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Poets blanked on Senior Day by Regals

Poets blanked on Senior Day by Regals

Photo by: Tony Leon/ActionWestPhotography.com

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Water Polo team celebrated their graduating class Saturday morning at the Lillian Slade Aquatic Center but couldn't send them off with a win as they were held scoreless 8-0 against Cal Lutheran University.

The Purple & Gold drop to 8-16, 6-7 SCIAC and currently sit a game out of 4th in the SCIAC Standings. 

Prior to the game, Head Coach Justin Pudwill recognized his six graduates, which included four seniors and two juniors.  The seniors were Kendyl Riley (Huntington Beach, Calif.), Kaitlin Vera (Fullerton, Calif.), Kayanna Heffner (Bend, OR), and Leimana Hassett (Lahaina, HI) and the juniors included Lindsay Shoaff (Costa Mesa, Calif.) and Anaissa Paul (Chula Vista, Calif.).

It was a low scoring first quarter with CLU jumping out on top 2-0.  They tacked on another two in the second to lead 4-0 at the break and then outscored the Purple & Gold 4-0 in the second half.    

Whittier takes part in their final regular season game this Wednesday, April 18 when they host Occidental College beginning at 7:00pm.