No. 2 men’s water polo (16-2, 1-1 MPSF) defeated No. 7 UC Berkeley (11-9, 0-2 MPSF) on Saturday, winning the contest 15-8. It was a redemptive win for the Cardinal, after suffering an 8-9 loss to USC on Nov. 2.
No. 1 Stanford’s men’s water polo team (15-1, 0-0 MPSF) outlasted No. 5 Pepperdine (17-7, 1-1 GCC) in a closely contested 12-11 victory. In front of a lively home crowd at Avery Aquatic Center, the Cardinal extended their current winning streak to ten matches.
In their final non-conference matchup of the season, Stanford’s No. 1 men’s water polo team (14-1, 0-0 MPSF) will face off against No. 6 Pepperdine University (17-5, 1-0 GCC) Sunday at the Avery Aquatic Center.
This weekend, the No.1 Stanford men’s water polo team (12-1, 0-0 MPSF) hits the road for two games, first on Saturday at No. 8 Long Beach State (10-7, 0-0 GGC) and then on Sunday at No. 13 UC-Irvine (6-6, 0-0 GGC).
The high-octane offense of Stanford’s No. 1 men’s water polo team (12-1, 0-0 MPSF) easily handled Santa Clara (8-5, 0-0 MPSF) on the road by a final score of 11-4 on Wednesday. The win pushed the Cardinal’s current winning streak to seven and maintained their perfect 5-0 record on the road.
The newly minted No. 1 men’s water polo team (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) will look to retain their rank atop the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) against Santa Clara (8-4, 0-0 MPSF) on Wednesday. The Cardinal are a perfect 4-0 on the road and are winners of their last six straight matches.
No. 3 men’s water polo (10-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed the SoCal Invite after downing No. 2 UCLA (9-1, 0-0 MPSF) to the tune of 13-9 on Sunday afternoon. The victory marked the completion of a 16-team, three-day tournament hosted by the Bruins.
This Friday through Sunday, the No. 3 men’s water polo (6-1, 0-0 MPSF) will be making a splash at the SoCal Invitational. The first match-up of the tournament for the Cardinal is against the Air Force (7-4, 0-0 WWPA) at 1 p.m. on Friday, followed by two matches on Saturday and a final one on Sunday.