After a shocking loss to No. 1 USC, the No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo team bounced back with a dominating 16-3 win over Cal State-Bakersfield to open conference play on March 2. Next up Stanford faces San Jose State this Saturday on campus.
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After opening the season with five straight victories, the No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo team returns home for the Stanford Invitational this weekend.
On paper, the Stanford women’s water polo team has one of the most impressive rosters ever assembled in collegiate water polo. But championships are not won on paper, and on Friday, the preseason No. 1 Cardinal will dive in against No. 11 Michigan to kickoff its quest for a third consecutive national title.
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. 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.