Sports In Brief

Hogan places fourth in season debut at Penn State

Women’s cross-country senior Megan Hogan placed fourth out of 304 runners Saturday at the Penn State National Invitational in State College, Penn. Hogan completed the race in 20:36, just 13 seconds behind winner Sheila Reid of Villanova.

The race was Hogan’s first of the year as the 2010 All-American trains for the NCAA Regional Championships and National Championships next month.

The women’s cross-country team finished 22nd out of 31 teams in the race. The men’s team did not have enough members complete the course to qualify for a team finish.

Little nets six but men’s water polo falls to Bucknell

The men’s water polo team fell 14-8 to CWPA Southern Division rival Bucknell for the second time this season Saturday.

GW was led offensively by freshman Nate Little, who had six of his team’s eight goals. Little’s fellow freshman Daniel Tyner had his team’s other two goals in the loss. Sophomore goalkeeper Cameron Illes also had a strong performance in the loss, recording 17 saves against the Bison.

The team will be back in action next Saturday for a pair of games against Iona and Princeton at 2 and 5 p.m., respectively.

Zero: The total number of goals scored by the men’s and women’s soccer teams in their four games over the weekend.

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