RIVERSIDE, CA — The University of La Verne men's water polo team dropped a pair of games to top competition at the Cal Baptist Lancers Invitational on Friday.
Mercyhurst 13, La Verne 8
The Leopards rallied in the second half to get to within a point of Mercyhurst at the break, but the Lakers scored six goals in the third quarter to grab the win.
Hernandez finished with five saves and four steals.
No. 1 USC 28, La Verne 4
The Leopards faced the top team in the nation for the second time this season. Staine led the Leopards with two goals.
Hernandez grabbed two saves and Mason Fox finished with two.
La Verne falls to 2-11 overall.
The Leopards return to SCIAC action tomorrow when they host the Caltech Beavers at 11 a.m.Watch Live Follow ULV Athletics on Twitter Like us on Facebook Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram