April 21, 2010
Seven mens water polo players earn All-Academic, as entire team is recognized
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 21, 2010) Seven members of the mens water polo team were named to the 2009 Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-Academic Team, which was released today. Additionally the entire team was honored for its work in the classroom, accumulating a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 during the fall season.
March 28, 2010
Poker Faces to Support Water Polo Programs
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 28, 2010) - Put on your Poker Face and come support the men's and women's water polo programs at Occidental College at the Second Annual Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament Fundraiser.
November 18, 2009
Occidental athletes honored by SCIAC
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2009) Following the fall season of 2009 a number of Occidental College athletes were recognized by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after being earning All-SCIAC honors.
November 14, 2009
Tigers finish sixth at SCIAC Championships
CLAREMONT, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2009) At the 2009 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament the mens water polo team came away with a 1-2 record for the weekend after defeating the University of La Verne 13-9 despite losses to Pomona-Pitzer (11-4) and Cal Lutheran University (14-8) to wrap up the season.
November 7, 2009
Pair of tough losses for Tigers entering SCIAC Tournament
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2009) After a tough road loss to the University of Redlands on Wednesday afternoon, the Tigers returned home to Occidental College where they faced off with the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference leading Whittier College Poets. Oxy fell 19-11 on the road to the Bulldogs and came up short 14-8 against WC this morning.
October 31, 2009
Tigers fall in tight SCIAC battle in the pool
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 31, 2009) Early in the morning Occidental College led Cal Lutheran University in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference water polo action, but a 5-1 second quarter let the Kingsmen to a two-goal half-time lead that they would not relinquish, handing the Tigers a 15-13 loss at Taylor Pool.
October 28, 2009
Tigers take down Leos
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 28, 2009) The mens water polo team got back to its winning ways today in the friendly confines of Taylor Pool with a 12-9 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Leopards from the University of La Verne.
October 24, 2009
Tigers come up short against Pomona-Pitzer
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2009) After a lopsided first half in which the Sagehems outscored the Tigers 12-5 in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action, Occidental College came back to pull the game close in the final two quarters of play, falling in the end 15-13.
October 21, 2009
Tigers tear past Beavers
PASADENA, Calif. (Oct. 21, 2009) Occidental College put on an offensive showcase on Wednesday afternoon in Pasadena as the Tigers defeated the Caltech Beavers 17-3 in a Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown on the road.
October 18, 2009
Water polo drops final non-conference game
ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 18, 2009) After opening Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play for the first time in 2009 the Tigers jumped back in the pool in their final non-conference game of the season. Unfortunately for Occidental, Chapman University got the most of the black and orange, sending Oxy home with a 13-6 loss.
October 17, 2009
Tigers stopped by Stags in SCIAC opener
CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 17, 2009) The 2009 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener did not turn out how the Occidental College mens water polo team had hoped it would as Claremont-Mudd-Scripps handed them an 11-5 loss at Axelrod Pool on a sunny Saturday morning.
October 14, 2009
Oliver Named WWPA Player of the Week
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2009) Austen Oliver has been a dominant offensive force for the Tigers all season and his efforts from this week, as he led Occidental to a pair of victories, have been recognized by the Western Water Polo Association as he was announced the Player of the Week announced today.
October 10, 2009
Tigers tame Camels to earn back-to-back wins
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2009) For the second time in as many games at Taylor Pool, the Occidental College mens water polo dominated its opponent, winning today by a score of 18-5 over the visiting Camels from Connecticut College. Six different players scored at least two goals in the non-conference match-up.
October 8, 2009
Offense Explodes as Tigers earn victory in home opener
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Oct. 8, 2009) Excitement spread across Taylor Pool like wildfire today as Occidental College finished their home opening game victoriously over Santa Ana College. From beginning to end, the Tigers showed complete dominance over the visiting Dons, defeating the east coast visitors 20-5.
October 3, 2009
Occidental splits on final day of Claremont Convergence
CLAREMONT, Calif. (Oct. 3, 2009) It was déjà vu for the Occidental College mens water polo team today as they won the opening game of the day, falling in the second. The Tigers opened up play on Saturday with a 14-7 victory over Washington & Jefferson at Pomona-Pitzers Haldeman Pool before Division I Air Force tore past the Tigers 14-4 leaving Oxy at 2-2 on the weekend.
October 2, 2009
Tigers earn split on opening day of Claremont Convergence
LA VERNE, Calif. (Oct. 2, 2009) The Tigers exploded for 16 goals in the first of two games at the 2009 Claremont Convergence Tournament. Occidental College defeated Penn Satte Behrend 16-5, but fell to Fresno Pacific 15-6 in the final game of day one.
September 26, 2009
Tough Tournament for Tigers
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Sept. 29-30, 2009) - The 2009 Lancer Invite Tournament proved to be a tough one for the Occidental College Tigers. Despite entering the weekend short-handed, due to the illnesses of two starters, the Tigers were feeling pretty confident.
September 17, 2009
Water Polo withdraws from tournament as precaution
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2009) A suspected case of H1N1 flu on the Occidental College mens water polo team led school officials today to withdraw the team from the Cal-U-Fornia Invitational Tournament this weekend at Cal Lutheran University.
September 13, 2009
Water Polo wins first game of 2009
LA VERNE, Calif. (Sept. 13, 2009) It was an unusual situation as you looked into the pool during the final game of the 2009 Inland Empire Tournament as two starters were sitting on the bench and three goalies were in the pool, two as position players. Even with this awkward line-up Occidental pulled off a 7-6 victory over conference rival, and host, La Verne after falling to another conference foe in Whittier College by a 12-6 margin earlier in` the day.
September 12, 2009
Tigers fall twice on opening day
CLAREMONT, Calif. (Sept. 12, 2009) The season opened against a familiar foe as Occidental College faced off with the University of Redlands, in a non-conference match-up, to plunge into the 2009 season. After a tough 12-9 loss at the claws of the Bulldogs, the Tigers fell to the University of the Pacific 19-4 in day one of the two-day Inland Empire Tournament.
September 3, 2009
Polo players ready to plunge into 2009 season
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Sept. 1, 2009) With more than half their roster returning to the pool from a year ago, and only two seniors, the 2009 Tigers intend to use youth to their advantage as they enter the season. In 2008 Occidental finished the season with 16 victories, the most in the last decade, and posted a 7-3 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) mark, finishing fourth.