Salem Proves Too Much For Men's Water Polo

Salem Proves Too Much For Men's Water Polo

ERIE, Pa. – The Salem men's water polo team defeated Penn State Behrend 15-7 on Friday night in the Junker Center Pool.


Salem 15, Penn State Behrend 7

Key Moments

* Salem had multiple players with three goals apiece
* The Tigers held the Lions scoreless for the first quarter to take a 3-0 lead
* Holden Cooper (San Enselmo, CA/Redwood) got Behrend on the board 2:22 into the second quarter
* Dario Gonzalez (Hanford, CA/Hanford West) registered the second goal to make it 7-2 in favor of Salem at halftime
* After being held to one goal in the third quarter, the Lions tallied four goals in the fourth
* Gonzalez had two assists in the fourth quarter, finding Eli Anderson (Encinitas, CA/San Diequito) and Eugene Kruger (Alpharetta, GA/Foothill) for the first two goals
* Cooper added another goal and Jack Holl (Greenwich, CT/Greenwich) recorded the last goal for Behrend on an assist from Lior Lyubronetsky (Gouldboro, PA/James Madison)
* Leyton Vrono (Murrieta, CA/Murrieta Valley) had 10 saves on the night, coming up with big blocks down the stretch
* Devin Lockard (Edgewood, MA/Puyallup), who played in the first and third quarters, tallied five saves on the night

Up Next:

* The Lions return to action on Friday against Caltech and Chapman at the Claremont Convergence Tournament in California.

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