Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic claimed his fourth straight Mid-Atlantic Most Valuable Player honor, while teammate Andu Vlasceanu was named Rookie of the Year.
Oliver Fodor put in a school record 14 goals for Wagner in a 23-22 loss to Johns Hopkins, while the Bluejays were led by Emerson Sullivan’s record 12 scores.
Week 10 of collegiate men’s water poll saw the #1 team fall for the second straight week and also featured another Top 10 upset and three overtime affairs.
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.
NCAA champion USC, ranked #7, knocked off #1 Stanford 9-8 Saturday in both teams’ MPSF opener, while #8 Cal defeated #6 Long Beach State 11-10 in overtime.
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.