Swim cap—on. Swimsuit—fitted. Water polo ball—at hand. Goggles—snug. Oh, and don’t forget to keep the swim parka close for those 6 a.m. practices. Ready, set, deep breath, whistle blown—go! Anna Herrin, PCC sophomore water polo and swim team competitor, never imagined how her life back in the water after a 10 year dry spell, would feel as good as it does now. What seemed like a distant dream to return to the poolside became Herrin’s new reality, as the rookie swimmer was given the opportunity …
The Lancers were defeated by the Long Beach Vikings in a home game at the PCC Aquatic Center this past Wednesday. PCC scored their first and only goal during the final quarter, ending the game with a score of 15-1.
PCC’s water polo team is making waves as they begin their season triumphantly crushing the Santa Monica Corsairs during a mini tournament at LA Valley college Saturday morning, and coming just short of a point from victory against the San Diego Miramar Jets directly after.
After a tough couple of months riddled with losses and injuries, the Lancer water polo team was forced to forfeit the remainder of their season after two players suffered concussions, including their goalie Natalie Wassall.
After missing the playoffs by one game last year, water polo looked like a force to be reckoned with in 2018; that dream has disappeared quickly however as they were defeated in their first three conference games this season.
Lancers took on conference opponents LA Trade Tech (LATT) on Wednesday, Oct. 4th, leading the game from the get-go to continue their stunning spread from the previous week of over 10 points with a final score of 16-5.
PCC water polo suffered their third loss of the season by a score of 3-16 against Cerritos College on Wednesday afternoon, giving them their lowest score of the season thus far.
Laughing in disbelief, Camilia Grases locked eyes with teammate Christy Lam (4 goals), after a scored goal from half-way down the pool in a 16-1 game-one rout of the Santa Ana Dons Saturday Morning.
Fifth place was ever so close.
After a rough season with mixed performances resulting in a total 16 losses and seven wins, the PCC women’s water polo team ended their series of non-conference games with an undesirable finish at the two-day Battle at the Beach tournament hosted by Long Beach City College Friday and Saturday. The team originally held high hopes for the team with their first win at the start of the tournament against Southwestern College 11-1. Unfortunately, the same could not be said as they lost the next three …