W&J Wraps Up West Coast Swing With Nationally-Ranked Losses
LA VERNE, Calif. -- Washington & Jefferson dropped a pair of matches featuring nationally-ranked opponents on Saturday at the Gary Troyer Men's Water Polo Tournament. The 10th-ranked Presidents lost to second-ranked Cal Lutheran 21-7 before falling to eighth-ranked La Verne 15-9.
In the loss to CLU, sophomore Mike Magdic (Franklin Park, Pa./North Allegheny) and freshman Kevin Dunigan (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) notched two-goal efforts, while junior Dan Francisco (Chicago, Ill./Fenwick) amassed nine saves.
Francisco piled up 14 saves against La Verne. Dunigan and classmate Ben McGrath (Palos Verdes Peninsula, Calif./Loyola) netted a pair of goals each.
W&J now returns from the west coast and hosts Mercyhurst on Friday at the Henry Memorial Natatorium at 7:30 pm.