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.
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.
Week 4 of collegiate men’s water polo saw 12 upsets and two overtime affairs. #1 UC Santa Barbara lost twice, while #3 Stanford won the So Cal Invite title.
#2 UC Santa Barbara knocked off newly-minted #1 USC and registered an overtime win over #6 Pepperdine on Week 3 of collegiate men’s water polo play.
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 California Golden Bears won their first NCAA men’s water polo title since 2007 on Sunday with an 11-8 overtime victory over USC.