The Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Irvine, California, featured 32 Top 25 affairs and eight ended in upsets, including the championship match.
Week 3’s top scorer, Bucknell’s Ally Furano, and Salem goalkeeper Philippa Piper are among 13 players that received honors from their respective conferences.
With just two upsets among 61 games, the Feb. 5 women’s Collegiate Water Polo Association poll saw no team move more than two spots up or down.
NCAA Water Polo Tournament Final #2 Stanford def. #1 USC 9-8 May 12, 2019 Avery Aquatic Center; Palo Alto, Calif….
The NCAA Women’s Water Polo national championship matchup is set, with defending champion #1 USC meeting 2018 runnerup #2 Stanford on Sunday. Both teams had to endure an overtime thriller on Saturday to earn their spot in the title match.
The No. 2 USC women’s water polo team shrugged off a two-goal deficit in the fourth period and forced overtime, where the Trojans would eventually net the golden goal on Paige Hauschild’s blast from 10 meters out after almost 41 minutes of action to beat Stanford and win the MPSF Tournament championship.
Top-ranked USC rides a 29-game win streak into action at the competitive Barbara Kalbus Invitational this week in Irvine, opening the tournament against #25 San Diego State.
The top-ranked Women of Troy carry a 28-game win streak into their first official home game of the year.
The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team delivered two decisive performances to take home its sixth straight title at the Triton Invitational.