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Leopards Secure SCIAC Win On The Road

Leopards Secure SCIAC Win On The Road

Pasadena, CA - The University of LA Verne men's water polo team won it's first SCIAC match of the season, defeating host Caltech by a final score of 22-13.

The first few minutes of the opening quarter would see both teams each find the net on ensuing possessions. Alam Chang would score the first goal of the game for the Leopards with 6:15 left in the first period. After trading points with Caltech, La Verne would separate and lead 6-3 after one period of play. La Verne would score six more goals in the second period of play to take a 12-8 lead going into halftime.

James Cano and Gage Unsoeld would both score two goals in the third period, as the Leopards would score seven goals in the quarter, giving the Leopards a 19-10 advantage entering the fourth quarter.
La Verne would only allow two goals in the closing quarter, securing their first conference victory of the season, defeating Caltech 22-13. Nine different Leopards would score in the match, with Peter Trinh leading all scorers with six goals. Tristan Tippet had five saves in the match and one steal.

La Verne is back in action on the road on October 15th at Cal Lutheran. The match starts at 11:00 AM.