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Whittier Ranked No. 19 in CWPA Varsity Polls

Whittier Ranked No. 19 in CWPA Varsity Polls

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WHITTIER, Calif. - The Week 3 polls were released Wednesday for the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA)Varsity Top 20 and Division III Polls.

After a big weekend at the AGGIE Invite the Purple & Gold see themselves move into the Varsity Polls for the first time this season coming in Ranked No. 19.  They skip ahead of Brown University, Loyola Marymount, Santa Clara, Wagner, and St. Francis College (Brooklyn).

In the National Division III Ranking the Poets also moved up going from No. 5 to No. 2 in the polls leap frogging Johns Hopkins, Chapman, and Claremont-M-S.

Pomona-Pitzer holds firm to the top spot in the Division III Polls with 99 points followed by Whittier (93), Johns Hopkins (3rd – 89 Points), Chapman University (4th – 85 Points), and Claremont-M-S (5th – 82 Points) to round out the Top 5. 

The rest of the programs receiving votes include Redlands (6th – 74 Points), MIT (7th – 73 Points), Cal Lutheran (8th – 65 Points), La Verne (9th – 60 Points), Occidental (10th – 44 Points), and Caltech (RV – 11 Points).

2018 Men's Varsity Top 20 (Week 3/September 19)

Rank

Team

Week 2 Poll

Points

1

University of Southern California

1

98

2

University of California-Los Angeles

2

97

3

Stanford University

4

90

4

University of California

3

82

5

University of California-Santa Barbara

7

79

6

University of the Pacific

5

78

7

Long Beach State University

6

65

8 (T)

Harvard University

9

64

8 (T)

University of California-Davis

8

64

10

Pepperdine University

10

57

11

University of California-San Diego

11

52

12

Princeton University

13

40

13

University of California-Irvine

12

38

14

Bucknell University

14

30

15

California Baptist University

18 (T)

29

16

Pomona-Pitzer Colleges

16

28

17

San Jose State University

17

20

18

George Washington University

15

19

19 (T)

Whittier College

NR

8

19 (T)

Brown University

18 (T)

8

RV

Loyola Marymount University

RV

5

RV

Santa Clara University

20

3

RV

Wagner College

RV

3

RV

St. Francis College Brooklyn

RV

1

2018 Men's Varsity Division III Top 10 (Week 3/September 19)

Rank

Team

Week 2 Poll

Points

1

Pomona-Pitzer Colleges

1

99

2

Whittier College

5

93

3

Johns Hopkins University

2

89

4

Chapman University

3

85

5

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges

4

82

6

University of Redlands

6

74

7

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

7

73

8

California Lutheran University

8

65

9

University of La Verne

9

60

10

Occidental College

10

44

RV

California Institute of Technology

RV

11