Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
For the third consecutive season the University of the Pacific’s Luke Pavillard is the Golden Coast Conference Player of the Year honors.
Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.
The top scoring effort of the week came in an overtime affair between #8 Long Beach State and #13 Loyola Marymount that featured 41 combined goals.
There are only 21 matches on the collegiate men’s water polo Week 11 slate, but the schedule includes three Top 10 affairs on Saturday.
Defending champion USC suffered one of three Top 10 upsets on Week 2 of collegiate men’s water polo action. The week also featured three overtime affairs.
Five upsets and three overtime games highlighted opening weekend of the collegiate men’s water polo season with #7 UC Santa Barbara posting three Top 10 wins.
USC was picked to repeat as the NCAA men’s water polo champion, receiving 98 points in the preseason Top 20 coaches poll. just ahead of UCLA and Stanford.