March 17, 2013
The Siena water polo squad completed play at the Wolverine Invitational with a sweep against Mercyhurst and Notre Dame (OH). Siena won three of their four contests in Michigan. With their five victories in their first 11 games, Siena is off to their best start since 2007.
Despite shooting only 37 percent in the contest against Notre Dame (OH), Siena used a four goal second quarter to earn the victory.
Siena got goals from five different players with Lea Allen leading the way with five. Allen also swiped four steals and had two field blocks.
Cally Timm was the only other Saint to record multiple goals chipping in two and three steals
In the second game, Siena recorded 16 steals and came back from a 3-1 deficit to beat Mercyhurst 11-8.
The Saints managed just a lone goal from Stephanie Bundas in the first quarter, but came back to score three in the second. Melanie Boehrig had two of her three goals in that period.
With the score tied at four going into the second half, Allen would tally five or her six goals in the half and Siena held on for the victory,
Only four players scored for the Saints, with Rebecca Robinson chipping in a goal in the third. Boehrig also tallied three assists and a steal in the contest.
Three different Saints notched three or more steals with Cally Timm leading the way with five and an assist. Robinson contributed four and Jasmine Carillo swiped three.
Madeline Hurley combined for 23 saves on the day, 13 against Notre Dame and ten versus Mercyhurst.
Siena opens up MAAC play against Wagner on March 23.