Aggies Finish Fifth At Western Water Polo Association Championships

Senior Brian Combs scored two goals to lead the Aggies over La Verne. (Matt Sayles)
 
Senior Brian Combs scored two goals to lead the Aggies over La Verne. (Matt Sayles)
 

Nov. 24, 2002

LA JOLLA, Calif. - Brook Rogers and Brian Combs each scored two goals as six different Aggies scored in an 8-6 victory over La Verne in the fifth-place game at the 2002 Western Water Polo Association Championships Saturday at the Canyonview Pool on the campus of UC San Diego.

With the win, the Aggies conlcude their season with a 19-12 record, the most wins for an Aggie team dating back to the 1990 season. UC Davis also finishes with its third consecutive fifth-place finish at the WWPAs.

UC Davis held a 2-1 lead following the first period and would never trail in the contest as Jamie Turpen, Tom Jay, Aaron Andirkopoulos and Patrick Jacobson would also score goals for the Aggies.

UC San Diego captured the WWPA title with a 5-4 victory over Loyola Marymount.

FIFTH PLACE GAME 1 2 3 4 OT TOT
UC DAVIS (19-12) 2 1 3 2 - 8
LA VERNE (19-9) 1 1 2 2 - 6

UCD GOALS: Brian Combs 2, Brook Rogers 2, Jamie Turpen, Tom Jay, Aaron Andrikopoulos, Patrick Jacobson.
ULV GOALS: Jason Kidwell-3, Robert Casillas, Jason Walters, Mike Saldana.