Lions fall to No. 1 UC Davis in WWPA Semifinal, managing multiple ties but never getting go-ahead goal.
Freshman Jon Beck scores in second sudden-death overtime period to lift men's water polo to WWPA Semifinals.
LMU will continue the theme of the season as they look to rely on their youthful roster heading into 2013 WWPA Championships.
Sophomore earns first-team All-WWPA honors while freshman Cory McGee claims Newcomer of the Year.
Milutin Mitrovic scored with 36 seconds remaining to break a 12-12 tie and propel the LMU men's water polo team to a 13-12 win over No. 20 Cal Baptist in Western Water Polo Association action Saturday at the Burns Aquatics Center.
Trailing 5-4 to start the second quarter, 13th-ranked LMU went on a 10-2 run including a clip of five straight to earn a 16-13 win over No. 20 Air Force in Western Water Polo Association play at the Burns Aquatics Center on Sunday afternoon.
On Sunday, Sept. 22, LMU will host the 60th Annual Alumni BBQ, the largest alumni gathering of the year. And with it, comes a busy extended weekend for LMU Athletics, including six home games in four days that will culminate on Alumni BBQ Sunday.
2012 WWPA All-Conference selections
Highlights from LMU's 9-8 win over Air Force
LMU vs. UC Davis at the Burns Aquatics Center
LMU 16, Air Force 13 at Burns Aquatics Center
LMU vs. UCLA on Sept. 28
LMU earns 10-9 win over Pepperdine in Wells Fargo PCH Cup match.
A campaign in support of the Lions Athletic Fund, benefiting the LMU Student-Athlete
Briefly... Milutin Mitrovic is in his second season of collegiate water polo at LMU, setting the LMU school record of goals by a freshman in 2012 with 72...
Honors...2012... AWPCA Honorable Mention All-American... First-Team WWPA All-Conference... WWPA Newcomer of the Year... First-Team WWPA All-Tournament... WWPA All-Academic... ACWPC National All-Academic... LMU Freshman of the Year...
Highlights at LMU... 2012... became a leader for the Lions as a true freshman, scoring the freshman record 72 goals, which ranks ninth all-time for goals in a single season overall... added 22 assists with 22 steals and seven field blocks... set the base with a career-best six goals in first game of the season at Whittier (9/1/12) and then matched it with another six against Harvard (10/6/12)... he had 20 games scoring multiple goals and scored at least one in every game of season, playing in 26 of the Lions 27... had 10 goals in the WWPA championships and had a pair of five-goal games (10/5/12)...
Prior to LMU... team took forth place at LEN European Junior Championships in 2010... took first place at Serbian National Age Group Championships (U17) in 2009... took second place at Serbian National Cup.
Personal...Milutin Mitrovic was born in Novi Sad, Serbia on June 2, 1993 and is the son of Jelena and Djordje... has a younger brother... an Electrical Engineering major.