#1 USC suffered its first loss, falling to #3 UCLA in the championship match of the Triton Invitational, while #8 Arizona State scored two Top 10 upsets
Just like in the Super Cup final in November, Orizzonte upset title-holder Sabadell and earned a fine 12-13 away win.
The quarters will be kicked off with the rematch of the Super Cup final between title-holder Sabadell and LEN Trophy winner Orizzonte.
The women’s collegiate water polo season continues with the spotlight turning to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and La Jolla, California, for two tournaments.
Week 3’s top scorer, Bucknell’s Ally Furano, and Salem goalkeeper Philippa Piper are among 13 players that received honors from their respective conferences.
With just two upsets among 61 games, the Feb. 5 women’s Collegiate Water Polo Association poll saw no team move more than two spots up or down.
With a brilliant 6-0 run in the first half the Croats built a commanding lead against Olympiacos and bagged a great win at the end.
OSC defeated the title-holders as they won the last ten minutes of the Hungarian derby 7-2 and claimed a win in the home of FTC which lost for the first time.
Bucknell’s Ally Furano turned in the top scoring performance of Week 3 of the women’s collegiate water polo season, while leading the Bison to a 4-0 mark.
Week 3 of the collegiate women’s water polo season brought two upsets and three overtime games, including two which went to sudden death.
Nine days after Hungary claimed the Euro title in Budapest, 10 players from the winning side will be back to the pool to clash in a Magyar derby in Group B
Week 3 of the collegiate women’s water polo schedule includes tournaments in Arizona; California, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.
In a week that saw 41 efforts of four or more goals, it was no doubt a tough pick for the various conference player of the week honors.
San Jose State made the biggest climb of the week, jumping five spots from #18 to #13 after a pair of one-goal victories over #13 Fresno State and #6 Cal.
#21 Wagner’s Sofia Diaz Alvarez registered the biggest scoring effort of Week 2, notching an eight-goal effort in an 18-17 sudden victory over #23 Indiana.