This is the 19th year that Men's Water Polo has had at least one All-American Honors.
Milos Vrzic, Ricardo Guimaraes, and Dan Matulis earned All-Academic MPSF Scholar-Athlete honors
Beach lost against the Stanford Cardinal in the Championship Match 8-9.
LBSU defeats California 9-6.
Long Beach State finishes the MPSF regular season with a loss to No. 1 UCLA at 16-8.
LBSU defeats UCSB 14-11 on the second day of the MPSF Tournament at the McDonalds Swim Stadium Saturday, Nov. 12, 2012.
Long Beach State (2013): Redshirt ... Chosen for the 14-man USA Men's Senior National Team roster.
(2012): Had a breakout junior season at center with a team-leading 69 goals as well as 12th in the MPSF ... Tied for fifth all-time in program history for goals scored in a single season (69 goals) ... Named to second-team All-MPSF, All-MPSF All-Academic team, and earned second-team All-America honors ... Started 31-of-32 matches and notched goals in 29-of-32 contests ... Also led the team with 23 multi-goal games and averaged 2.16 goals per game ... Recorded game-highs in 17 matches ... Netted a new career-high five goals in back-to-back games against Occidental and Air Force at the Inland Empire Classic ... Led the team with four goals against Pomona-Pitzer, UC Davis, and Navy ... One of three 49ers to tally hat-tricks vs. Fresno Pacific ... Scored a team-high three goals in 12-11 loss to Stanford in conference play ... One of five players to record a pair of goals in 14-13 sudden victory loss to Pacific ... One of six 49ers that scored a pair of goals in 14-11 victory over UC Santa Barbara at the MPSF Tournament.
(2011): Finished second on the team and 23rd in the MPSF in scoring (35 goals) while playing in 26 games ... Recorded a career-high four goals in a 13-10 loss to UCLA ... Collected three goals against Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount ... Scored in each period of a double-overtime win over Pepperdine and finished with three goals ... One of three 49ers to collect three goals in a 14-11 win over Loyola Marymount ... Scored multiple goals 11 times, including twice against both Pepperdine and Air Force ... Also found the net twice in games vs. Redlands, Occidental, Cal, and UC Irvine.
(2010): Played in 18 games as a true freshman, scoring 17 goals ... Scored multiple goals in six separate games, including a season-high three goals in a 9-8 loss to Stanford ... Led the 49ers in scoring in five games ... Scored first two career goals against Air Force in a 9-8 win at the NorCal Tournament ... Also had two goals vs. USC, vs. Pacific, vs. UC Irvine, and at UC Santa Barbara.
Milford High School: A four-year letterman in water polo at Milford High School ... Named first-team All-Ohio in 2007 and 2008 ... Named to the Ohio Cup All-Tournament Team in 2007, 2008 and 2009 ... Led team to the Ohio State Championship in 2008 ... Set single-season school records for goals (176) and assists (85), while also finishing with 85 steals ... High school coach was Gary Tameris.
Personal: A member of the Rockford Aquatics Club where he competed in the Junior Olympics in both 2008 and 2009 ... Participated in the 2009 ODP Championships ... Part of the 2009 Junior National Training Team.
Major: Sports Psychology
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