Courtesy: Mount Athletics
EMMITSBURG, Md. (April 16, 2021) – The Mount St. Mary’s women’s water polo team competes in their first-ever home games Saturday, looking for their first victories on the inaugural season.
SETTING THE SCENE
Coming into the weekend at 0-11, the Mount is completing an almost month-long hiatus from game action. On March 21st, the team lost a pair of contests, falling to Michigan 15-2 and Saint Francis U 18-7.
This is the third time the Mountaineers have faced the Red Flash, and the second time they have faced the Bison. In addition to the 18-7 defeat to SFU, the Mount lost 17-7 in their inaugural game to the Loretto crew. Against Bucknell the Mount dropped a 21-5 decision on March 20th.
SCOUTING THE OPPONENTS
Bucknell enters Emmitsburg with a 5-3 record and SFU has amassed an 8-10 mark. The two sides competed last Sunday, with Bucknell winning 11-8.
The Bison also defeated La Salle so far this season, and three of the Red Flash’s wins came against Salem, with a fourth against VMI. Both teams have knocked off Gannon and Mercyhurst as well.
Mount St. Mary’s concludes the regular season with Saturday’s games. The team heads to the Collegiate Water Polo Association Championships next weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan.