Second-ranked Stanford women’s water polo (20-3) travels a long way to Indianapolis this weekend in hopes of notching a sixth NCAA title by continuing the momentum of a largely successful season.
After routing No. 22 CSU Bakersfield (, 0-6 MPSF) 14-2 and edging No. 3 USC (27-3, 4-2) 6-5 to advance to the championship game of the MPSF tournament this weekend, No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo (20-3, 5-1)) were outmuscled by the top-ranked UCLA Bruins (22-1, 6-0) 6-3 on Sunday and finished second of the tournament.
Second-ranked Stanford women’s water polo (18-2, 5-1 MPSF) wrapped up its home slate on Saturday, cruising to a 17-3 win over No. 16 San Jose State (10-17, 1-5) and honoring its six seniors playing in their final game at Avery Aquatic Center.
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.
No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo moves to an 8-0 record after routing Santa Clara (3-8) 19-1 during its only game at the Cal Speedo Cup on Sunday. After blanking the Broncos in the first two quarters, Stanford boasted an insurmountable 10-0 lead at the half. Junior Katie Dudley and senior Maggie Steffens each contributed a…
No. 1 Stanford women’s water polo started its season with two wins this weekend. The Cardinal topped No. 14 San Jose State 17-1, before dominating No. 17 UC Davis 21-2.
For the second straight year, the women’s water polo national championship was decided by a single goal and a pivotal play in the final 15 seconds. Last year, Stanford came out on top, with Kiley Neushul netting the game-winning goal on a penalty shot following a controversial call. This year, the Cardinal weren’t as lucky.
The No. 3 Stanford women’s water polo team (21-5, 4-2 MPSF) entered the MPSF Championship Tournament with a lot to prove, having fallen to No. 1 USC and No. 2 UCLA in their most recent meetings. This past weekend the Cardinal traveled to Bakersfield in search of that redemption. The team would knock off several…