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 Trojans prepare for top-ranked opponents

Sophomore driver Carson Kranz has scored 19 goals for the Trojans this season. He scored 2 goals against UCLA Nov. 6. (Vincent Leo | Daily Trojan) No. 2 USC finished its regular season as the second best team in the MPSF conference and earned a first and second round bye in the MPSF tournament this […]

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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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No. 2 USC faces rival No. 1 UCLA for MPSF Conference title

Redshirt junior driver Ashworth Molthen holds the ball over his head during USC’s match against Berkeley. (Bonnie Tin Sum Lee | Daily Trojan) No. 2 USC has battled many top ranked opponents this season and has defeated all but one of them. Arguably its toughest opponent yet will come Saturday in No. 1 UCLA.  The last […]

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No. 3 USC completes comeback victory against No. 4 Stanford

Redshirt junior driver Ashworth Molthen holds the ball over his head during USC’s matchup against UC Berkeley Oct. 9. (Bonnie Tin Sum Lee | Daily Trojan) With five minutes and 34 seconds left in the third period, No. 3 USC surrendered a fifth-straight goal to No. 4 Stanford making the score 9-5 when Head Coach […]

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No. 3 USC defeats No. 5 Long Beach State

Redshirt junior driver Ashworth Molthen transferred from UCLA to USC and played for the Trojans starting in the spring 2021 season. (Bonnie Tin Sum Lee | Daily Trojan) No. 3 USC, still reeling from its loss against No. 2 Cal, got another confidence booster with a 13-9 win Sunday against No. 5 Long Beach State. […]

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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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