Week 5 of the collegiate women’s water polo season was highlighted by four upsets and five overtime contests, although just one Top 25 team stumbled
#1 USC suffered its first loss, falling to #3 UCLA in the championship match of the Triton Invitational, while #8 Arizona State scored two Top 10 upsets
All seven automatic berths for the NCAA Championships will be decided in league tournaments across the country beginning Friday.
Auriel Bill of Cal State East Bay and Chanel Schilling of UC San Diego highlight the Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) all-conference teams announced Wednesday.
St. Francis Brooklyn’s Kelsey Snelgar broke her own single-season scoring record, upping her tally to 114 goals in 2019 with a 19 score haul last week, including a seven-goal effort vs. Villanova.
#8 UC Irvine, #20 San Diego State and #23 Bucknell scored upsets on women’s water polo Week 11, likely setting the table for a shake up in this week’s CWPA rankings.
Including 20 performances of four or more scores, here is a look at some of the standout efforts of collegiate water polo Week 6 and conference player of the week honorees.
VMI put in 46 goals in two Saturday wins at the Macalester Invitational, including a school record eight by Sarah Dolitsky against host Macalester. Dolitsky went on to score 24 goals on the week, leading the Week 5 offensive standout performances.