Even before making her collegiate debut in the pool for Stanford, freshman water polo player Maggie Steffens cleaned up a major national award on Friday… Continue Reading »
Women’s Water Polo
The defending-champion Cardinal (26-2) got a late goal from senior driver Pallavi Menon and 15 saves from junior goalie Kate Baldoni to edge the Trojans 6-4 and capture Stanford’s third national championship in women’s water polo and 103rd overall. Baldoni’s 29 saves to just nine goals allowed over the tournament won her MVP honors, while Menon capped her Stanford career with seven goals over the weekend.
The No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo team will look to repeat as national champion when it travels to San Diego this weekend for the National Collegiate Championship
The No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo team saw its perfect season come to an end on Sunday, as it suffered its first defeat of the year at the hands of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) foe No. 3 UCLA.
The Stanford women’s water polo team is coming off an NCAA title and is currently ranked No. 1 in the country. Freshman driver Kiley Neushul–who had hat tricks in back-to-back games over the weekend–sat down with The Daily to talk all things Stanford, in and out of the water.
Stanford’s women’s water polo team swept both major awards given out by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC), while six athletes were named All-Americans.
The national champion Stanford women’s water polo team will have three representatives at next month’s World University Games, USA Water Polo announced last week. Senior drivers Alyssa Lo and Pallavi Menon will join goalkeeper Amber Oland ’11 on the American roster for the tournament, which is set for Aug. 11-23 in Shenzhen, China.
The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team will include four Cardinal water polo players—two of them incoming freshmen—when it heads to the FINA Junior World Championships in Italy this September.