The two sophomores represented the 49ers on the All-MPSF team.
49ers use big second quarter to take down the Gauchos.
Long Beach State opens the postseason Friday against Stanford.
No. 8 Long Beach State remains on the road Sunday at No. 2 USC.
Sophomore Pavo Ljepopio made 16 saves to lead the 49ers.
Long Beach State (2012): Started 29-of-32 matches as a true freshman scoring 47 goals ... Good for third on the team and first amongst freshman ... His 47 goals was good for 20th in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation ... Earned All-MPSF Honorable Mention Accolades ... Member of USA Water Polo Men's Junior National Team that won Silver at the Junior Pan American Championships in Montreal, Canada ... Notched a career-high five goals against in the second match against Loyola Marymount ... Led the team in scoring seven times ... Recorded his first collegiate goal against Redlands in the season opener ... Followed up with a pair of goals in his second collegiate match ... One of four 49ers to tally a pair of goals in a 9-7 win over LMU... One of eight players to record multiple goals against Fresno Pacific ... Tied for game-high three goals against UC San Diego ... Recorded a natural hat-trick in the first period against UC Irvine and finished with four goals ... Found the back of the net three times in regular season finale against UC Santa Barbara ... Tied for the team lead with seven goals at the MPSF Tournament ... Guided the 49ers to a fifth-place finish at the MPSF Tournament with a hat-trick against No. 5 Pacific.
Laguna Beach High School: Graduated from Laguna Beach High School in 2012 as a four-year letterman ... Earned back-to-back CIF Division III Player of the Year award as a junior and senior season, while leading his team to two-straight CIF Division III championships and four-straight Orange Coast League titles ... Earned first-team Division III All-CIF honors all four years ... Named second-team NISCA/SPEEDO Boys All-America as both a junior and senior ... Also earned fourth-team NISCA/Speedo Boys All-America honors as a sophomore and freshman ... Finished career at with 430 goals while leading team in assists (76) and steals (55) during senior season ... Earned first-team All-Orange Coast League honors all four years ... Named first-team All-Orange County by the OC Register junior and senior seasons while earning third-team honors as a sophomore ... Honored as MVP in 2009 and co-MVP in 2010 ... Named to the South Orange County All-Star Team during senior season ... Received Athlete of the Week honors from the OC Register as a freshman, sophomore, and senior ... High school coach was Ethan Damato.
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