UCLA men’s water polo got off to its worst start since 2002, after dropping back-to-back games to start the season, and will finish the same way with back-to-back losses. Nevertheless, coach Adam Wright said he’s proud of how far his team has come this season. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)
The Bruins’ regular-season finale didn’t go as expected.
No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (6-5, 5-5 MPSF) defeated No. 3 Stanford (3-3, 3-3) on Saturday 11-10 before falling to No.
Men’s water polo
Zoe Moskowitz, Daily Bruin contributor
The top four teams in the nation are set to compete again this weekend.
No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (5-3, 4-3 MPSF) will travel to Avery Aquatic Center to play its last games of the regular season facing No.
Nicolas Saveljic started as just a kid from Kotor, Montenegro, but will end cemented in Bruin history.
The UCLA men’s water polo senior attacker inked his name into the record books by becoming No.
Michael Waldman, Assistant Sports editor
After moving up one space in the rankings, the Bruins will take on the No. 1 team in the country in their first road doubleheader of the season.
The last time the Bruins played at Spieker Aquatics Center, the game marked the start to losing four of the season’s last five and missing the postseason for the first time in six seasons.
Having a skilled team does not always lead to immediate success.
For No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (2-2), building trust and work ethic is critical to success this season, according to coach Adam Wright.
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