LA VERNE, CA — The University of La Verne women's water polo team rolled past the Caltech Beavers 12-6 on Wednesday.
The Leopards improve to 9-12 overall and 7-4 in the SCIAC. More importantly, the Leopards remain in a tie for third place in the conference standings with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
The Beavers fall to 2-15 overall and 0-11 in conference play.
Murillo got the star in the cage finishing with four saves and a steal. Elisa Novo added one save in the second half.
With three games remaining in the regular season, the Leopards are in a four-team race for the final two spots in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament with Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Whittier, and Redlands. Pomona-Pitzer and Cal Lutheran have both claimed a berth.
With games still remaining in the Athenas and Regals, the Leopards still control their destiny.
The Leopards next face off against the Athenas this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Axelrood Pool. La Verne defeated Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 7-6 in their first match-up this season.Watch Live Follow ULV Athletics on Twitter Like us on Facebook Watch on Youtube