LMU men's water polo makes a key trip to northern California for a pair of ranked WWPA match-ups.
Lions can't keep up pace as Trojans use 8-1 second half to earn 19-7 win.
Men's water polo to host a pair of top-10 opponents, starting with No. 1 USC and finishing with rival, No. 6 UC San Diego.
The loaded men's water polo schedule continues with the SoCal Invitational this weekend.
Men's water polo scores 15-12 win at No. 12 Pepperdine on Friday afternoon.
Men's Water Polo vs. UC San Diego - Oct. 25, 2014
LMU Men's Water Polo vs Redlands - Oct. 16, 2014
WWPA and home opener. - Sept. 27, 2014
LMU's 15-12 win over Pepperdine in Wells Fargo PCH Cup
LMU vs. UC Davis at the Burns Aquatics Center
Briefly... Matt Cuozzo is in his second season of collegiate water polo at LMU... was named 2013 WWPA All-Freshman...
Highlights at LMU... 2013... scored 16 goals in 24 games for the Lions in his freshman season, earning WWPA All-freshman honors in the process... added nine assists, 15 kick outs drawn, 14 steals and seven field blocks... scored four goals for the Lions in the WWPA Championships and had four goals against UC San Diego (10/13/13)... had four ejection drawn, an assist and two field blocks in win over Pepperdine (9/14/13)...
High School... he graduated from Mater Dei High School in June of 2013... where he scored 44 goals with 17 assists and 33 steals as a senior... following the season, Cuozzo was named second-team All-CIF... he was part of a Mater Dai program that won their fifth straight CIF-SS Division I boys water polo title and finished with a 31-0 record as a senior.
Personal... Matthew T. Cuozzo was born on Sept. 13, 1994 in Orange, Calif., and is the son of Regina and Thomas Cuozzo... he is one of seven kids, including five sisters... a Political Science major.