Articles by Wendy Mayer

UCSD’s Brockman, Onstott Lead Women’s NCAA Water Polo Week 1 Scorers

UC San Diego’s Maddie Brockman and Taylor Onstott led the individual scoring efforts, each logging a six-goal outing on collegiate women’s water polo Week 1.

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4 Upsets, 1 Overtime Thriller Highlight Women’s Water Polo Opening Weekend

Five women’s water polo Week 1 games were one-goal decisions and four ended in upsets, one of which saw #13 UC San Diego best #4 Cal 14-13 in sudden death.

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Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Season Begins with 15 Ranked Teams in Action

Eighteen of the 32 collegiate women’s water polo opening weekend matches pit two ranked teams against each other, including three top 10 affairs.

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News & Notes from the Collegiate Women’s Water Polo Offseason

With the 2020 collegiate women’s water polo season beginning in earnest this weekend, SwimSwam breaks down the top headlines from the offseason.

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NCAA Runnerup USC Ranked #1 in Preseason Women’s Water Polo Poll

The 2019 NCAA runner-up USC was picked as the #1 team in the Collegiate Water Polo Coaches Association preseason women’s water poll released on January 15.

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USA’s Johnson, Hungary’s Varga Win Total Water Polo Top Awards

Total Water Polo announced that USA goalkeeper Ashleigh Johnson and Hungarian driver Denes Varga have earned its 2019 Total Player Awards.

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Whittier’s Nevarez, Kasas Named Division III WP Player, Coach of the Year

Whittier College’s Dominick Nevarez was honored as the Division III Player of the Year, while his coach David Kasas was tabbed as Coach of the Year.

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Munatones Named Division II WP Player of the Year, Leads All-America List

UC San Diego captain Skyler Munatones was tabbed as the Division II men’s water polo Player of the Year by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches.

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Stanford’s Ben Hallock Repeats as Division I Water Polo Player of the Year

Ben Hallock was tabbed as Player of the Year and John Vargas was named Coach of the Year after leading Stanford to the NCAA men’s water polo title.

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NCAA Champ Stanford Tops Final CWPA Poll; USC, Pacific Tie for Second

There was no surprise at the top of the final collegiate men’s water polo poll of the season as NCAA Champion Stanford earned the #1 spot.

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Pacific’s Andrea De Nardi Receives Men’s Water Polo Elite 90 Award

Pacific senior Andrea De Nardi garnered the second Elite 90 Award of his career as the player with the highest GPA at the NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championships.

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Stanford Wins 2019 Men’s NCAA Water Polo Championship

Stanford had to wait 17 years between its 10th and 11th men’s water polo NCAA titles, but a 13-8 win over host #5 Pacific on Sunday ended that drought.

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#1 Whittier Wins USA Water Polo Division III Championship 5-3 over CMS

In the third place match, it was an offensive onslaught as the teams combined for 33 goals, while the championship match saw the goalies combine for 28 saves.

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#1 Stanford, #5 Pacific Advance to NCAA Men’s Water Polo Championship Match

#1 Stanford defeated #2 USC 15-14 on a golden goal to claim its spot in Sunday’s championship match, while #5 Pacific edged #4 Pepperdine 17-13.

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Whittier, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to Meet for USA Water Polo Division III Crown

The inaugural USA Water Polo Men’s Division III Championship match will be an all Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference affair.

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