Riley Smith scores game winner with five seconds left as Lions advance to WWPA semifinals.
Playing its most complete game of the season, Lions defeat No. 14 California Baptist 10-6.
Men's water polo to host final home game of 2016 Saturday, will honor four during Senior Day.
Men’s water polo earns 18-5 win over Concordia on Thursday.
Men's water polo to host a pair of Western Water Polo Association foes in final home games of the season, including senior day on Saturday.
The LMU Sports Network caught-up with the four members of the Class of 2017. They talked about their time with the Lions and reflected on the strength of the program, the bonds created in and out of the pool.
Senior Day at Burns Aquatics Center Oct. 29, 2016
Men's water polo action from Burns Aquatics Center on Oct. 27, 2016
Western Water Polo Association action from Burns Center on Oct. 7, 2016
Non-conference action from the Burns Aquatics Center Oct. 1, 2016
Alumni BBQ game at Burns Aquatics Center on Sept. 24 2016
BRIEFLY... Riley Smith is in his fourth season of college water polo at LMU... served a redshirt season in 2013... played club water polo for SET Water Polo Club... team claimed Junior Olympic Bronze Medal in 2010 and Silver Medal in 2012...
AT LMU... 2015... scored three goals in nine games played, adding four assists and three steals... 2014... played in 14 games as a redshirt freshman...
BEFORE LMU... graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic HS in May of 2013 with a 3.77 GPA... was a two-year varsity starter while at Santa Margarita and was named captain in 2012. Riley was named second-team All-Trinity League in 2011 and then first-team in 2012. He went on to earn third-team All-CIF honors following his senior season. He also plays club water polo for SET Water Polo Club.
PERSONAL... Riley Blasé Smith was born on March 17, 1995 in Torrance, Calif., and is the son of Kathlene and Michael Smith... has a sister, Kassandra... parents graduated LMU ('90, '87) and sister plays for the women's water polo team at LMU... a Business Finance major.
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