In the third place match, it was an offensive onslaught as the teams combined for 33 goals, while the championship match saw the goalies combine for 28 saves.
The inaugural USA Water Polo Men’s Division III Championship match will be an all Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference affair.
The inaugural USA Water Polo Division III National Championship kicks off Saturday with a pair of semifinal matches in Whittier, California.
Collegiate men’s water polo regular season play wrapped up with 19 matches, including two Top 20 upsets and two overtime affairs.
There are only 21 matches on the collegiate men’s water polo Week 11 slate, but the schedule includes three Top 10 affairs on Saturday.
Record-setting performances by Oliver Fodor, Emerson Sullivan and Ben Hallock highlighted the Week 10 collegiate water polo conference award winners.
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.
Concordia Irvine’s Marius Jakimcikas put in nine goals in the Eagles’ 22-15 win over La Verne, setting the school season record for goals with 56.
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.
With the first USA Water Polo Division III National Championship set for December, Pomona-Pitzer begins the year as the top team in the CWPA DIII Top 10.
The 2019 MIAC Championships continued with MIAC records by St. Kate’s swimmers Maggie Menso, and Jordyn Wentzel, while on the men’s side, Gustavus had a dominant day as they threaten to knock off defending champs St. Thomas.