BRIDGEPORT, PA - After recording eleven straight wins and clinching the regular season MAAC Championship, the Iona College women's water polo team returned to the Women's Varsity National Top 20, as announced by the CWPA. Stanford holds the No. 1 spot for a second week in a row as the Cardinal earned 100 points to rate as a unanimous top pick in the Week 13/April 18 Poll.
Stanford, which held the No. 1 position from the preseason poll through the February 22 rankings, leads a Top 20 in which the first nine teams remain the same from the April 11 balloting.
The Gaels will begin the chase to a second MAAC Championship on Saturday, April 28 in the semifinal round of the 2012 MAAC Championship at McCann Natatorium, on the campus of Marist College.