Huntington Beach, CA - January 29 - The Stanford Cardinal, defending NCAA Champions, have taken over the top spot in the latest USA Water Polo National Collegiate Rankings powered by the Freeman Ratings System. The Cardinal went 3-0 this past weekend with wins over UC Irvine, Fresno State and San Jose State to move to 4-0 on the year and claim the number one ranking.
See below for the current top 25 teams, a list that will change as more teams begin their seasons in the coming weeks. California, Arizona State, UCLA and USC round out the top five.
For more on the rankings, click here.
*Note: League record accounts for all matches between league opponents and not just official conference matches.