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Despite Suffering First Loss Stanford Remains In Top Spot In USA Water Polo National Collegiate Rankings


March 5, 2018

Huntington Beach, CA - March 5 - Despite losing to California in the "Big Splash," the Stanford Cardinal remain the number one team in the country for the sixth straight week in the latest USA Water Polo Women's National Collegiate Rankings powered by the Freeman Ratings System. USC stays in second, Cal jumps up to third with UCLA and Hawaii rounding out the top five. 

For more on the rankings, click here.  

*Note: League record accounts for all matches between league opponents and not just official conference matches. Teams with less than three games played are not ranked. 

Rank School League Division W-L NCAA W-L League W-L* Division W-L Top 10 W-L Top 30 W-L NCAA Opponents' W-L Schedule Strength Rating
1 Stanford Mountain Pacific 1 11-1 11-1 4-1 11-1 7-1 10-1 103-73 24.9 33.4
2 USC Mountain Pacific 1 10-1 10-1 4-1 7-1 4-1 9-1 91-69 23 30.7
3 UC Berkeley Mountain Pacific 1 13-3 13-3 2-3 13-3 8-3 12-3 159-101 24.8 30.1
4 UCLA Mountain Pacific 1 16-2 16-2 2-2 13-2 7-2 14-2 178-122 23.9 29.8
5 Hawaii Big West 1 12-2 12-2 1-0 10-2 4-2 11-2 127-94 23.3 28.7
6 Arizona St Mountain Pacific 1 9-4 9-4 0-2 6-4 3-4 9-4 145-71 24.7 27.7
7 Pacific Golden Coast 1 7-5 7-5 0-0 7-5 4-5 7-5 141-60 26.1 26.5
8 UC Irvine Big West 1 4-8 4-8 1-1 4-8 0-8 3-8 125-60 26.1 25.5
9 Michigan Collegiate D1 1 15-7 15-7 1-0 12-7 1-7 14-7 207-162 22.4 25.4
10 UC Davis Big West 1 14-7 14-7 1-0 9-7 1-6 8-7 171-154 21.2 23.2
11 UC San Diego Western 2 13-9 13-9 1-0 4-0 0-8 11-9 219-133 21.5 23
12 Indiana Collegiate D1 1 14-4 14-4 0-1 10-3 1-1 6-4 143-163 18.1 22.2
13 Loyola Marymount Golden Coast 1 10-10 10-10 1-0 8-8 0-8 7-10 193-117 22.4 22
14 Princeton Collegiate D1 1 6-4 6-4 2-0 6-3 0-2 4-4 71-75 20.2 21.9
15 Hartwick Collegiate D1 1 14-3 14-3 1-0 11-3 0-1 7-3 98-143 16.1 21.7
16 Wagner Metro Atlantic 1 8-6 8-6 0-0 7-6 0-3 7-6 120-79 20.2 21.6
17 UC Santa Barbara Big West 1 11-8 11-8 1-0 5-8 0-4 5-8 155-146 18.9 20.9
18 Long Beach St Big West 1 6-9 6-9 0-3 5-9 0-6 4-9 145-109 22.1 20.3
19 San Jose St Mountain Pacific 1 5-11 5-11 0-3 4-10 0-7 3-11 144-97 22.7 19.5
19 Harvard Collegiate D1 1 7-4 7-4 0-0 6-4 0-0 2-4 57-111 16.2 19.5
21 San Diego St Golden Coast 1 5-8 5-8 1-0 4-8 0-3 3-8 123-76 20.9 18.7
22 Cal St Northridge Big West 1 10-9 10-9 1-1 4-8 0-4 7-8 141-162 19 18.6
23 Marist Metro Atlantic 1 7-10 7-10 0-0 5-10 0-4 2-10 166-81 20.1 17.7
24 Cal Baptist Golden Coast 2 9-8 9-8 1-0 1-2 0-3 2-8 135-124 17.8 17.5
25 George Washington Collegiate D1 1 5-4 5-4 1-3 4-4 0-0 1-4 52-66 16.3 17.3

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