Davis, Calif.----- San Jose State University split a pair of men's water polo matches on the opening day of the Aggie Roundup on the UC Davis campus.
The 17th-ranked Spartans (2-2) topped #16-ranked Cal Baptist, 12-10 in overtime, and lost to unranked Fresno Pacific, 11-8.
Alek Dendall scored with 2:32 left in regulation and four other Spartans each scored a goal in the overtime periods as the Spartans defeated #16-Cal Baptist, 12-10 in overtime, of their opener.
Back-up goalkeeper Todd Palmer played the second half and the overtimes. He was credited with a season-high 12 saves in the win.
In the nightcap, the Spartans led 6-5 at halftime, but the Sunbirds broke a 7-7 tie with four consecutive goals in 3:06 span in the third quarter en route to the victory.
San Jose State had a tough day on its power play. The Spartans were 0-for-7 in the loss to Fresno Pacific and 0-for-8 in the win over Cal Baptist.
The Spartans conclude play in the Aggie Roundup with matches against Redlands and host UC Davis on September 18.
Aggie Roundup men's water polo tournament
Schaal Aquatics Center, Davis, Calif.
September 17, 2016
#16-Cal Baptist (3-6) 2-3-1-2-1-1=10
#17-San Jose State (2-1) 3-1-2-2-2-2=12
Cal Baptist - Brent Teraoka, 6; R. Daniel Laverne, Kyle Johnson, Teddy Forte, Tanner Shore, 1, each.
Cal Baptist - Joseph Moorman, 18.
Ejections - Cal Baptist, 11. San Jose State 15.
Fresno Pacific (3-2) 2-3-5-1=11
#17-San Jose State (2-2) 3-3-1-1=8
Fresno Pacific - David Maes, 4; Kyle Eoff, 2; Jamison Shapland, Steven Kaufmann, Garrett Pickford, Kyle Madel, Taylor Heckathorn, 1, each.
Fresno Pacific - Dillon Robinson, 19.
Fresno Pacific - 7; San Jose State, 12.