Sept. 21, 2013
Berkeley, Calif. - Long Beach State opened up the NorCal Tournament with a win, taking down No. 8 Loyola Marymount 13-9 in the team's first of four games this weekend. Zacchary Kappos led the 49ers with five goals against the Lions.
Carter Taylor helped the 49ers hold even with LMU in the first quarter, scoring a pair of goals as the 49ers got off to a hot start. Loyola Marymount (2-4) fell behind 2-0 to the Long Beach State, but eventually took their only lead of the day at 4-3 on a goal from Matt Stipanovich. The 49ers answered back with a goal from Devin Mefford, and tied the game heading into the second quarter.
Long Beach State (8-1) took over the game in the second, as Kappos picked up a pair in that quarter as the 49ers opened up an 8-5 lead to head into halftime. The 49ers outscored the Lions 4-1 in the period, opening up a lead they would never relinquish.
The 49ers held even with the Lions in the third period, with each team scoring three goals, and the Long Beach State outscored the Lions in the final period 2-1 to give the 49ers a four-goal edge in the final tally.
Long Beach State will continue their time in Berkeley with a second game Saturday, scheduled for 6:10 p.m. when the 49ers play the host Golden Bears. California is currently ranked No. 4 in the CWPA Poll.
- Sport Links
- Media Guides
No. 6 Beach Goes Unbeaten At Inland Empire Classic09/09/2017 - M. Water Polo
No. 6 Long Beach State kept up its solid play to start the season going unbeaten at the Inland...
No. 6 Beach Heads To Redlands For Inland Empire...09/07/2017 - M. Water Polo
After going 3-1 last week, No. 6 Long Beach State will be on the road Saturday when the team...
Long Beach State Splits Matches To Conclude...09/03/2017 - M. Water Polo
As Long Beach State concluded its play at the Triton Invitational Sunday, the team split its...
Long Beach State Moves To 2-0 At Triton...09/02/2017 - M. Water Polo
Long Beach State continued its strong play at the Triton Invitational Saturday afternoon as the...
Beach Opens Triton Invitational With Win09/02/2017 - M. Water Polo
Long Beach State opened the Triton Invitational with a 17-5 win over Air Force Saturday morning.
Beach Men's Water Polo Picked To Finish Second ...09/01/2017 - M. Water Polo
In advance of the 2017 water polo season, the Golden Coast Conference released its annual coaches...