Cal MWP Falls to Pacific, 10-9, in Overtime
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  09/30/2012

Sept. 30, 2012

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. - The heartbreaking losses continued for the Cal men's water polo team as the Golden Bears (8-5) fell 10-9 in overtime to Pacific Sunday (Sept. 30) morning at the SoCal Invitational. Cal was led by three goals from junior Collin Smith, who paces the Bears with 37 goals in 13 matches this season, and two goals from senior captain Marin Balarin. Junior goalie Michael Boggan finished with 12 saves.

Pacific's Alex Orbert scored the winning goal in the second three-minute overtime period. The Bears have now lost four matches by one goal each this season. Cal will next play Pepperdine for the tournament seventh place at 1:40 p.m. Sunday.

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Pacific 2 3 1 1 1 2 - 10

Cal 2 2 2 1 1 1 - 9

Pacific Goals: Jacob Himmel, Andres Oneto, Sean Grady, Balzas Erdelyi (2), Alex Obert (5) Pacific Saves: Alex Malkis 18

Cal Goals: Giacomo Cupido, Hunter Gettlefinger, Matt Rusell, Max Schell, Marin Balarin (2), Collin Smith (3),

Cal Saves: Michael Boggan 12