Club team hosts women’s collegiate water polo championship

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Club team hosts women’s collegiate water polo championship

The Fresno State Women’s Water Polo Club will host the annual Collegiate Water Polo Association Sierra Pacific Division League Championship Saturday, April 6, at Clovis East High School and Sunday, April 7, at Fresno State Aquatics Center.

The winner of this tournament will automatically qualify for the CWPA Women’s National Collegiate Club Championship to be held May 3 through May 5 at the University of Notre Dame.

The following teams will participate in the annual Collegiate Water Polo Association League Championship (Sierra Pacific Division):

  • Chico State
  • CSU Maritime Academy
  • Fresno State
  • Saint Mary’s University
  • San Jose State University
  • UC Davis
  • UC Santa Cruz

Fresno State finished fourth in the 2018 Collegiate Water Polo Association Sierra Pacific Division League Championship after an upset win over third-ranked UC Davis “B” and a single-goal loss to UC Santa Cruz in the third-place match.

This season, Fresno State anticipates entering the tournament as a top 3 seed with the goal of reaching the National Championship for the first time since 2006. This will be the first time that Fresno State will host the CWPA Sierra Pacific Division League Championship.

Gates will open on at 7:45 a.m. with the first game beginning at 8:30 a.m. on both days. General admission for spectators: $10 per day. Parking will be free at both locations.

For additional information, contact Alia M. Alvarez at si1_clubsports@mail.fresnostate.edu
or 559.278.6030.