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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 24 years at LBSU, and also coached the USA men’s and women’s Olympic teams, according to a university press release. Lindgren’s love for LBSU was...

Last set of regular season games

Last set of regular season games

November 11, 2014

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...

Trojans hand 49ers first home loss

Trojans hand 49ers first home loss

November 10, 2014

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...

49ers begin its final home stretch against USC

49ers begin its final home stretch against USC

November 5, 2014

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,...

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. “At one point, we only had 13 or 14 players. Throughout the time he has spent at The Beach, Vrzic has seen the direction...

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...

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 Water Polo, Sports

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...

Brazil native embraces American style

Brazil native embraces American style

October 28, 2014

Growing up in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, senior center Ricardo Guimaraes lived and breathed the sport of water polo. For his entire life, he was used to one brand of water polo: the Brazilian styl...