BRIDGEPORT, Pa. — The Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) releases changes to the 2023 Men’s Collegiate Club Southwest Division schedule.
Due to Arizona State University electing to field a “B” team, the entirety of the Southwest Division schedule changes as the group expands to 10-teams with Arizona State “A”, Arizona State “B” ,Grand Canyon University, San Diego State University “A”, San Diego State University “B”, the University of Arizona, the University of California-Irvine, the University of California-San Diego “A”, the University of California-San Diego “B” and the University of San Diego.
The Southwest Division will contest its 22nd season as Arizona (1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009), the University of Colorado (1998, 2001), Arizona State (2008, 2010), San Diego State (2016, 2017, 2021) and UC-San Diego (2018, 2019, 2022) have combined to claim the previous 21 titles. The 2020 season was not contested due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Southwest Division did not compete as a group in 2011.
Competition begins on Saturday-Sunday, October 7-8, with 20 games at UC-San Diego in La Jolla, Calif. Another 20 game tournament at San Diego State in San Diego, Calif., on Saturday-Sunday, October 14-15, completes the regular season schedule.
The 15-game Southwest Division Championship is set for Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22, at Arizona in Tucson, Ariz., with the victor claiming the division’s bid to the 2023 Men’s National Collegiate Club Championship on Friday-Sunday, November 10-12, at the Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center in Kearns, Utah.