Lions open big week in WWPA play with sixth straight win, defeating No. 19 Lancers 13-11.
Only five games are on the schedule for the WWPA this week, all our conference games and two feature the Lions.
Lions earn fifth straight win with 12-6 victory over 14th-ranked UC San Diego.
Lions knock-off 14th-ranked Air Force in Western Water Polo Association play.
Men’s water polo was picked to finish second in WWPA by league’s seven coaches.
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
Western Water Polo Association rivalry match-up at Burns Aquatics Center.
Pair of wins for Lions in final day of SoCal Invitational
Day one of LMU's action of the KAP7 SoCal Invitational
LMU vs. #1 UCLA in men's water polo at Burns Aquatics Center
Final game of triple-header at Burns Center
Honors... 2013... AWPCA Honorable Mention All-American... First-Team WWPA All-Conference... WWPA All-Academic... 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... 2013... was a WWPA First-Team All-Conference selection and ACWPC Honorable Mention All-American for the second straight year... he also, for second straight season, led the Lions with 67 goals, scoring on 150 shots... added team best 39 assists with 39 steals and 18 field blocks... all team-highs... started season with nine straight games with multiple goals... had five goals four times, including in a WWPA win over California Baptist (11/9/13)... had four games with four assists... 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.