Tuesday, July 16

Freshman attackers Cristiano Mirarchi (left) and Aimone Barabino will be the only two freshmen to not redshirt for the UCLA men's water polo team this year. The Italian players have a wealth of international experience between them, and both turned down opportunities to play professionally in Europe.

Italian players give up pros to go to UCLA

It's surprising that Cristiano Mirarchi and Aimone Barabino are practicing with the UCLA's men's water polo team at Spieker Aquatics Center as it prepares for the NorCal Tournament. Read more...

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Freshman attackers Cristiano Mirarchi (left) and Aimone Barabino will be the only two freshmen to not redshirt for the UCLA men's water polo team this year. The Italian players have a wealth of international experience between them, and both turned down opportunities to play professionally in Europe.

Freshman attackers Cristiano Mirarchi (left) and Aimone Barabino will be the only two freshmen to not redshirt for the UCLA men's water polo team this year. The Italian players have a wealth of international experience between them, and both turned down opportunities to play professionally in Europe.

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Bruins hope to have another shot at NCAA title

The UCLA men's water polo team almost reached the summit of the collegiate water polo world in 2009, but not before a few slipups while trying to climb the mountain. Now, the team is back with the images of last year's 7-6 loss to USC in the national championship game still fresh in the players' minds. Read more...

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Coach Adam Wright and the men's water polo team started practice Friday and began preparations for the season opener Sept. 11 at home against Concordia.

Men’s water polo begins preparing for season opener against Concordia

Adam Wright had a simple message for the UCLA men's water polo team as it arrived on campus Thursday: Don't listen to outside opinions. Wright, starting his second year as coach of the program, was back on the pool deck Friday at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center for the team's first official practice of the season. Read more...

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Coach Adam Wright and the men's water polo team started practice Friday and began preparations for the season opener Sept. 11 at home against Concordia.

Coach Adam Wright and the men's water polo team started practice Friday and began preparations for the season opener Sept. 11 at home against Concordia.

Senior attacker Ben Hohl and the UCLA men's water polo team look to make it back to the NCAA Championship game this year.

Men’s water polo season preview

SEASON OUTLOOK Were it not for a disallowed Cullen Hennessy goal ““ one that replays had shown was good ““ in the NCAA Championship game, the Bruins might have been the ones jumping into the pool at the end of the game. Read more...

Photo: Senior attacker Ben Hohl and the UCLA men's water polo team look to make it back to the NCAA Championship game this year.

Senior attacker Ben Hohl and the UCLA men's water polo team look to make it back to the NCAA Championship game this year.


Captain Scott Davidson aims for a shot in Saturday's 9-8 double overtime semifinal victory over Loyola Marymount. The victory catapulted the Bruins into Sunday's NCAA Championship final, where they lost 7-6 to the USC Trojans.

Water polo loses to USC in NCAA final

PRINCETON, N.J. "”mdash; The heavy snowfall outside of Princeton's DeNunzio Pool enclosed the NCAA Men's Water Polo Championships in a cold shower of white, but the action inside remained plenty heated. Read more...

Photo: Captain Scott Davidson aims for a shot in Saturday's 9-8 double overtime semifinal victory over Loyola Marymount. The victory catapulted the Bruins into Sunday's NCAA Championship final, where they lost 7-6 to the USC Trojans.

Captain Scott Davidson aims for a shot in Saturday's 9-8 double overtime semifinal victory over Loyola Marymount. The victory catapulted the Bruins into Sunday's NCAA Championship final, where they lost 7-6 to the USC Trojans.

Young team makes it to title game

PRINCETON, N.J. "”mdash; Coach Adam Wright may not have leapt into the pool at the conclusion of Sunday's championship "“ he left that customary act to his USC counterpart Jovan Vavic "“ but he certainly made a significant splash in his first season at the helm of the UCLA men's water polo program. Read more...



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