Articles by Wendy Mayer

Previewing the NCAA Women’s Water Polo Quarterfinals

NCAA Tournament water polo action continues Friday at the Avery Aquatic Center with the quarterfinal round (first round) with the top four seeds – #1 USC, #2 Stanford, #3 UCLA and #4 Cal beginning play alongside #5 Hawaii, #6 Michigan and Tuesday’s opening round victors: #8 Pacific and #14 UC San Diego.

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UC San Diego, Pacific Advance to NCAA Water Polo Quarterfinals

The 10-team, nine-match NCAA Water Polo Championships began on Tuesday with a pair of play-in matches, with #14 UC San Diego and #8 Pacific coming out with victories in the opening round to advance to the quarterfinals.

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Previewing the NCAA Water Polo Opening Round

NCAA Opening Round May 7, 2019 Avery Aquatic Center; Palo Alto, California Tournament Central Winners advance to the NCAA First…

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Wright’s 7-Goal Effort Leads Week 14 Offensive Outputs

As 7 conference tournament champions were crowned, the women’s water polo world put its goal scoring abilities on full display….

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Four MPSF Teams Lead 10-Team NCAA Water Polo Field

Seven of the 10 teams vying for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Water Polo Championship were already known after the weekend’s…

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7 NCAA Tickets Punched by Week 14 Conference Tournament Winners

Seven conference tournament champions were crowned over the weekend, with the top seed claiming the title in four leagues and the #2 seed garnering the other three. All seven league championship winners earned automatic berths to the NCAA Championships.

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Collegiate Water Polo Names Conference Stars of Week 13

Five collegiate water polo conferences named Week 13 players of the week, including the MPSF, which honored USC’s Paige Hauschild for her 100th career goal.

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Sister Act: Furanos Find Separate Roles with Bucknell Water Polo

With just one year separating them in age, the Furano sisters – Ally and Paige – have often been lumped together. They have shared the same friends, played the same sports and now, even attend the same college. One place they are truly individuals, however, is the pool.

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College Water Polo Poll Sees Little Movement as Conference Tourneys Begin

After Brown upset #22 Marist 6-4, the Red Foxes dropped to #24, leaving an opening for Cal State Northridge and Azusa Pacific each to move up a spot to #22 and #23 respectively. With the win, Brown also mention among the vote getters, joining Indiana just outside the Top 25.

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Inside The Race for the NCAA Tournament: League Championships Preview

All seven automatic berths for the NCAA Championships will be decided in league tournaments across the country beginning Friday.

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FINA Draws Preliminary Water Polo Groups for 2019 World Championships

The 2019 Water Polo World Championships field was drawn into four groups for each gender on April 9 ahead of the tournaments set to begin July 13 in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Three 6-Goal Efforts Lead Week 13 Standout Performances

Although there were just 23 games played on Week 13, that did not stop the goal onslaught. Forty-seven players got in on the act as 51 efforts of three of more goals were recorded.

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#7 UC Irvine, Pomona Pitzer Win League Crowns, Brown Upsets #22 Marist

Of the 13 Week 13 contests involving a ranked team, just one resulted in an upset as Brown bested #22 Marist 6-4 in a non-conference battle. Meanwhile, #7 UC Irvine and Pomona-Pitzer claimed conference crowns with victories.

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Monmouth’s Dabrowski Piles Up 27 Goals in 3 Games to Lead Week 12 Stars

At the CWPA Division III Championships, Becca Dabrowski netted 27 goals in three games en route to All-Tournament Team and MVP honors. Dabrowski’s efforts led all scorers on collegiate water polo Week 12.

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8 Top 25 Affairs On Tap to Wrap Regular Season Play

UC Irvine can clinch a share of the Big West title on Week 13, while many conference tournament seedings are at stake, especially in the MPSF.

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