19 Top 25 Affairs on Tap, #1 USC Begins Play on Men’s Water Polo Week 2

Week 2 of collegiate men’s water polo action began on Monday with a pair of contests, which saw vote getter Navy and Salem come up victorious. Mt. SAC and McKendree picked up wins on Tuesday. Two matches are scheduled for Wednesday evening.

Sept. 9 Austin College at RV Navy Navy 20-10
Salem at Monmouth Salem 20-13
Sept. 10 Cal Tech at Mt. SAC Mt. SAC 23-6
Lindenwood at McKendree McKendree 11-8
Sept. 11 Cal Tech at Chaffey
Concordia (Irvine) vs. #9 UC San Diego

Still remaining on the week’s slate are 19 head-to-head matchups between teams listed on the Sept. 11 Top 20 poll.

Action continues in earnest on Friday with the first of three days of action at tournaments in Princeton, New Jersey; and Erie, Pennsylvania. #2 Stanford also tangles with #18 San Jose State.

The Princeton Tiger Invitational competition includes #9 UC San Diego, #12 Princeton, #14 Bucknell, #17 St. Francis Brookyln, #19 Brown and vote getters Santa Clara and Navy. The event will feature nine contests between ranked foes.

The Laker Invitational in Erie, Pennsylvania, will pit Washington & Jefferson, Salem, Penn State Behrend and Mt. San Antonio against the hosts from Mercyhurst.

On Saturday, action heats up in California with the WWPA/GCC Challenge Cup in Los Angeles, the Inland Empire Classic in Claremont, and the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto.

The WWPA/GCC Challenge Cup will feature four matches with each pairing Top 20 foes as #8 Pepperdine, #9 UC Irvine, #16 Loyola Marymount and #20 Cal Baptist face off.

The Inland Empire Classic will feature Top 10 teams in #1 USC, #4 UC Santa Barbara and #7 Long Beach State.

#1 USC kicks off its 2019 campaign at the tournament, facing Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Whittier on Saturday and taking on #4 UC Santa Barbara and Concordia (Irvine) on Sunday.

The Stanford Invitational will see two Top 20 contests, with #3 Stanford/#18 San Jose State on Friday and San Jose State taking on #2 UCLA on Saturday. The remainder of the tournament includes exhibition games with S.D. Pro Recco and the Olympic Club.

Sept. 13 Orange Coast College at Chapman (Exh.) 6 p.m. Live Stats
#3 Stanford at #18 San Jose State 6 p.m. Live Stats
Princeton Invitational (Princeton, NJ)
#9 UC San Diego vs. #17 St. Francis Brooklyn 2:30 p.m.
Iona vs. Wagner 3:45 p.m. Live Stats
RV Santa Clara vs. Johns Hopkins 5 p.m.
#9 UC San Diego at #12 Princeton 6:15 p.m. Watch
#17 St. Francis Brookyln vs. Wagner 7:30 p.m. Live Stats
Laker Invitational (Erie, Pa.)
Mt. San Antonio vs. Washington & Jefferson 6 p.m. Live Stats
Salem at Penn State Behrend 7 p.m. Live Stats
Mt. San Antonio at Mercyhurst 8:40 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Sept. 14 Cal Tech at Riverside City College TBA
#11 UC Davis at #5 Cal 1:30 p.m. Live Stats
Golden West College at Chapman (Exh.) 2 p.m. Live Stats
Mercyhurst Laker Invitational (Erie, Pa.)
Salem vs. Gannon 8 a.m. Live Stats
Washington & Jefferson at Mercyhurst 9:30 a.m. Watch Live Stats
Washington & Jefferson vs. Penn State Behrend 11 a.m. Live Stats
Salem vs. La Salle 12:30 p.m. Live Stats
Toronto vs. Gannon 2 p.m. Live Stats
Penn State Behrend vs. La Salle 3:15 p.m. Live Stats
Princeton Invitational (Princeton, NJ) 4:30 p.m. Live Stats
RV Navy vs. Iona
#19 Brown vs. Wagner 8 a.m. Live Stats
Johns Hopkins at #12 Princeton 9:15 a.m. Live Stats
#9 UC San Diego vs. #14 Bucknell 10:30 a.m. Watch Live Stats
RV Santa Clara vs. George Washington 11:45 a.m.
RV Navy vs. #19 Brown 1 p.m.
Johns Hopkins vs. Iona 2:15 p.m.
#12 Havard vs. #9 UC San Diego 3:30 p.m. Live Stats
#14 Bucknell at #12 Princeton 4:45 p.m.
Fordham vs. RV Santa Clara 6 p.m. Watch
#17 St. Francis Brooklyn vs. George Washington 7:15 p.m.
WWPA/GCC Challenge Cup (Los Angeles) 8:30 p.m.
#8 Pepperdine at #16 Loyola Marymount
#20 Cal Baptist vs. #9 UC Irvine 1 p.m. Live Stats
#20 Cal Baptist vs. #8 Pepperdine 2:20 p.m. Live Stats
#9 UC Irvine at #16 Loyola Marymount 6 p.m. Live Stats
Inland Empire Classic (Claremont, Calif.) 7:20 p.m. Live Stats
Concordia (Irvine) at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Ottawa (Arizona) vs. La Verne Noon Video Live Stats
#7 Long Beach State vs. Whittier Noon
Occidental vs. #4 UC Santa Barbara 1:20 p.m. Live Stats
#1 USC at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2:40 p.m.
Concordia (Irvine) vs. #7 Long Beach State 3 p.m. Video Live Stats
Whittier vs. #1 USC 4:20 p.m.
Occidental vs. RV Air Force 4:20 p.m. Live Stats
Riverside Community College vs. La Verne 5:40 p.m.
Riverside Community College vs. La Verne 5:40 p.m.
Stanford Invitational (Palo Alto, Calif.)
#18 San Jose State vs. #2 UCLA Noon Live Stats
S.D. Pro Recco vs. UCLA (Exh.) 1:30 p.m. Live Stats
Olympic Club vs. San Jose State (Exh.) 4 p.m. Live Stats
S.D. Pro Recco vs. Stanford (Exh.) 8 p.m. Live Stats
Olympic Club vs. Stanford (Exh.) 9:30 p.m. Live Stats
Sept. 15 #6 Pacific vs. #5 Cal 4 p.m. Live Stats
Mercyhurst Laker Invitational (Erie, Pa.)
Toronto at Mercyhurst 8:30 a.m. Watch Live Stats
Mt. San Antonio vs. Gannon 9:45 a.m. Live Stats
La Salle at Mercyhurst 11 a.m. Watch Live Stats
Toronto vs. Salem 12:15 p.m. Live Stats
Penn State Behrend vs. Mt. SAC 1:30 p.m. Live Stats
La Salle vs. Gannon 2:45 p.m. Live Stats
Princeton Invitational (Princeton, NJ)
RV Navy vs. #12 Harvard 8 a.m.
Fordham vs. #17 St. Francis Brooklyn 9:15 a.m.
George Washington vs. #19 Brown 10:30 a.m.
RV Navy vs. RV Santa Clara 11:45 a.m.
Fordham vs. #12 Harvard 1 p.m.
#14 Bucknell vs. #19 Brown 2:15 p.m.
George Washington at #12 Princeton 3:30 p.m. Watch
Inland Empire Classic (LaVerne & Claremont, Calif.)
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. Fresno Pacific Noon
#7 Long Beach State vs. #8 Pepperdine Noon Live Stats
#4 UC Santa Barbara vs. #1 USC 1:20 p.m.
RV Air Force vs. #8 Pepperdine 2:30 p.m. Live Stats
Fresno Pacific vs. La Verne 2:40 p.m. Watch
#1 USC vs. Concordia (Irvine) 4 p.m.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps vs. #4 UC Santa Barbara 5:20 p.m.
Concordia (Irvine) at LaVerne 6:40 p.m. Watch
#8 Pepperdine at Redlands 6:45 p.m. Live Stats
Stanford Invitational (Palo Alto, Calif.)
Olympic Club vs. UCLA (Exh.) 1 p.m. Live Stats
S.D. Pro Recco vs. Stanford (Exh.) 2:30 p.m. Live Stats
S.D. Pro Recco vs. UCLA (Exh.) 6 p.m. Live Stats
Olympic Club vs. Stanford (Exh.) 7:30 p.m. Live Stats
Sept. 18 Pomona-Pitzer at Cal Tech 10 p.m.

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