UCLA Seeded No. 1 for NCAA Women's Water Polo Championships

May. 2, 2005

The UCLA Bruins, 30-0 this season, have been seeded No. 1 for next week's NCAA Women's Water Polo Championships, to be held at the Canham Natatorium on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, MI.

This is the first time that eight teams are competing for the NCAA title. In previous years, only four teams participated in the event.

UCLA will open play on Friday, May 13 at 6:00 pm EDT/3:00 pm PDT against No. 8 Wagner (23-7). The Bruins have never played Wagner before. Other first round matches include No. 2 USC (23-4) versus No. 7 Redlands (19-11) at Noon PDT, No. 3 Stanford (20-6) versus No. 6 Michigan (28-12) at 1:30 pm PDT and No. 4 Hawaii (20-9) versus No. 5 Loyola Marymount (4:30 pm PDT).

Should UCLA advance to the semifinals on Saturday, May 14, it would play the winner of the Loyola Marymount-Hawaii match at 4:30 pm EDT/1:30 pm PDT. The Bruins have defeated Hawaii three times this year and Loyola Marymount once.

Sunday's (May 15) championship match is set for 4:30 pm EDT/1:30 pm PDT and will be televised live by CSTV. The brackets for the tournament can be found by clicking here .


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Jan 23
vs. Hawai'i
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 13 - 8
Saturday, Jan 23
at UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 8 - 5
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Long Beach State
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 4
Sunday, Jan 24
vs. Michigan
Santa Barbara, CA
W, 11 - 7
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. USA Scrimmage
Los Angeles, CA
L, 4 - 13
Saturday, Feb 13 - 8:30 AM PST
vs. Sonoma State
San Diego, CA
Saturday, Feb 13 - TBA PST
vs. Loyola Marymount or ...
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Sunday, Feb 14 - TBA PST
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
Friday, Feb 19 - 7:00 PM PST
at UC Irvine
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Sunday, Feb 28 - TBA PST
vs. UC Irvine ...
Irvine, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 10:50 AM PST
vs. Loyola Marymount
Ann Arbor, MI
Saturday, Mar 05 - 4:30 PM PST
vs. George Washington
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 7:40 AM PST
at Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 06 - 1:40 PM PST
vs. Bucknell
Ann Arbor, MI
Sunday, Mar 20 - 1:00 PM PST
at CSU Bakersfield
Bakersfield, CA
Friday, Mar 25 - 5:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Apr 02 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. San Jose State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 12:15 PM PST
vs. Redlands
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Apr 03 - 4:00 PM PST
vs. Pomona-Pitzer
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 09 - 1:00 PM PST
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 15 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Apr 23 - 11:30 AM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Apr 29 - All Day PST
vs. MPSF Championships
Bakersfield, CA
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