2014 Men's Water Polo News

  • Tussie Selected to Team USA for European Maccabi Games
    June 25, 2015
    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (June 25, 2015) – Caltech men’s water polo sophomore Tomas Tussie (Weston, Fla. / Cypress Bay) has been selected for the Team USA roster that will compete at the European Maccabi Games in Berlin, Germany from July 25-Aug. 5.
  • Chris Bradley Earns Caltech's First Academic All-America Honor in a Decade
    June 09, 2015
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Caltech men's water polo sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Men's At-Large Third Team. He becomes the second Beaver in Caltech history to earn the accolade, following Jeremy Leibs (track & field) in 2004-05.
  • Chris Bradley Named Capital One Academic All-District
    May 14, 2015
    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Caltech men’s water polo sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team, which is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • Senior Profile: Matt Lappin - Water Polo, Swim & Dive
    April 23, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. - While most five-year olds were still learning how to read, Matthew Lappin was already swimming and has continued to do so ever since. The only difference now is that he has learned to incorporate aggressive and physical aspects into swimming, which earned him a spot on the men’s water polo team as well as the swim team at Caltech. This was one of the major reasons Lappin decided to choose Caltech over schools such as Brown, the University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Maryland.
  • 35 Student-Athletes Named to Fall 2014-15 SCIAC All-Academic Team
    February 23, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 23, 2015) – Thirty-five Caltech student-athletes have been named to the Fall 2014-15 SCIAC All-Academic Team, the conference announced late Monday.
  • Bradley Named Honorable Mention All-America
    February 03, 2015
    PASADENA, Calif. – Caltech men’s water polo sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) has been named Honorable Mention All-America for Division III by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.
  • Bradley, Grabowski Cap Season with Trio of Men's Water Polo Records
    November 22, 2014
    REDLANDS, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2014) – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) capped the Caltech men’s water polo team’s season with his 25th hat trick as the Beavers fell, 20-7, to the University of La Verne on the second day of the SCIAC Championships on Saturday morning.
  • Men's Water Polo Opens SCIAC Championships Against Rival Occidental
    November 21, 2014
    REDLANDS, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2014) – The Caltech men’s water polo team opened the SCIAC Championships against rival Occidental College in the play-in game at the University of Redlands on Friday morning.
  • Bradley Tallies 130th Goal Ahead of SCIAC Postseason Tournament
    November 15, 2014
    ORANGE, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) netted his 25th hat trick to bring his season total to 130 goals as the Caltech men’s water polo team closed out the regular season at Chapman University in an 18-11 loss on Saturday morning.
  • Grabowski Stops 18 to Allow Late Rally at Occidental
    November 12, 2014
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Senior Ben Grabowski (Lake Forest Park, Wash. / Inglemoor) stopped 18 shots to allow the Caltech men’s water polo team a chance to rally late at Occidental College, but the Tigers held on for a tight 11-9 victory on Wednesday evening.
  • Bradley Sets Record, Fuels Men’s Water Polo Rally Versus No. 20 Whittier
    November 08, 2014
    PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) shattered the single-season program record for goals with an eight-score performance on the biggest of stages against the No. 20 Whittier College Poets on Saturday morning.
  • Bradley Moves Within Three Goals of Men's Water Polo Record
    November 05, 2014
    PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) recorded his 22nd hat trick in just one half to move within three goals of the program’s single season goals record as the Caltech men’s water polo team hosted SCIAC foe Pomona-Pitzer Colleges on Wednesday evening.
  • Hat Trick Brings Bradley Six Goals from Record as Water Polo Faces CMS
    November 01, 2014
    CLAREMONT, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) recorded his 21st hat trick of the season to move within just six goals of the single-season program record as the Caltech men’s water polo team faced SCIAC-leading Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on Saturday morning.
  • Bradley Pulls Within Nine Goals of Record as Men's Water Polo Falls at Cal Lu
    October 29, 2014
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) scored five goals to pull within single digits of the program record as the Caltech men’s water polo team dropped a SCIAC matchup at California Lutheran University on Wednesday evening.
  • Blackwood Paces Men's Water Polo in SCIAC Loss to Redlands
    October 25, 2014
    PASADENA, Calif. – Junior Jim Blackwood (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. / Palos Verdes Peninsula) scored four goals to lead the Caltech men’s water polo team against SCIAC rival the University of Redlands on Saturday morning.
  • Bradley Stars as Men’s Water Polo Splits with La Verne, Chaffey
    October 22, 2014
    PASADENA, Calif. – Sophomore Chris Bradley (Half Moon Bay, Calif. / Serra) led the Caltech men’s water polo team to a thrilling 15-13 victory over Chaffey College in the nightcap after the Beavers fell in their SCIAC opener against the University of La Verne, 17-7, on Wednesday evening.
  • Busy Weekend Ends Victorious for Caltech
    October 04, 2014
    In what has become a fall classic, Pomona College hosted the annual Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament this past weekend. The Caltech men’s water polo team capped off a jammed packed 5-game slate with a convincing win over Penn State-Behrend.
  • Annual East-West Rivalry goes to the Camels
    September 28, 2014
    The men’s water polo team played host to Connecticut College on Sunday in what has become an annual matchup, and Pasadena provided an ideally balmy Sunday afternoon for the contest. The Camels committed to a strong perimeter press which paved the way for a rocky start for the Beavers.
  • Beavers Play Three over the Weekend, Add Another "W"
    September 19, 2014
    The men’s water polo team had a jammed packed weekend of games, including their 2014 home opener last Friday. The Beavers played host to Cerritos College and LA Trade Tech at Braun Pool on campus. Caltech ended up splitting games, dropping a tight contest to Cerritos College before sinking LA Trade Tech in the afternoon.
  • Men's Water Polo Wins Three in a Row
    September 13, 2014
    The Caltech men’s water polo team took a short hop east on the 210 freeway to participate in the annual Citrus College Tournament and accomplished something that had not happened in 22 years: a three-game winning streak.
  • Caltech Scores and Seizes Victory in Maryland
    September 07, 2014
    For the first time in recent memory, the Caltech men’s water polo team took to the skies and traveled to compete in the Navy Open. The Beavers had a four game slate against formidable competition that was highlighted with a high scoring victory against Division II opponent, Salem International University.
  • Optimism Abounds for Beavers in 2014
    August 15, 2014
    As the Caltech men’s water polo team ramps up for the 76th season in program history, head coach Pat Beemer exudes nothing but optimism.
  • 2014 Men's Water Polo Schedule Revealed
    July 09, 2014
    PASADENA, CA – A full slate of games is on the docket for the 2014 men’s water polo squad.