Articles by Wendy Mayer

Banks’ School Record-Tying 10 Goals Paces Water Polo Week 4 Efforts

Finn Banks tied the Johns Hopkins program record for goals in a game, dropping in 10 in a win over LaSalle on Sunday, the highest tally of Week 4.

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Preseason Polls Aim to Predict Men’s Water Polo Conference Races

With conference play on the horizon in men’s collegiate water polo, SwimSwam looks at the projected standings from each league’s preseason coaches poll.

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Stanford Regains #1 Spot in Men’s Water Polo, Whittier Makes Top 20 Debut

Stanford regained the #1 spot in the collegiate water polo Top 20 with three Top 10 wins. Whittier College earned its first ranking of 2019 at #20.

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#3 Stanford Wins So Cal Invite, #1 UC Santa Barbara Falls Twice on WP Week 4

Week 4 of collegiate men’s water polo saw 12 upsets and two overtime affairs. #1 UC Santa Barbara lost twice, while #3 Stanford won the So Cal Invite title.

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Week 4 Water Polo Sees 16 Ranked Teams Battle at So Cal Invitational

#13 Loyola Marymount topped #11 UC San Diego on Wednesday to start Week 4. Sixteen ranked teams begin the So Cal Invitational on Friday in Los Angeles.

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Graham Asalone Drops 10 Goals vs. Lindenwood to Lead Water Polo Week 3 Scorers

Chapman’s Graham Asalone dropped a 10 goal performance in an exhibition loss against Lindenwood on Week 3, leading all individual efforts.

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UC Santa Barbara is New #1, Fordham Vaults into Men’s Water Polo Top 20

UC Santa Barbara is the new #1 after knocking off five Top 10 teams, including #1 USC and #1 Stanford. Fordham claims its first Top 20 ranking since 2017.

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#2 Beats #1 to Shake Up NCAA Men’s Water Polo (Week 3)

#2 UC Santa Barbara knocked off newly-minted #1 USC and registered an overtime win over #6 Pepperdine on Week 3 of collegiate men’s water polo play.

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Week 3 Men’s Water Polo Slate Features 24 Ranked Matchups, 7 Top 10 Affairs

Week 3 of the collegiate men’s water polo season kicked off on Wednesday, while 24 matches involving two ranked teams, including 7 Top 10 affairs, await.

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Miller-Tolt, Evezard Lead Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Week 2 Performances

Fordham’s Jake Miller-Tolt and UC Irvine’s Jason Evezard were the top individual game scorers of collegiate water polo Week 2, each with a 9-goal effort.

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Stanford Takes Over Top Spot in CWPA Men’s Water Polo Poll

Among 10 upsets on Week 2 of the collegiate water polo season, Stanford took over the #1 slot in the CWPA poll, followed by #2 UCLA and UC Santa Barbara.

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#4 UC Santa Barbara Tops #1 USC in 1 of 10 NCAA Men’s Water Polo Week 2 Upsets

Defending champion USC suffered one of three Top 10 upsets on Week 2 of collegiate men’s water polo action. The week also featured three overtime affairs.

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Wrapping Up the FINA World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championships

Russia won its third World Women’s Junior Water Polo crown on Sunday with an 11-5 victory over the Netherlands, following titles in 2009 and 2017.

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Russia Claims World Women’s Junior Water Polo Gold with 11-5 win over Dutch

Russia claimed its second straight World Women’s Junior Water Polo crown with an 11-5 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday.

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Netherlands, Russia to Meet for World Women’s Junior Water Polo Gold

The 2019 World Women’s Junior Water Polo title will go to either the defending champion Russia or the 2017 bronze medalists from the Netherlands.

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