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After ending last season with a record of 7-24 overall and 3-7 in their conference, the men’s water polo team has high hopes on making it to the top four this season.
Although the Leopards lost the first two games of the SCIAC Championship tournament, they finished their season strong with a win against Caltech 13-5.
It has been a tough season for the women’s water polo team, finishing conference play with a 1-6 record.
Sometimes trying too hard does not work out well, which proved true Wednesday as the Leopards fell to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas by a score of 13-7 at CMS.
La Verne struggled to find its momentum with many lost opportunities from shots on goal to counter attacks on both ends as it fell short to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at Las Flores Park, 11-5.
A misdirected field block into the goal with 43 seconds remaining sunk the hearts of La Verne faithful as the women’s water polo team fell to Pomona-Pitzer, 13-12, Wednesday at Las Flores Park.
Mark Wilson, a water polo player and swimmer, has hung up his towel after being one of University of La Verne’s top athletes.
With the new semester around the corner, students are curious to see what is in store for the 2011 spring sports season.
Occidental took full advantage of an injury depleted La Verne team when they beat the Leopards, 13-7, on Wednesday at the La Verne Aquatic Center.
Poor refereeing and missed opportunities led to back-to-back losses for the men’s water polo team as it faced Cal Lutheran and Vanguard on Saturday at Las Flores Park.