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No. 3 Men's Water Polo Wins At No. 4 Long Beach State
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 10/25/1999

Oct. 25, 1999

LONG BEACH, Calif. - Third-ranked Stanford completed a successful two-game swing in Southern California with a 6-3 victory at Long Beach State in a MPSF game on Sunday (Oct. 24).

The Cardinal, who had beaten top-ranked USC (5-3) the day before, scored four points in the second period to pull away from the fourth-ranked 49ers.

A two-pointer by Peter Hudnut at 5:46 of the second period, followed by a goal from Jeff Nesmith (3:32) and a two-pointer from Jonathan Skaalen (1:09) gave the Cardinal a 6-1 halftime lead. Freshman Nick Ellis collected eight saves in goal for Stanford.

The victory upped Stanford's record to 14-2 overall and 4-1 in the conference.

Stanford       1 5 0 0 = 6
Long Beach St  1 0 1 1 = 3
Stanford scorers: Skaalen 2 (1, 2-pointer), Hudnut 2 (1, 2-point goal), Nesmith 1, Walburger 1

LBS scorers: Cochran 1, Segesman 1, Holloway 1

Goalie saves: Ellis (S) 8, Smith (LBS) 13



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