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UCLA men’s water polo drops second straight in MPSF tournament third-place game

The Bruins had the chance to relight the spark of their undefeated season but ultimately failed to exit the loss column. “We can really see that if we don’t play the right way and play the way we need to, the result that shows,” said senior goalkeeper Garret Griggs. Read more...

Photo: Senior goalkeeper Garret Griggs makes a save. Griggs allowed 11 goals against Stanford on Sunday afternoon in the MPSF tournament third-place game. (Nicolas Greamo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Falling to USC, UCLA men’s water polo loses chance at conference title

Deja vu is the feeling of having already experienced the present situation. In 2022, UCLA defeated USC in double overtime to conclude its regular season. It then beat Washington & Jefferson, scoring 25 goals, in the first round of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt freshman attacker Frederico Jucá Carsalade raises the ball with his right hand. Jucá Carsalade scored a career-high four goals in UCLA’s MPSF tournament semifinal loss against USC. (Julia Zhou/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s water polo relies on experience, camaraderie for MPSF championship

The Bruins are preparing to face off against a familiar conference tournament foe. As the top seed in the country and in its conference, No. 1 UCLA men’s water polo (23-0, 6-0 MPSF) is headed up north to Berkeley on Friday to compete against No. Read more...

Photo: Freshman attacker Wade Sherlock winds back with his left arm against USC on Saturday. (Nicolas Greamo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

‘A special connection’: Examining UCLA men’s water polo’s sibling duos

This post was updated Nov. 14 at 10:47 p.m. Daily Bruin reporter Ava Abrishamchian spoke with UCLA men’s water polo’s three sets of brothers about the transition from siblings to teammates in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: From left to right: Redshirt freshman center Brett Honaker, graduate student goalkeeper Chase Honaker, redshirt senior attacker Jack Larsen, redshirt freshman utility Ben Larsen, freshman utility Ben Liechty and redshirt sophomore center Eli Liechty represent three sets of brothers on UCLA men’s water polo. (Myka Fromm/Assistant Photo editor)

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