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WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Men's Water Polo team has found themselves back atop the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Division III National Polls announced Wednesday.
Along with that jump, the Purple & Gold also received votes in the Varsity Top 20 Poll. Currently they are on a tear winning six straight and are 7-7 and a perfect 4-0 in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play.
The Poets are tied atop the Division III standings with Pomona-Pitzer each receiving 94 points. MIT follows in a close 2nd with 93, while Chapman (85), and Claremont-M-S (79) round out the top 5.
Inside of the Varsity Top 20 Polls, Whittier earned four points and have wins over Pomona-Pitzer (No. 19 - 7) and Loyola Marymount (RV – 1) within the rankings.
2017 MEN'S VARSITY DIVISION III TOP 10 (WEEK 5/OCTOBER 4)
|Rank||Team||Week 4 Poll||Points|
|1 (T)||Whittier College||1 (T)||94|
|1 (T)||Pomona-Pitzer Colleges||1 (T)||94|
|3||Massachusetts Institute of Technology||1 (T)||93|
|6||University of Redlands||7||76|
|7||Johns Hopkins University||5||75|
|8||California Lutheran University||8||64|
|9||University of La Verne||9||46|
|10||California Institute of Technology||RV||45|