Week 3 of the collegiate women’s water polo schedule includes tournaments in Arizona; California, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
In a week that saw 41 efforts of four or more goals, it was no doubt a tough pick for the various conference player of the week honors.
San Jose State made the biggest climb of the week, jumping five spots from #18 to #13 after a pair of one-goal victories over #13 Fresno State and #6 Cal.
#21 Wagner’s Sofia Diaz Alvarez registered the biggest scoring effort of Week 2, notching an eight-goal effort in an 18-17 sudden victory over #23 Indiana.
Of the 47 matches played on Week 2 of the collegiate women’s water polo season, nine ended in one-score affairs including a sudden death contest.
Women’s water polo Week 2 features tournament play in Cambridge, Massachusetts; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Long Beach, Riverside, and Berkeley, California.
Goals were coming fast and furious on opening weekend of the collegiate women’s water polo season. Here are the conference award winners from Week 1.
The top two teams – USC and Stanford – remained the same in collegiate women’s water polo poll after Week 1 of competition.
UC San Diego’s Maddie Brockman and Taylor Onstott led the individual scoring efforts, each logging a six-goal outing on collegiate women’s water polo Week 1.
Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.
Eighteen of the 32 collegiate women’s water polo opening weekend matches pit two ranked teams against each other, including three top 10 affairs.
With the 2020 collegiate women’s water polo season beginning in earnest this weekend, SwimSwam breaks down the top headlines from the offseason.
The 2019 NCAA runner-up USC was picked as the #1 team in the Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association preseason women’s water poll released on January 15.
Total Water Polo announced that USA goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson and Hungarian driver Denes Varga have earned its 2019 Total Player Awards.
Whittier College’s Dominick Nevarez was honored as the Division III Player of the Year, while his coach David Kasas was tabbed as Coach of the Year.