Men's Water Polo

No. 10 LMU Defeats No. 18 Air Force

Sophomore Endre Rex-Kiss scored two in the Lions' win.
Sophomore Endre Rex-Kiss scored two in the Lions' win.

Nov. 8, 2003

Los Angeles, CA (Nov. 8) - The 10th-ranked Loyola Marymount University men's water polo team jumped out front of No. 18 Air Force 4-0 and hung on to a 7-4 in the first game of a doubleheader at the Burns Recreation and Aquatics Center Saturday morning.

The Lions improve to 8-3 in the Western Water Polo Association with the win over WWPA rival Air Force. LMU improves to 12-12 overall while Air Force falls to 8-2 in the WWPA and 13-9 overall.

LMU used man-advantage goals by sophomore Endre Rex-Kiss and junior Trevor Wagner in the first period and then two more by senior Ryan Chapatte and Scott Smith in the second to take a 4-0 lead. Air Force would get on the board as Murphy Morgan scored with no time on the clock in the first half to make the score 4-1.

The Lions would go up 6-1 with goals by Smith and Rex-Kiss in the third period. Air Force would respond and cut the lead to a pair of goals as they score three straight. Micah Peterson, Morgan and Scott Butler all scored extra-man goals to make the game 6-4 with 1:23 remaining. The Lions would get an insurance goal by Chapatte to make the final 7-4.

LMU will finish the doubleheader with a 1:30 game against Redlands.

Box Score:
		1	2	3	4	Tot
Air Force		0	1	0	3	4
LMU		2	2	2	1	7
AFA - Murphy Morgan 2, Scott Butler, Micah Peterson
LMU - Endre Rex-Kiss 2, Scott Smith 2, Ryan Chapatte 2, Trevor Wagner
AFA - Brandon Shroyer 6
LMU - Ian Elliot 10



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