UCI is looking for its first win in program-history against #3 UCLA, while Sunday’s game against #20 Indiana will be UCI’s home-opener.
Women’s collegiate water polo action continues with 45 contests slated for Week 4, including eight exhibition matches, one vs. China and seven against the University of Toronto.
Week 3 of collegiate women’s water polo action saw Top 10 teams continue to soar and several players step into the spotlight. Here’s a look at the standout efforts from last week.
Sjostrom won the women’s award for the 2nd-straight year.
The top-ranked Women of Troy carry a 28-game win streak into their first official home game of the year.
A new report from The Orange County Register alleges that USA Water Polo received complaints about former coach Bahram Hojreh at least six months before revoking his membership.
The top five teams held their ground in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 25 poll, combining for a 10-1 record in Week 3 action.
Division III Augustana College will have a new home for its swimming and diving teams after announcing an $8 million challenge grant from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. They’re also going to begin exploring the addition of women’s varsity water polo.
Russia, Italy and the Netherlands dominated their respective games on Tuesday February 12 when the women’s Water Polo World League Game Day 9 was played in Ruza (RUS), Mulhouse (FRA) and Budapest (HUN).
According to the Associated Press, three individuals that are being held in connection with an attack on three Serbian water polo players from Red Star Belgrade will face hate crime charges.
CWPA Top 25 squads or vote getters were part of 49 of 60 matches of action on Week 3. Ranked teams maintained their form with just four upsets going in the books.
The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team delivered two decisive performances to take home its sixth straight title at the Triton Invitational.
The No. 7 UC Santa Barbara women’s water polo team took a sixth place finish at the Triton Invitational, using a hot start to take down No. 11 UC Davis, 11-5 before falling in a rematch against No. 9 Arizona State, 7-5.
The Triton Invitational in La Jolla, California; the Princeton Invitational in Princeton, New Jersey; and Bucknell Invitational in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, will provide 54 matches of women’s water polo action this weekend, including several involving ranked teams.