Croatia is the defending men’s water polo World Champion, while Hungary and Serbia rounded out the podium in 2017. Croatia is looking for its third title.
The USA is the favorite to earn the 2019 women’s water polo title at the World Aquatic Championships. The Americans are the two-time defending champs.
Italy and Hungary nabbed spots in the World University Games women’s water polo final. with semifinal wins over Canada and Russia on Friday.
Granville, Ohio, native Gabrielle Brust will keep her talents inside the Buckeye state after committing to swim for Ohio University.
Great Britain claimed ninth place in the World University Games men’s water polo competition. France and Japan won, advancing to Friday’s fifth place match.
France claimed ninth place in women’s water polo at the Summer Universiade, while the fifth through eight place seeding matches also were played on Thursday.
Hungary, Italy, Russia and the United States are set to clash in the final race to the medal stand in men’s water polo at the World University Games.
Canada, Hungary, Italy and Russia are in the hunt for podium spots in women’s water polo at the World University Games after quarterfinal wins on Wednesday.
The water polo quarterfinals field for the World University Games is set after four Round of 16 matches, two per gender, on Tuesday.
In women’s water polo, Hungary outscored foes 73-22 in four Pool A wins at the World University Games. In Pool B, Italy went 4-0, squeaking past foes 37-31.
In men’s water polo pool action, the USA and Italy led the way at 4-0. The Americans outscored their foes 70-22, while Italy bested its opponents 67-39.
Minneapolis native Elle Niebuhr is staying close to home to continue her swimming career, committing to attend the Minnesota in the fall of 2020.
Greer, South Carolina native Emily Horomanski, a six-time high school state champion, is staying in state to swim for the Gamecocks beginning this fall.
Jonathan Kollen, a three-time Michigan High School Athletic Association state finalist, has committed to swim collegiately for Wisconsin-Milwaukee this fall.
The College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has tabbed 1,221 swimmers and divers as Scholar All-Americans for…