Sept. 30, 2012
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Long Beach State split a pair of games during the final day of the SoCal Men's Water Polo Tournament on Sunday beating Air Force 13-7 before losing to Loyola Marymount 13-10.
Junior Dan Matulis led the 49ers (12-3), who finished the tournament with a 2-2 record, with five goals.
Game 1: No. 9 Long Beach State 13, No. 14 Air Force 7
Four players recorded multiple goals as the 49ers defeated Air Force 13-7 Sunday morning at the UCSB Campus Pool. Zacchary Kappos led LBSU with a season-high four goals. The 49er win was the second of the season over the Falcons (6-6).
Kappos found the back of the net once in the first quarter before slamming in three-straight goals in a span of 2 minutes and 12 seconds in the third.
Balint Meszros recorded 10 saves for the 49ers.
Game 2: No. 10 Loyola Marymount 13, No. 9 Long Beach State 10
The Lions outscored the 49ers 3-0 in the third period to rally from a halftime deficit and then held on for the win.
Matulis led the 49ers, who got goals from eight players, with three goals, while Joey Fabian scored twice.
Brian Schiefer sparked a 49er rally in the fourth period with a goal, but the Lions' (7-6) three-goal advantage in the third period was the difference.
Balint Meszros finished with nine saves.
The 49ers return to action Friday at the Claremont Convergence.
- Sport Links
- Media Guides
No. 6 Long Beach State Heads To Los Angeles For...09/21/2017 - M. Water Polo
No. 6 Long Beach State will be at USC this weekend as the Beach participates in the Mountain...
No. 6 Beach Finishes Up Play At Aggie Roundup09/17/2017 - M. Water Polo
In the final day of the Aggie Roundup, the No. 6 Long Beach State men’s water polo team...
Long Beach State Falls To No. 5 Pacific09/16/2017 - M. Water Polo
No. 6 Long Beach State was tied 4-4 with Golden Coast Conference rival No. 5 Pacific at the end...
No. 6 Beach Defeats No. 9 UC Davis To Open...09/16/2017 - M. Water Polo
Senior Jacob Fujioka as No. 6 Long Beach State defeated No. 9 UC Davis 10-8 to open Aggie Roundup...
No. 6 Beach Heads To Davis For Aggie Roundup09/14/2017 - M. Water Polo
No. 6 Long Beach State men’s water polo team will be on the road this weekend as the team...
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...