#7-Ranked Spartans Open Season At Michigan Kick-Off

            The #7-ranked San Jose State University women's water polo team opens the 2011 season playing four matches in the annual Michigan Kick-Off.

            The Spartans are one of eight nationally-ranked teams in the nine-team, two-day tournament, Saturday, January 22, and Sunday, January 23, at the Canham Natatorium on the University of Michigan campus.

            San Jose State faces unranked Colorado State and host Michigan, ranked eighth nationally in the preseason poll, on January 22. The Spartans take on #14-Hartwick and #6-Loyola Marymount on January 23.

            The complete Michigan Kick-Off schedule is available here.

2011 Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association Pre-season Top-20

  1. Stanford
  2. Southern California
  3. California
  4. UCLA
  5. Hawai'i
  6. Loyola Marymount
  7. San Jose State
  8. Michigan
  9. Arizona State
  10. San Diego State
  11. UC Irvine
  12. UC Santa Barbara
  13. Indiana
  14. Hartwick
  15. Cal State Northridge
  16. Princeton
  17. UC Davis
  18. Pacific
  19. UC San Diego
  20. Cal State Bakersfield