The Colonials are riding their longest losing streak since 2015 and have dropped to a No. 14 ranking.
Senior walk-on Anna Savino said she entered the season not expecting to see minutes on the court, but she has started in GW’s last five games.
The Colonials have been hindered by defensive lapses and miscues on the court, preventing the team from pulling out wins in close contests.
GW trailed by two points heading into the final frame, but a nine-point performance by the Colonials hindered them from pulling out the victory.
The Colonials allowed Princeton to dump 40 points in the second half to help the Tigers to victory.
If the Colonials can limit Princeton’s top scorer while converting offensive rebounds to extra points on the scoreboard, they could be looking at their first win on the road.
Men’s water polo’s record-setting season came to a close in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Championship Thursday night.
The Colonials started the season shaky from beyond the arc, averaging just 43.5 points per game in GW’s first four matches.
Head coach Brian Thomas said the team’s 17 new freshmen will help him develop a program that competes year round.
The Colonials will face off against No. 2 UCLA in an effort to extend their historic season to the semifinals of the NCAA Championship.