Articles by Wendy Mayer

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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MIT Goes to Overtime Twice, Cal Baptist Falls Twice Via Upset on WP Week 5

Week 5 of collegiate men’s water polo brought four upsets and five overtime contests. #16 Cal Baptist fell twice, while MIT was part of two overtime affairs.

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Four Top 10 Matchups, Gary Troyer Invitational Highlight Week 5 WP Slate

Four Top 10 affairs and the 39-match Gary Troyer Invitational in LaVerne and Claremont, California, highlight the Week 5 collegiate men’s water polo schedule.

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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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