Articles by Wendy Mayer

32 Ranked Matchups in Irvine Highlight Week 5 Water Polo Slate

Thirty-two matches between ranked teams are slated for the Barbara Kalbus Invitational, leading the Week 5 women’s water polo slate of 97 contests.

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Iona’s Van Reeken Paces Week 4 Water Polo Standouts

The goals continue to pour in across the country with several players notching hat tricks and five efforts of six or more scores on Week 4.

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Top 11 Remains the Same in CWPA Women’s Top 25 Behind #1 USC

The top 11 spots in the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) women’s water polo Top 25 poll remained the same as all 15 Week 4 matches involving ranked teams saw the favorite prevail. The Barbara Kalbus Invitational could shake up the rankings next week as 16 teams tangle in 32 matches in Irvine, California.

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Rankings Hold On Water Polo Week 4, LaSalle Earns First Win vs. D1 Foe

All 15 Week 4 women’s water polo matches involving ranked teams saw the favorite prevail. LaSalle made history with its 11-10 win over Saint Francis (PA) on Saturday, besting the Red Flash 11-10 for the program’s first Division I victory.

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13 Ranked Teams in Action on Water Polo Week 4

Women’s collegiate water polo action continues with 45 contests slated for Week 4, including eight exhibition matches, one vs. China and seven against the University of Toronto.

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Meet the Stars of Women’s Water Polo from Week 3

Week 3 of collegiate women’s water polo action saw Top 10 teams continue to soar and several players step into the spotlight. Here’s a look at the standout efforts from last week.

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Michigan Moves Up to #6, UC San Diego Climbs 3 Spots in CWPA Top 25

The top five teams held their ground in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 25 poll, combining for a 10-1 record in Week 3 action.

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Augustana Announces Plans for New Aquatic Center

Division III Augustana College will have a new home for its swimming and diving teams after announcing an $8 million challenge grant from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. They’re also going to begin exploring the addition of women’s varsity water polo.

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Serbian Club Players Attacked in Croatia in Hate Crime

According to the Associated Press, three individuals that are being held in connection with an attack on three Serbian water polo players from Red Star Belgrade will face hate crime charges.


Still Perfect: #1 USC Leads the Way with 4 Wins on Water Polo Week 3

CWPA Top 25 squads or vote getters were part of 49 of 60 matches of action on Week 3. Ranked teams maintained their form with just four upsets going in the books.

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19 Ranked Teams in Action in 54 Week 4 Water Polo Matches

The Triton Invitational in La Jolla, California; the Princeton Invitational in Princeton, New Jersey; and Bucknell Invitational in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, will provide 54 matches of women’s water polo action this weekend, including several involving ranked teams.

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Meet the Week 3 Women’s Water Polo Standouts

Week 3 of the NCAA women’s water polo season brought a scoring onslaught, including 18 goals by Stanford’s Makenzie Fischer and 16 by St. Francis Brooklyn’s Kelsey Snelgar, each in three match efforts.

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Water Polo Top 6 Stands Pat, UC Santa Barbara Moves Up to #7

With just a handful of upsets on Week 3 and just two involving Top 10 teams, it is little surprise that the upper portion of the Collegiate Water Polo Association Top 25 remains nearly unchanged.

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Bucknell’s McBride Wins 100th, 2 Top 10 Teams Fall on WP Week 3

Five Top 25 upsets, including two which saw Top 10 teams fall, highlighted Week 3 of women’s water polo action. Bucknell’s John McBride also posted his 100th win with the women’s program.


Photo Vault: Virginia Northern Regional 6A Championships

Standouts at the Northern Virginia 6A Regional Championships included Anthony Grimm of Oakton and Victoria Huske of Yorktown, both sophomores.


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