Defending Champion USC Hosts 2014 NCAA Tournament
The USC women's water polo team is looking to defend home turf as well as its 2013 NCAA title when the Trojans splash down at Uytengsu Aquatics Center this week for the 2014 NCAA Championships. USC takes aim at its first back-to-back national championships as the Women of Troy make their 11th straight NCAA appearance. USC has won previous crowns in 1999, 2004, 2010 and 2013. Currently at 24-3 overall, host USC holds the No. 3 seed in the 10-team field of contenders at this 2014 NCAA Tournament. Action at USC's new-and-improved Uytengsu Aquatics Center begins on May 9 and runs through the title match on May 11. USC (24-3) opens the 2014 tourney against No. 6 seed UC Irvine (24-7) at 1:45 p.m. on Friday (May 9).