The Cal women’s water polo team will play its usual grueling schedule in 2023, with all but two opponents being ranked in last year’s final CWPA Top-25.
Seniors Jake Ehrhardt, Ashworth Molthen and newcomer Massimo Di Martire earned All-America honors for the Trojans in the 2022 campaign.
Cal has the most NCAA championships in history with 15, the most recent title coming last season at UCLA. The Bears have made 32 NCAA appearances overall.
Redlands finds themselves in the Championships for the first time in program history with this year being the third iteration of this two-day national event.
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USC men’s water polo captain Jake Ehrhardt delivered nine goals for the Trojan cause at the 2022 MPSF Tournament to help anchor USC’s run to the title.
The seven-team field was announced Sunday evening, and the defending NCAA champions were placed directly in the semifinals on Dec. 3.
Perfect at home this season, the Trojans won their first MPSF championship since 2017 after never trailing in the 2022 MPSF tourney.
Snyder scored four goals in the final game to give him 123 on the year, breaking the 50-year-old record of 120, held by Ben Phillips since 1972.
The Penn State Behrend men’s water polo team placed fourth at the 2022 MPSF East Championship after falling to Washington & Jefferson 17-9 on Sunday.
The Bears opened the 2022 MPSF Championships with a big win, defeating Penn State Behrend 22-3 to advance to the semifinal round of the conference tournament.
The men’s NCAA Championship final will be aired live on ESPNU and streaming on the ESPN App on Sunday, December 4.
California (99 points) maintains a three-point lead over UCLA (96 points), with USC (90 points) holding the #3 ranking.
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