The first change to the top five in three weeks came after then #4 Cal defeated #3 UCLA in overtime at the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, one of six upsets which occurred on Week 5. Pacific also registered two Top 10 upsets in Irvine to move up four spots to #6.
Jadran Herceg Novi (MNE) came back from 8-3 down to oust favorite OSC (HUN) with a double win in the Euro Cup semis. They will face Marseille in the final as the French rolled over Ortigia (ITA).
Recco and Jug Dubrovnik are the first teams to technically book their respective spots in the Final Eight already on Day 9. Brescia earned another great win, this time against Barceloneta and moved to the second place in Group A.
Much like NCAA basketball teams have multiple postseason options, Division III water polo teams will have an alternative option to the NCAA Tournament beginning in the fall of 2019.
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The clash of Brescia (ITA) and Barceloneta (ESP) might decide the second place in Group A, while in Group B the four top sides – chasing three available F8 spots – all face tough away tests, including Jug’s ‘El Clasico’ against fellow Croatian side Mladost.
With 89 matches across the country, including 15 between Top 15 teams, collegiate women’s water polo action was full throttle on Week 5. Four overtime matches and six Top 25 upsets highlighted the slate.
The No. 1 USC women’s water polo team never trailed No. 2 Stanford and got three big goals in the fourth along with a huge penalty stop from Amanda Longan to button up a 10-8 victory that claimed the Barbara Kalbus Invitational title for the Trojans.
Elli Protopapas, Hannah DeRose and Kitty Lynn Joustra all scored goals in overtime and the No. 4 Cal women’s water polo team knocked off No. 3 UCLA 7-6 on Sunday in the Third Place Game of the Barbara Kalbus Invitational.
Four-time champion Sabadell (ESP) and 2015 champion Olympiacos (GRE) are on their way to the Final Four after gaining decisive away wins respectively.
The very best of women’s water polo is in sight this Saturday when eight teams – two from Greece, Spain and Italy apiece, one from Russia and Hungary – are targeting to make the Final Four.
Thirty-two matches between ranked teams are slated for the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, leading the Week 5 women’s water polo slate of 97 contests.
The goals continue to pour in across the country with several players notching hat tricks and five efforts of six or more scores on Week 4.
Top-ranked USC rides a 29-game win streak into action at the competitive Barbara Kalbus Invitational this week in Irvine, opening the tournament against #25 San Diego State.
The Barbara Kalbus Invitational is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country, featuring 16 teams that are all ranked in the top 25, including the top 10 teams in the nation.