Wittenberg senior Savanah Phillips dropped in eight goals in the Tigers’ 17-15 overtime win over Grove City to lead all Week 7 individual scoring efforts.
The Barbara Kalbus Invitational in Irvine, California, featured 32 Top 25 affairs and eight ended in upsets, including the championship match.
Fifty-four student-athletes representing 25 institutions have been tabbed as Division I women’s water polo All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). National champion Stanford and runnerup USC each boast six honorees.
Seven conference tournament champions were crowned over the weekend, with the top seed claiming the title in four leagues and the #2 seed garnering the other three. All seven league championship winners earned automatic berths to the NCAA Championships.
All seven automatic berths for the NCAA Championships will be decided in league tournaments across the country beginning Friday.
37 players netted four goals or more to headline the Week 10 standout performances. Bucknell’s Paige Furano led the way with a school record seven scores vs. Harvard on Sunday.
#15 Long Beach State’s Sarah Barker recorded five goals in a 13-7 win over #16 Wagner on Sunday and added four more in a 15-6 victory over RV Bucknell on Thursday. Barker was one of 24 players with at least one four-goal effort on Week 8.