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    Pacific women's water polo: Dara Tawarahara Named Big West Player of the Week

    Mar 24, 2010
    Dara Tawarahara (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named Big West Player of the Week for women's water polo on Wednesday, March 24. She had nine goals over the three games from last week, including all four Pacific goals in the 11-4 loss to No. 3 California Berkeley.

    Tawarahara notched three goals against Indiana, with the third tying the game at seven. Her assist with 2:28 left in regulation tied the knotted the game again at eight, forcing the first of two overtime periods, in which the Tigers would fall 10-9.

    Dara also had three steals and two assists over the three games.


    Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 20 Poll

    The Pacific women's water polo team remained at No. 17 on the latest poll released by Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA). The Tigers went 1-1 as they hosted the Pacific Invite on Saturday, March 20. The team captured the win against Harvard, 11-5, and dropped an 11-4 decision to No. 3 California Berkeley. The loss marked only Pacific's sixth on the year, as their record dropped to 17-6. Pacific will be back in action at the UCSB Invite on Saturday, March 27 to take on UC Santa Barbara at 10:30 a.m.

     

    CWPA Top 20 Poll

    Rank    Team                                           March 17 Poll              Points

    1          University of Southern California      1                               100

    2          Stanford University                         2                                95

    3          University of California                    3                                88

    4          University of California, Los Angeles 4                                87

    5          University of Hawaii                         5                               80

    6          San Jose State University                 7                               72

    7          Arizona State University                   6                               71

    8          University of Michigan                      8                               69

    9        Loyola Marymount University              9                               60

    10 California State University, Northridge      10                               54

    11 Hartwick College                                    11                              49

    12 University of California, Santa Barbara     12                               46

    13 University of California, Irvine                   13                               42

    14 San Diego State University                     14                               34

    15 University of California, Davis                  15                               30

    16 Indiana University                                  16                               26

    17 University of the Pacific                          17                               20

    18 California State University, Bakersfield     18                               13

    19 Princeton University                               20                                 6

    20 University of California, San Diego           NR                                5

    RV California State Unviersity, East Bay       19                                3

    RV Long Beach State University                  RV                                2

    RV California Baptist University                    RV                                 2

    RV University of Maryland                            RV                                  2