#5-Spartans Going To Stanford Invitational

            San Jose State is one of four unbeaten teams competing in the two-day Stanford Invitational women's water polo tournament. The February 4 & 5 eight-team tournament takes place at the Avery Aquatic Center and Baker Pool on the Stanford campus.

            The number-five ranked Spartans (5-0) are in a round-robin pod with #1-ranked Stanford (2-0), #3-ranked USC (0-0) and #14-ranked UC Davis. Two of San Jose State's five wins this season came against UC Davis.

            The Spartans open the tournament against USC at 9:40 a.m. and concludes first-day action against UC Davis at 2:45 p.m. San Jose State takes on host Stanford, Sunday, February 5, at 8:00 a.m. The Spartans wrap up their tournament participation with an afternoon match against either UCLA (3-0), Michigan, Hawaii or Cal (9-0).

            Senior Dani Curran and sophomore Timi Molnar are the first two Spartans to reach double-figure scoring in the early season. Curran leads the team with 11 goals. Molnar is close behind with 10.

            All-American goalkeeper Meagan Minson has a 6.44 goals against average entering the weekend.

Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association weekly poll
February 1, 2012


1. Stanford
2. California
3. USC
4. UCLA
5. San Jose State
6. Arizona State
7. UC Irvine
8. San Diego State
9. Indiana
10. Hawaii
11. Loyola Marymount
12. Michigan
13. Hartwick
14. UC Davis
15. Long Beach State
16. UC Santa Barbara
17. UC San Diego
18. Maryland
19. Princeton
20. Cal State Northridge