San Jose, Calif.--- The #11 San José State University men’s water polo team (13-8, 1-1) will travel south to compete against #8 Pepperdine and #1 USC this weekend. The Spartans play the Waves October 27 at 6:00 p.m. Then travel inland to play USC October 28 at 1:00 p.m.
The Spartans are 8-1 in their last nine games heading into a weekend where they face two top-10 opponents.
Last Time Against Pepperdine: In the previous matchup this season against the Waves, the Spartans were defeated 10-4 at the Aggie Shootout. The conference’s second place leader in goals, Marko Asic, scored twice to seal the win for the Waves.
Last Time Against USC: The Golden Coast Conference’s leading goal scorer Jacob Mercep put up six goals against the Trojans. It is the most goals USC had given up to a single player since Pacific’s, Balazs Erdelyi, scored seven on December 8 2013. Balazs was on the 2016 Hungarian National Team that participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics.
You can follow the live stats, and results from the game against #8 Pepperdine on October 27 at 6:00 p.m. here.
The match against #1 USC is on October 28 at 1:00 p.m. and you can follow the live stats here.