The Stanford women’s water polo team, coached by John Tanner, earned one of three at-large berths available to the 2009 National Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Championship, set to take place from May 8-10 in College Park, MD. The Cardinal (24-3), the MPSF runner up, was awarded the No. 2 seed in the eight-team draw, and will play in the tournament’s opener against MAAC champion and No. 7 seed Marist Friday, May 8 at 10:30 a.m. PT from the University of Maryland’s Eppley Recreation Center.
The Collegiate Water Polo Association released it’s Water Polo Rankings. As of 11/26/2008, the rankings include:
1 – USC
2 – Stanford
3 – Cal – Berkeley (2006 & 2007 NCAA Champions – coached by Kirk Everist)
4 – Pepperdine
5 – UCLA
Kirk Everist and the University of Cal – Berkeley Men’s Water Polo team fell from the #1 ranking this week. The Cal Bears are currently #4 in the CWPA National Water Polo Rankings. As of the September 24, 20008 rankings, the Top 10 included:
Long Beach State
UC San Diego
We have recently released three new Water Polo DVDs featuring University of California Head Coach, Kirk Everist! Coach Everist has coached the University of California to Back-to Back NCAA Championship in 2006 & 2007 and was selected as USA Water Polo’s Elite Co-Coach of the Year in 2006.
Becoming a Champion Water Polo Player Series
Becoming a Champion Water Polo Player: Offensive Techniques, Skills, & Drills
Becoming a Champion Water Polo Player: Defensive Techniques, Skills & Drills
Becoming a Champion Water Polo Player: Offensive & Defensive Game Tactics