Camels Post 3-1 Record at D. 3 Eastern Championship
Bakanas Closes Out Stellar Career with 167 Goals for Camels
UTICA, N.Y.--The Connecticut College women´s water polo team ended its season on a high note by taking three out of four matches at the Division III Eastern Championship hosted by Utica College this weekend. Under the direction of their passionate Head Coach JJ Addison, the improving Camels closed out the 2010 season with a winning record of 8-6.
Senior driver Phoebe Bakanas (Redding, Conn.) scored 14 goals and grabbed seven steals to lead the visitors to a fifth place finish at the Championship. Bakanas was named to the All-Tournament Team and wraps up her prolific playing career with 167 goals scored for the Camels.
Kristin Lampley (Reading, Pa.) chipped in with nine goals and 13 steals in the weekend´s action. Sophomore Emily Hunter (Cheshire, Conn.) tallied eight goals while senior Jordan Kohnstam (Portland, Conn.) scored six for the Camels.
Sophomore utility Katie Mullaley (Hingham, Mass.) supplied three scores and Megan Wright (Manhattan Beach, Calif.) added a pair of goals. Gracie Miller (Sudbury, Mass.) and Maia Taft (Lexington, Mass.) each contributed with single tallies for Connecticut College.
Rookie net-minder Pamela Lovejoy (Guilford, Conn.) made 22 saves in the four matches.
The Camels defeated the Scots of Macalester College, 12-9, in the fifth place game Saturday morning. Friday night, the Camels upended Chatham University in a 13-11 shootout and knocked off the host Pioneers of Utica, 14-8. Washington & Jefferson College defeated Connecticut College 6-5 in the first match of the weekend Friday afternoon.
April 24, 2010