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    Women's Water Polo: No. 16 Pacific Travels to CSU Monterey Bay, Hosts Santa Clara in Home Opener

    Feb 17, 2010
    For the first time since April 22, 2005, Pacific's women's water polo team is ranked in the Collegiate Water Polo Association's (CWPA) Top 20 Poll. Prior to this week's No. 16 ranking the Tigers had received six votes in the last two polls. This is also the first time the Tigers have been ranked under head coach Megan Thomson.

    Road Runner Recap Last weekend at the Road Runner Invite, the Tigers defeated No. 16 California Baptist 9-7. Freshman Jasmine Myles (Auckland, New Zealand) notched four goals in the contest while freshman Brooke Millar (Auckland, New Zealand) recorded 13 saves in the cage. In the second game of the day the Tigers were able to notch six first quarter goals against No. 9 Hartwick, but the Hawks came back in the fourth quarter to defeat Pacific 10-9. Pacific rebounded on Sunday, picking up wins against Colorado State and Occidental. The Tigers finished the weekend going 3-1 and outscored opponents 44-25.

    Pacific travels to Seaside, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 20, to take on the Cal State Monterey Bay at 12 p.m. The Tigers then return home Sunday, Feb. 21 as they host Santa Clara at 12 p.m.

    Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 20 Poll

     

    Rank Team Feb. 10 Points
    1 Stanford University 1 100
    2 University of Southern California 2 95
    3 University of California 3 90
    4 University of California, Los Angeles 4 84
    5 Univeristy of Michigan 5 81
    6 University of Hawaii 6 75
    7 Loyola Marymount University 7 70
    8 Arizona State University 8 66
    9 California State University, Northridge 13 56
    10 San Jose State University 11 53
    11 University of California, Irvine 12 51
    12 Hartwick College 9 46
    13 San Diego State University 10 44
    14 University of California, Santa Barbara 14 35
    15 University of California, Davis 15 31
    16 University of the Pacific RV 17
    17 Indiana University 19 14
    18 Brown University 18 13
    19 California State University, East Bay NR 9
    20 Princeton University RV 8
    RV Santa Clara University RV 7
    RV California Baptist University 16 7
    RV California State University, Bakersfield 17 4
    RV Marist College NR 2