BRIDGEPORT, PA. — Karli Stevenson (So., Tacoma, Wash./Wilson) of the University of Washington and Sophia Gemeles (Jr., Madras, Ore./Madras) of the University of Oregon combined to put up 29 goals, 18 assists, 27 steals and five field blocks in perfect weekends for the Huskies and Ducks to share recognition as the February 19 Women’s Collegiate Club Northwest Division Player of the Week.
Competing at the Northwest Division opening weekend hosted by Washington at Rogers High School in East Puyallup, Wash., the duo helped their teams to perfect 4-0 weekends.
Gemelas racked up 11 goals, 10 assists, three steals and three field blocks as Oregon “A” downed Western Washington University (18-1 W), Oregon State University (18-6 W), Portland State University (23-2 W) and Washington “B” (22-2 W).
Stevenson tallied 18 goals, eight assists, 24 steals and a pair of field blocks for the Washington “A” as the team topped Portland State (24-2 W), Oregon “B” (20-4 W), Oregon State (16-3 W) and Washington “B” (5-0 Forfeit W).
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"We're always impressed when our players take it personally to exude our team philosophy of two-way water polo," said head coach, Rudy Ramirez. "Karli's performance this weekend was the epitome of selfless team play. She performed on both sides of the ball and we're excited to see that continue in the upcoming second divisional tournament."
Next up for the #8 Huskies is the second Northwest Division tournament March 3-4th, this time hosted by Oregon, where the Huskies will finally have their chance to square off against their main division rival, Oregon "A".
Check the team schedule for the full list of game times.