Freshman attacker Sam Baker fires the ball past Fordham defender Patrick Lenihan attempting to score.
The men’s water polo team lost both games in its doubleheader Saturday at Las Flores Park, suffering a 10-6 loss against Mt. San Antonio College followed by a 13-5 defeat by No. 11 nationally ranked Princeton.
After almost clinching a championship title at the end of last season, the men’s water polo team is making improvements and holding high expectations for their new season.
La Verne’s women’s water polo team lost to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatics Center, 13-2, in their last Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season game. Now the Leopards will head into the SCIAC championships with a ninth place record of 1-7 in SCIAC and 11-21 overall.
Even with a full La Verne home crowd cheering, the women’s water polo team could not come through against Occidental at the La Verne Aquatics Center in Las Flores Park Saturday, losing 4-2 on the Leopards’ senior day.
Sophomore swim team member Madeline Lovrensky had a record setting season, capturing the SCIAC title for the 100 and 200-yard backstroke for the second year in a row, giving her four individual conference titles. She has not been beaten in a SCIAC event in her two years at La Verne.
The women’s water polo team defeated Caltech 15-7 at Las Flores Park Friday. The game was the Leopards’ second game in the annual Claremont Convergence event.
The men’s water polo team saw its winning streak come to a halt Wednesday afternoon after suffering a 12-8 loss to Cal Lutheran in the final home game of the season at Las Flores Park.
The men’s water polo team lost to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags 15-6 Saturday morning at the La Verne Aquatics Center. But La Verne fans cheered as the Leopards went on to beat Mt. San Antonio College, 17- 13, later that day.
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.