#6 Long Beach State Hosts Three Top 10 Teams among WP Week 9 Slate

Week 9 of men’s water polo action kicked off on Wednesday with three ranked teams in the pool.

The first top 10 matchup of the week saw #9 UC San Diego hit the road to face #6 Long Beach State. The homestanding 49ers earned a 12-10 win with help from a Rafael Real Vergara hat trick and two goal efforts by Curtis Casper, Garrett Zaan and Matt Morris.

It marked the first of three Top 10 contests on slate for the 49ers as #3 Pacific and #8 Cal also are set to visit Long Beach.

Oct. 30 RV Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at LaVerne LaVerne 10-9
Iona at #17 St. Francis Brooklyn St. Francis Brooklyn 16-10
Cal Lutheran at Redlands Postponed
#9 UC San Diego at #6 Long Beach State Long Beach State 12-10
Chapman at Occidental Chapman 23-20

Still ahead on Week 9 are 13 more matches between ranked teams, including four Top 10 affairs.

#3 Pacific heads to Long Beach to face the #6 49ers on Friday. #8 Cal is set for an MPSF road game at #2 UCLA on Saturday, while #1 Stanford also will be in Los Angeles for a evening conference matchup with #7 USC.

On Sunday, #8 Cal visits Long Beach State to wrap up the Top 10 battles.

#4 UC Santa Barbara and #16 Fordham are each off from competition on Week 9.

Week 9 Slate

Oct. 30 RV Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at LaVerne 7 p.m Watch Live Stats
Iona at #17 St. Francis Brooklyn 7:30 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Cal Lutheran at Redlands 8 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#9 UC San Diego at #6 Long Beach State 9 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Chapman at Occidental 10 p.m. Live Stats
Oct. 31 #13 Loyola Marymount at #19 Cal Baptist 9 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Nov. 1 Wagner at La Salle 7 p.m. Live Stats
#3 Pacific at #6 Long Beach State 7 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Nov. 2 #17 St. Francis Brooklyn at #9 Harvard 9 a.m. Watch
Iona at MIT Noon Watch Live Stats
Penn State Behrend at Mercyhurst Noon
#19 Cal Baptist at Air Force 12:30 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#18 Princeton at RV Brown 1 p.m. Watch
LaVerne at Cal Lutheran 2 p.m.
Chapman at RV Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Concordia (Irvine) at #13 Loyola Marymount 2 p.m. Live Stats
Redlands at #20 Pomona-Pitzer 2 p.m.
RV Whittier at Cal Tech 2 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#12 San Jose State at #5 Pepperdine 3 p.m. Live Stats
#14 UC Irvine at #4 UC Santa Barbara 3 p.m. Live Stats
#8 Cal at #2 UCLA 4 p.m. Live Stats
#17 St. Francis Brooklyn at MIT 5 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Riverside Community College at #20 Pomona-Pitzer 5 p.m.
Johns Hopkins at RV George Washington 6 p.m. Live Stats
La Salle at #15 Bucknell 6 p.m.
RV Santa Clara at #11 UC Davis 6 p.m. Live Stats
RV Whittier at Occidental 6 p.m. Live Stats
Iona vs. #9 Harvard 8 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#1 Stanford at #7 USC 8 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Redlands at Occidental 10 p.m.
Nov. 3 #17 St. Francis Brooklyn vs. RV Brown 10 a.m. Watch
#18 Princeton at MIT 10 a.m. Watch Live Stats
Johns Hopkins vs. #15 Bucknell Noon Watch Live Stats
Navy at RV George Washington Noon
Iona vs. RV Brown 3 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#18 Princeton at #9 Harvard 3 p.m. Watch
#8 Cal at #6 Long Beach State 3 p.m. Watch Live Stats
#12 San Jose State at #7 USC 3 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Long Beach City at #6 Long Beach State 6 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Pepperdine Invite (Malibu, Calif.)
Cal Lutheran at #5 Pepperdine 3 p.m. Live Stats
Cal Lutheran vs. Concordia (Irvine) 6 p.m. Live Stats
Concordia (Irvine) at #5 Pepperdine 9 p.m. Live Stats

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