Barby Scores Seven as Washington & Jefferson Downs Penn State Behrend 13-2 in 2010 Opener
WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Senior Jessica Barby (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) fired in a career-high seven goals to help Washington & Jefferson College open its 2010 women's water polo season with a 13-2 victory over Penn State-Behrend on Thursday evening at the Henry Memorial Natatorium.
The win marked for the first at W&J for head coach Greg Jones. W&J led 2-1 after one period and then tacked on 11 of the game's final 12 goals. The Presidents held the Lions (0-1) scoreless for the second and third periods.
Junior Kate Van Schaik (Arnold, Pa./St. Mary's) added three goals and one assist, while senior Katie Silvestri (Kingsville, Md./McDonogh) contributed two goals and two assists. Silvestri also paced the squad's strong defensive effort.
Juniors Caitlin Brown (Milford, Ohio/Milford) and Katie Wieber (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen) both added two assists.
Senior Polly Ziegler (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto) earned the win in goal after stopping seven shots.
Release courtesy Washington & Jefferson Athletic Communications