Men's Water Polo Heads To Southern California For Three Matches

Cade Baldridge and the Spartans look to have a successful weekend in southern California
Oct. 12, 2016

San Jose, Calif. -- San José State's men's water polo team will take on #7-UC Santa Barbara, Whittier College and University of La Verne while in southern California for the weekend.

 

"Santa Barbara will be a good test for us on Friday," said SJSU head coach Bruce Watson. "We're excited to get three matches in and having a good weekend."

 

The Spartans (2-10) take on the Gauchos (8-4) under the lights on Friday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. #7-UCSB marks the ninth ranked opponent in 13 matches for the Spartans.

 

#7-UCSB took down #8-Pepperdine last week by a score of 10-8. Shane Hauschild, brother of Spartan freshman, Ben, scored three goals in the win.

 

Whittier (11-7) is coming off four wins in the Gary Troyer Memorial Tournament, including a 13-9 win over La Verne (2-11).


Spartan freshman Finn Pardon notched his second two-goal performance against #5-Stanford this season in the Spartans' last match.


SJSU's schedule for the weekend is below. All games will be played at Campus Pool on UC Santa Barbara's campus.


 

 

 

Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
San José State (2-10) vs. #7-UCSB (8-4)

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

San José State (2-10) vs. Whittier (11-7)

 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

San José State (2-10) vs. La Verne (2-11)





Collegiate Water Polo Association national weekly coaches poll

October 12, 2016 (Week 6)



Rank Team Week 5 Poll
1  University of California-Los Angeles 1
2  University of California 2
3  University of Southern California 3
4  University of the Pacific 4
5  Stanford University 5
6  Long Beach State University 6
7  University of California-Santa Barbara 7
8  Pepperdine University 8
9  Princeton University 13
10  University of California-Davis 11
11  Brown University 14
12  Harvard University 9 (T)
13  Bucknell University 9 (T)
14  George Washington University 16
15  California Baptist University 15
16  University of California-San Diego 12
17  Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 19 (T)
18  University of California-Irvine 17
19  St. Francis College Brooklyn 18
20  United States Air Force Academy 19 (T)
RV  San José State University RV
RV  University of Redlands RV
RV  Whittier College RV
RV  Santa Clara University RV
RV  Loyola Marymount University NR
RV  Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges NR