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No. 1 Southern California looks to add to win streak
No. 1 Southern California
No. 1 Southern California, the defenders of five consecutive national championships, will look to add to its 35-game win streak during action in Pomona and La Verne this weekend.
On Saturday, USC (4-0) will take on No. 10 UC San Diego followed by a clash with Pomona-Pitzer at the Sagehens' home pool.
On Sunday, USC will move over to La Verne to face Claremont-Mudd-Scripps before playing Whittier.
No. 2 UCLA
No. 2 UCLA will head to the Inland Empire Classic where they will take on Redlands, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Whittier on Saturday.
Last weekend, No. 2 UCLA improved to 4-0 on the season with a pair of lopsided victories at the Triton Invitational. The Bruins defeated Cal Lutheran 21-7 and No. 11 UC San Diego 16-6. Junior Paul Reynolds led the Bruins in both games, scoring three goals in each victory.
No. 3 Stanford
No. 4 California
No. 5 Pacific
With its highest ranking in program history, No. 5 Pacific visits Providence for the Bruno Fall Invitational, where the Tigers will face MIT, No. 10 St. Francis, Navy and host Brown.
Pacific opens the tournament Saturday morning against MIT before the Tigers meet No. 12 St. Francis. In Sunday's action, the Tigers open the day versus No. 17 Navy, before a contest against No. 17 Brown.
No. 6 Long Beach State
No. 6 Long Beach State looks to continue their winning ways this weekend at the Inland Empire Classic, playing all four matches at La Verne. The 49ers start off the weekend with Concordia on Saturday.
The match with Concordia is the first of two on Saturday for the 49ers, who will then face Chapman. The 49ers then return to action with two more games, playing Whittier before playing La Verne in its home pool.
No. 7 UCSB
No. 8 Pepperdine
No. 9 UC-Irvine
UC-Irvine, after opening the season with a 4-0 record at Brown University's Bruno Fall Classic last weekend, competes in the Inland Empire Classic Saturday and Sunday.
Coach Marc Hunt's 'Eaters face La Verne and California Baptist on Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic Center.
On Sunday, UCI meets Occidental and Pomona-Pitzer at the Thompson Aquatic Center.
No. 10 St. Francis
No. 10 St. Francis will compete at the Bruno Fall Invitational this weekend, facing Cal Lutheran and Pacific on Saturday and Brown and Navy on Sunday.