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UCLA Tops 2005 MPSF Preseason Water Polo Coaches' Poll

Aug. 30, 2005

WOODLAND, Calif. - Defending national champion UCLA has been picked by MPSF coaches to repeat as regular season champions, the federation announced Tuesday. The first ever preseason MPSF Coaches' Poll has the Bruins ranked No. 1, followed by California, USC and Stanford in the top four spots.

Rounding out the final five spots in the poll are Pepperdine (No. 5), Long Beach State (No. 6), UC Irvine (No. 7), Pacific (No. 8) and UC Santa Barbara (No. 9).

UCLA received a total of 75 points and five first-place votes.

2005 MPSF Preseason Coaches' Poll
RankTeamPoints 2004 Team Record2004 MPSF Finish
No. 1UCLA75 (5 first-place votes) 25-3 (8-0) #1
No. 2California71 (2 first-place votes) 20-10 (3-5) #6
No. 3USC64 (1 first-place vote) 22-5 (5-3) #3
No. 4Stanford 53 23-5 (7-1) #2
No. 5 Pepperdine 49 (1 first-place vote) 15-14 (3-5) #7
No. 6 Long Beach St. 37 18-12 (4-4) #4
No. 7 UC Irvine 28 16-14 (4-4) #5
No. 8 Pacific 22 7-18 (0-8) #9
No. 9 UC Santa Barbara 10 18-14 (2-6) #8

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