The premiere opening weekend event of the women's water polo season is the Michigan kick-off
The 2013 Michigan kick-off event is the top event to open of the women's water polo season. The teams have already been announced with UCLA, Michigan, Colorado State, Indiana, San Jose State and San Diego State taking part in the six-team event.
The schedule for the tournament has been released (all times Eastern):
Saturday, Jan. 19
Game 1 -- Michigan vs. Colorado State, 9 a.m.
Game 2 -- Indiana vs. San Jose State, 10:30 a.m.
Game 3 -- San Diego State vs. UCLA, Noon
Game 4 -- Indiana vs. Colorado State, 4 p.m.
Game 5 -- San Jose State vs. San Diego State, 5:30 p.m.
Game 6 -- Michigan vs. UCLA, 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 20
Game 7 -- Michigan vs. San Jose State, 8 a.m.
Game 8 -- Indiana vs. San Diego State, 9:10 a.m.
Game 9 -- Colorado State vs. UCLA, 10:20 a.m.
Game 10 -- Michigan vs. San Diego State, 12:15 p.m.
Game 11 -- Colorado State vs. San Jose State, 1:25 p.m.
Game 12 -- UCLA vs. Indiana, 2:45 p.m.
It is no shock that Michigan gets to play UCLA on Saturday evening, and that game will be a measuring stick for the Wolverines; plus a lesser extent to UCLA. Another big game on the weekend wil be UCLA taking on San Diego State, that game will feature the two highest ranked teams from the final 2012 top-20 poll.