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Water polo revives after drowning

Water polo revives after drowning
Senior driver Arturo Villalpondo draws his defender, freshman attacker Daniel Morales, in order to make a wet pass to his teammate playing 2-meters during Saturday’s afternoon contest against Mt. SAC. Acting like a shooter and drawing attention in the game often results in opening up teammates, giving them a better scoring opportunity. / photo by Zachary Horton Erica Maurice Staff Writer The men’s... 

Sagehens fly, Leopards slip in SCIAC water polo opener

Sagehens fly, Leopards slip in SCIAC water polo opener
Junior driver Daniel Hargis blasts a ball past Pomona-Pitzer utility player Dylan O’Connell for a goal in the third quarter Wednesday. The Leopards were caged by the Sagehens, 12-7. / photo by Hunter Cole Taylor Perez-Graham Staff Writer The men’s water polo team opened conference play with a 12-7 loss Wednesday afternoon against the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens at Haldeman Pool in Pomona. The loss... 

La Verne tries to stay above water

La Verne tries to stay above water
Senior two-meter Shane Hurter turns Claremont-Mudd-Scripps defender McClatchy Ruskin to score a left-handed goal Saturday at the Inland Empire Tournament at the La Verne Aquatic Center. ULV hosted the tournament and faced tough opponents, including Long Beach State, UC Irvine and Concordia. The Leopards lost to CMS, 10-5, with Hurter scoring three goals in the tournament. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian... 

Water polo looks to make splash

Water polo looks to make splash
After a week of conditioning in the harsh summer sun, graduate assistant Emerson Gant helps head coach Alex La prepare the water polo team for the first game of the year, which place at the UCLA Invitational Tournament, where they played the national champions USC Trojans. The Leopards were slain by the Trojans, 23-3. / photo by Zachary Horton Taylor Perez-Graham Staff Writer After ending last season... 

Leopards prep for SCIAC tourney with win over Caltech

Leopards prep for SCIAC tourney with win over Caltech
Without a clear shot at the goal, senior Brianna DiCarlo looks to pass to an open teammate against Caltech at Las Flores Park on Saturday. The Leopards drowned the Beavers, 12-5. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Leopards beat the Caltech Beavers in their final regular season match with a score of 12-5 Saturday at Las Flores Park. Before the game began, Brittany Orduno,... 

ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers

ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers
Freshman driver Kelsey Broyles passes the ball during the women's water polo team’s 15-6 loss to Occidental on Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. She also scored a goal in the game. / photo by Debora Escobar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Leopards suffered a 15-6 loss against the Occidental Tigers Saturday at Las Flores Park. In the first quarter, Occidental made their first five goals... 

Water polo scores late goal in win

Water polo scores late goal in win
Senior La Verne two-meter swimmer Erika Vargas tries to score on Whittier goalie Anahisa Aguirre at Las Flores Park Saturday. The Leopards clawed the Poets, 9-8, to score their eighth victory of the season and their first conference win. / photo by Warren Bessant Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer The Leopards offense sets up with the score at 8-8 when freshman driver Kelsey Broyles on a powerful drive... 

Injured Leopards do not have enough to win

Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer The women’s water polo team continued its season with another loss against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Wednesday’s game at Las Flores Park. CMS beat La Verne 8-3, dropping the Leopards to an overall record of 7-16, as well as extending their Southern Cali­fornia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record to 0-2. The Leopards started strong in the first quarter with... 

Leos start off season in cold water

Leos start off season in cold water
Junior Alex Gudeneau fakes her Claremont Mudd-Scripps opponent for a shot on goal, coming off a two-goal game just an hour before in the women’s water polo game against Concordia Saturday at Las Flores Park. The Leopards suffered two losses in the season opener, with a heartbreaking 14-12 finish against the Athenas. The Leopards begin their season with a record of 0-2. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Daniel... 

Leopards look to make a splash in SCIAC

Leopards look to make a splash in SCIAC
During their final week of practice before the first preseason games, head coach Alex La and assistant coach Cody Bell call the women’s water polo team together to discuss the plays. The team will open its season with two back-to-back games Saturday at Las Flores Park in La Verne against Concordia, at 9 a.m. and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at 11:30 a.m. / photo by Katherine Careaga Christian Orozco Sports... 
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