Men’s Water Polo
No. 3 USC defeated the No. 7 Long Beach State men’s water polo team 17-9 in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Three different Trojans finished with hat tricks while no one on the 49ers finished with more than two goals. LBSU’s freshmen defenders Austin Stevenson and Keegan Wicken each netted twice and senior goalie Pavo Ljepopio managed six saves.
Men’s Cross Country
The LBSU men’s cross-country team finished 13th overall in the 8K as part of the Roy Griak Invitational in Falcon Heights, Minnesota on Saturday.
The 49ers totaled 386 points and junior Sam Bautista led all 49ers with a time of 26 minutes and 7.6 seconds. Bautista came in 57th overall from a field of 202 runners.
LBSU’s junior Laura Eales brought home a championship from Las Vegas, Nevada by defeating UNLV’s sophomore Mercedes Lopez 6-2, 7-6 on Sunday.
Junior Hayley Thompson defeated Rebel freshman Cristina Moroi to finish in third place, rounding out a successful weekend in singles play at the UNLV Invitational.