Women's Water Polo Closes Out Regular Season

April 20, 2017

The San Jose State University women's water polo team closes out Mountain Pacific Sports Federation and regular season action with conference contests Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22.

The #16-ranked Spartans (9-16, 0-4 MPSF) host #22-CSU Bakersfield (12-14, 0-5 MPSF) on April 21 at West Valley College starting at 1:00 p.m. San Jose State's final home match will be Senior Day. Seniors from both teams will be recognized. San Jose State's seniors are goalkeeper Sara Northam and field players Vanessa Elgohary, Donia Momen and co-captain Cara Robinson.

The Last Meeting
San Jose State12
#25-CSU Bakersfield8
April 30, 2016
Bakersfield, Calif.
San Jose State Tops CSU Bakersfield, 12-8, At MPSF Tournament
San Jose State defeated CSU Bakersfield, 12-8, and advances to face Arizona State in the MPSF Women's Water Polo Tournament's fifth-place match.

San Jose State seeks to end a three-match losing streak, all to conference opponents ranked in the top-five nationally.

CSU Bakersfield, also, is in the midst of as three-match losing streak. The Roadrunners last played on April 11 losing 6-5 at San Diego State.

The Spartans' final regular season contest is at Stanford the next day with a 1:00 p.m. start time. The Cardinal (17-2, 4-1 MPSF) is in a second-place tie in the conference standings and can earn a share of the MPSF championship with a win and a UCLA loss to USC.

San Jose State and Stanford are meeting for the second time this season. The Cardinal posted a 17-1 win in the LouStrong Invitational to open the season for both teams.

Collegiate Water Polo Association weekly coaches poll


 

 

April 19, 2017

Rank, Team Points
1. UCLA 98
2. Stanford 95
    USC 95
4. Arizona State 86
    California 86
6. UC Irvine 78
7. Michigan 75
8. Hawaii 74
9. Pacific 65
   Princeton 65
11. San Diego State 60
12. Long Beach State 52
13. UC Davis 51
14. UC Santa Barbara 48
15. Hartwick 43
16. San Jose State 39
17. Indiana 38
18. UC San Diego 34
19. Wagner 30
20. Harvard 24
21. Loyola Marymount 20
22. CSU Bakersfield 17
23. CSU Northridge  9
24. Marist 8
25. VMI 4