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Women's Water Polo - Wed, Mar. 19, 2014
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The Concordia Eagles have played through half of their scheduled competition in March and have managed two wins in their past seven matches. The Eagles now have three wins on the season.

On March 12, Concordia traveled to California Lutheran University for two matches against their host and George Washington University. Concordia faced George Washington first and fell by a score of 6-13, as Tayla Walsh (FR/Sydney, Australia) and Meg Dix (JR/Mount Prospect, IL) led Concordia in scoring with two and three goals, respectively. MacKenzie Kuran (FR/Fallbrook, CA) tallied three saves in the loss. The Eagles faced Cal Lutheran in the second match of the day and fell again, this time by a score of 6-10. Walsh led the Eagles again in scoring putting in three, while Kuran made two saves.

On March 13, the Eagles hosted Bucknell University at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center and fell by three, losing 6-9. A tough first quarter doomed the Eagles as Bucknell outscored Concordia 1-4 in the first, and the Eagles never caught up. Concordia shut out Bucknell in the fourth, bu was unable to recover the match. Dix and Walsh had two goals each for Concordia.

Concordia traveled to Riverside for the second Lancer Invite on March 14 & 15 hosted by California Baptist for another four matches. In the first match on March 14, Concordia lost a one to University of Redlands, falling 9-11. Concordia kept it close, tied 7-7 at the start of the fourth, but Redlands pulled away with four goals in the final period. Dix led the Eagles with five goals, including a buzzer-beater to make it 9-11 for the final. In the second match of the day Concordia picked up its second win of the year against Chapman University. The Eagles used a strong fourth quarter to put it away, scoring four to take the game 12-7. Walsh led the Eagles with five goals, while Kuran picked up four saves in the win.

On March 15, the Eagles faced St. Francis and earned their third win of the season with a 13-8 margin of victory. Concordia had another strong fourth quarter to give them the edge, scoring five in final period while only allowing one. The Eagles had three players that put in three goals each to share the scoring lead, as Dix and Walsh shared the lead with Jaimie Breen (JR/Redwood City, CA). Kuran made three saves in the victory. In the second match of the day, Concordia fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps by a score of 8-13. Breen, Walsh, and Brooke Roy (JR/Haleiwa, CA) each had two goals for the Eagles in the loss, while Kuran came up with two saves.

Concordia is 3-19 on the season with six contests remaining in the 2014 season. Concordia will host Sonoma State for their final home game of 2014 on March 20 at 3:30 pm in the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center.

 

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