Articles by Wendy Mayer

USC Finishes Shortened 2020 Season Atop Women’s Water Polo Top 25 Poll

USC, the 2019 NCAA runnerup, wraps the 2020 women’s water polo season as #1, following a 12-1 campaign that saw the Trojans listed at #1 in eight of 10 polls.

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Joksimovic, Hallock, Pavillard Named Finalists for Water Polo’s Cutino Award

Bucknell’s Rade Joksimovic, Stanford’s Ben Hallock and Pacific’s Luke Pavillard have been named as the three men’s finalists for the Peter J. Cutino Award.

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La Salle’s DeFusco Scores 17 Goals to Headline WWP Week 8 League Awards

La Salle junior Sarah DeFusco racked up 17 goals and added nine assists at the Convergence Cup, earning MAAC Player of the Week nods.

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WWP Season Ends for 4 Teams Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Collegiate women’s water polo cancellations have begun across the country due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19.

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Top 8 Stays Intact, Long Beach State Climbs 3 Spots in WWP Top 25 Poll

The top eight spots in the collegiate women’s water polo Top 25 poll remained in tact after Week 8 action, which included four upsets and four overtime games.

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Kezman, Prinsloo Pace Women’s Water Polo Week 8 Scorers with 7-Goal Efforts

La Verne’s Jassmine Kezman and Siena’s Bianca Prinsloo each put in seven goals to pace all women’s water polo Week 8 individual game scoring efforts.

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4 Upsets, 4 Overtime Contests Lead Women’s Water Polo Week 8 Results

Four upsets and four overtime wins highlighted the Week 8 collegiate women’s water polo results. #15 Long Beach State scored a Top 10 victory.

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16 Top 25 Affairs Set for Week 8 of Women’s Water Polo Action

Week 8 of the collegiate women’s water polo season brings tournaments in California, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts and Illinois, and three Top 10 matches.

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LBSU’s Kotanchyan’s 19-Goal Haul Leads WWP Week 7 Conference Honorees

Long Beach State’s Elena Kotanchyan logged a career-high seven goals twice on the weekend at the Wolverine Invitational en route to Big West honors.

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Women’s Water Polo Top 25 Sees Small Adjustments after Week 7

There were only a few small changes to the collegiate women’s water polo Top 25 poll after Week 7 produced just one upset.

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Wittenberg’s Phillips Nets 8 Goals vs. Grove City to Pace WWP Week 7 Scorers

Wittenberg senior Savanah Phillips dropped in eight goals in the Tigers’ 17-15 overtime win over Grove City to lead all Week 7 individual scoring efforts.

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Rankings Hold, Save One Upset, in Women’s Water Polo Week 7 Results

The 12 contests between teams mentioned in the CWPA poll were decided by no less than three goals, even RV Cal State East Bay’s 11-8 upset of #25 Cal Baptist.

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Tournaments in Pennsylvania, Michigan, California Lead WWP Week 7 Schedule

Week 7 of the collegiate women’s water polo season includes 57 matches and tournaments in Pennsylvania, Michigan and California.

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Ritner, Fehr Lead Week 6 Women’s Water Polo Conference Award Winners

Michigan’s Heidi Ritner racked up 43 saves, while Gannon’s Kelly Fehr used a school record scoring performance and 16 goals to earn Week 6 conference nods.

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USC Retakes #1 Spot in Women’s Water Polo Top 25 After Upset of Stanford

USC ascended to the top of the collegiate women’s water polo poll., while San Diego State was the biggest mover of the week, jumping from #22 to #16.

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