Nolan McConnell went off in the first period scoring four goals as the 49ers went on to win 12-10 against UCI in their last home game of the regular season.
Long Beach State looks to secure a spot in the MPSF Tournament this week as it hosts a pair of conference matches.
49ers start the season 2-0 beating Redlands 17-5 and Chapman University 16-8
Reloaded men's water polo team head into UCI Tournament looking to start 2012 season with a bang.
The 49er pair was selected for the 2011 men's water polo season
2011 SEASON: Appeared in 19 games ... Scored goals in seven games finishing with 10 for the season ... Collected a season-high three goals in a 22-5 win against La Verne ... Also recorded two goals against Fresno Pacific in the opening game of the UC Irvine Tournament ... Named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Team.
2010 SEASON: Played in 22 games, finishing sixth on the team with 15 goals (0.68 per game) ... Led the 49ers in goals in two different games, including a career-high five goals in the season opener against Whittier in the UC Irvine Tournament ... Finished the Irvine Tournament with seven goals after scoring a pair against Fresno Pacific ... Had multiple goals in four different games ... Scored two goals in a 6-5 win over Loyola Marymount and two goals in an 11-10 sudden-victory win over Pepperdine in the SoCal Tournament ... Led LBSU to a 4-0 record in games where he scored multiple goals ... Scored goals in five of Long Beach State's seven wins.
2009 SEASON: Appeared in nine games scoring two goals.
2008 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Royal High School in 2008 ... Earned four letters in both water polo and swim ... Led water polo team to three Marmonte League championships ... In 2007, named first-team CIF D-IV and fourth-team All-American ... Won the Principal's Award for academics.
PERSONAL: Father, Steve, attended Long Beach State ... Played four years on Pepperdine club team ... With Waves, won 2005 National Age Group Championship.
MAJOR: Kinesiology -- Exercise Science