Tigers Water Polo

Oxy Beats Chaffey, Santa Monica on Opening Day

Oxy Beats Chaffey, Santa Monica on Opening Day

RANCHO CUCAMONGA — The Occidental men's water polo team opened the 2018 season with a pair of wins at the Chaffey College Mini Tournament on Saturday. 

Game 1: Occidental 11, Chaffey 9

The Tigers were down 7-5 in the fourth quarter before going on a 5-0 run to go up 10-7, take control of the game and secure the win.

The surge off speed and offense came in less than 3 minutes of game time for Oxy.

Game 2: Occidental 14, Santa Monica 8

Oxy continued its pace in the second game, pressuring aggressively and pushing the tempo on the counter attack, dominating most of the game.

From the Coach: "We've been working hard on our conditioning and it paid off in key moments in both games," Oxy head coach Jack Stabenfeldt said. 

Next Game: The Tigers are back in action on Wednesday at Rio Hondo at 6 p.m.

Oxy plays Pomona-Pitzer in their home and SCIAC opener on Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. at Taylor Pool.

** Check back later for stats and more information about the games **

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