Article Image
Senior Tyler Amina had three saves in goal Saturday vs. Gannon.
Courtesy: Beverly Schaefer

No. 1 Seed Menís Water Polo Advances to Semis with 15-8 Win Over Gannon

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 11/09/2013
Send this article to a friend Print RSS

The No. 1 seed Princeton men’s water polo team advanced to the Southern Division Championship semifinals behind an opening round 15-8 win over Gannon Saturday morning in Annapolis, Md. The 15th-ranked Tigers (18-4) will play winner of Navy – Johns Hopkins at 7:40 p.m. this evening.

Both sides would score eight goals apiece over the final three quarters, but it was a 7-0 opening period that carried the Tigers to the quarterfinal victory.

Princeton’s leading scorers Drew Hoffenberg and Jovan Jeremic did what they have all season, headline the offense with three goals each.

Sam Butler added a team-high four assists, along with two steals and a goal, while Jamie Kuprenas and Kevin Zhang each netted two goals apiece.

Alex Gow played the first two quarters in goal, amassing five saves, two assists, a steal and a shutout quarter. Tyler Amina and Brendan Byrne closed things out, tallying seven saves between the pair.

No. 1 Princeton: 7 – 3 – 2 – 3 – 15
Gannon: 0 – 2 – 2 – 4 – 8 

Goals: Zhang 2, Butler 1, Shannon 1, Hoffenberg 3, Buchbinder 1, Hinrichs 2, Jeremic 3, Kuprenas 2
Assists: Galainena 1, Fink 2, Butler 4, Hinrichs 1, Kuprenas 1, Gow 2
Steals: Fink 2, Wachtell 1, Butler 2, Hoffenberg 1, Buchbinder 1, Pugliese 1, Jeremic 1, Gow 1
Saves: Gow (16:00) 5, Amina (8:00) 3, Byrne (8:00) 4

SOCIAL MEDIA

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

INSTAGRAM

TIGERBLOG

ENEWS

Hyatt New
SCHEDULE
PNC Schedule
> Full Schedule and Results
March
07
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
at Dartmouth
- 1:00 PM
March
14
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
at Virginia
- 4:00 PM
March
18
Wednesday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Penn State
- 1:00 PM
March
21
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Harvard
- 12:00 PM
March
25
Wednesday
W. Lacrosse
vs. California
- 7:00 PM
March
28
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Delaware
- 1:00 PM
April
04
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
at Yale
- 12:00 PM
April
08
Wednesday
W. Lacrosse
at Maryland
- 7:00 PM
April
11
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
at Cornell
- 3:00 PM
April
15
Wednesday
W. Lacrosse
at Penn
- 7:00 PM
April
18
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Columbia
- 1:00 PM
April
25
Saturday
W. Lacrosse
vs. Brown
- 1:00 PM
stop