Women's Water Polo Ranked Second

Jan. 23, 2003

UCLA women's water polo will begin the 2003 season ranked number two in the nation after the Collegiate Coaches Preseason Water Polo Poll was released on Wednesday. Defending national champion Stanford was ranked number one.

The Bruins, which will begin play on February 8th at the Stanford Invitational finished the 2002 season with a 22-4 record and ranked number two nationally. Rounding out the top five are USC, Long Beach State and Cal.

Collegiate Coaches Water Polo Poll -- Preseason

RankSchool Name2002 FinishTotal Points
1Stanford University1100
2University of California, Los Angeles294
3University of Southern California389
4Long Beach State University487
5University of California, Berkeley577
6Loyola Marymount University769
7San Jose State University661
8San Diego State University856
9University of California, San Diego954
10University of Hawaii1150
11University of Michigan1249
12University of California, Irvine14T39
13University of California, Santa Barbara1638
14Indiana University14T37
15University of California, Davis1036
16Hartwick College1334
17Princeton University1729
18Brown University2015
19University of the Pacific1814
20Harvard UniversityNR

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
W, 23 - 2
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
W, 25 - 3
Saturday, Apr 09
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 5 - 8
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 16 - 6
Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 8 (3OT)
Friday, Apr 29
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
W, 10 - 3
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Stanford
Bakersfield, CA
L, 3 - 6
Sunday, May 01
vs. California
Bakersfield, CA
W, 7 - 5
Friday, May 13
vs. UC San Diego
Los Angeles, CA
W, 17 - 4
Saturday, May 14
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 7
Sunday, May 15
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4