Canada Women's Water Polo Falls to Hungary in World University Games Semifinals
July 15, 2013
KAZAN, Russia - The Canadian Women's Water Polo team suffered a 7-6 loss at the hands of Hungary in the semifinals of the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, on Sunday (June 14). Canada will play Italy at 10 a.m. on Tuesday (July 16) with the winner taking home the bronze medal.
Indiana's Shae Fournier registered a goal and a assist to go with three steals in the game for Canada. Shelby Taylor had one shot on goal in her 10 minutes of action. Jessica Gaudreault made five saves in goal in the first half of action for the Canadians.
Hungary started out quick and never looked back, taking a 4-0 lead after the first period. Both teams scored a pair of goals in the second quarter so Hungary took a 6-2 lead into halftime. Canada scored three goals in the third period to just one for Hungary and the Hungarian lead was just 7-5 going to the final period.
In that final period, Canada was only able to find one more goal, and that came at the final buzzer to allow Hungary to escape with the one-goal win.
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