Spartans Now 12th In Coaches' Poll; Head To Aggie Shootout

Rae Lkeness is eighth in scoring among MPSF players with 32 goals in 13 matches.

Feb. 12, 2014

Without playing a match over the weekend, San Jose State University moved up two spots and is ranked 12th nationally in the February 12 Collegiate Water Polo Association's weekly coaches' poll.

The Spartans (8-5) return to action on February 14 with three non-conference matches over two days at the Aggie Shootout hosted by UC Davis. San Jose State takes on the host Aggies (4-4), now ranked 14th in the weekly poll, on the Invitational's first day at 4:00 p.m. The Spartans conclude play on February 15 against Santa Clara (3-4 before the 2/12 match with Stanford), ranked 16th in the weekly poll at 10:30 a.m. and unranked CSU Bakersfield (3-7) at 1:30 p.m.

Freshman Clara Espar Llaquet remains San Jose State's leading scorer with 39 goals. She is third in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) in goal scoring and goal scoring average. Sophomore Rae Lekness (8th) and junior Timi Molnar(20th) also are among the MPSF's top scorers.

February 12 Collegiate Water Polo Association weekly coaches poll

Rank, Team Points
1. USC 100
2. Stanford 95
3. UCLA 90
4. California 85
5. UC Irvine 80
6. Hawaii 74
7. Arizona State 70
8. Princeton 62
9. Loyola Marymount 61
10. Cal State Northridge 55
11. Long Beach State

49

12. San Jose State 46
13. UC San Diego 42
14. UC Davis 36
15. Indiana 28
16. UC Santa Barbara 24
      Santa Clara 24
18. San Diego State 12
19. Cal Baptist 10
20. Michigan 4
      Hartwick 4
      Wagner 4