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.
#5 UC Santa Barbara, #7 Pepperdine and #5 USC are looking to avenge earlier season losses to #2 UCLA, #6 Cal and #3 Pacific respectively on water polo Week 6.
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.
Stanford regained the #1 spot in the collegiate water polo Top 20 with three Top 10 wins. Whittier College earned its first ranking of 2019 at #20.
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.
The United States won its seventh straight Pan American Games water polo gold, defeating Canada for the title and securing a spot in the 2020 Olympics.
The United States men’s and women’s water polo teams will face off against Canada on Saturday each looking for a Pan American Games gold medal.
Canada will be looking to claim its first ever Pan American Games men’s water polo gold when it faces the USA, the six-time reigning champion on Saturday.
The USA men’s and women’s water polo teams advanced to the Pan American Games semifinals with victories over Peru on Thursday.
Argentina, Brazil, Canada, and the USA are heading to the men’s water polo semifinals at the Pan Am Games after posting quarterfinal wins on Thursday.
After three days of pool play, the United States and Brazil came out as the group winners in men’s water polo action, each finishing at 3-0.
The USA men’s and women’s water polo claimed their respective Group A titles at the 2019 Pan American Games with wins on Tuesday.
USA Women’s Water Polo opened play at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru with a 23-3 win over Puertro Rico, while the American men topped Cuba 21-6.
Spain and Italy will face off on Saturday, seeking their third and fourth World Championships titles respectively, after posting semifinal wins on Thursday.
Spain, Croatia, Hungary and Italy all won close battles in the quarterfinals to stay in the medal hunt at World Championships.