Men's Water Polo Picks Up Two Wins In Santa Barbara

Oct. 15, 2016

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Santa Barbara, Calif. -- The San Jose State men's water polo team picked up a pair of wins on Saturday, October 15 in Santa Barbara against Whittier and La Verne.

"Today was a good indication of our improvement and growth," said SJSU head coach Bruce Watson. "We have a very competitive group."

In their first match of the day, the Spartans (4-11) took down Whittier 10-7. SJSU was led by Ben Hauschild who put away three goals against the Poets (11-8). 

In the second match, SJSU defeated La Verne 13-7. The Spartans had five players with multiple goals and Davor Koret led the Spartans with three goals. The Leopards (2-13) struck first with a Joshua Vega goal at the 3:46 mark in the first period goal but that was the only time the Spartans trailed for the rest of the way. 

Up next for the Spartans is #18-UC Irvine in a Golden Coast Conference matchup. The teams will clash Friday, October 21 in Saratoga, Calif. 

San Jose State University Men's Water Polo

Campus Pool, Santa Barbara, Calif.

October 15, 2016


1 2 3 4 Total
San Jose State 2 2 1 5 10
Whittier 1 2 3 1 7

Goal Scoring

San José State -- Ben Hauschild, 3; Conor Shuey, Finn Pardon, 2 each; Marc Weber, Akos Balazs, Cade Baldridge, 1, each

Whittier -- Massimiliano Mirarchi, 4, Aidan Toll, Julian Droetti, Wedge Molthan, 1 each


San José State -- 10

Whittier -- 11


1 2 3 4 Total
San Jose State 3 2 1 7 13
La Verne 2 2 2 1 7

Goal Scoring

San José State -- Davor Koret, 3; Conor Shuey, Ben Hauschild, Finn Pardon, Ivan Stefanovic, 2, each; Alek Dendall, Cade Baldridge, 1, each

La Verne -- Rey Julian Castillo, 4; Evan Monterroso, Guillermo Ocasio, Joshua Vega, 1, each


San José State -- 9

La Verne -- 3