Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Harvard’s Charlie Owens garnered Most Valuable Player honors, while Brown’s Cole Atwell (Fr., San Diego, Calif./La Jolla) collected Rookie of the Year nods.
Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic and Andu Vlasceanu garnered MAWPC accolades, while USC’s Nic Porter and Marcus Longston were honored by the MPSF.
UCLA takes over as the #1 team in collegiate men’s water polo after spending the entire 2019 season (nine weeks) in the #2 spot.
Six upsets highlighted the Week 7 slate, including a Top 10 result that saw #6 Pepperdine edge past #4 USC and two surprise results for RV Brown.
With conference play on the horizon in men’s collegiate water polo, SwimSwam looks at the projected standings from each league’s preseason coaches poll.