Dara Tawarahara (Honolulu, Hawaii) and freshman Malena Prlain (Portland, Ore.) who tallied three goals apiece in Pacific's victory. Freshman Michele Relton (Beaconsfield, QC, Canada) recorded 12 saves in the cage for Pacific.

    The Tigers will be back in action on Sunday, February 13, when they conclude action at the Princeton Invitational with a tilt against the tournament host Tigers of Princeton. The game is scheduled for 10:30 am PST.

    Scoring Summary

    Q1

    Q2

    Q3

    Q4

    FINAL

    George Washington

    0

    2

    1

    3

    6

    No. 19 Pacific

    1

    8

    3

    2

    14

     

    Goals

    Pacific: Prlain 3, Tawarahara 3, Quertermous 2, Weir 1, McCarthy 1, Lloyd 1, M.King 1, Kay 1, Martin 1

    Assists
    Pacific: A.King 3, M.Loper 3Prlain 1, Quertermous 1, Lloyd 1, Tawarahara 1

    Steals
    Pacific: Tawarahara 1, M.King 1, Martin 1

    Drawn Ejections
    Pacific: M.King 2, Prlain 1, McCarthy 1, Quertermous 1, Lloyd 1, Tawarahara 1, Kay 1, Larsen 1

    Goalkeeper Saves
    Pacific: Relton 12