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1994 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship

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Dates  December 1994
Champions  Stanford (8th title)
Matches played  12
Teams  8
Runners-up  USC (4th title game)
Goals scored  212 (17.67 per match)
1994 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship

The 1994 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship was the 26th annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA men's collegiate water polo. Tournament matches were played, for the last time, at the Belmont Plaza Pool in Long Beach, California during December 1994.


In a rematch of the previous year's final, Stanford defeated USC in the final, 14–10, to win their eighth national title. The Cardinal (27–1) were coached by Dante Dettamanti.

The Most Outstanding Players of the tournament were Jack Bowen, Jeremy Laster, and Frank Schneider, all from Stanford. All three, along with five other players, comprised the All-Tournament Team.

The tournament's leading scorer, with 11 goals, was Doug Munz from Navy.


Since there has only ever been one single national championship for water polo, all NCAA men's water polo programs (whether from Division I, Division II, or Division III) were eligible. A total of 8 teams were invited to contest this championship. The following year, the field would decrease from 8 to 4.


  • Site: Belmont Plaza Pool, Long Beach, California
  • All-tournament team

  • Jack Bowen, Stanford (Most outstanding player)
  • Jeremy Laster, Stanford (Most outstanding player)
  • Frank Schneider, Stanford (Most outstanding player)
  • Brent Albright, California
  • Hrovje Cizmic, USC
  • Drew Netherton, USC
  • Scott Turner, UCLA
  • Wolf Wigo, Stanford
  • References

    1994 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship Wikipedia