BRIDGEPORT, Pa. -- California Polytechnic State University continues to hold a grip on the No. 1 ranking in the Women's National Collegiate Club Top 20 Poll as the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) released the Week 9/March 24 edition of the rankings.
Ranked No. 1 since the preseason poll following back-to-back-to-back National Collegiate Club Championship titles in 2008, 2009 and 2010, the Mustangs earned 100 points to remain the unanimous choice of the pollsters at No. 1.
Overall, the poll remains identical to the March 17 balloting as all 23 teams which appeared in this last week's release retained their position. The sole newcomer to the rankings is Duke University which garnered two points to stand three points shy of cracking the Top 20.
In the Top 10, the University of Michigan, the University of California-Davis, the University of California-Los Angeles and the University of California-Berkeley hold down the No. 2-5 spots, while the University of California-Santa Cruz, the University of Oregon, the University of Notre Dame, the University of California-San Diego and the University of Utah rate at at No. 6-10.
2011 Women's Polls - Week 9 (March 24)
March 17 Poll
|1||California Polytechnic State University||1||100|
|2||University of Michigan||2||93|
|3|| University of California, Davis
|4||University of California, Los Angeles||4||85|
|5|| University of California, Berkeley
|6|| University of California, Santa Cruz
|7||University of Oregon||7||70|
|8||University of Notre Dame||8||66|
|9|| University of California, San Diego
|10||University of Utath||10||51|
|11|| University of Florida
||University of Central Florida||12
|13||Pennsylvania State University||13||42|
|14||Grand Valley State University||14||36|
|15||Arizona State University||15
|16|| Middlebury College
|17|| San Diego State University
|18||University of Arizona||18
||University of Iowa||19
|20||University of Texas||20||5|