Huddled around the pool deck in Indianapolis, the Stanford women’s water polo team looked calm and professional, imagining what it would be like to make history. That day was more than just a chance at a national championship for Stanford—a win would put Stanford at 113 NCAA titles, tied for first all time with UCLA.
In a nail-biting 8-7 finish, the No. 2 Cardinal (23-3) upset No. 1 UCLA (24-2) to win it all in the NCAA women’s water polo championships this Sunday. Stanford secured the victory in the last 30 seconds of the game off an interception and the following shot as time ran out. “I’m so proud,” said…
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 waterpolo (18-2, 5-1 MPSF) opens its postseason as it gets ready to face No. 22 CSU Bakersfield (12-15, 0-6) in the first round of the MPSF championships on Friday in Los Angeles.
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.
Second-ranked Stanford women’s water polo (17-2, 4-1 MPSF) will wrap up its regular season at home against No. 16 San Jose State (9-16, 0-4 MPSF) this Saturday.
No. 2 Stanford women’s water polo (17-1, 4-0 MPSF) snapped No. 1 USC’s (25-1, 3-1) 52-game winning streak on the road on Saturday in a game it never trailed. The Cardinal came away with a 12-8 victory thanks to scores from seven different players.