RIVERSIDE, Calif. --- The Lancer Aquatics Center will play home to the 2012 men's water polo Lancer Invite this weekend. This year's tournament features eight teams from six different schools and will contain 14 games over a two day span.
The Invite begins Fri., Sept. 28 at noon with a game between Riverside City College and California Baptist University's "B" team. Play will continue with five more games Friday night and eight games on Saturday, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
The Lancers will have two teams competing, an "A" team and a "B" team, and they will play in five games overall.
CBU is currently riding a two game winning streak and have won four of their last five games, for an overall record of 4-4.
Other teams competing in the tournament are:
Concordia University ("A" and "B" teams)
The Eagles are currently 5-4 in 2012. They have lost four out of their last five games. Three of their four wins have come against fellow Lancer Invite competitors: Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, La Verne and Occidental College. Concordia will play five games at the tournament.
The Stags begin play in the Lancer Invite on Saturday. They enter Sept. 29 with a 1-9 record. Their one win was a 10-5 victory over La Verne on Sept. 8. The Stags will play in two games at the tournament.
Chapman comes into play with a 2-11 record. They have played in a lot of close games so far this season, losing six games by three goals or less. They are led by Brett Carter who has 27 goals and 16 assists through 12 games in 2012. They also join the tournament on Saturday and will play two games.
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno Pacific enters play riding a seven game winning streak for an overall record of 7-1. Their wins have come thanks to their strong offense, led by freshman Daniel Seymour, which has scored an 126 goals in eight games. The Sunbirds will play four games at the Lancer Invite
Occidental comes to CBU looking to shake their six game losing streak. They are 2-6 overall so far in 2012. They have already played Concordia in 2012, losing 19-5 on Sept. 8. They will play in four games at the tournament.
Riverside City College
Riverside City will play in four games at the Lancer Invite. They will play CBU "B" in the opening game on Friday.
A full schedule and results can be found at the Lancer Invite tournament central page (click here).
Twitter updates and results will be posted throughout the tournament at @cbulancers.