2021 Caltech Men's Water Polo News

Men's Water Polo Leads Nation in GPA
Men's Water Polo Leads Nation in GPA

March 02, 2022

Several Caltech men's water polo players made the cut in the 2021 Men's Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches All-Academic Team and Team Honors, which were released Friday.

Bowden, Bricken Lead Polo in Final Game of Season
Bowden, Bricken Lead Polo in Final Game of Season

November 13, 2021

On a spectacular day in Pasadena and in Braun Pool, juniors James Bowden and Max Bricken led the Beavers with three goals each as the 2021 regular season ended in a 26-8 defeat at the hands of the Chapman College Panthers.

Men’s Polo Wins 4th Quarter, Scores 12 Against Cal Lutheran
Men’s Polo Wins 4th Quarter, Scores 12 Against Cal Lutheran

November 10, 2021

Caltech men's water polo hosted the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen Wednesday and, despite only having one substitute player on the bench, managed to net 12 goals for the highest total of the season against a SCIAC opponent.

Water Polo Begins Final Homestand Hosting Whittier
Water Polo Begins Final Homestand Hosting Whittier

November 06, 2021

Caltech opened its last homestand of the 2021 season Saturday morning against the Whittier College Poets.

Men's Polo, Hajjar Battle Top Ranked Pomona-Pitzer
Men's Polo, Hajjar Battle Top Ranked Pomona-Pitzer

November 03, 2021

Matthew Hajjar continued his dominant play since midseason with a five-goal effort to lead the offense for Caltech men's water polo in an up-and-down battle against the nation's top-ranked Division III team.

Hajjar Stands Out Again in Final Road Tilt
Hajjar Stands Out Again in Final Road Tilt

October 30, 2021

Caltech played their last road game of the regular season Saturday at SCIAC rival Occidental College.

Hajjar, Water Polo Rally Falls Short Against No. 4 CMS
Hajjar, Water Polo Rally Falls Short Against No. 4 CMS

October 23, 2021

PASADENA, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2021) – Junior Matthew Hajjar (San Jose, Calif. / Harker School) wrapped up an incredible week with a four-goal effort to lead Caltech men’s water polo in a hotly contested match against Division III national No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges under the lights on Saturday night.

Hajjar Nets Eight, Men’s Polo Wins Quarter at ULV
Hajjar Nets Eight, Men’s Polo Wins Quarter at ULV

October 20, 2021

Caltech scored in the double digits against a SCIAC opponent for the first time this season, netting 10 goals on the road against the University of La Verne Leopards.

Foo, Men’s Polo Hold Chapman Close Early
Foo, Men’s Polo Hold Chapman Close Early

October 16, 2021

Caltech men's water polo headed South on Saturday morning to face the Panthers of Chapman University for the SCIAC foes' first of two meetings in the 2021 season.

Men’s Water Polo Strikes First Against Redlands
Men’s Water Polo Strikes First Against Redlands

October 13, 2021

Caltech’s 2021 SCIAC campaign continued Wednesday night at home against a strong opponent in the University of Redlands Bulldogs.

Zheng Scores Another Three at Whittier
Zheng Scores Another Three at Whittier

October 09, 2021

Caltech continued its 2021 SCIAC campaign on the road against national Division III No. 4 Whittier College, which departed the game still undefeated in conference play.

Hajjar Vaults to Season Scoring Lead
Hajjar Vaults to Season Scoring Lead

October 06, 2021

Caltech men’s water polo played a hard-fought match Wednesday against the California Lutheran University Kingsmen at Samuelson Aquatics Center in Thousand Oaks.

Water Polo Edges No. 1 Sagehens in First Quarter
Water Polo Edges No. 1 Sagehens in First Quarter

October 02, 2021

The Caltech men’s water polo team shocked the No. 1-ranked team in Division III on Wednesday night, taking the first quarter against the Pomona-Pitzer Colleges Sagehens.

Zheng Breaks out for Water Polo
Zheng Breaks out for Water Polo

September 25, 2021

Rookie Sean Zheng (San Marino, Calif. / Polytechnic School) recorded a clinical hat trick in a breakout performance against SCIAC rival No. 9 Occidental College on Saturday morning.

Fastest Goal Ever Highlights Polo at Citrus
Fastest Goal Ever Highlights Polo at Citrus

September 15, 2021

Caltech men’s water polo scored the fastest goal in program history to open a tough battle at Citrus College on Wednesday afternoon.