The Sports Almanac

NCAA Water Polo



CALIFORNIA GOLDEN BEARS
Current Men's NCAA Title Holders

STANFORD CARDINAL
Current Women's NCAA Title Holders

Men's National Champions Women's National Champions
Through the 2017 Women's Championships
Men's Championship Schools  Women's Championship Schools
YEAR WINNER LOSER SCORE
1969
UCLA Bruins
California Golden Bears
5-2
1970 UC Irvine Anteaters
UCLA Bruins
7-6 3OT
1971 UCLA Bruins
San Jose State Spartans
5-3
1972 UCLA Bruins
UC Irvine Anteaters
10-5
1973 California Golden Bears
UC Irvine Anteaters
8-4
1974 California Golden Bears
UC Irvine Anteaters
7-6
1975 California Golden Bears
UC Irvine Anteaters
9-8
1976 Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
13-12
1977 California Golden Bears
UC Irvine Anteaters
8-6
1978 Stanford Cardinal
California Golden Bears
7-6 3OT
1979 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
UCLA Bruins
11-3
1980 Stanford Cardinal
California Golden Bears
8-6
1981 Stanford Cardinal
Long Beach State 49ers
17-6
1982 UC Irvine Anteaters
Stanford Cardinal
7-4
1983 California Golden Bears
USC Trojans
10-7
1984 California Golden Bears
Stanford Cardinal
9-8
1985 Stanford Cardinal
UC Irvine Anteaters
12-11 2OT
1986 Stanford Cardinal
California Golden Bears
9-6
1987 California Golden Bears
UC Irvine Anteaters
9-8 OT
1988 California Golden Bears
UCLA Bruins
14-11
1989 UC Irvine Anteaters
California Golden Bears
9-8
1990 California Golden Bears
Stanford Cardinal
8-7
1991 California Golden Bears
UCLA Bruins
7-6
1992 California Golden Bears
Stanford Cardinal
12-11 3OT
1993 Stanford Cardinal
USC Trojans
11-9
1994 Stanford Cardinal
USC Trojans
14-10
1995 UCLA Bruins
California Golden Bears
10-8
1996 UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
8-7
1997 Pepperdine Waves
USC Trojans
8-7 2OT
1998 USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
9-8 2OT
1999 UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
6-5
2000 UCLA Bruins
UC San Diego Tritons
11-2
2001 Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
8-5
2002
Stanford Cardinal
California Golden Bears
7-6
2003
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
9-7 2OT
2004
UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
10-9 OT
2005
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
3-2
2006
California Golden Bears
USC Trojans
7-6
2007
California Golden Bears
USC Trojans
8-6
2008
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
7-5
2009
USC Trojans
UCLA Bruins
7-6
2010
USC Trojans
California Golden Bears
12-10 OT
2011
USC Trojans
UCLA Bruins
7-4
2012
USC Trojans
UCLA Bruins
11-10
2013
USC Trojans
Pacific Tigers
12-11 2OT
2014
UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
9-8
2015
UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
10-7
2016
California Golden Bears
USC Trojans
11-8

MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS
POSITION
SCHOOL
CHAMPIONSHIPS
LAST CHAMPIONSHIP
1
California Golden Bears
14
2016
2
Stanford Cardinal
10
2002
3
UCLA Bruins
10
2015
4
USC Trojans
9
2013
5
UC Irvine Anteaters
3
1989
6
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
1
1979
7
Pepperdine Waves
1
1997


Women's National Champions  Men's National Champions
YEAR WINNER LOSER SCORE
2001 UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
5-4
2002
Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
8-4
2003
UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
4-3
2004
USC Trojans
Loyola Marymount Lions
10-8
2005
UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
3-2
2006
UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
9-8
2007
UCLA Bruins
Stanford Cardinal
5-4
2008
UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
6-3
2009
UCLA Bruins
USC Trojans
5-4
2010
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
10-9
2011
Stanford Cardinal
California Golden Bears
9-5
2012
Stanford Cardinal
USC Trojans
6-4
2013
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
10-9
2014
Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
9-5
2015
Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
7-6
2016
USC Trojans
Stanford Cardinal
8-7
2017
Stanford Cardinal
UCLA Bruins
8-7

WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP SCHOOLS
POSITION
SCHOOL
CHAMPIONSHIPS
LAST CHAMPIONSHIP
1
UCLA Bruins
7
2009
2
Stanford Cardinal
6
2017
3
USC Trojans
4
2016