Sunday, November 18

Freshman attacker Ashworth Molthen has registered 21 goals on the season, finding the back of the net in 13 of the 16 games so far this year for UCLA men’s water polo. UCLA is one of two teams remaining in the MPSF conference that remains undefeated. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Narrow victory over San Jose State demands a change in tack for men’s water polo

The Bruins are a top-ranked program in the nation, but that hasn’t stopped their opponents from keeping matches close. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (16-0, 0-0 MPSF) came out on top in a close game against No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Ashworth Molthen has registered 21 goals on the season, finding the back of the net in 13 of the 16 games so far this year for UCLA men’s water polo. UCLA is one of two teams remaining in the MPSF conference that remains undefeated. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Freshman attacker Ashworth Molthen has registered 21 goals on the season, finding the back of the net in 13 of the 16 games so far this year for UCLA men’s water polo. UCLA is one of two teams remaining in the MPSF conference that remains undefeated. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior defender Warren Snyder logged two goals Saturday in the first half against San Jose State at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Men’s water polo sails into MPSF invitational with perfect record, some concerns

A week before the MPSF Invitational, the Bruins found their winning streak in jeopardy. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (16-0, 0-0 MPSF) defeated No. 16 San Jose State (4-6, 0-1 Golden Coast Conference) 11-8 in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Senior defender Warren Snyder logged two goals Saturday in the first half against San Jose State at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Senior defender Warren Snyder logged two goals Saturday in the first half against San Jose State at Spieker Aquatics Center. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Freshman Matthew Kacura is in the starting lineup for UCLA men’s water polo in his first season in Westwood. The San Clemente, California, native has scored in seven of the 15 games this season. UCLA will play San Jose State this weekend with a perfect record on the line. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Undefeated men’s water polo hopes to wave past San Jose State

Adam Wright emphasized one word at practice this week: energy. “Energy dictates a lot for us,” the coach said. “We’ve had teams in the past where we could have good focus, but energy wasn’t there. Read more...

Photo: Freshman Matthew Kacura is in the starting lineup for UCLA men’s water polo in his first season in Westwood. The San Clemente, California, native has scored in seven of the 15 games this season. UCLA will play San Jose State this weekend with a perfect record on the line. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman Matthew Kacura is in the starting lineup for UCLA men’s water polo in his first season in Westwood. The San Clemente, California, native has scored in seven of the 15 games this season. UCLA will play San Jose State this weekend with a perfect record on the line. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman attacker Jake Cavano has scored 15 goals this season. Two of his three goals last weekend came from power play opportunities, in which the Bruins combined to go 7-of-19. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s water polo wins weekend contests but drags behind top rank in goal scoring

Adam Wright still isn’t satisfied with the number of goals the Bruins are allowing, but he said the close games have been providing crucial experience for his team. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Jake Cavano has scored 15 goals this season. Two of his three goals last weekend came from power play opportunities, in which the Bruins combined to go 7-of-19. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshman attacker Jake Cavano has scored 15 goals this season. Two of his three goals last weekend came from power play opportunities, in which the Bruins combined to go 7-of-19. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Redshirt sophomore attacker Peter Lovas found the back of the net twice, going 2-of-2 on penalty shots. UCLA men's water polo earned a five-meter shot in each of the four quarters, and converted on 3-of-4 of them. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s water polo net 12-8 victory against UC Davis, finishing road trip undefeated

Drawing penalties gave the Bruins an edge. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (15-0) defeated No. 8 UC Davis (8-4) 12-8 to close out the weekend on the road with wins over two top-10 ranked opponents. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt sophomore attacker Peter Lovas found the back of the net twice, going 2-of-2 on penalty shots. UCLA men's water polo earned a five-meter shot in each of the four quarters, and converted on 3-of-4 of them. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Redshirt sophomore attacker Peter Lovas found the back of the net twice, going 2-of-2 on penalty shots. UCLA men's water polo earned a five-meter shot in each of the four quarters, and converted on 3-of-4 of them. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Sophomore utility Felix Brozyna-Vilim scored two goals in No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo’s 8-5 victory over No. 5 Pacific. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Collaborative effort earns men’s water polo a win over No. 5 Pacific

Despite struggling early, the Bruins have kept their undefeated streak alive. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (14-0) bested No. 5 Pacific (5-5) in Stockton, California, on Saturday in the first of two top-10 road games this weekend. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore utility Felix Brozyna-Vilim scored two goals in No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo’s 8-5 victory over No. 5 Pacific. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sophomore utility Felix Brozyna-Vilim scored two goals in No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo’s 8-5 victory over No. 5 Pacific. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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