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Women’s Water Polo Earns Easy Victories Against Bowdoin, Bates

The MIT women’s water polo team (7-0) earned two easy victories over Bowdoin College and Bates College by scores of 14-1 and 15-2, respectively, this Sunday at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Analiese M. DiConti ’10 led the Engineers with nine goals, scoring over half of her goals in the first quarter to give the team early leads in both matches.

Rookie Amanda C. Engler-Dobberke G proved steady in goal in tallying 10 saves and allowing only three goals. Caroline A. DeBoer ’11 continued her dominating rookie season with seven goals. Blair K. Brettmann G contributed six goals, despite playing with a shoulder injury. Kellie S. Young ’11 was unbeatable on defense, holding the hole sets scoreless and also scoring four. Lisa C. Tacoronte ’10 also added three goals to the board to give the Engineers commanding leads.

The Engineers’ next game is on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m. against Wellesley College in the Zesiger Center Pool. Following that, the North Atlantic Division League Championship begins on Friday, April 11 at 8:30 p.m. at Boston University against Bates College. See http://collegiatewaterpolo.com/html/schdna08w.htm for the full tournament schedule.