Men's Water Polo

2002 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championships
December 7-8, 2002

Tournament Headlines:
•Stanford Wins 10th National Championship
Sophomore Tony Azevedo (pictured) scored four goals as Stanford University defeated the University of California Berkeley 7-6 to win the 2002 NCAA Men’s Water Polo National Championship on Sunday afternoon. Stanford won their second straight title in front of a sell-out crowd of 2,600 at the Burns Recreation and Aquatics Center on the campus of Loyola Marymount University.
•Queens Takes Third With 6-5 OT Win
Senior Caner Erdogru of Queens College (NY) scored on a penalty shot in overtime to lift the Knights to a 6-5 win over UC San Diego in the consolation game of the 2002 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship at Loyola Marymount University on Sunday afternoon.
• Cal Upends Queens to Reach Title Game
With the win, second-seed California (20-6) will take on top-seeded Stanford (23-5) in the 2002 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship game at 1:30 p.m. Queens College (24-4) will take on UC San Diego (19-12) in the consolation game at 12 p.m.
• Stanford Advances With 10-5 Win
Top-seeded Stanford University had four-goals from junior Mike Derse to post a 10-5 win over fourth-seeded UC San Diego in the first semifinal of the 2002 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship in front of a crowd of 2,167 at the Burns Recreation and Aquatics Center on Saturday afternoon.
• Water Polo Championships Set to Begin at LMU
After more than 18 months of preparation, the four-team field for the 2002 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championships at Loyola Marymount University has been set and the games will be played this weekend, December 7-8 at Burns Recreation and Aquatics Center.
• Field Set for Water Polo Championships
The NCAA Men's Water Polo Committee announced today the four teams participating in the 2002 National Collegiate championship hosted by Loyola Marymount University.
• No. 2 Cal Travels to NCAA Tournament For First Time Since 1995
California Bears Weekly Press Release.
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Schedule of Events:Audio/Results
Saturday, December 7, 2002
12:00 p.m. Semifinal #1 - #1 Stanford 10, #4 UC San Diego 5 Recap | Box Score | Quotes
1:30 p.m. Semifinal #2 - #2 California 14, #3 Queens College 6 Recap | Box Score | Quotes
Sunday, December 8, 2002
12:00 p.m. Consolation: Queens College 6, UC San Diego 5 (ot) Recap | Box Score | Quotes
1:30 p.m. Championship: Stanford 7, California 6 Recap | Box Score | Quotes
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Tournament Qualifiers
UCSD
Western Water Polo Association:
UC San Diego
Roster | Schedule | Statistics | Athletic Site
California
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation:
California
Roster | Schedule | Athletic Site
Queens College
Collegiate Water Polo Association:
Queens College
Roster | Schedule | Statistics | Athletic Site
Stanford
At Large:
Stanford
Roster | Schedule | Statistics | Athletic Site
The Bracket: 2002 Bracket in PDF Format

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