The Top 11 remained in tact in the Week 10 poll, with #1 USC and #2 Stanford holding down the top spots for the 11th straight week. Meanwhile, San Diego State and Harvard were the biggest movers of the week after scoring Week 9 upsets.
After dropping out of the Top 25 into the ranks of the vote getters, San Diego State pulled off a pair of upsets amidst a 2-1 effort on water polo Week 9.
Eleven Top 25 meetings highlight Week 9 women’s water polo action, with two Top 10 matchups to follow next Monday and Tuesday.
#15 Long Beach State’s Sarah Barker recorded five goals in a 13-7 win over #16 Wagner on Sunday and added four more in a 15-6 victory over RV Bucknell on Thursday. Barker was one of 24 players with at least one four-goal effort on Week 8.
With just a handful of upsets on Week 8, it is no surprise that there weren’t many major moves in the Week 9 CWPA Top 25 rankings. The Top 13 remained in tact. Bucknell moved back into the poll, while Princeton dropped three spots to #17.
In a week that featured 21 matches between ranked teams and four Top 10 affairs, there were just three upsets. San Jose State was involved in all three upsets, topping Princeton, but falling to Marist and Bucknell.
Wherever Stanford’s #11 Makenzie Fischer is in the pool opposing coaches and players take notice. But, the question remains, even if they know where she is, can they stop the Cardinal’s goal scoring machine.
In a record setting 23-2 win over Wittenberg, three Indiana Hoosiers turned in three or more goals led by Tina Doherty and Hannah Falls-Hand, who posted six goals apiece to lead the Week 7 standout performances.
Week 8 women’s water polo action includes 21 matches between ranked teams beginning on Thursday, with nine coming at the LMU Invitational in Los Angeles.
The top seven held their ground in the Week 8 CWPA women’s water polo Top 25. Indiana moves up three spots to #22, while UC San Diego and San Diego State each fall three positions to #17 and #25 respectively.
In light of the termination of USC water polo coach Jovan Vavic, Casey Moon has been tabbed interim head coach for the women. The men’s roster now lists Marko Pintaric as interim head coach.
Week 7 of collegiate water polo action featured 15 matches between ranked teams, including four Top 10 battles. #1 USC…
Week 7 action is already in full swing with 16 contests having been played between Monday and Thursday. The first of four Top 10 matches was played on Thursday as #1 USC bested #8 UC Irvine on the road.
Including 20 performances of four or more scores, here is a look at some of the standout efforts of collegiate water polo Week 6 and conference player of the week honorees.
The four Top 25 upsets on Week 6 resulted in the involved parties switching spots in the rankings on Week 7.