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Stanford loses national title game in fifth overtime period

Welcome to The Daily’s live coverage of the women’s water polo national championship game. No. 2 Stanford is looking for its third straight national title, but standing in the way is No. 1 USC, which has taken two of three previous meetings between the teams this season. We’ll be updating this page instant coverage and analysis. Please refresh the page for the most recent updates.

USC steals MPSF title from Stanford

Stanford women’s water polo team has made a habit of using quick starts to overwhelm opponents early in the game. On Sunday, the tables were turned as the Cardinal (27-2) fell five goals behind No. 2 USC in the opening period of Sunday’s Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship game. That early deficit proved the difference…