Indiana Water Polo Sweeps Doubleheader With Salem

Courtesy: Indiana Athletics

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The No. 13-ranked Indiana University water polo team completed the doubleheader sweep of Salem University on Saturday afternoon at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind.

The Hoosiers (8-2) won the first game, 22-8, before earning the victory in the second over Salem (2-8), 19-3.

KEY MOMENTS – GAME ONE

  • Sophomore Zoe Crouch dominated in the first game for the Hoosiers, matching the school record with seven goals. She also matched her career-high with two steals.
  • Junior Lauren Etnyre set personal-bests with four goals and three assists in the first game, while classmate Izzy Mandema also netted four scores in the victory.
  • Sophomore Lanna Debow and freshman Kiki Mein each had a pair of goals for IU in the game one win, while sophomore Katherine Hawkins set a career-mark with five assists.
  • Junior goalkeepers Mary Askew and Sarah Greeven combined to make 15 saves.

KEY MOMENTS – GAME TWO

  • In game two, junior Tina Doherty matched the school record herself, netting seven goals in the victory, while grabbing a pair of steals.
  • Etnyre had three scores, while sophomore Katherine Hawkins totaled two goals, two assists and a steal.
  • Mandema and Mein had two goals each, while Crouch recorded four assists in the win.
  • Askew and Greeven combined for 11 saves and four steals.

NOTABLES

  • Indiana’s 22 goals in the first game are tied for the third-most in program history, just one behind the mark of 23 set in 2019 and 2007.
  • Indiana improved to 10-0 in the overall series with Salem, including a 5-0 mark this season. In the three wins this year, IU out-scored Salem, 90-26.
  • The Hoosiers are a perfect 8-0 at home at the Counsilman-Billinglsey Aquatic Center this year, out-scoring their opponents a combined, 108-31.

UP NEXT

  • The No. 13 Hoosiers will host No. 6 Michigan at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind. on Mar. 13-14, 2021. The teams will play one game each day, with both scheduled for 11:00 a.m. ET starts.

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