Defense carries women's water polo to second straight GCC title, 11th conference crown since 2001.
Best defensive effort of season leads Lions back to GCC title game for rematch with San Diego St.
Women's water polo reaches 20 wins for 15th straight season.
Lions travel to Pacific for 2015 GCC Championships; open with Santa Clara Thursday at noon.
Ivana Castro earns second-straight first-team All-GCC honor.
LMU women's water polo will turn its attention to the road as they head out to San Diego State for a key Golden Coast Conference showdown with the Aztecs on Saturday, Apr. 5 at 1 pm.
Mackenzie Beck previews the LMU Invitational on Inside the Lions presented by Muscle Milk.
Lions' All-Access previews 2013 season, looking at the 15 freshman and sophomores.
Highlights from LMU's 8-6 setback to UC Irvine in NCAA quarterfinals.
GCC Championship game
Semifinal at 2015 GCC Championships in Stockton, CA
Game one of GCC Championships in Stockton, CA
Golden Coast Conference game from Burns Center
Finale of ZUMO LMU Invitational from Burns Center.
Briefly... Mackenzie Beck is in her fourth and final season of collegiate water polo at LMU... from the SET Water Polo Club... team captain...
HONORS/RECORDS... 2014... Honorable Mention All-GCC... First-Team GCC All-Tournament... 2013... Second-Team All-WWPA... 2012... WWPA All-Freshman... First-Team WWPA All-Tournament... RECORDS... enters season ranked 13th with 117 goals, 8th with 69 assists and 14th with 283 shot attempts and 19th with 94 steals...
AT LMU... 2014... scored 44 goals in playing all 34 games in the Lions' championship run... added 26 assists and 49 steals, second on the team... had 12 games with two or more goals, including three hat-tricks... was named GCC All-Tournament... scored four goals with four assists and five steals in the GCC tournament... 2013... was named second-team All-WWPA after scoring 43 goals in playing 29 of the Lions' 33 games... she ranked third on the team in goals while adding 29 assists and 27 steals, also third on the team... she was second on the team with 42 kick outs drawn... scored in 27 of the 29 games she played in, including six goals at the WWPA Championships... had four three-goal games, including against Cal State East Bay in the WWPAs (4/26/13)... also had three goals against CSU Bakersfiled (2/10/13), UC Davis (2/24/13) and CSU San Bernardino (3/16/13)... drew a personal best six kick outs against San Jose State (2/24/13)... 2012...had an impressive first season, earning WWPA All-Freshman team honors and first-team WWPA All-Tournament thanks in large part to four goals in the WWPA title game win over UC San Diego... finished first season with 30 goals in 75 shots (40% shooting), adding 14 assists, 18 steals and 16 field blocks... the field blocks ranks tie for fourth all-time at LMU... had eight games with two or more goals, including a record five against CSU San Bernardino (3/31/12)...
High School... graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in June of 2011 with a 3.5 grade point average... was a fourth-team All-American for the water polo program as a senior... was a three-time honor roll member and CIF Scholar-Athlete Nominee... was a four-time All-City selection for coach Kevin Ricks... also earned four-straight All-Trinity League honors... was an All-CIF selection as a junior and senior... was named team MVP final three seasons and finished career with 259 goals, 156 steals and 115 assists... set the school record with 27 career field blocks...
Personal... Mackenzie Hunter Beck was born in Laguna Hills, Calif., and is the daughter of Jennifer and Gregory Beck... she has two older sisters and a younger brother... father was a member of the first water polo programs at LMU... was involved with SMCHS Campus Ministries in the Peer Ministry program... a Business Marketing major.
BECK CAREER STATS