Aug. 31, 2006
Los Angeles - The UCLA men's water polo team will kick off its schedule on Saturday, Sept. 2, by competing in several scrimmages against Long Beach State and USC at the Los Alamitos Naval Base Pool. Each team will scrimmage four times on the day, and there is no cost for admission.
Each team will scrimmage against the other two squads two times. The scrimmages will consist of three eight-minute periods. Following Saturday's exhibition competitions, the Bruins will prepare for their season opener, slated for Thursday, Sept. 14 against Cal Baptist at UCLA's Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Game time is 4:30 p.m.
UCLA, ranked third nationally, returns seven seniors and six juniors in 2006. Led by eighth-year head coach Adam Krikorian, the Bruins look to capture their ninth NCAA title in program history.
10 a.m. - Long Beach State vs. UCLA
10:45 a.m. - UCLA vs. USC
11:30 a.m. - USC vs. Long Beach State
12:15 p.m. - Long Beach State vs. UCLA
1 p.m. - UCLA vs. USC
1:45 p.m. - USC vs. Long Beach State
Directions to the Los Alamitos Naval Base Pool
Joint Forces Training Base-Los Alamitos is located at the Southern end of Lexington Drive in Los Alamitos near the Cypress Golf Course and the Los Alamitos Race Track.
From Interstate 605 take the Katella exit and proceed east. At the seventh traffic light (Lexington Drive) turn right. Two blocks ahead is the entrance to the Joint Forces Training Base.
From Interstate 405 take the Seal Beach/Los Alamitos Boulevard exit and proceed north to Farquhar (Just after the Jack in The Box restaurant on the right). When Farquhar dead-ends, turn right to the Base gate.
You must show your driver's license at the gate to enter the facility.