waterpolo-women-nc flag

Stanford Athletics | May 9, 2015

Stanford holds on against Southern California, sets up rematch in title game

2015 NC Women's Water Polo Championship: Consolation Round and Semifinal Recap

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Stanford moved one step closer to repeating as NCAA champions, outlasting Southern California 9-8 on Saturday afternoon in NCAA semifinal action at Avery Aquatic Center.

Stanford (24-2, 6-0 MPSF) has booked a spot in Sunday’s national final opposite UCLA. It’s a rematch of last year’s NCAA title contest, in which the Cardinal defeated the Bruins 9-5.

The title game is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET.

Tied 3-3, Stanford built a 5-4 advantage heading into halftime. The Cardinal led 8-5 through three periods and did enough to hold off the Trojans in the final stanza.

Maggie Steffens scored a game-high four goals. Ashley Grossman and Jordan Rainey added two goals while Kiley Neushul contributed one score.

The last undefeated men's basketball team from every season this century, ranked

Here are the final undefeated DI men's college basketball teams from every season since 2000, and a ranking of which of those 21 teams is the best.
READ MORE

When does the college baseball season start?

The 2020 college baseball opening weekend, set for Feb. 14-16, is here. Here's the information to know for opening day and the upcoming season.
READ MORE

Humanity shown in Colorado-Stanford game takes center stage in emotion-filled weekend

Colorado and Stanford players, and coaches, showed humanity after Stanford's Oscar da Silva went down with a head injury.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners