16 WWP Ranked Teams in Action at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Irvine

All but two of the 29 teams ranked or receiving votes in the Feb. 19 CWPA Poll are in action on collegiate women’s water polo Week 6.

With seven matches already in the books, Week 6 continues on Friday with the start of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Irvine, California, and the Fresno State Invitational in Fresno.

Sixteen ranked teams, including each of the nation’s Top 10, will be facing off in Irvine. All total, the tournament will feature 32 matches, eight on Friday, 16 on Saturday and eight placing matches on Sunday.  #1 Stanford, #2 UCLA, #3 Hawai’i, #4 USC, #5 Arizona State, #6 UC Irvine, #7 Cal, #8 UC San Diego, #9 UC Santa Barbara, #10 Michigan, #12 Long Beach State, #13 San Jose State, #15 UC Davis, #16 Loyola Marymount, #21 Pacific and #22 San Diego State make up the field.

#11 Fresno State welcomes RV Azusa Pacific, Cal Lutheran and Fresno Pacific for a six-match affair Friday through Sunday.

Tournament play ramps up with events in Washington, Pennsylvania (Washington & Jefferson Invitational), Poughkeepsie, New York (Courtney Fisher Invitational hosted by Marist) and St. Paul, Minnesota (Macalester Invitational).

The Washington & Jefferson Invitational is a 17-match tournament with nine contests on Saturday and eight on Sunday. Gannon, Grove City, McKendree, Penn State Behrend, Salem, VMI and Wittenberg join the host Presidents.

The Courtney Fisher Invitational is a 10-match affair on Saturday. #18 Wagner and RV Brown along with the host #24 Marist Red Foxes headline the tournament. Iona, La Salle, LIU Brooklyn, Mercyhurst, Siena, St. Francis Brooklyn and Villanova round out the field.

The Macalester Invitational opens the season for the Scots. Carthage, La Verne and Monmouth join Macalester at Riley Pool for the two-day event.

Week 6 Results

Date Matchup Result
Feb. 18.
10 p.m. Toronto at Occidental Toronto 8-3
Feb. 19
6 p.m. #20 Cal State Northridge at Chapman Cal State Northridge 16-7
7 p.m. Iona at #19 Princeton Princeton 12-9
9 p.m. #3 Hawaii at RV Azusa Pacific Hawaii 20-3
10 p.m. Toronto at Chapman Toronto 11-5
Feb. 20.
7 p.m. La Salle at #19 Princeton Princeton 12-3

Week 6 Schedule

Feb. 21
4:30 p.m. Toronto at Concordia (Irvine)
Barbara Kalbus Invitational (Irvine, Calif.)
1 p.m. #1 Stanford vs. #22 San Diego State Live Stats
2:15 p.m. #2 UCLA vs. #21 Pacific Live Stats
3:30 p.m. #4 USC vs. #16 Loyola Marymount Live Stats
4:45 p.m. #3 Hawai’i vs. #15 UC Davis Live Stats
6 p.m. #5 Arizona State vs. #13 San Jose State Live Stats
6 p.m. #7 Cal vs. #10 Michigan Live Stats
7:15 p.m. #6 UC Irvine vs. #12 Long Beach State Live Stats
7:15 p.m. #8 UC San Diego vs. #9 UC Santa Barbara Live Stats
Fresno State Invitational (Fresno, California)
8:30 p.m. RV Azusa Pacific at #11 Fresno State Live Stats
Feb. 22
3 p.m. Cal State Monterey Bay at Santa Clara Live Stats Watch
4 p.m. RV Cal State East Bay at RV Sonoma State Live Stats
Washington & Jefferson Invitational (Washington, Pa.)
10 a.m. Wittenberg vs. Gannon Live Stats
11:10 a.m. Penn State Behrend vs. McKendree Live Stats
12:20 p.m. VMI vs. Grove City Live Stats
1:30 p.m. Salem at Washington & Jefferson Live Stats
2:40 p.m. VMI vs. Gannon
3:50 p.m. Gannon vs. McKendree Live Stats
5 p.m. Wittenberg vs. Grove City
6:10 p.m. Washington & Jefferson vs. Penn State Behrend Live Stats
7:20 p.m. VMI vs. Salem Live Stats
Courtney Fisher Invitational hosted by Marist (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
8 a.m. #18 Wagner at #24 Marist Live Stats Watch
9:15 a.m. Villanova vs. Iona Live Stats
10:30 a.m. Mercyhurst vs. RV Brown
11:45 a.m. #18 Wagner vs. LaSalle
1 p.m. LIU Brooklyn vs. Siena
2:15 p.m. Iona vs. St. Francis Brooklyn Live Stats
3:30 p.m. Villanova vs. Mercyhurst
4:45 p.m. LaSalle vs. RV Brown
6 p.m. St. Francis Brooklyn vs. Siena
7:15 p.m. LIU Brooklyn at #24 Marist Live Stats Watch
Macalester Invitational (St. Paul, Minn.)
12:30 p.m. Monmouth vs. La Verne
2 p.m. Carthage College at Macalester Watch
8 p.m. La Verne at Macalester Watch
Fresno State Invitational (Fresno, Calif.)
1 p.m. RV Azusa Pacific vs. Fresno Pacific Live Stats
2:30 p.m. Cal Lutheran vs. #11 Fresno State Live Stats
6 p.m. Cal Lutheran vs. RV Azusa Pacific Live Stats
Barbara Kalbus Invitational (Irvine, Calif.)
Feb. 23.
Washington & Jefferson Invitational (Washington, Pa.)
8 a.m. Gannon vs. Salem Live Stats
9:10 a.m. VMI vs. McKendree Live Stats
10:20 a.m. Washington & Jefferson vs. Wittenberg
11:30 a.m. Salem vs. Penn State Behrend Live Stats
12:40 p.m. McKendree vs. Grove City
1:50 p.m. Gannon vs. VMI Live Stats
3:30 p.m. Wittenberg vs. Penn State Behrend Live Stats
4:45 p.m. Grove City vs. Washington & Jefferson
Macalester Invitational (St. Paul, Minn.)
10:30 a.m. Monmouth College at Macalester Watch
Noon La Verne vs. Carthage
4:30 p.m. La Verne at Macalester Watch
Fresno State Invitational (Fresno, Calif.)
2 p.m. Fresno Pacific vs. Cal Lutheran
4 p.m. Fresno Pacific vs. #11 Fresno State Live Stats Watch
Barbara Kalbus Invitational (Irvine, Calif.)

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