Sunday, May 26


Along with coaching the UCLA men's water polo team, Adam Wright is also a member of the U.S. Men's National Team, enabling him to bring a player's mentality to the deck when he coaches.

Adam Wright’s passion for water polo is driven by more than dreams of a gold medal

The way Adam Wright tells it, everything he has learned about the sport of water polo starts and ends with training. As a water polo coach, he talks about it. He knows training renews focus in a team "“ like his 2009 UCLA team, which reached the NCAA Championship game after changing its training regimen. Read more...

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Along with coaching the UCLA men's water polo team, Adam Wright is also a member of the U.S. Men's National Team, enabling him to bring a player's mentality to the deck when he coaches.

Along with coaching the UCLA men's water polo team, Adam Wright is also a member of the U.S. Men's National Team, enabling him to bring a player's mentality to the deck when he coaches.

Freshman Cristiano Mirarchi attempts a shot against Long Beach State.

Men's water polo calms before the storm of tournament

Despair hasn't creeped up on the UCLA men's water polo team. After all, a majority of the Bruins were there last year when they suddenly won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament, earning them an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Though 2010 has had its ups and downs, the importance of last season hasn't been lost on the young guys. Read more...

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Freshman Cristiano Mirarchi attempts a shot against Long Beach State.

Freshman Cristiano Mirarchi attempts a shot against Long Beach State.

Sophomore Josh Samuels and the No. 4 UCLA men's water polo team finished their regular season on a high note by beating Pepperdine 13-8 at Spieker Aquatics Center on Saturday and inching past UC Santa Barbara 9-8 on the road Sunday. The Bruins won't play again until the MPSF Tournament begins Nov. 26 at Stanford.

UCLA men’s water polo team works for wins over UCSB, Pepperdine during home-and-away weekend

The UCLA men's water polo team has a right to be tired. Read more...

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Sophomore Josh Samuels and the No. 4 UCLA men's water polo team finished their regular season on a high note by beating Pepperdine 13-8 at Spieker Aquatics Center on Saturday and inching past UC Santa Barbara 9-8 on the road Sunday. The Bruins won't play again until the MPSF Tournament begins Nov. 26 at Stanford.

Sophomore Josh Samuels and the No. 4 UCLA men's water polo team finished their regular season on a high note by beating Pepperdine 13-8 at Spieker Aquatics Center on Saturday and inching past UC Santa Barbara 9-8 on the road Sunday. The Bruins won't play again until the MPSF Tournament begins Nov. 26 at Stanford.

Redshirt junior attacker Cullen Hennessy moves the ball Saturday against USC. The Bruins host Pepperdine before traveling to UC Santa Barbara this weekend.

UCLA men’s water polo team finishes regular season with home-and-away

It's a frigid 48 degrees at the end of men's water polo practice Wednesday night "“ not exactly swimming weather "“ but the players don't seem to mind. They're fired up, hungry to redeem themselves from Saturday's agonizing loss to USC. Read more...

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Redshirt junior attacker Cullen Hennessy moves the ball Saturday against USC. The Bruins host Pepperdine before traveling to UC Santa Barbara this weekend.

Redshirt junior attacker Cullen Hennessy moves the ball Saturday against USC. The Bruins host Pepperdine before traveling to UC Santa Barbara this weekend.




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