Trojans fight out of a three-goal hole but wind up short of Cal in an 11-10 defeat in the third-place game.
All-tournament MVP Nikos Papanikolaou and the Cal Bears defeated USC 13-12 on Sunday to win their 15th NCAA championship.
UCLA beat USC 7-6 on Sunday to win their 12th NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship.
Ben Hallock was tabbed as Player of the Year and John Vargas was named Coach of the Year after leading Stanford to the NCAA men’s water polo title.
Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.
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.
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.
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.
Week 5 of collegiate men’s water polo brought four upsets and five overtime contests. #16 Cal Baptist fell twice, while MIT was part of two overtime affairs.
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.
Courtesy: USA Water Polo HUNTINGTON BEAC, Calif. – USA Men’s National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced the roster…
USA Women’s Junior National Team Head Coach Coralie Simmons has announced the roster for the upcoming FINA Women’s Junior World Championship. The…
USA Men’s National Team Head Coach Dejan Udovicic has announced his roster for the upcoming four game series in California against Croatia….