No. 1 men’s water polo prepares for NCAA Tournament

Senior 2-meter Jake Ehrhardt holds the ball during USC’s match against UCLA on Nov. 6. Ehrhardt had 2 goals and 1 assist in the win. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) No. 1 men’s water polo is headed to its 17th straight NCAA tournament, and it has one very good reason for why it can win […]

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No. 2 USC finishes third in MPSF Tournament

After a Senior Day win over No. 3 UCLA Nov. 6, No. 2 men’s water polo sputtered in the MPSF tournament this weekend. The Trojans dropped the first-round matchup against the Bruins 6-5 and defeated No. 1 UC Berkeley 11-9 for a third-place finish. The MPSF semifinal was the opposite of the Senior Day game. […]

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No. 2 USC beats No. 1 UCLA for MPSF Title

Redshirt senior driver Jacob Mercep attempts a shot during USC’s 8-7 victory Saturday against UCLA. Mercep finished the game with 2 assists, including the final Trojans goal. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) “Porter’s ugly,” the Bruin-faithful chanted. All the while, senior goalie Nic Porter rested his arms along the end line float as he led the […]

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USC no longer undefeated after loss to UC Berkeley

Junior driver Marcus Longton holds the ball, looking to distribute in Saturday’s game against UC Berkeley, USC’s first loss of the season. (Bonnie Tin Sum Lee | Daily Trojan) It seemed like it was going to happen. No. 1 men’s water polo was primed to make a comeback Saturday against No. 5 UC Berkeley. The Bears […]

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Water polo set to play in midseason tournament

Men’s water polo are undefeated heading into the MPSF Invitational. (Andrew Kerner | Daily Trojan) Despite winning all three of its matches in the Aggie Roundup, USC dropped to No. 2 behind rival UCLA. However, the Trojans snagged the first seed in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Invitational and are the favorites in this weekend’s […]

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Men’s water polo blasts past Pepperdine in a 3-0 weekend

The Trojans closed the weekend with three straight wins. They are currently 5-0. (Andrew Kerner | Daily Trojan) Men’s water polo netted 22 goals in a home win over Pepperdine Saturday, continuing from their success Sunday with blowout victories over Occidental and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps en route to an undefeated 5-0 start to the season. The Trojans’ […]

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