THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – The Caltech men's water polo team lost two games on Saturday at the Samuelson Aquatic Center. In a SCIAC match-up against Cal Lutheran the Beavers dropped a 22-3 decision before falling to Mercyhurst 14-6 in a non-conference neutral site contest.
During the first game against Cal Lutheran the hosts jumped out to a 10-2 lead on the strength of eight different players scoring a goal in the first eight minutes. Caltech was able to hold the Knights scoreless for more than a period after that but couldn't get any closer than 10-3. Jack Blackwood scored all three goals for the Beavers.
In the nightcap against Mercyhurst the story was very similar as the Lakers scored 11 of the game's first 13 goals. Thomas Kwong scored five of the six goals score by the Beavers while Blackwood notched a goal as well for Caltech.