Leopards fall in SCIAC Opener

Leopards fall in SCIAC Opener

CLAREMONT, CA — The University of La Verne men's water polo team stayed close with the Stags early, trailing 3-2 at the end of the first period. But a six-goal second quarter by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps put the game away and the Leopards fell 15-4 in their SCIAC opener.

Season Impact

  • The Leopards now stand at 3-6 overall and 0-1 in conference action
  • The Stags improve to 5-5 overall and 2-0 in SCIAC play

Stat Leaders

La Verne


  • Will Clark — 3 goals, 2 steals, 1 assist
  • Ethan Lewis — 3 goals, 1 steal, 1 assist
  • Zack Rossman — 2 goals, 1 assist
  • Matt Tran — 7 saves

The Details

  • The Leopards tied the game 2-2 with 1:20 left in the first quarter off Staine's goal
  • CMS took the lead for good when Nick Britt scored with 37 seconds left in the first quarter
  • The Stags went on a 6-1 run in the second quarter to pull away

Next Game

  • La Verne plays their SCIAC opener on Saturday at 11 a.m. against Occidental
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