Articles by Wendy Mayer

Harvard Wins 22nd Straight; Cal Baptist, Santa Clara Notch 2 WP Week 8 Upsets

#9 Harvard went 4-0 at the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament to move to 22-0, while RV Cal Baptist and Santa Clara each posted two water polo Week 8 upsets.

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Julian Fraser Memorial, CWPA Division II, III Tourneys Highlight Week 8 Slate

Santa Clara hosts the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament in honor of Fraser (1996-2017), while the CWPA hosts DII and DIII Eastern Division Championships.

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Brown’s Thygesen, Atwell, LMU’s Mitrovic Score Week 7 WP Conference Honors

Brown’s James Thygesen and Cole Atwell and Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic turned in top performances to highlight water polo’s Week 7 league honorees.

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San Jose State Jumps 6 Spots to 13 in WP Poll, Stanford Remains #1 After Bye

Stanford, UCLA and Pacific were the top three in the men’s water polo poll for the fourth straight week, while San Jose State jumped six spots to #13.

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Mitrovic, Hudak, Popovic Score 8-Goal Efforts to Lead WP Week 7 Performances

Loyola Marymount’s Blazo Mitrovic, Iona’s Patrick Hudak and Salem’s Milos Popovic each turned in an 8-goal effort on Week 7 of men’s water polo action.

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RV Brown Notches 2 Upsets, #6 Pepperdine Tops #4 USC on WP Week 7

Six upsets highlighted the Week 7 slate, including a Top 10 result that saw #6 Pepperdine edge past #4 USC and two surprise results for RV Brown.

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Harvard, Penn State Behrend Invites, 3 Top 10 Matches Lead WP Week 7 Slate

Eighteen matches between ranked teams, including three Top 10 affairs, are on tap for Week 7 beginning Thursday with RV Santa Clara vs. #11 Loyola Marymount.

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Haygood’s 13-Goal Week 6 Effort Paces WP Conference Honorees

With 140 efforts of a hat trick or more and several stellar performance between the pipes, these players stood out as conference award winners.

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Top 5 Stands Pat in CWPA Top 20, St. Francis Brooklyn Falls 4 Spots

The Top 5 remained in tact after Week 6 of collegiate men’s water polo play, while several small shifts also highlighted the Oct. 16 Top 20 poll.

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Joksimovic, Wickman Notch 8-Baggers to Lead Week 6 Scorers

Although there were just 49 matches on Week 6, there were 51 occurrences of four or more goals, plus another 89 hat tricks.

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#7 Pepperdine Edges #6 Cal in OT to Lead Six Week 6 WP Upsets

The lone Top 10 upset saw #7 Pepperdine edge out #6 Cal 13-12 in overtime on the road Saturday. It marked the Waves first win of the Bears since 2008.

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Three Top 10 Rematches on Tap for Water Polo Week 6

#5 UC Santa Barbara, #7 Pepperdine and #5 USC are looking to avenge earlier season losses to #2 UCLA, #6 Cal and #3 Pacific respectively on water polo Week 6.

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Concordia’s Jakimcikas, Zsiros Set School Scoring Records to Headline WP Week 5

Concordia Irvine’s Marius Jakimcikas put in nine goals in the Eagles’ 22-15 win over La Verne, setting the school season record for goals with 56.

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Stanford Maintains #1 Ranking, Fordham Returns to the Top 20 in WP Week 6 Poll

Stanford held down the #1 spot for the second straight week after besting #3 Pacific 11-8, while Fordham moved up to #17 with an upset win over Cal Baptist.

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Parity, Upsets, Records Mark First 5 Weeks of College Water Polo

Three #1 teams, each suffering a loss while owning the top spot, 35 upsets, and 15 overtime affairs have highlighted the first 5 weeks of college water polo.

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