Although there was only one collegiate men’s water polo match on Week 13, there were small movements across this week’s CWPA Top 20 poll.
Ferencvaros thrashed Mladost and Recco enjoyed a great evening while beating OSC in Budapest so both sides continued its respective unbeaten streaks.
Despite being three goals down, Olympiacos managed to save the big game against Barceloneta to a tie to keep its top ranking.
The top four ranked sides play each other both in Group A and Group B so the sixth round seems to be of paramount importance.
The #12 Bucknell Bison snapped #9 Harvard’s 29-match win streak, defeating the Crimson 13-12 in the NCAA first round on Saturday.
Both Russian teams, Kinef and Uralochka finished atop with three wins apiece in the preliminary round of the Euro League.
The top 16 women’s teams are getting ready for the battles of the Euro League preliminary round, with only eight to be left standing by Sunday.
The six collegiate men’s water polo conference champions have been decided and the CWPA Top 20 poll has adjusted to reflect the results.
As all six collegiate men’s water polo conference crowned tournament champions, a trio of six-goal efforts led the week’s scoring.
The field is set for the National Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Championships including five automatic berths and two at-large teams. Action begins Nov. 30.
Spain’s Euro League winner side Sabadell is to add the fourth Super Cup trophy to its treasury at home on Tuesday.
Pepperdine, Bucknell, Stanford, Harvard, Whittier and UC Davis won the six collegiate water polo conference titles as postseason play kicked off.
Championship season begins on Friday as all six collegiate men’s water polo conferences play their postseason tournaments.
Fordham goalie Bailey O’Mara snapped the Rams’ season record for saves and earned Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference defensive player of the week honors.
Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic claimed his fourth straight Mid-Atlantic Most Valuable Player honor, while teammate Andu Vlasceanu was named Rookie of the Year.