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    Pacific Men's Water Polo: Tigers Leap Three Spots to No. 7 in CWPA Top 20 Poll

    Sep 8, 2010

    In the latest poll released by the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA), Pacific's men's water polo team has climbed three spots to No. 7 after being ranked No. 10 in the preseason poll. This is the first time the men's water polo team has been ranked higher than No. 10 in the national poll since the 2006 season.

    The Tigers jumped three spots after going 4-0 at UC San Diego's Triton Invitational Sept. 4-5. During the two day tournament Pacific' picked up wins over Loyola Marymount University, UC San Diego, Air Force and La Verne.

    Pacific returns to action Sept. 18-19 in Berkeley, Calif., at NorCal Tournament hosted by California.

    CWPA Top 20 Poll 

    Rank

    Team

    2010 Preseason Poll

    Points

    1

    University of California

    1

    100

    2

    University of California, Los Angeles

    2

    93

    3

    Stanford University

    3

    90

    4

    University of Southern California

    4

    87

    5

    University of California, Irvine

    5

    78

    6

    University of California, Santa Barbara

    7

    76

    7

    University of the Pacific

    10

    72

    8

    Loyola Marymount University

    6

    64

    9

    Pepperdine University

    8

    58

    10

    Long Beach State University

    9

    57

    11

    University of California, San Diego

    11

    50

    12

    Concordia University (Calif.)

    12

    42

    13

    Santa Clara University

    13

    40

    14

    United States Naval Academy

    14(T)

    37

    15

    University of California, Davis

    17

    28

    16

    St. Fancis College (NY)

    14(T)

    24

    17

    California Baptist University

    20

    18

    18

    Princeton University

    14(T)

    17

    19

    United States Air Force Academy

    19

    12

    20

    Bucknell University

    18

    4

    RV

    Brown University

    RV

    3

    RV

    Johns Hopkins University

    RV

    3

    RV

    Fordham University

    NR

    1

    RV

    University of Redlands

    RV

    1