POLL: Harvard Enters Top 10, UCLA Remains On Top

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Harvard has pierced the top 10 of American intercollegiate water polo sharing the ninth spot with Pepperdine and Princeton in the latest CWPA men’s varsity poll published on Wednesday. The Crimson earned two upset wins over UC Davis and UC San Diego. Its only loss came to fourth ranked Pacific.

UCLA, Whitter, Bucknell and Princeton are on top of their respective tables.

2016 Men’s Varsity Top 20 (Week 2/September 14)

Rank Team Week 1 Poll Points
1  University of California-Los Angeles 1 99
2  University of Southern California 2 94
3  University of California 3 92
4  University of the Pacific 4 85
5  Stanford University 5 81
6  University of California-Santa Barbara 6 75
7  Long Beach State University 7 69
8  University of California-Irvine 8 57
9 (T)  Harvard University 12 54
9 (T)  Pepperdine University 9 54
9 (T)  Princeton University 11 54
12  University of California-Davis 13 47
13  University of California-San Diego 10 45
14  Brown University 14 39
15  Bucknell University 16 31
16  California Baptist University 17 19
17  San Jose State University 18 15
18  Saint Francis College Brooklyn RV 13
19  George Washington University RV 12
20  Santa Clara University 20 7
RV  Loyola Marymount University 19 6
RV  Whittier College RV 5
RV  United States Air Force Academy 15 3
RV  United States Naval Academy RV 2

 

2016 Men’s Varsity Division III Top 10 (Week 2/September 14)

Rank Team Week 1 Poll Points
1  Whittier College 1 100
2  Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 2 94
3  Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 4 88
4  University of Redlands 3 87
5  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 80
6  Chapman University 6 (T) 73
7  California Lutheran University 8 68
8  University of La Verne 9 62
9  Johns Hopkins University 6 (T) 58
10  Occidental College 10 44
RV  Connecticut College NR 12
RV  Washington & Jefferson College RV 11
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2016 Men’s Varsity Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference Top 5 (Week 2/September 14)

Rank Team Week 1Poll Points
1  Bucknell University 1 100
2  George Washington University 2 93
3  United States Naval Academy 3 89
4  Johns Hopkins University 4 71
5  Fordham University 5 64
RV  Wagner College NR 33

 

2016 Men’s Varsity Northeast Water Polo Conference Top 5 (Week 2/September 14)

Rank Team Week 1 Poll Points
1  Princeton University 1 98
2  Harvard University 2 97
3  Brown University 3 90
4  St. Francis College Brooklyn 4 85
5  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 64
RV  Iona College RV 16