The reigning Eastern Champion Princeton women's water polo
team was tabbed No. 10 in the Collegiate Water Polo Association's (CWPA) 2013
Preseason Women's Varsity National Top 20 Poll, it was announced Wednesday.
Coming off their most successful season in program history,
the Tigers went 29-6 and opened the year with a 14-game winning streak.
Princeton returns 13 letterwinners, while welcoming four freshmen to the
The Tigers are slated to face nine ranked teams, beginning
with No. 4 California on Friday, Feb. 8 at the three-day Princeton
Invitational. The squad will play in multiple regional tournaments before
heading to Southern California to participate in the San Diego State Invite and
LMU Invite over spring break in mid-March.
The Southern Championship will run from Apr. 13-14 at Brown
in Providence, R.I., followed by the Eastern Championship two weeks later. The
Tigers will vie for their second consecutive and third overall Eastern title at
the Michigan-hosted conference championship from Apr. 26-28 in Ann Arbor.