BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – The VMI water polo team opened its second weekend of Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference this Saturday. VMI had one of its best outings of the year in its second game but fell 12-5 against Iona College. In the opener, VMI was blanked 18-0 by Wagner College.
Molly Andoe scored four of VMI’s five goals on the afternoon while Chelsea Nugent added one a well. Against Iona, VMI’s keeper Amanda Berrios made three saves in her three quarters played, while Tatiana Wabrek saw all eight minutes of the second quarter. In the first game, Berrios made three saves, playing in all 32 minutes.
After being blanked in the first quarter of the Iona game, the VMI (1-16, 0-5 MAAC) slowly got its offense together. Andoe ripped the first goal of the second quarter. All of the scoring in the third belonged to VMI as Andoe book ended Nugent’s goal with tallies of her own.
VMI returns to MAAC action on Sunday when it takes on St. Francis (N.Y.) and Villanova University at 9 a.m. and noon, respectively. Those two games will be played at Wagner College.