Men's Water Polo

Water Polo in WWPA Championship

Brian McShane had two goals Saturday.
Brian McShane had two goals Saturday.

Nov. 18, 2006

Pomona, CA (Nov. 18) -- The Loyola Marymount men's water polo team, ranked eighth in the nation, defeated 14th-ranked UC Davis 6-3 in the semifinals of the 2006 Western Water Polo Association on Saturday afternoon on the campus of Pomona Pitzer. It is the seventh straight year the Lions have made it to the championship tilt, winning it four of the last five years.

The Lions Brian McShane had a pair of goals as they improve to 18-12 on the season. They will face yet again fifth-ranked UC San Diego in the title game at 3 p.m. The Tritons and the Lions have played each other in six of the last seven title games.

It will be the fourth meeting of the season between the two, all one-point affairs in favor of the Tritons.

Sat., Nov. 18  Time Dark Caps   White Caps  Score
Game 7  10:00 am  Air Force  def. La Verne  10-5
Game 8  11:30 am  Redlands  def. Whittier  10-5
Semifinal  1:00 pm  LMU  def. UC Davis  6-3
Semifinal 2:30 pm  UC San Diego  def. Santa Clara  13-8
Consolation  4:00 pm  UC Santa Cruz  def. Air Force  6-4
Consolation 5:30 pm  Pomona-Pitzer  def. Redlands  9-8

Sun., Nov. 19 Time Dark Caps White Caps 9th Place 9:00 am Whittier vs La Verne 7th Place 10:30 am Redlands vs Air Force 5th Place 12:00 pm UC Santa Cruz vs Pomona-Pitzer 3rd Place 1:30 pm UC Davis vs Santa Clara Championship 3:00 pm LMU vs UC San Diego




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