Photo by: Ken Grosse/UCSD Athletics
No. 11 UCSD Hosts WWPA Rival No. 10 Loyola Marymount In Home Opener
Release: Monday 09/24/2012 

Wednesday, September 26 • 6:00 p.m.
No. 11 UCSD vs. No. 10 Loyola Marymount
La Jolla, Calif.
Live Video

Saturday, September 22 - Sunday, September 23 • times TBA
No. 11 UCSD at SoCal Tournament (hosted by UC Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara, Calif.

FREE SUNGLASSES! The first 1,000 fans to Wednesday's UCSD-Loyola Marymount clash will receive FREE SUNGLASSES!

LETS TAILGATE: Students, be sure to arrive early for a pre-game tailgate/BBQ, courtesy of the Triton Tide, which starts at 4:30 on Warren Field!

HOME OPENER HISTORY: The Tritons will begin their home slate a bit differently than previous seasons, but exciting none the less. Typically known to open each season by hosting the Triton Invitational, UCSD will welcome conference foe Loyola Marymount to Canyonview after three straight weeks of road play, seven games in all.

THIS WEEK IN MEN'S WATER POLO HISTORY: The Tritons seem to have found themselves in a bit of a pattern when playing the Lions. UCSD has taken one win for every three of LMU's since the start of the 2010 season, including a 10-6 loss earlier this season at the Norcal Invite. In following the sequence, and looking to break the streak, the Tritons prepare to earn a victory at home on Wednesday.

WHEN WE LAST MET LOYOLA MARYMOUNT: The two squads met up during the second day of the Norcal Invite at Stanford on Sept. 16. The Tritons struck early, outscoring the Lions 5-4 by halftime. LMU's defense got stronger as the game unrolled and eventually held UCSD off completely as the Tritons were unable to score in the fourth quarter. The Lions went on to a 10-6 win. UCSD was led by Josh Stiling with three goals.

CAN'T MAKE IT TO CANYONVIEW? WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED! If you are unable to make it to Wednesday's home opener, live video and audio coverage will be provided online. You can find the link on the men's water polo schedule page or just go straight to the video player here. You will be prompted to sign up for a FREE Premium Subscription. To do that ahead of time, visit the registration page here.

...AND THE ACTION CONTINUES: The UC San Diego men's water polo team will travel to UC Santa Barbara this weekend to play in the Socal Tournament. Very similar to the Norcal Invite the Tritons visited earlier this month, the team will participate in bracket play. UCSD is paired up with the hosting Guachos, Stanford and Princeton. There are 16 teams in total attending the tournament. For details on ticket prices, bracket info and directions, visit the Tournament Central Page.

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