LA VERNE – The University of La Verne women's water polo outscored Redlands 5-4 in the second half, but fell just short of completing the completing the comeback and lost, 11-8, on Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center.
La Verne was solid defensively and was within striking distance all game, but could not quite find enough goals to put them over the top.
Deandra Van Houten led all scorers in the game with three goals.
Before the game, La Verne celebrated the career of its lone senior, Samary Morales. Morales got the start in the cage and made five saves.
La Verne head to the SCIAC Championship Tournament next week, hosted by Whittier.Follow La Verne Athletics @ULV_Athletics Like La Verne Athletics on Facebook Sign up for our newsletter