UCI women’s water polo team

Polo Powerhouse

The UCI women’s water polo team clinched both the Big West Conference regular-season title (its seventh in nine years) and the Big West Tournament title (its sixth in nine years), improving its winning streak to 14 games and overall season performance to 23-6. Senior goalkeeper Annika Nelson (above) recorded a career-high 15 saves for the second consecutive game. The 15 goals are the second-most in a Big West Tournament game. At press time, the No. 4 Lady ’Eaters were scheduled to face off with California during the first round of the tournament on May 12 in Indianapolis.