Friday, September 21



Struggling to stay afloat after a three-game losing streak, the UCLA men's water polo team needed a win or two over the four-game weekend to regain some momentum.

UCLA men’s water polo sweeps weekend games

Struggling to stay afloat after a three-game losing streak, the UCLA men's water polo team needed a win or two over the four-game weekend to regain some momentum. Read more...

Photo: Struggling to stay afloat after a three-game losing streak, the UCLA men's water polo team needed a win or two over the four-game weekend to regain some momentum.

Struggling to stay afloat after a three-game losing streak, the UCLA men's water polo team needed a win or two over the four-game weekend to regain some momentum.

Freshman attacker Bret Lathrope defends UC Irvine's Brandon Johnson during UCLA's home opener Sept. 26. The two teams meet again on Saturday in Irvine.

Bruins to play crucial games

The number 13 seems to be an unlucky one for the UCLA men's water polo team, which has been stuck on 12 wins for almost two weeks. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Bret Lathrope defends UC Irvine's Brandon Johnson during UCLA's home opener Sept. 26. The two teams meet again on Saturday in Irvine.

Freshman attacker Bret Lathrope defends UC Irvine's Brandon Johnson during UCLA's home opener Sept. 26. The two teams meet again on Saturday in Irvine.

Senior goalkeeper Chay Lapin, redshirt freshman attacker Clinton Jorth and the UCLA defense are focusing on improving their performance, particularly in 5-on-6 situations, a major source of weakness in recent matches.

Water polo aims to gain from opportunities

Shutting down an opposing water polo team's 20 seconds of 5-on-6 action, an event that occurs when a player is sent out of play for an exclusion penalty, can be a morale booster for the defending team and a momentum killer for the squad that fails to capitalize on the man advantage. Read more...

Photo: Senior goalkeeper Chay Lapin, redshirt freshman attacker Clinton Jorth and the UCLA defense are focusing on improving their performance, particularly in 5-on-6 situations, a major source of weakness in recent matches.

Senior goalkeeper Chay Lapin, redshirt freshman attacker Clinton Jorth and the UCLA defense are focusing on improving their performance, particularly in 5-on-6 situations, a major source of weakness in recent matches.

Sophomore attacker Cullen Hennessy and the Bruins managed just six goals against Cal's defense in their Friday loss.

Men’s water polo unable to come back against Bears

Despite getting the chance to play in front of a raucous home crowd at Spieker Aquatics Center for only the second time this season, the UCLA men's water polo team was unable to match the aggression and execution of its opponents as it fell to California 7-6 on Friday night. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore attacker Cullen Hennessy and the Bruins managed just six goals against Cal's defense in their Friday loss.

Sophomore attacker Cullen Hennessy and the Bruins managed just six goals against Cal's defense in their Friday loss.