Saturday, September 22


In his final career home game, senior utility Alex Roelse propelled UCLA men's water polo to its first conference win of the season over USC with a penalty shot in triple overtime. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s water polo emerges victorious against USC in triple overtime

After four quarters, two overtime periods and 22 combined goals, it all came down to one five-meter penalty. With 2 minutes, 38 seconds left in the third overtime period, senior center Matt Farmer was fouled, and the refs called it: a penalty for the Bruins. Read more...

Photo: In his final career home game, senior utility Alex Roelse propelled UCLA men's water polo to its first conference win of the season over USC with a penalty shot in triple overtime. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

In his final career home game, senior utility Alex Roelse propelled UCLA men's water polo to its first conference win of the season over USC with a penalty shot in triple overtime. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Matt Farmer and UCLA men's water polo close out the regular season against No. 1 USC at home on Saturday. Farmer enters his final home game as a member of the Bruins with ten goals in the last four games. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s water polo team to take USC in rivalry match Saturday

The Bruins conclude the regular season Saturday against their crosstown rival. After winning their last matchup, No. 4 UCLA men’s water polo (17-3, 0-2 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) faces rival No. Read more...

Photo: Matt Farmer and UCLA men's water polo close out the regular season against No. 1 USC at home on Saturday. Farmer enters his final home game as a member of the Bruins with ten goals in the last four games. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Matt Farmer and UCLA men's water polo close out the regular season against No. 1 USC at home on Saturday. Farmer enters his final home game as a member of the Bruins with ten goals in the last four games. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Despite UCLA's second loss in two weeks, senior utility Alex Roelse and the Bruins expressed confidence in the future. UCLA is 17-3 this season, but remains without a win in conference play. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s water polo sees growth, remains hopeful after recent losses

Despite a second straight loss to a Big Four opponent, UCLA men’s water polo is experiencing the growth it has been waiting for. “I think one of the more positive things for me is seeing the team grow over the last two weeks,” said senior utility Alex Roelse. Read more...

Photo: Despite UCLA's second loss in two weeks, senior utility Alex Roelse and the Bruins expressed confidence in the future. UCLA is 17-3 this season, but remains without a win in conference play. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Despite UCLA's second loss in two weeks, senior utility Alex Roelse and the Bruins expressed confidence in the future. UCLA is 17-3 this season, but remains without a win in conference play. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men's water polo failed to pick up its first MPSF win of the season after falling to No. 4 Stanford on Saturday night. Senior attacker Max Irving scored one goal in the game, bringing his season total to 32. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Men’s water polo sinks to Stanford 7-5, comes back 14-6 against SJSU

There was a little over a minute left to play in the fourth quarter, and UCLA men’s water polo found itself down by two goals against Stanford. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men's water polo failed to pick up its first MPSF win of the season after falling to No. 4 Stanford on Saturday night. Senior attacker Max Irving scored one goal in the game, bringing his season total to 32. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men's water polo failed to pick up its first MPSF win of the season after falling to No. 4 Stanford on Saturday night. Senior attacker Max Irving scored one goal in the game, bringing his season total to 32. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA women's volleyball will open a four game home stand this weekend against Arizona and Arizona State. The Bruins lost both matches last weekend at Washington and Washington State.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Weekend in Preview: Women’s volleyball, swimming and diving seek improvement in Arizona

Men’s water poloRyan Smith, assistant Sports editor UCLA men’s water polo will take on a top-five team for the third straight week when it visits Stanford on Saturday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA women's volleyball will open a four game home stand this weekend against Arizona and Arizona State. The Bruins lost both matches last weekend at Washington and Washington State.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA women's volleyball will open a four game home stand this weekend against Arizona and Arizona State. The Bruins lost both matches last weekend at Washington and Washington State.(Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senior goalkeeper Aleksander Ruzic has been splitting time with redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf in the cage for UCLA. Ruzic is allowing .32 goals less per game than Wolf has so far this season. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s water polo finds team cohesion in win over Pacific

It’s been the same story for UCLA men’s water polo – lack of consistency, trouble on 6-on-5 opportunities and a young team learning to fill the void of a missing veteran presence. Read more...

Photo: Senior goalkeeper Aleksander Ruzic has been splitting time with redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf in the cage for UCLA. Ruzic is allowing .32 goals less per game than Wolf has so far this season. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Senior goalkeeper Aleksander Ruzic has been splitting time with redshirt sophomore Alex Wolf in the cage for UCLA. Ruzic is allowing .32 goals less per game than Wolf has so far this season. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


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