LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Bucknell women’s water polo team wrapped up its California trip with an 8-4 loss at No. 15 Long Beach State Thursday at Lindgren Aquatics Center. The Bison finish their spring break trip with a 4-3 record.
The two teams traded one goal in the opening period, but the 49ers scored twice in the second quarter to hold a 3-2 halftime lead.
Long Beach State (8-7) scored two more goals in the third period and three more in the fourth to improve to 8-0 all-time against the Bison.
Bucknell (11-11) returns to action Apr. 1-2, resuming conference play at Kinney Natatorium with matches against George Washington (Apr. 1), Princeton (Apr. 1), Saint Francis (Apr. 2) and Michigan (Apr. 2).
BUCKNELL 1 1 1 1 -4
LONG BEACH STATE 1 2 2 3 -8
Goals: Lintz, Mooney, Barron, Considine
Assists: Barron, Considine
Steals: Konishi (2), Considine (2), Stanbach, Lintz, Benson
Saves: Herrera (7 svs., 7 GA, 32:00 min)
Sprints: Konishi (2-2), Barron (1-1)
Bucknell Record: 11-11