Thursday, April 9


First-half scoring key to men’s water polo’s success in nonconference play

The saying goes, “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” But for the Bruins, the opening minutes of their games have been a key part of their success. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Tommy Gruwell is UCLA men’s water polo’s fourth-leading scorer on the season and the highest freshman on the list. The freshman has also scored 13 first-half goals this season, including two in the second quarter against UC Irvine. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


Men’s water polo continues winning streak after victory against UC Irvine

The Bruins ended nonconference play with a win. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (15-1) defeated No. 14 UC Irvine (6-10) by a score of 16-7 on Sunday at Anteater Aquatics Complex in Irvine. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s water polo sophomore attacker Ashworth Molthen scored a career-high four goals against UC Irvine on Sunday, and also tied for the team lead with three assists in the 16-7 Bruin win. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


After winning weekend, men’s water polo preps defense for UC Irvine road game

The Bruins are on the road for the first time since mid-September. No. 2 UCLA (14-1) will face No. 14 UC Irvine (6-9) on the road in Irvine. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore attacker Matthew Kacura and the rest of No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo will be on the road for the first time since Sept. 21, when the team travels to Irvine to take on No. 14 UC Irvine. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


Men’s water polo uses longest game hiatus thus far to prep for upcoming matches

The Bruins get an extra few days to practice this week. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (14-1) is in the midst of a seven-day stretch without any gameplay, its longest thus far this season. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore attacker Matthew Kacura has posted 18 goals through No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo’s first 15 games. Kacura scored at least one goal in each of the Bruins’ three games this past weekend. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


Despite 2 wins, men’s water polo looks to improve performance

This post was updated Oct. 20 at 11:53 p.m. The Bruins won two games on the scoreboard, but not in the pool. “Today was beyond disappointing,” said coach Adam Wright. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Max Berg scored for the first time in over a month in UCLA men’s water polo’s contest with California Baptist University on Saturday. The freshman’s first two goals came in the Bruins season-opening tournament, a Sept. 8 20-2 defeat of La Salle. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Men’s water polo defeats No. 3 Pacific, marking 3rd straight win

The Bruins recorded their third straight win against a top-10 opponent. No. 2 UCLA men’s water polo (12-1) defeated No. 3 University of Pacific (11-3) on Friday at Spieker Aquatics Center by a score of 14-10, finishing its six-game streak against top-10 teams with a 5-1 record. Read more...

Photo: Sophomore attacker Jake Cavano scored four goals in the first 11 minutes of No. 2 UCLA water polo’s 14-10 win over University of Pacific on Friday. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)



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