Western Water Polo Association

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Western Water Polo Association
(WWPA)
Western Water Polo Association logo
Established 1981
Association NCAA
Division National Collegiate
Members 12 (total)
7 men's, 5 women's
Sports fielded Water polo (men's: yes; women's: yes)
Region Western United States
Commissioner Ellen Moore (since 2011)
Website thewwpa.com

The Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) is a single sport intercollegiate college athletic conference sponsoring men's and women's water polo. The WWPA is affiliated with NCAA. The WWPA includes 18 member institutions are located in California and Colorado. Its members field 12 men's teams and 9 women's teams.

The WWPA members play a regular season of conference and non-conference games, followed by a championship tournament at the conclusion of both the men’s and women’s seasons, with the winner earning the league’s automatic bid to the NCAAs.[1]

Members[edit]

Men's teams[edit]

Institution Location Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Primary Conference Joined
California Baptist University Riverside, California Private (Baptist) 7,144 Lancers PacWest 2013
Fresno Pacific University Fresno, California Private (Mennonite) 3,700 Sunbirds PacWest 2014
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, California Private (Catholic) 9,015 Lions WCC 1987
Santa Clara University Santa Clara, California Private (Catholic) 8,831 Broncos WCC 1981
University of California, Davis Davis, California Public 21,372 Aggies Big West 1981
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California Public 28,418 Tritons CCAA 1981
United States Air Force Academy Colorado Springs, Colorado Public (Federal) 4,620 Falcons Mountain West 1981

Women's teams[edit]

Institution Location Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Primary Conference Joined
California State University, East Bay Hayward, California Public 14,749 Pioneers CCAA 2002
California State University, Monterey Bay Seaside, California Public 4,688 Otters CCAA 2005
California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino, California Public 17,852 Coyotes CCAA 2001
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, California Public 8,546 Seawolves CCAA 2004
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California Public 28,418 Tritons CCAA 1981

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The WWPA". Western Water Polo Association. Retrieved June 4, 2011. 

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