Mens Water Polo
USA 13, Serbia 13
Date of competition: Sunday, June 7, 2009
The USA Men’s Senior National Team and Serbia battled for the third and final time at a jam-packed Avery Aquatic Center on the campus of Stanford University on Sunday, and for the second day in a row the game ended in a draw. This exhibition water polo match saw a high-scoring affair end at 13-13 thanks to a Jeff Powers goal with under a minute remaining. The tie leaves Team USA with one loss and two ties against Serbia. Stanford grad Peter Varellas tallied three goals for the USA with Cardinal grad Thomas Hopkins adding one. Next up for Team USA will be the FINA World League Super Final in Montenegro.
At Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center
Serbia 2 4 3 4 -- 13
United States 3 4 2 4 -- 13
Serbia -- Pijetlovic 4, Mitrovic 3, Prlainovic, Filipovic, Gocic, Aramovic, Aleksic, Filipovic.
USA -- Varellas 3, Bailey 2, Smith 2, Wright 2, Hopkins, Hale, MacDonnell, Powers.
posted by Palo Alto Online on Jun 8, 2009 at 9:51 am
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