Despite a second-half slide, top-ranked women’s water polo was able to ward off No. 4 Cal in an 11-9 decision. Freshman Ryann Neushul led the team in scoring with four goals, and sophomore Aria Fischer emerged from the fray with her tenth hat trick of the season.
Top-ranked women’s water polo (17-1, 5-0 MPSF) clinched the top seed for the post-season MPSF tournament, defeating No. 5 Cal (13-6, 1-3 MPSF) in a tight 13-12 match on Saturday.
There were no days off this spring break for Stanford women’s water polo, as the team earned statement wins over MPSF opponents CSU Bakersfield and California. Riding career-best performances from veterans Maggie Steffens and Gabby Stone, the Cardinal women extended their winning streak to five and moved to 16-1 on the season (3-0 MPSF), entering the final stretch of the season in full throttle.
No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo earned a 3-1 record this weekend at the Kalbus Invitational as the Cardinal moved past No. 22 CSUN (10-12) 16-5 on Friday, No. 8 Michigan (10-7) and No. 4 Cal (11-2) on Saturday before falling 10-9 to No. 2 USC (18-0) in overtime.
Heartbreak befell the No. 1 Cardinal this weekend, as the top-ranked women’s water polo team in the nation fell to No. 4 California 8-7 in Saturday’s MPSF tournament semifinals. It was only the second loss of the season for the team and its third in the past two years. Though Stanford went on to defeat USC…
Though a silver medal is certainly always something to be proud of, this one comes with an ounce of disappointment for the Card. A 7-6 loss to the No. 2 UCLA Bruins in the finals of the UC Irvine Invitational, snaps the Cardinal win streak at 27 straight. The déjà vu is all too real…
When the No. 1 Cardinal take the pool for this weekend’s MPSF Tournament, they will be seeking their first conference title since 2006 at the tail end of yet another phenomenal regular season — a familiar storyline in recent years.
With its 33rd straight win over rival Cal last Friday, the No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo team wrapped up its fourth straight undefeated Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) regular season. The Cardinal (26-1, 6-0 MPSF) now turns its attention to the MPSF Championship, which will take place this weekend in Berkeley.