Defense carries women's water polo to second straight GCC title, 11th conference crown since 2001.
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.
Women's water polo heads to bay area for a crucial two-game road trip that will determine seeding in upcoming GCC Championships.
Laura Lopez talks on Inside the Lions Postgame presented by Muscle Milk following 14-8 win over CSUEB in WWPA Championships first round.
Laura Lopez talks about the coming week on Inside the Lions Preview presented by Muscle Milk.
Lions' All-Access previews 2013 season, looking at the 15 freshman and sophomores.
Inside the Lions Spotlight presented by Muscle Milk takes a look at women's water polo sophomore Laura Lopez.
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... Laura Lopez is in her fourth and final season of collegiate water polo... plays for Commerce Water Polo Club...
HONORS/RECORDS... 2014... second-team ACWPC All-Academic... 2013... Second-Team WWPA All-Tournament... third-team ACWPC All-Academic... 2012... WWPA All-Freshman... Third-Team ACWPC All-Academic... National Scholar-Athlete... RECORDS: enters final season 18th in career goals (105), eighth in assists (69), and 20th in shot attempts (249)...her 34 assists in the 2013 season is ranked tied for 12th...
AT LMU... 2014... played all 34 games of the Lions' championship season... was third on the team with 48 goals and 27 assists... added 24 steals and 11 field blocks... scored six goals at the GCC Championships, netting two in each of the three games, including the title game against San Diego State (4/26/14)... had 13 games with at least two goals, including five against Chapman (4/12/14) and four against Concordia (1/18/14)... had a career-best five assists in win over CSUB (2/2214)... 2013... played and started all 33 games as a sophomore... was third on the team with 42 goals... added 34 assists, second on the team, and 26 steals... had 10 games with multiple goals, including four against USC (4/4/13)... had five goals in the WWPA Championships with five assist, and two steals... 2012... played in 31 of the Lions 32 games as a true freshman, earning WWPA All-Freshman honors... scored 15 goals on the season, adding eight assists, 16 steals and four field blocks... scored two goals in first college game against CSUMB (1/27/12) and had three more two-goal games on the season, including a pair in the WWPA quarterfinal game against Colorado State (4/27/12)... had a goal in the NCAA consolation final against Princeton...
High School... graduated from Montebello High School in 2011 with a 4.06 GPA... was a four-year letterwinner in both water polo and swimming... was offensive player of the year in water polo as a senior and was also named Rookie of the Year... was a four-time All-Almont League selection and a three-time All-CIF Division II selection... was named team MVP and was awarded Sportsmanship honor for Commerce Water Polo Club... was a member of 16U gold medal team... was also a four-time MVP in swimming at Montebello... graduated on the honor roll...
Personal... Laura Margarita Lopez was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and is the daughter of Alicia and Miguel Lopez... she has two brothers... is a Finance major.
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