Water Polo Tied for 10th In Latest National Poll

            After splitting four matches at the UC Irvine Invitational, the San Jose State University women's water polo team is tied for tenth in the Collegiate Water Polo Association weekly coaches' poll.

            The Spartans (8-5) dropped one spot and are tied with University of Indiana, a team San Jose State defeated at the Michigan Kick-Off to open the season.

             The Spartans are in the pool next on Saturday, March 9, in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) conference opener against #2-Stanford. Match time is 1:00 p.m.

            Presently, freshman Rae Lekness is third in the MPSF in scoring averaging 2.38 goals per match with her team-high 31 scores. Sophomore Timi Molnar and senior Anna Natalizio, both of whom hit the 100-goal mark in their careers at the UC Irvine Invitational, are ranked tied for seventh and 12th in scoring, respectively. Goalkeeper Maddie Reardon is fourth in the MPSF averaging 6.95 saves per match.

Collegiate Water Polo Association weekly coaches poll
February 27, 2013

Team Points
1. USC 
100
2. Stanford
96
3. UCLA 90
4. Arizona State
85
5. California 81
6. San Diego State 
75
7. UC Irvine
70
8. Hawaii
65
9. Long Beach State
58
10, tie. San Jose State 48
            Indiana
48
12. Princeton 46
13. Loyola Marymount
45
14. UC Davis
35
15, tie. Cal State Northridge
28
            UC Santa Barbara 28
17. UC San Diego 17
18, tie. Michigan 13
           Hartwick 13
20. Pacific
11