No. 1 men’s water polo (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed an 11-8 victory against No. 3 Pacific on Sunday afternoon (10-2, 0-0 GCC), extending Stanford’s winning streak to six games. Entering the weekend, both teams had a 10-1 record, with Pacific’s only loss having been against the Cardinal in the SoCal Invitational.
No. 1 men’s water polo (6-1, 0-0 MPSF) faced two University of California schools this weekend, picking up a win and a loss. The team’s were the Cardinal’s first in-state competition of the year.
In an intense game which lasted to sudden death overtime, No. 1 women’s water polo was bested 8-9 by No. 2 USC in Sunday’s MPSF title game. USC scored with just 43 seconds in the third overtime period after a double exclusion forced a 5-on-5.
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.
The No. 5 Stanford men’s water polo team (13-6, 5-2 MPSF) will head up to Berkeley on Friday evening to take on No. 1 California (20-2, 7-0) in the annual Big Splash…