Bears set to prove power in conference

For the No. 4 Cal men’s water polo team, this Friday’s 6 p.m. match will be played amidst the shadows from the buildings that surround the Spieker Aquatics pool as the sun sets across the Bay. But the bigger shadow the Bears (14-3, 2-1 MPSF) will have to contend with
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National Player of the Year Ivan Rackov nabbed the first goal of the day in Saturday’s home match against No. 4 USC.

USC tops Cal in sudden death

Justin Parsons didn’t earn MPSF Player of the Week last Tuesday for nothing. The starting goalie is the last line of defense on the No. 2 Cal men’s water polo team. In Saturday’s home match against No. 4 USC, Parsons made clutch saves — including taking a ball to the
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Bears open MPSF play with two straight wins

With the exception of one extra goal, there was very little difference for the No. 2 Cal men’s water polo team between Friday’s match against No. 3 UCLA and the SoCal semifinal match a week before. At the SoCal Invitational, the Bears (14-2, 2-0 in the MPSF) broke away from
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Over the course of the year, the Bears have outscored their opponents, 128-40.

Wild cards await Cal on SoCal road trip

If there’s one recurring theme of the No. 3 Cal men’s water polo season thus far, it’s that there’s no such thing as a new face. The squad has already played teams like Pacific and Santa Clara multiple times; in fact, only four of the thirteen games the Bears have
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Men's Water Polo 9/3/11

Bears draw from deep bench for SoCal Invitational

The biggest drawback to a weekend water polo tournament is the fatigue that inevitably plagues a team, the kind that results from quick turnarounds between games. But the No. 2 Cal men’s water polo team isn’t the only squad that will encounter this problem this weekend at the SoCal Invitational
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Water Polo Feature

With a little help from my friend

Justin Parsons and Jon Sibley have competed all over the world to start at goalie.

If Justin Parsons and Jon Sibley were at different universities, they would each be the unequivocal starting goalie on their men’s water polo team. But the way it stands now, returning starter Parsons and redshirt freshman Sibley will both fight for that position all season long for the No. 3
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UCLA gives Cal first loss of season

The No. 2 men’s water polo team started out the weekend on a note that was not only high but also familiar as it beat Vanguard, 27-3, on Saturday at the NorCal Invitational in Stockton, Calif. A day and a half later, a new pattern of season play was rapidly
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