LBSU loses in conference championship game

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

Long Beach State fell to Stanford 9-8 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship game Sunday afternoon at the Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. With just 29 seconds left and the game tied at eight, the ritual “Pavo! Pavo! Pavo!” chant echoed through the stands as the 49er goalie, Pavo... Read more »

It all comes down to one last weekend

It all comes down to one last weekend

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Men's Water Polo, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

Long Beach State is one of nine teams vying for the conference crown in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament hosted by The Beach at the Kenneth E. Lindgren Aquatics Center from Friday until Sunday. With three losses in MPSF play, it is unlikely that LBSU (18-6, 5-3 MPSF) will receive... Read more »

University pool renamed after LBSU legend

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

With the Long Beach State men’s water polo team rising in NCAA rankings, the university has added a series of renovations to the campus pool, which included renaming it the Kenneth E. Lindgren Aquatics Center on November 6. Lindgren coached the men’s water polo team for over... Read more »

Last set of regular season games

Last set of regular season games

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team will finish its non-conference schedule with a match against Loyola Marymount on Thursday night at home before rounding off the season at No.1 UCLA on Saturday night. Head coach Gavin Arroyo sees the matchup against LMU as a chance for the 49ers (17-5,... Read more »

Trojans hand 49ers first home loss

Trojans hand 49ers first home loss

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Score, Sports Showcase

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team suffered a 13-7 loss at home against Southern California on Saturday at the Ken Lindgren Aquatics Center. “We just didn’t execute,” senior attacker Milos Vrzic said. “We had our chances. [USC] executed, and they deserved this one.” Vrzic said... Read more »

49ers begin its final home stretch against USC

49ers begin its final home stretch against USC

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team will conclude its three-game road trip at UC San Diego on Thursday before it returns home to play Southern California on Saturday at Campus Pool. LBSU (16-4, 5-1 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation) is coming off one of its biggest wins since 2012; the 49ers... Read more »

Senior attacker reflects on four rebuilding years

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
November 3, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

Four years ago, Milos Vrzic arrived at Long Beach State and found the team in such disarray that he never would have believed that a four-game winning streak against the toughest water polo conference in the country would be possible. “When I got here, it was a really bad situation,” he said.... Read more »

One big weekend in store for The Beach

One big weekend in store for The Beach

William Hernandez, Contributing Writer
October 30, 2014
Filed under Men's Sports, Men's Water Polo, Sports, Sports News

The Long Beach State men’s water polo team will take its five-game winning streak into matchups with two of the top teams in the country. They face No. 2 Stanford on Saturday and No. 4 California on the road on Sunday. It will be the only visit to Palo Alto or Berkeley this season for LBSU (15-3,... Read more »