Week 4 Water Polo Sees 16 Ranked Teams Battle at So Cal Invitational

Week 4 has already seen its first upset as #13 Loyola Marymount edged past #11 UC San Diego on Wednesday. Blazo Mitrovic put in seven goals, while David Carrasco added four to push the Lions to victory. UC San Diego got six goals from Connor Turnbow-Lindenstadt and a hat trick from Calder Hilde-Jones in the loss. UCSD led 7-6 at the half, but LMU surged ahead by outscoring the Tritons 6-4 in the third quarter and held on for the win.

Sept. 25 Redlands at Cal Lutheran Redlands 8-5
#13 Loyola Marymount at #11 UC San Diego Loyola Marymount 17-16
Occidental at Chapman Chapman 13-9
LaVerne at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 15-4
Whittier at Pomona-Pitzer Whittier 9-3

Thursday’s slate sees #17 Cal Baptist face Concordia (Irvine). The Lancers (3-7) are coming off their first win over a ranked foe in 2019, besting #18 San Jose State 9-8 on Saturday. The Eagles (2-9) will be trying to break a two-game losing skid after falling to #10 UC Irvine (12-10) and Redlands (12-9) last weekend.

Sept. 26 Concordia (Irvine) vs. #19 Cal Baptist 9 p.m. Watch Live Stats

On Friday, the spotlight moves to Los Angeles for the So Cal Invitational co-hosted by #2 UCLA and #13 Loyola Marymount beginning on Friday. The three-day event, 32-match event kicks off with the 16 teams facing off in eight matches on Friday. The field includes the Top 11 teams in the country, plus five more among the CWPA Top 20 and vote getters just outside the rankings.

The full list of teams making their way to L.A. is: #1 UC Santa Barbara, #2 UCLA, #3 Stanford, #4 Pacific, #5 USC, #6 Pepperdine, #7 Cal, #8 Long Beach State, #9 UC Davis, #10 UC Irvine, #11 UC San Diego, #13 Loyola Marymount, #14 Princeton, #20 San Jose State, RV Air Force and RV Pomona-Pitzer.

On Saturday, the Washington & Jefferson Round Robin begins in Washington, Pennsylvania, featuring Connecticut College, Gannon, Mercyhurst, Monmouth, Salem and the host Presidents.

Week 4 Water Polo Schedule

Sept. 26 Concordia (Irvine) vs. #19 Cal Baptist 9 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Sept. 27 Penn State Behrend at Washington & Jefferson 7 p.m. Watch
So Cal Invitational (LMU/UCLA)
#3 Stanford vs. RV Air Force 4 p.m. Live Stats
#2 UCLA vs. RV Pomona-Pitzer 5 p.m. Live Stats
#8 Long Beach State vs. #9 UC Davis 5:20 p.m. Live Stats
#7 Cal vs. #10 UC Irvine 6:20 p.m. Live Stats
#5 USC vs. #14 Princeton 6:40 p.m. Live Stats
#1 UC Santa Barbara vs. #20 San Jose State 7:40 p.m. Live Stats
#4 Pacific vs. #13 Loyola Marymount 8 p.m. Live Stats
#6 Pepperdine vs. #11 UC San Diego 9 p.m. Live Stats
Sept. 28 #19 George Washington at #16 Fordham 10 a.m.
Ottawa (Arizona) at Fresno Pacific 1 p.m.
La Salle at Wagner 1 p.m. Live Stats
Occidental at La Verne 2 p.m. Watch Live Stats
RV Redlands at Chapman 2 p.m. Live Stats
Cal Lutheran at Whittier 2 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Johns Hopkins vs. #16 Fordham 4:30 p.m. Live Stats
Delta at Fresno Pacific (Exh.) 7 p.m.
#19 George Washington at Wagner 7:30 p.m. Live Stats
Washington & Jefferson Round Robin (Washington, Pa.)
Monmouth at Washington & Jefferson 10 a.m.
Salem at Mercyhurst 11:30 a.m.
Connecticut College vs. Gannon 1 p.m. Live Stats
Salem vs. Monmouth 3:30 p.m.
Mercyhurst vs. Connecticut College 5 p.m.
Gannon at Washington & Jefferson 6:30 p.m. Live Stats
So Cal Invitational (LMU/UCLA)
Sept. 29
George Washington at La Salle 11 a.m.
Johns Hopkins at Wagner 11 a.m. Live Stats
Johns Hopkins at La Salle 4 p.m. Live Stats
Washington & Jefferson Round Robin (Washington, Pa.)
Connecticut College vs. Monmouth 10 a.m.
Salem vs. Gannon 11:20 a.m. Live Stats
Mercyhurst at Washington & Jefferson 12:40 p.m.
So Cal Invitational (LMU/UCLA)
Oct. 2 #15 St. Francis Brooklyn at Iona 7:30 p.m. Live Stats
Cal Lutheran at Cal Tech 10 p.m. Live Stats
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Whittier 10 p.m. Watch Live Stats
Occidental at Redlands 10 p.m. Watch Live Stats


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