In a field as stacked as the field at this weekend’s UC-Irvine Invitational, it was always going to be difficult for the No. 2 Stanford… Continue Reading »
Two hundred and forty two days ago, Stanford women’s water polo, the two-time defending national champions dubbed by many as the best college water polo team ever before the 2013 season, came as close as it could possibly have come to an NCAA title without grasping it, falling 10-9 in quadruple overtime to archrival USC.
The long list of accolades for the Stanford women’s water polo team continues to grow this summer, as six Cardinal players were recently named All-Americans by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC). Five current and former Stanford players were also named to the U.S. Water Polo National Team.
For most sibling pairs, it’s the older one that blazes the trail for the younger to follow. But for Cardinal women’s water polo players Kaley and Cory Dodson, it was actually Cory, who is a grade behind Kaley in school, who led the push to Stanford.
In the last regular season home game of her career, senior goalkeeper Kate Baldoni held No. 4 UCLA to just one goal as the No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo team (23-1, 4-0 MPSF) defeated the Bruins 8-1 in front of a large crowd at Avery Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon.