The Cal Lutheran men’s water polo team took on Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in their second Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) game of the season, and fell at the hands of the Stags 15-8 at Axelrood Pool on Wednesday afternoon.
Homecoming at Cal Lutheran began in exciting fashion at the Samuelson Aquatics Center where the men’s water polo team opened SCIAC play against Chapman, coming up on the short end of a well-balanced 10-9 game in the pool.
The final tune-up game for the Cal Lutheran water polo team before the Kingsmen open league play over the weekend was a memorable one as the home squad notched a 20-19 victory over L.A. Valley College this afternoon behind a historic eight-goal showing from Zach Graper.
The Cal Lutheran men’s water polo team went back and forth with Mercyhurst (Pa.) in the second half before eventually falling 9-8 in front of a large crowd at Samuelson Aquatic Center on Thursday night.
Zach Graper takes great pride in playing his best water polo. But Graper takes even more pride in watching his younger brother excel in the pool. Zach and Tyler Graper were teammates for one season at Royal High and have reunited at Cal Lutheran the last two seasons.
The final tournament of the fall for the Cal Lutheran men’s water polo team was a lucrative one as the Kingsmen went 3-1 against a slate of tough teams, including Division I, II and III opponents, during the 2014 Gary Troyer Invitational hosted by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, La Verne and Pomona-Pitzer.
Everyone played Bingo as a kid; now, the Cal Lutheran student body has the opportunity to play it again with sporting events! CLU athletics, marketing and student life have teamed up to create Purple Pit Bingo complete with prizes at the end of the semester.